MIDDLETON, Mass., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- StarWind, a pioneer of hyperconvergence for SMB and ROBO, announced its Q4 "Not for Profit Sector" promotion. StarWind offers 10% software and 20% hardware discount for government sector, educational and charity organizations. Holding to its core strategy around cost-saving, with this offering StarWind makes virtualization affordable now also for non-profit institutions with their ever tightening budgets. StarWind is a leading virtualization vendor and has been in the market since 2005. It was among the first to offer software-defined storage (in 2005) and hyperconvergence (2008). StarWind's flagship product is StarWind Virtual SAN (VSAN), which basically "mirrors" internal hard drives and flash between hypervisor hosts to eliminate the need for expensive physical shared storage (SAN or NAS). StarWind HyperConverged Appliance (HCA) is one of the first hyperconverged products targeted at SMB and ROBO. In April 2016, the company was included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the "Cool Vendors for Compute Platforms, 2016" by Gartner. Use the opportunity to increase your availability and decrease your IT spend with StarWind "Not for Profit Sector" promotion. Claim your discount here: https://www.starwindsoftware.com/starwind-special-offer-for-government-sector-educational-or-charityGartner DisclaimerGartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Gartner is not in any way affiliated with StarWind or this promotion, the selection of winners or the distribution of prizes. Gartner disclaims all responsibility for any claims that may arise hereunder.About StarWind StarWind is a pioneer in the virtualization space. Now the company is among the leading hyperconverged vendors. The core product is StarWind HyperConverged Appliance (HCA), which allows SMB and ROBO to build a cost-efficient virtualization infrastructure from scratch. There is HCA version scaled for the Enterprise level as well, which makes StarWind a full-fledged player on the hyperconvergence market.