Converged infrastructure News
October 04, 2017
NetApp rolls out HCI based on the SolidFire flash array, consisting of two VMware compute nodes and two SolidFire storage nodes, at abbreviated user conference.
September 01, 2017
The emergence of converged and hyper-converged infrastructure has increased the role of data center generalists, which leaves a question about the role of specialists.
August 29, 2017
The growth of Dell EMC VxRail and other hyper-converged appliances is the result of a shift toward software-defined storage, according to the vendor's converged platforms boss.
July 25, 2017
IT leaders who have adopted a hyper-converged architecture say it streamlines costs and eliminates silos and finger-pointing, but also brings a fear of the unknown to their staffs.
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Developments in all-flash storage and hardware-accelerated graphics have helped make CI and HCI for VDI more cost-effective for organizations of all sizes. Continue Reading
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At the forefront of how IT infrastructure evolves to tackle new applications and emerging workloads are the changes in data center storage architecture. Continue Reading
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Significant IT expenditures can represent a make-or-break moment for the department, especially in this economic climate. In terms of selecting data center hardware, planning can go a long way, and selecting the right mix helps to minimize waste and maximize efficiency. A single-vendor data center approach could be the right way to go, but there has been debate as to whether multiple vendors may be the best solution for IT shops. The right answer depends on an organization’s particular needs. IT decision-makers should examine all of the possible solutions, choose the best vendor and then integrate other vendor products if it makes sense to mix and match. Continue Reading