What are some alternatives?
When comparing GVfs and Samba, you can also consider the following products
Working Copy - The powerful Git client for iOS
Univention Corporate Server - Univention Corporate Server UCS with Active Directory functions and App Center is the cost-efficient and popular successor to Microsoft's server solutions.
GitStats - A local GitHub-like contributions calendar
phpLDAPadmin - phpLDAPadmin (also known as PLA) is a web-based LDAP client.
pre-commit - A slightly improved pre-commit hook for git
Zentyal - Linux directory, domain, mail, gateway and infrastructure server for SMBs.