VSAN Ready? Yes Please!
When shopping out options for a VSAN infrastructure, you aren’t just relegated to searching the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) to look for a mix and match set of hardware that can be supported to install and operate a VMware VSAN solution.
VSAN Ready – Packaged For You!
It is a smart move by storage vendors to make this purchasing decision simpler by presenting pre-build VSAN Ready nodes that can be bought with a specific hardware layout that is certified on the HCL for VMware VSAN.
Think of it like a VSAN hardware appliance that will be able to hit the ground running in only a few clicks when you install vSphere and enable VSAN.
Wade Holmes of VMware has put together an article on the subject of the HCL and the VSAN Ready program that will be a valuable tool as you evaluate your options for adopting VMware VSAN for your environment.