SimpliVity continues to win over new fans among users and experts, and is an honorable mention winner for the Impact Awards in best converged infrastructure.
Some voters like the SimpliVity OmniCube CN-3000's ability to neatly package storage and compute capabilities in one form factor, and seamlessly add data protection and IT management all in a single management pane. OmniCube CN-3000 is a 2U package with x86 architecture, which users can connect to scale up over standard Ethernet.
Traditional data center architectures that separate compute, networking and storage present organizations with a number of technical and business flaws, said one reader from a cloud services provider. He was stuck until he explored the possibilities that a converged product could offer.
"We talked to all the [convergence] players for several months and for what we needed, SimpliVity addressed nearly 100% of our pain points while the others addressed only parts of them," he wrote.
Another voter noted SimpliVity OmniCube's storage-friendly features: "[It's] built from the ground up with storage optimization in mind!"
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