White Paper: Virtual Tape Library Appliance: Datasheet

StarWind VTL Appliance is a backup storage array designed to help organizations meeting regulatory requirements for data retention and archival without changes to their existing infrastructure. It delivers fast backups and restores and helps to protect the data from disasters or threats like ransomware by securely replicating and tiering data to public cloud.

White Paper: HyperConverged Appliance: Datasheet

StarWind HyperConverged Appliance is a turnkey, 100% software-defined hyper-converged platform purpose-built for businesses looking to increase their ROI by investing in IT resources smartly. Learn from this datasheet the general information about StarWind HCA features, benefits, model lines, and their specifications.

White Paper: iSCSI

This document explains how StarWind software implements and handles the iSCSI protocol. The StarWind iSCSI target facilitates underlying-storage-level performance for any industry-standard hypervisors and applications. The way iSCSI is weaved into the StarWind-based environment allows for simple deployment, exceptional performance, hassle-free administration, and minimum implementation costs.

White Paper: Unified Storage (Multiprotocol)

Different products like Microsoft Hyper-V or VMware vSphere use different, often mutually incompatible uplink protocols such as iSCSI, NFS or SMB3. This makes finding a storage for both environments simultaneously tricky. StarWind Virtual SAN exposes industry-standard uplink protocols allowing multiple virtualization environments interact with storage and form a working setup.

White Paper: Witness

This document explains the benefits of the StarWind’s Witness feature. Clusters with an even amount of nodes are at high risk of experiencing total shutdown if half the nodes fail, so, usually, a physical Witness node is required to avoid downtime and split-brain. StarWind Node Majority Mechanism ensures constant uptime and high availability by setting up a minimum-requirements Witness node or a Witness instance in the cloud, so you don’t have to waste money on redundant hardware if you don’t want to.