VSAN Pricing

This is definitely going to radically change the way we are going to be using shared storage. VSAN is priced at $2,495 per CPU. with Data Protection Advanced $2,875 per CPU. VSAN for Desktop is priced at $50 per Concurrent or named user. VSAN pricing compared to external storage VSAN is priced much lower per … Read more

vSphere 5.5 Update 1 released to include VMware VSAN

VMware VSAN has been long awaited storage feature which is “baked” into the hypervisor and which enables to use locally attached disks and SSD drives, to create a storage pool across the whole cluster. Without the need for an external SAN or NAS. Full release notes can be found here What’s New VMware today has … Read more

vSphere 5.5 VSAN, Introducing Your New Storage Vendor VMware

The best VMworld 2013 announcement for me has to be the new vSphere Virtual SAN (VSAN). I think this new vSphere feature will change the hyper-converged and storage market FOREVER. VMware created distributed storage on the VMkernel layer. Your right… NO Storage Appliance VM needed per ESXi host. This storage service runs inside the VMkernel! … Read more