#VMworld US 2017 vSAN Announcement

VMware SABU has announced the “HCI Acceleration Kit”. Which allows enterprises to deploy vSAN, including single socket hardware, for under $25K per site for ROBO, distributed site use-cases. These types of deployments are typically seen in the retail, healthcare, oil/gas, military and manufacturing sectors.

In a nutshell (more detail below):

  • Use vSAN Ready hardware (single socket models).
  • Includes vSphere Standard and vSAN Standard for a 3 node unlimited VM cluster of single socket servers.
  • VMware licence bundle priced at $7,850 (includes 25% discount built-in).
  • Total cost of 3 node solution is less than $25K.
  • More information here: Hit Refresh on Distributed IT with the New HCI Acceleration Kit!


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