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May 27, 2016
Running hard to catch up with competitors, HPE gets ready to deliver a new approach to help users realize their long-held vision for a software-defined data center.
May 12, 2016
VCE's hyper-converged in size large had forced you to build a private cloud using VMware -- until now.
April 13, 2016
Deciding between the new guy and the old standby has driven purchasing decisions for decades, but what do users think when it comes to hyper-converged infrastructure?
March 18, 2016
Hyper-convergence can simplify IT operations by bringing together compute, storage and networking hardware with virtualization and management platforms, but it must break out of limited uses.
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Adopting hyper-convergence seems like all the rage among enterprise IT. But not everyone is jumping on board -- and neither should you, unless these 10 reasons fit your needs. Continue Reading
Businesses need to deploy new IT systems quickly. Gradually, vendors have found ways to integrate IT and energy components in the pursuit of a truly turnkey data center option. Continue Reading
From a data center perspective, choosing hardware from multiple vendors remains a sticking point. This guide looks at the ongoing debate about using a single vendor versus multiple vendors in IT hardware selection. Working with a single vendor may ... Continue Reading
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To achieve a true software-defined data center, IT teams need to piece together multiple technologies. Hyper-converged infrastructure might be able to help. Continue Reading
In life as in technology, there is no free lunch. We've seen this time and again. Every time a technology seems to be too good to be true, we do a little digging, and it turns out we were right.
Containers are just the latest example of a ... Continue Reading
Blade servers were the original converged IT hardware box -- so how do they stack up to the converged offerings on the market today? Continue Reading
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PaaS offerings such as Heroku, RedHat OpenShift and Cloud Foundry have always used containers under the covers, but as containers move toward production use outside of PaaS in the cloud, they're being deployed in clusters of server infrastructure ... Continue Reading
Converged IT and disaggregated servers are trends that work together. Learn how you can use both to optimize the performance and cost-efficiency of data center infrastructure. Continue Reading
The tech industry seems fixated breaking things apart into ever-smaller units for greater levels of "granularity." Traditional standalone applications are maligned as "monoliths" that must be broken apart in to their component pieces, or "... Continue Reading
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IT departments want to shrink their list of suppliers -- but should it be longer? Cloud, mobility and big data have IT rethinking vendor selection. Continue Reading
Optical interconnects turn server designs inside out. The use of silicon photonics will send optical signals on a long-distance journey without loss. Continue Reading
Despite management gains, integrated infrastructures come with a slew of headaches, such as vendor lock-in. Should your data center risk it? Continue Reading