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SANsymphony Alternatives

SANsymphony is described as 'DataCore SANsymphony is an enterprise-class platform that provides a high-performance, highly available, and agile storage infrastructure with the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to SANsymphony for a variety of platforms, including Linux, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, Windows, Ubuntu and Debian. The best alternative is StorPool. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try NexentaStor or Starwind Virtual SAN. Other great apps like SANsymphony are SvSAN, LINBIT VSAN, Open-E Data Storage Software SOHO and vSAN.

SANsymphony alternatives are mainly NAS Systems but may also be Server Management Tools or Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SANsymphony.
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  • Windows
  • Linux
  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server

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    StorPool

    • Linux
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise
    • CentOS
    • Fedora
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    • Ubuntu Server
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Red Hat

    StorPool is an intelligent software-defined storage solution that allows service providers, enterprises and other Cloud builders to run data storage on standard x86 servers, instead of on expensive and inefficient storage arrays (SANs).

    Snapshot from the StorPool presentation at the OpenStack Summit - Some performance figures of StorPool
  2. Network Storage Appliance featuring the zfs filesystem, which provides block-level checksumming & automated tier management most notably.

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  3. SvSAN icon

    SvSAN

    • Windows
    • VMware vSphere

    A simple, cost effective and flexible virtual SAN, perfect for edge computing environments that require a highly available, two-server solution.

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    Starwind Virtual SAN

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    StarWind VSAN eliminates any need in physical shared storage by simply mirroring internal hard disks and flash between hypervisor servers. It maintains high performance and data high availability on minimalistic resources.

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  5. LINBIT VSAN icon

    LINBIT VSAN

    • Linux
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

    LINBIT® VSAN SDS for VMware is a software defined storage solution for small and medium-sized VMware® deployments. It is also usable on an Oracle VM Server for x86 installation or any other Hypervisor software.

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  6. Open-E Data Storage Software SOHO icon

    Open-E Data Storage Software SOHO

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Linux

    Open-E Data Storage Software V7 SOHO (Small Office Home Office) is a free version of Open-E DSS V7, previously known as Open-E DSS V7 Lite. With SOHO, you can take advantage of basic functionalities of our fully featured NAS / SAN software platform

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    vSAN

    • Linux
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

    vSAN is enterprise-class, storage virtualization software that, when combined with vSphere, allows you to manage compute and storage with a single platform.

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  8. Dell EMC UnityVSA icon

    Dell EMC UnityVSA

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Self-Hosted
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

    Dell EMC UnityVSA lets you deploy Dell EMC Unity unified storage as a virtual storage appliance. Dell EMC UnityVSA is software-defined storage that runs on industry-standard hardware and VMware ESXi, which you supply.

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  9. ESOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Enterprise Storage OS® is a quasi Linux distribution based on the excellent SCST project; its purpose is to provide SCSI targets via a compatible SAN (Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, iSCSI, FCoE).

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  10. OviOS Linux icon

    OviOS Linux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor

    OviOS Linux is a specialized Linux distribution aimed at creating the fastest and easiest Linux unified storage server.

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