StarWind Software

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StarWind Software Inc.
Commercial
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
Website www.starwindsoftware.com

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.

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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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