On Microsoft Mechanics, take a look at the latest updates to software-defined storage with Storage Spaces Direct, new with Windows Server 2016. Watch as Elden Christensen (Principal Program Manager, Windows Server) explains the advantages in terms of cost, performance, and reliability.
Also, find out what your deployment options are from hyper-converge or branch offices to converge for enterprise scale workloads.
Finally, you'll see how this applies to disaster recovery.
We have tested VMware's vSAN and a Software Defined Storage solution called and Ceph. The latter one is a great technology, it is OS agnostic and it can be used for any Microsoft based ecosystem, while at the same time it would also deliver storage for any Linux based applications.