StarWind Software

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StarWind Software Inc.
Industry Computer software
Founded 2008
Founder Artem Berman, Anton Kolomyeytsev
Headquarters Wakefield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Products iSCSI Target
De-duplication Engine
FCoE Initiator
iSCSI Initiator
ATA-over-Ethernet Initiator

StarWind Software, Inc. is a computer software company specializing in storage virtualization and building iSCSI, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and ATA-over-Ethernet storage area networks (SANs). In mid-2015 they started offering combined software-hardware solution called "Hyper-Converged Platform" [1] which is aggregation of Dell and SuperMicro servers, hypervisor from Microsoft and VMware, StarWind own storage virtualization software, Veeam Software VM backup and replication, VM management and so on.


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 Fund.[2] StarWind is headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, USA.

StarWind iSCSI SAN software had reviews[3][4] such as ZDNet,[5] OpenBench Labs,[6] AnandTech,[7] TechRepublic,[8][9] and Microsoft TechNet.[10] In 2009 StarWind Software won the Sprout Award from Everything Channel at XChange '09.[11]

In December 2013 StarWind Software nearly won both "Storage Virtualization Product of the Year" and "Virtualization Management Product of the Year" titles from SVC Awards with Emulex LightPulse Gen 5 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters by Emulex and Cisco UCS Director (formerly Cloupia) by Cisco products in front.[12]


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