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SvSAN Alternatives

SvSAN is described as 'A simple, cost effective and flexible virtual SAN, perfect for edge computing environments that require a highly available, two-server solution' and is an app in the cd/dvd tools category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SvSAN for a variety of platforms, including Linux, VMware vSphere Hypervisor, Microsoft Hyper-V Server, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is TrueNAS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SvSAN are StorPool, PetaSAN, SANsymphony and StoneFly SCVM™.

SvSAN alternatives are mainly NAS Systems but may also be Cloud Storage Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SvSAN.
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  1. TrueNAS icon

    TrueNAS

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    22 alternatives to TrueNAS 

    TrueNAS (formerly FreeNAS) is an operating system that can be installed on virtually any hardware platform to share data over a network. TrueNAS is the simplest way to create a centralized and easily accessible place for your data.

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    1.  LightweightTrueNAS consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for RsyncTrueNAS supports rsync, a free and open source file synchronization software.
    3.  Two-factor AuthenticationTrueNAS supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    4.  Dark ModeTrueNAS supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Container VirtualizationTrueNAS can make use of isolated user spaces called "containers" to run applications.
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    StorPool

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

    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).

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    PetaSAN

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to PetaSAN 

    PetaSAN is an open source Scale-Out SAN solution offering massive scalability and performance. PetaSAN uses modern cloud based technologies to provide the elasticity and agility to scale up the storage cluster simply by adding more nodes.

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    SANsymphony

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    10 alternatives to SANsymphony 

    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).

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  5. StoneFly SCVM™ icon

    StoneFly SCVM™

    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    4 alternatives to StoneFly SCVM™ 

    By integrating StoneFly SCVM™ IT driven businesses can effortlessly enhance IT agility to support core business operations and reduce cost implications of data storage.

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    Open-E Data Storage Software SOHO

    19 alternatives to Open-E Data Storage Software SOHO 

    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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    Provides highly available replicated iSCSI targets.

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  7. Starwind Virtual SAN icon

    Starwind Virtual SAN

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    9 alternatives to Starwind Virtual SAN 

    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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    LINBIT VSAN

    • Linux
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    10 alternatives to LINBIT VSAN 

    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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    Dell EMC UnityVSA

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Self-Hosted
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    12 alternatives to Dell EMC UnityVSA 

    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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    napp-it

    • Linux
    • OpenIndiana
    13 alternatives to napp-it 

    A napp-it is a high-quality block- and filestorage on common and favourable server hardware from ex. DataOn, Dell, HP or SuperMicro paired with a solid server OS (preferable Omnios/ OI/ Solaris but now with ZFS and job/ snap management on Linux) with an easy online installer...

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    1.  Support for Rsyncnapp-it supports rsync, a free and open source file synchronization software.
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