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Virtual SAN 6.0 Targets Primary Storage Workloads with All-Flash Configurations and Enterprise Data Services

Virtual SAN 6.0 Targets Primary Storage Workloads with All-Flash Configurations and Enterprise Data Services

This IDC Insight reviews the current state of the SDS-P market, noting trends associated with new workload targets that are expanding the total available market for players in this space. This IDC Insight will delve more deeply into the baseline feature definitions in the SDS-P market (which includes but is not limited to hyperconverged offerings), in particular evaluating the state of VMware's Virtual SAN technology with the 6.0 release in February 2015.

This document is issued through IDC's Storage Software and Storage for Virtual Environments services, which offer vendor share and technology analysis for storage solutions in both the personal systems and enterprise markets.

See IDC's Worldwide Software-Defined Storage Taxonomy, 2014 (July 2014) for the taxonomy upon which this document is based.

Please Note: Extended description available upon request.


IDC Opinion
In This Insight
Situation Overview
Strategic Differentiators
Tactical (Feature) Differentiators
VMware Virtual SAN: How Does It Stack Up?
Detailed Discussion of Virtual SAN 6.0 Features
Future Outlook
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Related Research
Table: Quick Summary of Relevant Storage Features for Virtual SAN 6.0

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