StarWind Software Development Kit (SDK)

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SDK for Today’s OEM Solutions

StarWind Software, an industry-leading provider of SAN software, now delivers its most advanced and best-of-breed technologies as software development kits (SDK). Such an approach enables other software vendors and service providers to easily implement an extensive set of robust StarWind technologies within their own custom solutions.

StarWind offers three types of SDK:

  • 1. iSCSI SAN
  • 2. Deduplication
  • 3. Log-Structured File System

With SDK technologies from StarWind you get:

  • Proven storage management and data protection tools integrated into your own solution
  • Simplified software development process
  • Reduced R&D expenses
  • Meeting of all project deadlines
Note: Software development kits possess the functionality of the existing storage and backup solutions from StarWind Software. Therefore, the efficiency and reliability of StarWind SDK technologies were proven by thousands of users and qualified IT experts in the area of virtualization, storage management, cloud computing, and so on.


StarWind iSCSI SAN SDK is based on the StarWind iSCSI SAN software – a solid high availability shared storage solution for Microsoft Windows environments. The SDK delivers advanced functionality that can be easily and quickly integrated into any custom or existing application. The list of the SDK includes cutting-edge storage management and data protection technologies, such as Deduplication, High Availability, Asynchronous Replication, CDP, ImageFile, etc.

StarWind iSCSI SAN SDK enables:

  • Adding an iSCSI Target feature to your own applications
  • Implementation of basic device types
    (ImageFile-based virtual disk, virtual DVD, RAM-based virtual disk, and bridge to physical devices, such as HDDs or tape drives)
  • Development of your own virtual SCSI device with custom functionality
  • Connection of physical devices to a remote machine over the network (SPTI).
StarWind iSCSI SAN SDK includes StarWind Service with plugins, code samples, and complete API documentation.

Please fill out the form below to download the product. An installer link together with the license key will be sent to the e-mail address that you’ve specified. You may check the Free vs. Paid document if you are unsure about which StarWind Virtual SAN version you would like to try. Aside from this, there is a totally unrestricted NFS (Not For Sale) version of StarWind VSAN available for certain use cases. StarWind Virtual SAN for Hyper-V release notes are available here.