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    Overview

    For SMB, ROBO, Cloud and Hosting providers, who look to cut down virtualization expenses, our solution is StarWind VSAN. It is software that eliminates any need in physical shared storage by basically “mirroring” internal hard disks and flash between hypervisor servers. There is less hardware to buy in general, consequently less money is spent on purchase and maintenance. The existing hardware is used with maximum efficiency, so there is no money wasted at all.

    StarWind Virtual SAN targets those who already have servers, or are bound to a particular vendor list to buy from. In case there is a new virtualization infrastructure to be built from scratch, StarWind offers a much better way – StarWind HyperConverged Appliance. It is a turnkey solution complete with hardware and software, powered by StarWind Virtual SAN. Those who need to build and maintain virtualization infrastructure at little to no expense, may be interested in StarWind Virtual SAN Free.

    High-density appliance
    Cohesity C6000 Series is a dense hybrid hyperconverged storage appliance that supports up to 168TB per appliance. Ideal for data protection, backup target, and file and object use cases, the C6000 augments the current C4000 Series platform with extended capacity and optimization for NAS deployments at scale.

    The Cohesity DataPlatform runs on all C6000 Series models to deliver unlimited scalability, single UI, leading deduplication, software-based encryption, enterprise search, and powerful cybersecurity.

    Riverbed SteelFusion is the first and only hyper-converged infrastructure for branch IT, enables 100% consolidation of branch data and servers from remote sites into data centers, delivering complete data security and centralized data protection, without compromising on any of the benefits of running branch services locally for your users. SteelFusion eliminates the need for physical servers, storage and backup infrastructure at branch locations, creates the ability to instantly provision and recover branch services, and provides full visibility and superior performance of on-premises and cloud-based applications, leading to dramatic increases in data security, business continuity, agility and operational efficiency.

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    Educational Organization9%
    Construction Company9%
    Healthcare Company5%
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    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Government7%
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    Computer Software Company40%
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    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise14%
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    Small Business29%
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    Large Enterprise68%
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    Cohesity C6000 Series is ranked 32nd in HCI while SteelFusion is ranked 33rd in HCI. Cohesity C6000 Series is rated 0.0, while SteelFusion is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Cohesity C6000 Series is most compared with , whereas SteelFusion is most compared with .

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