|Headquarters||Middleton, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Anton Kolomyeytsev (CEO)|
Virtual tape library Appliance
StarWind Software, Inc. is a computer software company specializing in storage virtualization and building iSCSI, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), ATA-over-Ethernet (AoE) SAN, and NFS and SMB3 NAS as well using commodity hardware. StarWind started offering combined software-hardware product called "HyperConverged Appliance" which is aggregation of Dell and SuperMicro servers, hypervisor from Microsoft and VMware, StarWind own storage virtualization software doing DRAM and flash caching, tiering and log-structuring for performance increase reasons, Veeam Software VM backup and replication, VM management and so on, essentially a "private-cloud-in-a-box".
StarWind Software is a privately held company which began in 2008 as a spin-off from Rocket Division Software, Ltd. (founded in 2003), with a round A of investment from ABRT Venture. It started providing early adopters with initially free Software Defined Storage offerings in 2009  and doing this up to now.In mid-April 2014 StarWind Software closed round B of investment from Almaz Capital and AVentures Capital. StarWind is headquartered in Middleton, Massachusetts, United States. StarWind iSCSI SAN software had reviews such as ZDNet, OpenBench Labs, AnandTech, TechRepublic, and Microsoft TechNet. In 2013 Western Digital had OEM-ed StarWind iSCSI engine for their WD Sentinel DX4000 and RX4100 lines of NAS appliances. In April 2016 StarWind Software was selected by Gartner as one of the "Cool Vendors for Compute Platforms" for year of 2016.
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