You can deploy ONTAP Select in a remote office/branch office (ROBO) environment. As part of planning a ROBO deployment, you must select the configuration supporting your objectives.
There are two primary configurations available when deploying ONTAP Select in a ROBO environment.
|You can use any VMware vSphere license when deploying ONTAP Select.|
ONTAP Select two-node cluster with ONTAP HA
The ONTAP Select two-node cluster consists of one HA pair and is ideal for ROBO deployments.
ONTAP Select single-node cluster with VMware support
You can deploy an ONTAP Select single-node cluster in a ROBO environment. While a single node lacks native HA capability, you can deploy the cluster in one of the following ways to provide storage protection:
Shared external storage using VMware HA
|If you use vSAN, you must have a VMware vSAN ROBO license.|