- 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.
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- 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.
- October 18, 2016
Version 6.5 of VMware's VSAN hyper-converged platform aims to simplify VSAN deployment in remote offices and all-flash nodes, but the update lacks groundbreaking features.
- October 18, 2016
Hitachi converged UCP 2000 clusters now scale to 128 nodes; UCP HC V240 VSAN Ready Node adds a one-node option. Hitachi Enterprise Cloud was rolled out for hybrid VMware cloud storage.
- October 17, 2016
Lenovo introduces the ThinkAgile brand name for preintegrated infrastructure. The company is also partnering with Nimble Storage on a new CX Series converged infrastructure option.
- October 11, 2016
Edge Office is the new Pivot3 storage for hyper-convergence at midsize companies and distributed enterprises. Modular configurations range from 1.6 TB to 6.4 TB per node.
- October 03, 2016
Kaleao gambles that customers will buy its KMAX hyper-convergence; it favors 64-bit ARM processors and microvisors, rather than x86 hardware and traditional hypervisors.
- September 30, 2016
Nutanix IPO has been in limbo since December, but the hyper-converged pioneer is now a public company amid rosy forecasts for the technology it helped push into the foreground.
- September 23, 2016
Switching to a Nutanix Xtreme Computing Platform-based SAN allows Excelitas Technologies to adopt 'AWS-like' private cloud for databases, Microsoft Windows environment.
- September 08, 2016
Hyper-converged appliances reduce the use of management silos, but storage admins have to give up control of primary storage and adjust to a world without LUNs.
- August 31, 2016
When buzzwords collide: Flash storage is making its mark on hyper-convergence, and VMware VSAN customers are giving all-flash VSAN clusters a try.