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S2D for SMB or vSAN

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We currently looking into S2D with Server 2016 trying to figure out which path to take for our customers. Mainly our customers use  a maximum of a 2-node cluster with some sort of shared storage and a maximum of 10 Vm's.
 We have been using SIOS datakeeper as a vSAN and that works great.
But now with Server 2016 there are new possibilities with S2D but not sure its targeted for our segment of customers. I've read that S2D requires a Datacenter license of 2016 and thats rather expensive.

With S2D there is also the need of special network hardware & switches, so at the end it could be expensive compared to a vSAN like SIos Datakeeper or Starwind.

Should we move to server 2016 and S2D or stay with a vSAN ?
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