vSAN - Virtual SAN

Broadberry's range of enterprise-grade VMware® Virtual SAN Ready Systems come pre-configured and ready to be deployed within minutes.

Virtual SAN is radically simple, enterprise-class software-defined storage powering VMware hyper-converged infrastructure

Fixed Storage Resources:

  • Storage resources siloed
  • Limited capacity scale-up
  • Purpose-built appliance
  • Dedicated workload

Software-Defined Storage:

  • Hyper-converged platform
  • Scale-out performance and capacity
  • Efficient use of resources
  • Simplified scalability


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Storage Configuration Hybrid Configurations Hard drives for capacity, SSDs for cache All-Flash Configurations SATA SSDs for capacity, NVMe SSDs for cache
Nodes 2U, 4 Node 2U, 4 Node 2U, 4 Node 2U, 1 Node
VMware VSAN Profile Hybrid 2 (HY-2) Hybrid 4 (HY-4) Hybrid 6 (HY-6) Hybrid 8 (HY-8) All-Flash 6 (AF-6) All-Flash 8 (AF-8)
VMs per node Up to 20 Up to 30 Up to 50 Up to 100 Up to 60 Up to 120
IOPs per node 4K IOPs 10K IOPs 20K IOPs 40K IOPs 50K IOPs 80K IOPs
Processor Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v4 Family
Memory 32 GB 128 GB 256 GB 384 GB 256 GB 384 GB
RAW Storage Capacity 2 TB 4 TB 8 TB 12 TB 8 TB 12 TB
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Designing, testing and validating an SDS solution can be a complex and resource-intensive process. VSAN Ready Nodes from Intel are fully-validated, pre-configured server systems with VMware VSAN certifications included. Designed to address the challenges of storage modernization, this offering helps resellers reduce complexity and speed time to market.

VSAN Ready Nodes from Intel are powered by the latest Intel® technology, and include Intel® Server Boards and Chassis, Intel® Xeon® processors, Intel® Solid State Drives (SSDs), and third-party memory in configurations optimized and pre-certified for VMware VSAN.


Enables You to Respond 10X Faster

Respond to dynamic business needs 10x faster with a simplified infrastructure that allows compute and storage to be effortlessly managed as one. Reduce hardware silos, automate provisioning and change management, and scale your infrastructure easily as your business grows. Eliminate traditional performance tuning and sizing tasks and get more out of your resources with a fully flash-optimised HCI.

Scales to Tomorrow

Prepare for tomorrow's dynamic business in the cross-cloud era with a solution designed to leverage the latest hardware technologies and ready to support a wide range of applications, from business critical applications to next-gen applications using containers. Enjoy a common storage platform for your applications, whether running on-premises or off-premises, and use it as a stepping-stone to the cloud. When combined with NSX, a VSAN powered SDDC stack can extend on-premise storage and management services across different public clouds ensuring a consistent experience.

Reduces TCO By 50%

Reduce total cost of ownership by 50% by eliminating traditional hardware storage costs with intelligent software-defined storage that accelerates the shift to server economics, affordable flash, and the broadest selection of x86 platforms for HCI. Reduce operational expenses with rapid deployment and simplified day-to-day management using VM-level automation and one familiar management tool, vCenter.


Our Rigorous Testing

Before leaving our UK workshop, all Broadberry server and storage solutions undergo a rigorous 48 hour testing procedure. This, along with the high-quality industry leading components we use ensure all of our server and storage solutions meet the strictest quality guidelines demanded from us.


Un-Equaled Flexibility

Our main objective is to offer great value, high-quality server and storage solutions, we understand that every company has different requirements and as such are able to offer un-equaled flexibility in designing custom server and storage solutions to meet our clients' needs.

Trusted by the World's Biggest Brands

We have established ourselves as one of the biggest storage providers in the UK, and since 1989 supplied our server and storage solutions to the world's biggest brands. Our customers include: