- 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.
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
- 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.
- August 23, 2016
Far from the first to do so, SimpliVity adds all-flash hyper-converged appliances, but waited until price levels dropped to avoid investing 'too early into the buzz.'
- August 18, 2016
Hyper-converged vendor Pivot3 adds a wrinkle to acquired NexGen Storage technologies. QoS data protection policies can be scheduled for data stores, groups or volumes.
- August 04, 2016
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- July 28, 2016
Langs Building Supplies IT manager said he didn't want to take Nutanix's word for it, so he gave its hyper-converged cluster a thorough working over before buying it.
- July 08, 2016
StorMagic's hyper-converged, software-defined storage gets upgraded with SSD and memory-based read cache. The software also has new auto-tiering capabilities.
- July 07, 2016
Nutanix is trying to pivot from a hyper-converged infrastructure leader to an enterprise cloud vendor, with VMware and Amazon Web Services as its role models.