The storing and protection of your data can be easy, reliable, and yet FREE. For the first time in the storage
industry, free SAN software provides high availability (HA). This powerful technology is now available at no cost and provides its entire functional potential.
Where to deploy?
This free tool is a perfect fit for small and medium IT-environments that need reliable data protection. Now you can deploy an ideal SAN solution in your testing laboratories, use it for personal needs and educational purposes, and gain extensive experience with iSCSI SAN and High Availability.
How it works
StarWind iSCSI SAN Free is an iSCSI target that runs on any commodity (x86-64) server and works over existing Ethernet/IP networks. With this solution you can build custom SAN, leveraging your existing servers and cabling. Therefore, you save money not only on the storage software but also on the hardware!
High Availability of your data*
Unlimited storage capacity for a single-node device
Global Data Deduplication
Seamless integration with VM Backup solutions
If you need a SAN with more storage capacity of HA device and extended functionality, you can easily upgrade the free edition to paid versions while preserving the settings and avoiding downtime simply by activating a purchased license key.
* Unlimited for a single-node device. The storage capacity of an HA device is limited to 128 GB.