Virtual SAN is a core building block for the Software-Defined Data Center.
Respond to dynamic business needs 10x faster with a simplified infrastructure that allows compute and storage to be effortlessly managed as one. Reduce hardware silos, automate provisioning and change management, and scale your infrastructure easily as your business grows. Eliminate traditional performance tuning and sizing tasks and get more out of your resources with a fully flash-optimized HCI.
Prepare for tomorrow’s dynamic business in the cross-cloud era with a solution designed to leverage the latest hardware technologies and ready to support a wide range of applications, from business critical applications to next-gen applications using containers. Enjoy a common storage platform for your applications, whether running on-premises or off-premises, and use it as a stepping-stone to the cloud. When combined with NSX, a VSAN powered SDDC stack can extend on-premise storage and management services across different public clouds ensuring a consistent experience.
Reduce total cost of ownership by 50% by eliminating traditional hardware storage costs with intelligent software-defined storage that accelerates the shift to server economics, affordable flash, and the broadest selection of x86 platforms for HCI. Reduce operational expenses with rapid deployment and simplified day-to-day management using VM-level automation and one familiar management tool, vCenter.
Virtual SAN for Desktop licensing provides a different licensing option for VDI users. Virtual SAN for Desktop is priced per concurrent user (CCU) in a VDI environment and sold in packs of 10 and 100 licenses. Virtual SAN for Desktop is also included in the Horizon Advanced and Enterprise bundles.
Virtual SAN for Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) is available for use at remote locations with low consolidation ratios. It is sold as 25-VM packs based on Virtual SAN Standard or Advanced Editions. It is distributable across the different remote sites and is limited to a maximum of 25 virtual machines per site.
We are the only vendor to partner with all leading x86 server OEMs to deliver an HCI solution with the broadest set of deployment choices, providing organizations maximum flexibility of hardware, software, licenses and support. Find the right hardware platform for your project with Virtual SAN Ready Nodes.
Virtual SAN is radically simple, enterprise-class software-defined storage powering VMware hyper-converged infrastructure. Get started by learning about Virtual SAN at your own pace or learn with us. We offer a variety of ways to experience the benefits of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and Virtual SAN, from live webinars to self-paced on-demand courses.
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