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Pros
  • + Extensive platform support
  • + Extensive data protection capabilities
  • + Flexible deployment options
  • + Fast streamlined deployment
  • + Strong VMware integration
  • + Policy-based management
  • + Broad range of hardware support
  • + Strong VMware integration
  • + Policy-based management
Cons
  • - No native data integrity verification
  • - Dedup/compr not performance optimized
  • - Single hypervisor and server hardware
  • - No bare-metal support
  • - No native data protection
  • - No stretched clustering
  • - Very limited native data protection capabilities
  • - No dedup/compression
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Overview
Name: SANsymphony / Hyperconverged Virtual SAN / SANsymphony Bulk
Type: Software-only (SDS)
Development Start: 1998
First Product Release: 1999
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Name: VxRail
Type: Hardware+Software (HCI)
Development Start: 2015
First Product Release: feb 2016
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Name: vSAN
Type: Software-only (SDS)
Development Start: Unknown
First Product Release: 2014
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Maturity
SSY 10.0 PSP7 U2: may 2018
SSY 10.0 PSP7: dec 2017
SSY 10.0 PSP6 U5: aug 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
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Release Dates:
VxRail 4.5.210 (vSAN 6.6.1): may 2018
VxRail 4.5 (vSAN 6.6): sep 2017
VxRail 4.0 (vSAN 6.2): dec 2016
VxRail 3.5 (vSAN 6.2): jun 2016
VxRail 3.0 (vSAN 6.1): feb 2016
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Release Dates:
vSAN 6.7: may 2018
vSAN 6.6.1: jul 2017
vSAN 6.6: apr 2017
vSAN 6.5: nov 2016
vSAN 6.2: mar 2016
vSAN 6.1: aug 2015
vSAN 6.0: mar 2015
vSAN 5.5: mar 2014
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Pricing
Hardware Pricing Model
Initial: Per Appliance
Expansion: Per Node
Software Pricing Model
Capacity based (per TB)
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Per Node; All-Inclusive
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Per CPU Socket
Per Desktop (VDI use cases only)
Per Used GB (VCPP only)
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Support Pricing Model
Capacity based (per TB)
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Per CPU Socket
Per Desktop (VDI use cases only)
Architecture
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