White Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Clustering as the key for data reliability and availability

When it comes to starting a business these days, there’s almost no chance to avoid any IT technologies alongside with it. Generally, each company, will it be a bakery, a law agency or a charity organization etc., is in touch with computers. Starting from simple desktops and applications, IT-related stuff goes all the way up to massive datacenters and complicated computing systems.

White Paper: StarWind VSAN Free

In their usual routine, IT administrators face a considerable variety of different tasks. Finding a proper storage platform remains the most challenging one. Picking up the right solution for Test & Development, POC and backup and Disaster Recovery scenarios can become a nightmare sometimes. StarWind Virtual SAN Free is a fault-tolerant and still easy to manage software-defined storage that perfectly suits the shared storage purpose. It is managed via CLI but includes UI for monitoring.

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Configuring Access Control List (ACL) Rules

This guide has been written for experienced Windows Server users or system administrators. It provides detailed instructions on how to configure the ACL rules for the StarWind Virtual SAN provisioned iSCSI targets, which allows complying with security requirements or keeping targets separated in case multiple environments are served with the same storage based on the StarWind Virtual SAN server.

Technical Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Backing up StarWind Virtual SAN Environment:
Best Practice

To make the production system work with no downtime in case of disaster, backups come as a solution. With backups off-site or in the cloud, businesses become more stable as their mission-critical applications will keep working. To help customers balance cost, risk and simplicity, StarWind works seamlessly with different types of backup providers. It also offers StarWind VTL Appliance so that admins can achieve required tape backups and offload them to the cloud. This guide describes best practices for backing up the StarWind Virtual SAN environment.

White Paper: StarWind Virtual SAN®
Meeting the strictest RPO/RTO requirements

These days, data is a key asset for any business or organization. Companies’ IT infrastructures are built around the core principles of data protection, processing speed, and access time. Moreover, to ensure continuous business operation, it is crucial to keep data available 24/7 or have the ability to recover it in the shortest terms. This translates into such requirements as Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO). To allow companies meet even the strictest RPO and RTO requirements, we offer StarWind Virtual SAN.