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 deployments||All flash hyperconverged deployments||Site availability and Quality of Service controls|
|License entitlement||Per 1 CPU or Per VDI Desktop||Per 1 CPU or Per VDI Desktop||Per 1 CPU or Per VDI Desktop|
|Storage Policy based management||I||I||I|
|Read / Write SSD Caching||I||I||I|
|Distributed RAID (RAID 1)||I||I||I|
|VSAN Snapshots & Clones||I||I||I|
|Replication (5 min RPO)||I||I||I|
|Inline Deduplication & Compression (All Flash only)||N||I||I|
|Erasure Coding - RAID 5 / 6 (All Flash only)||N||I||I|
|QoS - IOPS Limits||N||N||I|
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.
vSAN 6.1 adds more advanced availability and management capabilities to further support the most demanding storage environments.
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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