StarWind Software, an iSCSI storage industry pioneer since 2003, provides affordable SAN software that enables customers to build high availability shared storage for virtualized IT environments, including Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX and vSphere, and Citrix XenServer. Since 2003, more than 30,000 global users in over 100 countries, from small and midsize companies, to governments, and Fortune 1000 companies rely on StarWind's software to turn any standard Intel-architecture server into a fault-tolerant, fail-safe iSCSI SAN that works over a standard Ethernet network. StarWind SAN software can also be used to build a SAN for any other server applications that are configured as server clusters. The advanced, enterprise-class features include Synchronous Mirroring with Automatic Failover and Failback, Remote Replication across a WAN, CDP and Snapshots, Thin Provisioning and Virtual Tape Management.

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Whitepaper: How to Build High Availability Shared Storage for Hyper-V

by StarwindJan 29, 2010

This whitepaper describes how to increase the application availability of Hyper-V virtual servers by configuring not only the clustering of the physical hosts but also the high availability shared storage that you can build with just SAN Software that turns any Intel-architecture x86 or x64 server into a highly reliable and highly available Shared Storage for your Hyper-V virtual servers.

BENEFITS: SAN Software allows you to build your own SAN for Hyper-V or VMware by turning a standard, Intel-architecture x86 or x64 server into a fully functional fault-tolerant, fail-safe SAN. This means that you will have high availability storage with automatic failover in a case of failure and therefore your Hyper-V or VMware virtual servers will be always available and accessible. By using SAN software, you avoid the need to buy expensive, proprietary SAN products from large vendors and you will be able to have enterprise SAN at a truly affordable, unprecedented price.

FEATURES: StarWind´┐Żs SAN Software offers true active-active High Availability: Synchronous Data Mirroring with Automatic Failover and Failback. And this is offered for the most affordable price in the industry of $5,995 for 2 storage node licenses / installations which is unprecedented.