StarWind Customers



Pepsico

"I have been using StarWind in a lab environment to test Server clustering, and it worked fine. Especially it has a very easy interface."
Ahmed Mubarak,
Service Desk Analyst, PepsiCo Inc.
Disney
Swisscom
Siemens
Vodafone
Volvo
Verizon
Danone
ThyssenKrupp
Bosch

Integrated Security, Safety and Video Management Solution. Bosch Security Systems and StarWind


Bosch VMS got Highly Available infrastructure, using StarWind Virtual SAN to build Microsoft Hyper-V Failover Cluster. Moreover, Bosch achieved redundancy and fault-tolerance of the security system with lowered power consumption and reduced implementation operational and capital expenses.
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coram

StarWind Virtual SAN ensures business continuity for Coram Showers
“StarWind Virtual SAN has done us well and I would certainly recommend it in my future career”.

Steve Mills, Systems Administrator,
Coram Showers

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Canon
Hershey
Hyatt
Samsung
Nics

StarWind Virtual SAN® Helped to Maximize Value, Bringing in the Lowest Total Cost of Ownership and Highest ROI over a 5 to 10 Years Period.


"This setup has been bullet-proof for the last 18 months and the performance was for the most part better than expected. We have been very impressed with Starwind Software and have deployed it in a variety of similar configurations successfully since this project."

Shayne Zaba, NICS Ltd. Director

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Arrow

"I teach VMware vSphere classes and we run everything virtual for when students are doing hands-on labs. We needed a virtual SAN that supported VAAI hardware acceleration, could specify LUN id and if possible would let us accelerate..."

Rasmus Haslund,
Consultant&Instructor Arrow ECS Denmark
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Harpeth Hall School

With StarWind Virtual SAN® on Board Harpeth Hall School Enjoys Increased Processing Rate and Saves Budget.



"One day I was talking to VEEAM support and they saw my processing rate was around 300 MB to a small 5 disk QNAP NAS. They said my storage speed on my host was really very good. Better than most numbers they usually see."

Justin Dover,
Director of Technology , Harpeth Hall School

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Department of Physics in the University of Oxford decreased the price of storage expansion with StarWind VSAN



“We chose StarWind mainly because of the cost compared to other vendors. Simplicity of setup was also a major factor and I like the fact that you don’t need a vendor certified engineer to perform the installation.”

John Harris, Windows System Administrator, Department of Physics, University of Oxford

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Intel
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Itnext

"We deploy VTL functionality of StarWind Virtual SAN for our customers’ Backup Projects. The solution ideally complements System Center DPM and fulfills our and our customers' requirements in full."

Markus Erlacher, CEO, itnetX AG
Kit

StarWind Virtual SAN® provides high availability for scientific data in AIDA (Aerosol Interaction and Dynamics in the Atmosphere) facility



"In long-term research, high availability of scientific data is crucial, especially when it comes to world-class facilities, like AIDA. StarWind proved to be effective in that..."

Frank Schwarz,
IT Administrator, KIT / IMK-AAF

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Colorado

Successful Implementation of StarWind’s Virtual SAN in University Advancement Makes it the Standard for Future Clustering Projects



"The simplicity, reliability and performance are unmatched, especially when you consider that the pricing comes in less than the competitors..."

Paul Harmon, Server & Network Administrator,
University Advancement – Colorado State University

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VMware
Adobe
Citrix
Veeam
Box

Sears Home and Franchise Business chooses StarWind HCA

“It has got excellent performance, meet all requirements. StarWind is willing to work with its customers.”

Jeff Rockwell, Sears Home and Franchise

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Snamp

"Due to a sudden shutting down of Tiger Cloud, a Linux-based iSCSi storage provider used by one of our clients as a virtualization solution vendor, we were asked to look for an urgent replacement. As a result, we have ended up with StarWind Virtual SAN..."

Jean Souza, Managing Partner, SNAMP LLC
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Nitroserve

StarWind Helps Hosting Provider to Overcome Single Point of Failure in Hyper-V Environment


"We have tried different storage system solutions to obtain data synchronization and redundancy, but most of them didn't provide the real-time synching that we required. Then we tested StarWind, and even tried to "sabotage" it but it just kept working! StarWind meets all our needs and has taken a prominent place in our IT environment."

Sander van’t Hullenaar, IT Director, Nitroserve.nl

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Emc
Fujitsu
Citrix
Oracle
Dell
Ericsson
xerox
qualcomm
sony
voicepulse

StarWind Helps Hosting Provider to Overcome Single Point of Failure in Hyper-V Environment


"Since we implemented StarWind iSCSI SAN, we have found it easy to deploy, update, and maintain a service that is highly available from end to end. We know that we are protected against unexpected failures, and that StarWind support is there for us if any difficulties arise."

Neal Coffey, VoicePulse System Administrator

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localtel

LocalTel Communications Deployed StarWind as Its Primary Storage to Obtain Necessary Level of Redundancy and Reliability


"We strongly recommend StarWind solution. Since our initial deployment our storage needs have grown and the product has successfully grown with us..."

