StarWind HCA

StarWind HCA

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StarWind HyperConverged Appliance (HCA)



Affordable and Rock Solid

We use StarWind HCA as our main server infrastructure and all of our core VMs are hosted on this platform. We needed a product that could …

High Availability at an Affordable Price.

Starwind HCA is used as the primary [solution] for our virtualization environment on Hyper-V. We run a wide selection of [virtual] servers …
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Great Solution, easy transition

We migrated from a two-host replication back and forth configuration to a fully highly available solution with ease. The servers were …
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Great solution for SMB infrastructure

Our StarWind HyperConverged Appliance is the core of our organization. All of our critical VMs are hosted on it including SQL databases, …
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StarWind: The perfect fit for your company

It is being used across the organization. We had experienced some data loss due to a failed backup and knew that we needed to address that …
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StarWind is great


I manage a number of different IT environments ranging in the 10-500 staff level

Starwind by far provided the best bang for the buck. …

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Outstanding Products & Support

We are a small to mid-sized Eye Clinic that in 2015, had to upgrade our Patient Management & Billing system so deciding to stick with our …
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NPO Review of StarWind HCA

We are currently using StarWind HCA to build out a flexible, distributed storage system. We had a myriad of file, application and database …

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What is StarWind HCA?

The StarWind HyperConverged Appliance (HCA) is a hyper-converged infrastructure solution designed to reduce application downtime on a reasonable budget.

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  • No setup fee
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  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

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What is StarWind HCA?

StarWind HyperConverged Appliance (HCA) is a turnkey hyper-converged platform that merges compute, storage, network, and software into a nuclear 2-node footprint. The solution is designed to simplify HCI management for Enterprise ROBO, SMB & Edge, while offering flexible scalability and powerful performance.

Users can start with two nodes, based on HeartBeat, that can be switchless and function without additional equipment. StarWind HCA is a software-centric architecture that removes the need for proprietary components. StarWind Engineers perform the configuration, testing, migration, and integration for users, free of charge.

StarWind HyperConverged Appliance:

  • allows using 100% of underlying storage performance
  • has no hardware compatibility lists (HCLs)
  • does 2- or 3-way replication + local RAID 5/6/10
  • does VAAI and ODX data offloading
  • includes load balancing and data locality
  • does VM-centric hypervisor-level snapshots, and more.

To minimize CapEx and OpEx further, StarWind ProActive Premium Support (included in every license) substitutes an IT squad for the sake of cluster health assurance. ProActive Support monitors user environments 24/7/365, and uses machine learning to detect abnormal behavior so issues are prevented before they can become a problem.

The vendor presents StarWind HCA as a hyper-converged world enclosed in a tiny “building block” that comes at a reasonable price.

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Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux
Mobile ApplicationNo


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What is StarWind HCA?

The StarWind HyperConverged Appliance (HCA) is a hyper-converged infrastructure solution designed to reduce application downtime on a reasonable budget.

What is StarWind HCA's best feature?

Reviewers rate Availability highest, with a score of 9.

Who uses StarWind HCA?

The most common users of StarWind HCA are from Mid-size Companies and the Financial Services industry.


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