VMware vSAN Competitors and Alternatives

The top VMware vSAN competitors are
  • Nutanix
  • VxRail
  • HPE SimpliVity
  • Red Hat Ceph Storage
  • Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct
  • ScaleIO
  • Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series
  • NetApp HCI
Read reviews of VMware vSAN competitors and alternatives
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Anonymous User
Real User
Storage Service Platform & Storage Enabler Architect at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

S3 and CDMI, restful API for object access, are useful for deploying standard S3 or CDMI-based applications such as... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have benefitted from cloud storage adoption.

What needs improvement?

S3 complete compliance which is planned for v6.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This product is interesting if you target a least 10 PB.

Which solutions did we use previously?

Scality is the first cloud storage product we have used.

What other advice do I have?

Take care of S3 compliance and metadata ring architecture.
Michael Drapkin
Real User
Enterprise Architect at QCM Technologies
May 21 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ease of use * Scalability * The product comes in hardware, software, and appliance models, so I have a lot of choice on how we deploy it and its interoperability.

How has it helped my organization?

It lowers cost. It does so by getting more efficient use out of the technology behind it. It also simplifies access. You set it and forget it for a lot of things.

What needs improvement?

Tighter integration with cloud storage might be useful as a target for a variety of use cases.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend Spectrum Virtualize. Across the industry, nobody matches it. Do your homework and architect the solution upfront. The technology will stand by itself if you have... more»
FAFCO
User
Director of Technology at FAFCO, INC.
Jul 16 2018

What is most valuable?

Without question, the support. StarWind has been a valuable technology partner for us from the beginning. On the rare... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We were originally in a legacy environment of stand-alone servers. StarWind has allowed us to virtualize our... more»

What needs improvement?

Very few aspects of this solution need improvement. Sometimes documentation on their site can be out of date, and it is... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Make sure that you understand what all of the pieces do and don't make the assumption that you can drop support once... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Before StarWind we were still in a non-virtualized environment of standalone servers with disparate hardware.

What other advice do I have?

Make sure that you understand your performance requirements clearly. Learn how to measure your performance needs in... more»

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