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Converged infrastructure (CI) News
June 01, 2017
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will focus on areas where the public cloud can't get the job done, such as multicloud technology and at the edge with internet of things projects.
May 09, 2017
Enterprise IT teams can now buy data center hardware based on just what they use, rather than receive the one big bill that has long been a cornerstone of on-prem purchases.
April 14, 2017
Enterprises will increasingly fill data centers with rack-scale hyper-converged infrastructure as the basis for hybrid clouds, says the CTO of Dell EMC's converged platforms division.
March 15, 2017
As Cisco looks to soon be without SimpliVity as a hyper-converged infrastructure partner, it beefs up its HyperFlex product with coengineered software with Springpath.
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The definition of hyper-converged infrastructure has evolved as the technology has grown. But the phrase still means different things depending on who you talk to. Continue Reading
Infrastructure is the foundation or framework that supports a system or organization. In computing, infrastructure is composed of physical and virtual resources that support the flow, storage, processing and analysis of data. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged and converged systems continue to make their way into the data center. Test yourself on the current market, and major differences between the two tecnologies. Continue Reading
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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
Thanks to the ever-shrinking cost of all-flash storage and hardware-accelerated graphics, converged and hyper-converged infrastructure are a mainstay in the VDI conversation. Continue Reading
A converged system's appeal comes from having an optimized platform that removes significant complexity from an IT environment. But when is CI the right move to make? Continue Reading
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Work closely with hardware specialists and engineers in the data center, as emerging compute, network and storage technologies have ramifications beyond the racks. Continue Reading
Looking to scale a hyper-converged appliance? Consider the differences between a scale out, scale up and scale through approach for servers, storage and networks. Continue Reading
Your best bet at avoiding vendor lock-in with hyper-converged and converged infrastructure systems may be a DIY approach. Explore offerings from several top vendors. Continue Reading
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To determine if a series of blade servers is the right call for more condensed compute in your data center, evaluate its benefits compared to hyper-convergence. Continue Reading
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