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2nd
community choice
17th 12th
Total SCORE
60%
86%
58%
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Pros
  • + Extensive platform support
  • + Extensive data protection capabilities
  • + Flexible deployment options
  • + Flexible architecture
  • + Broad platform support
  • + Extensive QoS
  • + Considerable data protection integration
  • + Built for performance
Cons
  • - No native data integrity verification
  • - Dedup/compr not performance optimized
  • - Limited scalability
  • - Limited granularity
  • - No dedup/compr capabilities
  • - Single hypervisor support
  • - No stretched clustering
  • - No native file services
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General
60%
86%
58%
Content
Content Creator
WhatMatrix
WhatMatrix
WhatMatrix
Assessment
Overview
Name: SANsymphony
Type: Software (SDS)
Development Start: 1998
First Product Release: 1999
Name: StoreVirtual Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA)
Type: Software-only (SDS)
Development Start: 2009
First Product Release: sep 2012
Name: Acuity (AC)
Type: Hardware+Software (HCI)
Development Start: 2016
First Product Release: 2017
Maturity
SSY 10.0 PSP7: dec 2017
SSY 10.0 PSP6 U3: apr 2017
SSY 10.0: jun 2014
SSY 9.0: jul 2012
SSY 8.1: aug 2011
SSY 8.0: dec 2010
SSY 7.0: apr 2009
SSY 5.2: jun 2003
SSY 5.1: mar 2003
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SSY 3.0: 1999
NEW
Release Dates:
Lefthand OS 12.7: jul 2017
Lefthand OS 12.6: may 2016
Lefthand OS 12.5: sep 2015
Lefthand OS 12.0: may 2015
Lefthand OS 11.5: jul 2014
Lefthand OS 11.0: oct 2013
Lefthand OS 10.5: jul 2013
Lefthand OS 10.0: nov 2012
Lefthand OS 9.5: sep 2012
NEW
AC 2.3.2: jan 2018
AC 2.2: oct 2017
AC 2.1.1: aug 2017
AC 2.1: apr 2017
NEW
Pricing
Hardware Pricing Model
Per Node
Software Pricing Model
Per Instance (=server/node)
Capacity based (per TB)
Feature based
Per TB Pack
Support Pricing Model
Per Instance (=server/node)
Per Feature
Per TB Pack
Architecture
60%
86%
58%
Solution
Consolidation Scope
Storage
Data Protection
Management
Automation&Orchestration
Compute
Storage
Management
Automation&Orchestration
Compute
Storage
Management
Automation&Orchestration