For SMB, ROBO and Enterprises, who look to bring in quick deployment and operation simplicity to virtualization workloads and reduce related expenses, our solution is StarWind HyperConverged Appliance (HCA). It unifies commodity servers, disks and flash, hypervisor of choice, StarWind Virtual SAN, Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct or VMware Virtual SAN and associated software into a single manageable layer. The HCA supports scale-up by adding disks and flash, and scale-out by adding extra nodes.
StarWind HyperConverged Appliance consists of StarWind Virtual SAN, Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct or VMware Virtual SAN “Ready Nodes”, targeting those, who are building their virtualization infrastructure from scratch. In case there is an existing set of servers, we offer a “software only version”, which is essentially our years proven StarWind Virtual SAN. Basically, it’s the fuel powering StarWind HCA.
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Red Hat Ceph Storage is ranked 8th in Software Defined Storage (SDS) while StarWind HyperConverged Appliance is ranked 3rd in Software Defined Storage (SDS) with 16 reviews. Red Hat Ceph Storage is rated 0.0, while StarWind HyperConverged Appliance is rated 9.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of StarWind HyperConverged Appliance writes "Provides us with cost-effective redundancy and a significantly smaller footprint". Red Hat Ceph Storage is most compared with MinIO, VMware vSAN, Portworx Enterprise, IBM Spectrum Scale and Dell EMC ECS, whereas StarWind HyperConverged Appliance is most compared with Nutanix Acropolis AOS, VxRail, HPE SimpliVity, VMware vSAN and NetApp HCI.
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