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Software-defined storage

Optimize storage with the enterprise-class HCI solution for vSphere environments.

Which edition is right for you?

VMware vSAN is available in three editions. Compare vSAN editions to find the best option for your VMware hyper-converged infrastructure.

Legend: I – Included Features, N – Not Available

Hybrid hyperconverged deploymentsAll flash hyperconverged deploymentsSite availability and Quality of Service controls
Product components
License entitlementPer 1 CPU or Per VDI DesktopPer 1 CPU or Per VDI DesktopPer 1 CPU or Per VDI Desktop
Storage Policy based managementIII
Read / Write SSD CachingIII
Distributed RAID (RAID 1)III
VSAN Snapshots & ClonesIII
Rack AwarenessIII
Replication (5 min RPO)III
Software ChecksumIII
All-Flash SupportNII
Inline Deduplication & Compression (All Flash only)NII
Erasure Coding - RAID 5 / 6 (All Flash only)NII
Stretched ClusterNNI
QoS - IOPS LimitsNNI


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Optimized for vSphere VMs
Enhance your storage with the only hypervisor-embedded, enterprise-class shared storage solution for hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) that has been optimized for vSphere virtual machines (VMs). IT organizations of every size and in every industry trust VMware vSAN to run their mission-critical workloads—from essential apps to thousands of virtual desktops.

Advanced availability
vSAN 6.1 adds more advanced availability and management capabilities to further support the most demanding storage environments.

Scalable storage
vSAN delivers all-flash configurations for up to 90K IOPS per host, vSphere Fault Tolerance (FT) support, asynchronous replication with up to five minute RPOs and new stretched cluster capabilities for continuous availability.

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