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Converged infrastructure News

  • December 28, 2017 28 Dec'17

    IDC: hyper-converged platforms outgrows converged infrastructures

    Recent IDC research shows hyper-converged platforms are quickly catching up to the converged systems market. For the third quarter of 2017, global revenue on converged systems increased nearly 11% ...

  • December 07, 2017 07 Dec'17

    Hedvig CEO: Who needs backups?

    Santa Clara, Calif. -- By now, most people realize this is the age of convergence in IT – especially as it applies to storage. We have converged infrastructure mixing storage, compute and ...

  • October 04, 2017 04 Oct'17

    NetApp HCI launches at subdued user show

    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 01 Sep'17

    CI tried, but did not eliminate data center specialists

    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.

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  • hyper-convergence

    Hyper-convergence is a software-centric architecture that tightly integrates compute, storage and virtualization resources in a single system that usually consists of x86 hardware. Continue Reading

  • converged infrastructure

    Converged infrastructure is an approach to data center management that packages compute, networking, servers, storage and virtualization tools on a prequalified turnkey appliance.dles of hardware and software in a single chassis. Continue Reading

  • Words to go: HCI platforms

    Implementing HCI systems in the data center is a big undertaking for IT. Learn the basics of this emerging technology and its components before you make the leap. Continue Reading

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  • The evolution of data center storage architecture

    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

  • Virtual machine backups remedy outdated legacy backups

    Virtual machine backups are widely available, but many shops are ignoring the technology until their application performance suffers. Continue Reading

  • Sourcing the modern data center

    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

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