Michael J. Gage,
Network Operations Manager, LocalTel Communications

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Ekopraktik

"Two years ago we searched for a solution for the shared volume. We compared hardware and software solutions, and “StarWind Virtual SAN” was one of the options. We tried free version for a technological demo, and then tried trial..."

Pavel Krátký,
Ekonomické informační systémy s.r.o.
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Continental Airlines
Electrolux
Virgin Media
L'oreal
Valeo
Semel Institute

StarWind iSCSI SAN Frees Semel Institute from Failures and Downtime and Saves Its Budget


"With StarWind, cost savings evolve in various forms, including hardware, space, energy, and administration efficiency."

Jason Liu,
System Administrator at Semel Institute

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cisl

"One of our customers, a rapidly growing provider of wireless internet services, who couldn't afford the expensive traditional iSCSI Storage Arrays, found a better way to achieve the same solid IT infrastructure with high availability and redundancy..."

Gerry Wisnoski, Owner and Consultant, Clearlight Information Systems Ltd.
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mellanox

Accelerating Virtual SAN Storage with Mellanox End-to-End Networking Solution


"StarWind Virtual SAN software coupled with Mellanox Ethernet-based high speed end-toend infrastructure accelerates storage solution networking connectivity and lowers overall power consumption."
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tandia

"Thanks to the StarWind Virtual SAN software I have been able to set up a Microsoft Failover Cluster, hosting Print Services, in 2 geographically separate locations connected via MPLS..."

Josh Wolfe,
IT Administrator, Tandia.
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The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point Achieves High Data Availability and Optimizes IT Expenses with StarWind iSCSI SAN


"We were amazed at how easy the setup process was. In no time we had two StarWind servers clustered together providing highly available storage. Downtime is now a thing of the past."
Rob Kobiske,
Network & Server Administrator at UWSP

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Tectura Corporation


"StarWind’s solution has simplified my life considerably… I can’t stress enough just how simple it is and how quickly..."

John Meng,
IT Manager, Tectura Applied Engineering Solutions

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exxonmobil
kern
bottero
reseaunance

Reseaunance Chose StarWind Virtual SAN Software for its Shared Storage



"With the StarWind solution, Reseaunance obtained reliable SAN with advanced features. The StarWind storage solution offered security for our data. It can be scaled according to the company’s storage needs with promised zero..."

Peter Tkatchenko,
Director of Information Technology Department

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vmhotel

StarWind Becomes the Heart of Cloud Service Infrastructure for its Reliability, Availability, and Resilience


"Because of my investment in StarWind’s fantastic HA solution and Microsoft Hyper-V clustering & Live Migration, it was possible to physically move my servers from one datacenter to another without any interruption of service and without risking data."

Aitor Ibarra, Director, Vmhotel

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Rolltooling Provider picks the best solution for High Availability and Business Continuity: StarWind Virtual SAN



"The product demonstrated outstanding results... Now, we can definitely say that StarWind Virtual SAN is the investment that pays back."

Gennadyi Ruban,
System Engineer, Takt LLC

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"StarWind approach is truly winning. StarWind Native SAN for Hyper-V is easily configured, provides high performance, and eliminates a single point of failure. You also do not need any external fault-tolerant storage which minimizes the cost of deployment."

Anton Zatsepin,
Chief Executive Officer, UA.Capitals.Ltd
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kkrn

"We deploy StarWind in 2 hospitals together with Hyper- V. Thus, each facility has 2 servers with internal hard disks, Windows 2012R2, 10 Gigabit network connection for a cluster and StarWind..."

Marc Moennikes,
IT Specialist, KKRN GmbH
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marvell
us_energy
the_covell_group

"For most beer drinkers Anchor Steam Beer is a household name and a well-loved beer that has been handed down through generations. This San Francisco based company recently upgraded their entire IT infrastructure with a VMware VDI..."

Daniel Covell, Founder and President,
The Covell Group LLC
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Anchor Brewing Implements StarWind as a Storage Solution for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)


"The stability has never been an issue, not even a single hiccup. This is a product I would highly recommend especially in the SMB market where budgets are always tighter and utilizing hardware for multiple purposes makes the management very happy."

Daniel Covell, IT Consultant of Anchor Brewing Company,
Founder and President of The Covell Group LLC.

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Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly BVI Gained High Reliability with StarWInd Virtual SAN®



"When we were faced with replacing our SAN which we had outgrown, we had several choices. We could have purchased another SAN with more capacity from the vendor. Instead, we decided to use StarWind. For lower cost, we were able to achieve greater capability, more capacity, and redundancy."

Norman Allen,
Senior IT Manager, Baker Tilly BVI

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Creating a High Availability Shared Storage in the Hyper-V Virtual Environment




"First minutes of running this software revealed one of its major benefits: it installed not inside virtual machine but on top of Hyper-V itself in “parent partition” where primary Windows operating environment executes..."

