Recently we received lots of new hardware destined for a customer that has multiple locations world-wide.
They need a robust server solution for their production environments locally. The environment is small in terms of number of VMs, but there is high demands on the environment and we need local hardware at the sites as the connections to these sites varies and they are not fast enough at all times.
Our solution for these locations was to deploy a small vSAN environment at each site together with the local network gear they need. While performance and stability being the key factors in the project we also had to have cost in mind (as always).… continue reading