- June 05, 2017
NetApp's HCI incorporates flash hardware and quality of service from SolidFire, which NetApp acquired in 2016. Traditional NetApp software also runs on the HCI appliance.
- May 23, 2017
TBConsulting picked Nutanix hyper-convergence to tame virtual desktop problems, then quickly expanded its use for enterprise cloud storage in place of its three-tier architecture.
- May 10, 2017
Dell EMC sticks with both VxRail and XC hyper-converged appliances, putting them on 14G PowerEdge servers, with cloud-style pricing and $25,000 entry-level models.
- April 25, 2017
Pivot3's new Acuity brings together quality of service and NVMe flash from NexGen Storage, as well as data services from Pivot3 into a hyper-converged infrastructure platform.
- April 19, 2017
VSkyCube is Promise Technology's hyper-converged infrastructure for midsize businesses and cloud hosting providers. VSkyMotion moves storage between Promise hardware and AWS.
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Reduced costs is the No. 1 reason IT leaders are turning to hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as they strive to modernize their data centers, according to TechTarget Research. In a survey, nearly 50% of current users cited reduced cost as their top priority in deploying HCI, as did nearly 40% of prospective customers (see chart at bottom). See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Hyper-converged infrastructure is one of the industry’s hottest technologies, expected to grow at a staggering annual rate of 48% through 2022. One of the major reasons for this growth is the reality that HCI significantly reduces complexity for IT teams and enables organizations to use their precious IT resources more strategically. Here are the top 10 ways HCI eases the burden on IT teams. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - IT teams are embracing multi-cloud environments to deliver cloud-like economics while driving performance and agility for a wide range of workloads. In 2017, 85% of enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy, up from 82% in 2016, according to RightScale’s 2017 State of the Cloud Report. See More
Sponsored by Dell EMC - Organizations are under extreme pressure to accelerate development cycles and ensure quality assurance for new applications. This has led to the growing importance of DevOps teams, which tightly integrate application development with IT operations. The DevOps market is growing at a compound annual rate of 18%, expected to reach $8.8 billion by 2023. See More
- April 10, 2017
As hyper-convergence matures, VMware bulks up vSAN 6.6 release with native encryption, analytics and improved availability, performance and management.
- March 30, 2017
A long search for the right hyper-converged system leads College of the Ozarks to Dell EMC VxRail due to its flash and data deduplication support.
- February 09, 2017
DataCore's Hyper-converged Virtual SAN update wins bronze award for server-based storage in 2016 Storage Products of the Year competition.
- January 18, 2017
The long-awaited HPE-SimpliVity deal cost HPE $650 million for the hyper-converged pioneer. The buy gives HPE an installed base, as well as data reduction and protection features.
- December 21, 2016
The top HCI 2016 news included Nutanix becoming a public company, while the newly combined Dell EMC decided whether to treat Nutanix as friend or foe.
- December 12, 2016
Stratoscale's latest Symphony hyper-converged upgrade adds AWS S3 object storage, Kubernetes-as-a-Service and an Application Catalog to help developers building cloud-native apps.
- December 01, 2016
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center put its server-storage architecture out to pasture when it added Pivot3 vSTAC hyper-convergence to power its computers on wheels, or COWs.
- November 09, 2016
Nutanix adds 'one-click networks' to its hyper-convergence as part of its plans to become an on-premises version of Amazon Web Services as a foundation for building private clouds.
- November 07, 2016
The hyper-convergence vendor landscape is no longer dominated by startups, which leaves the likes of SimpliVity, Pivot3 and Scale Computing to battle Nutanix and the server and storage giants.
- October 20, 2016
Dell EMC reinforced its commitment to sell Cisco products in Vblocks and Nutanix-based XC Series hyper-convergence, even if those vendors compete with Dell and EMC products.