Vyatcheslav Potekin,
IT Director, Medved Holding Group

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solid_earth

"The company I work for, a small real estate software firm, was looking for its first SAN solution. We wanted to add storage to our Oracle Databases and enable the advanced features of our VMWare Essentials Plus package..."

Dave Jamison,
IT Manager, Solid Earth, Inc.
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chapel_hill

Chapel Hill Chooses Starwind Virtual SAN Software for Shared Storage


"StarWind’s solution was super simple to set up and the performance is excellent."

Scott Hagadorn, Director of Information Technology,
Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church

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proxen

Proxen law firm chooses StarWind Enterprise HA and Veeam Backup 3.0


"Combining StarWind and Veeam is one of the best IT solutions that we have seen in years. We got affordable networked storage, increased application and data availability, protected our VMware infrastructure and were able to do all this for less than 25% of what we initially..."

Galina Bondarenko,
President, Proxen

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Prior Pursglove College



"The whole process from evaluating the product and discussions with StarWind technical staff to final purchase was straightforward, helpful and in no way did I ever feel forced to purchasing the product..."

Robert Marshall,
IT Systems Manager, Prior Pursglove College

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Oklahoma University


"We have to make all IT decisions on a limited budget and StarWind made that easy."

Bradley Barnes,
Manager of IT, Oklahoma University

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Macro Systems chooses StarWind for expandable VMware shared storage

"StarWind's solution is simple, scalable and reliable. I love how it works with VMware and really important for me..."

David Weisbrod, Founder, Macro Systems, Inc.

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"StarWind iSCSI is a perfect solution for businesses who want to start using virtualization, but don’t have a huge budget to prove the benefits of using VMWare. I have been able to implement this solution for many small and medium size..."

Charles Harris,
Enterprise Architect, Solutia Inc.
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wts
"We help perform DR recoveries and testing for our clients. As such, we need to run several different types and versions of backup software to access our tape libraries. With ESX3.5, this was available using SCSI pass-through to connect..."

Ed Goad,
Sr. Systems Engineer, WTS, Inc
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Lawrence Academy chooses Starwind iSCSI SAN Software for shared storage



"Since I installed the StarWind Server, I haven't touched it... "

Kyle Jones, IT Manager, lawrence Academy

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dominguez

"With the free StarWind iSCSI SAN with Deduplication software, I salvaged bunch of old servers to be used as SAN storage devices. I then build a complete test platform to emulate my production environment..."

Ed Liao, Network Administrator,
CA State University Dominguez Hills
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poquson

StarWind provides Poquoson City Public Schools with new StarWind iSCSI SAN


"With the help of StarWind, we created a solution that went from the one basket one handle ESXi VM solution (one VM Host, one SAN), to a fully redundant Windows Hyper-V Cluster with fully redundant StarWind iSCSI SAN's..."

Chris Sprague,
Network Specialist, Poquoson City Public Schools

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pcsi

"After virtualizing >80% of our datacenter, we realized we need fast, reliable and (above all else) centralized storage. Having just virtualized so much, we had plenty of server hardware, but not enough NAS..."

Nathan Lowe,
IT Systems Analyst,
Professional Contract Services, Inc
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MTB Bank chooses StarWind iSCSI SAN over Fibre Channel


"With StarWind we were able to have a powerful SAN with disaster recovery features and all this at a truly affordable price. It was the best choice for us."

Yuri Prigornitsky, IT Director

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Veeam gets Shared storage for VMware with Disaster Recovery Features


"All we did was download StarWind, installed it on a Dell server and we had a SAN for VMware in less than half an..."

Vladimir Varfolomeev, IT Manager

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"We currently run 14 ESX Servers. We run databases on these machines. We started using your RAMDISK to speed up databases and it works great. I know this isn’t geared towards VMWARE, but we use it in a VMWARE environment and it works great..."

Harvey Etter, Sr. Systems Administrator,
PNY Technologies, Inc.
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cms

CMS Internet chooses StarWind SAN Software over EMC Clariion iSCSI SAN


"There were four reasons that we chose StarWind iSCSI SAN software instead of EMC Clariion iSCSI SAN: best price we found, flexibility of using software to build our own SAN, ability to separate network from storage, and superb level of support that we got."

Andy Kasdorf,
Network Infrastructure Engineer, CMS Internet

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"Just thought I would share a brief story about the free iscsi san software that starwind has. I work at a large international legal firm and we have been using expensive EMC fiber channel storage devices for years..."

Robert Pfannkuche, Winston & Strawn LLP
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Imis

"We have been using StarWind Virtual SAN for many years now and are very satisfied with the product. We deploy StarWind as a storage for Windows Cluster System, up to the present moment - 100% reliability. 100% satisfied."

Gregor Langer, Network Administrator,
IM|S Intelligent Media Systems AG
Box

"I am a person who always looks for new solutions, so, having come across StarWind Virtual SAN, I decided to give it a try. Thus, my company can boast of having a very reliable datacenter, which is crucial for businesses like mine, which specialize in security alarm systems."

Grzegorz Magierski, Owner, Electronix Box
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