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StarWind Virtual SAN

A software-based, hypervisor-centric virtual machine storage. It creates a fully fault-tolerant and high-performing storage pool that is purpose-built for th e virtualization workload.
  • Deployed by default from a Windows-based installer, or for fast and easy evaluation – a pre-configured VM appliance for VMware or Hyper-V.
  • Achieves fault-tolerance on a minimalistic two-server setup (scales-out to infinity). Features high performance on commodity hardware.
  • Is hardware-agnostic, without mandatory flash or SAS.

StarWind Virtual SAN is oriented on SMB and ROBO, being budget-friendly and simple to operate.
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StarWind Cloud VTL for AWS and Veeam

StarWind Cloud VTL for AWS and Veeam is a solution that enhances the backup process by storing your backups on the local HDD repository and further offloads th em to the object storage in the cloud.
  • A pre-tested Veeam Ready solution seamlessly integrating into any backup environment.
  • Ensures compliance with the “3-2-1” backup rule, allowing to implement Disk-to-Disk-to-Cloud (D2D2C) backup strategy.
  • Supports both performance and capacity optimized object storage like Amazon S3 and Glacier adding the cost-efficient “cloud tier” to the backup infrastructure.

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StarWind VTL

Software that converts inexpensive, high capacity SATA drives into virtual tapes, emulating real existing tape hardware in order to accelerate backup process and avoid backup-production time overlap.
  • Performs fast and reliable disk-to-disk-to-tape (D2D2T) backup.
  • Shrinks backup time to fit backup window, using fast HDD.
  • Keeps an additional snapshot copy on the intermediate disk, for better safety.

StarWind VTL meets regulatory requirements, significantly decreases backup cost and keeps the performance of the system stable by increasing the speed of the backup process. Learn More
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StarWind Virtual Storage Appliance

StarWind Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA) is a Linux-based Virtual Machine that comes with StarWind Virtual SAN installed and configured. It allows creating a virtual shared storage in any infrastructure, regardless of hypervisor and OS while requiring minimum investments.
  • Provides the most straightforward way to deploy and test StarWind Virtual SAN functionality
  • Supports all industry-standard hypervisors like Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESXi, Citrix XenServer, and KVM
  • Cost-efficiency: no need to pay for Windows licensing when it is unnecessary

StarWind VSA is an extremely easy-to-use solution allowing you to test StarWind Virtual SAN features without having to change your current IT infrastructure. Learn More
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StarWind Virtual SAN Free

Free version of StarWind Virtual SAN, that creates a dual-controller “shared nothing” SAN and NAS by “mirroring” internal storage between two hosts.
  • Works on commodity servers, including decommissioned ones.
  • Is extremely easy to manage.
  • Free to use (subject to support restrictions).

StarWind Virtual SAN Free fills a gap between reliable but expensive storage appliances and “cult”, but still fault-intolerant “roll your own” ZFS single-server setups. Learn More
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StarWind V2V Converter

StarWind V2V Converter is a free download tool that allows the conversion and cloning of VMs from one format to another and is utilized when migration or hypervisor switch is required. Compared to typical converters built into hypervisors, StarWind V2V Converter performs bi-directional conversion between multiple VM formats.
  • Supports VHD(X), VMDK, IMG and QCOW
  • Keeps the original file intact enabling smoother hypervisor migration.
  • Free to use (subject to support restrictions).

StarWind V2V Converter is a fast and risk-free tool for VM migration between hypervisors. Learn More
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StarWind Dedupe Analyzer

StarWind Dedupe Analyzer is a free portable tool that helps virtualization admins to see if they get
any benefit from deduplication without actually applying Log-Structuring and deduplication. It works as a simple wizard, does not require installation, and works with local Windows folders as well as network shares.

The tool, basically, browses the files, counts duplicated data and shows the extent of duplication. As a result, the user gets a report on the percentage of duplicated data and the space freed by possible deduplication. You can download StarWind Dedupe Analyzer here. Learn More
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StarWind Web-based Management

StarWind Web-based Management allows orchestrating the StarWind-based infrastructure from any point of the world using any web browser. With this functionality, users can easily monitor their system performance and carry out any other storage-related operations from any remote location.
There are two options for managing the StarWind environment remotely: by deploying StarWind Gateway VM or StarWind Virtual Storage Appliance. Both ways are extremely simple to follow and provide a full control over the infrastructure. All that is needed is to enter VM IP in a web browser. Learn More
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StarWind Tape Redirector

StarWind Tape Redirector is a free download tool that eliminates tape interface distance restrictions and allows the connection of virtual machines to physical tape infrastructure. This turns bulky tape infrastructure into a virtualization-aware flexible backup system. StarWind Tape Redirector provides connection to the drives and libraries from anywhere in the world via iSCSI protocol and simplifies the management tape backup in virtualized environment.
  • Preserves existing backup infrastructure during its virtualization.
  • Simplifies the setup by giving VMs direct access to tape library, as if it was directly attached.
  • Free to use (subject to support restrictions).

StarWind Tape Redirector gives VMs direct access to the tape library via iSCSI as if it had been locally attached and is interacting with tape drives and loaders. Learn More
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StarWind RAM Disk

StarWind RAM Disk is a free utility allowing to create a high-performing storage by turning a part of the RAM into a virtual storage device.
  • Requires minimum time and efforts to create an extremely-fast storage
  • No need to buy dedicated hardware since RAM is available in any installation
  • Free to use (subject to support restrictions)

StarWind RAM Disk creates a superfast virtual storage in just a few clicks, becoming a perfect fit for test and development scenarios, troubleshooting cases, or other niched deployments. Learn More
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To download the software products, please, make your choice below. An installer link and a license key will be sent to the e-mail address you’ve specified. If you consider StarWind Virtual SAN but are uncertain of the version, please check the following document Free vs. Paid. The recent build of Release Notes. A totally unrestricted NFR (Not For Resale) version of StarWind Virtual SAN is available for certain use cases. Learn more details here.

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