• October 18, 2016 18 Oct'16

    VMware hyper-convergence takes small steps with VSAN 6.5

    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 18 Oct'16

    HDS UCP node adds scale, hyper-converged node gets smaller

    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 17 Oct'16

    Lenovo ThinkAgile brand debuts, adds converged option

    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 11 Oct'16

    New Pivot3 storage makes strategic play for SMB, ROBO users

    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 03 Oct'16

    Kaleao sticks an ARM into hyper-convergence

    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.

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  • September 30, 2016 30 Sep'16

    Nutanix IPO a done deal ... finally

    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 23 Sep'16

    Manufacturer floats private cloud on Nutanix Xtreme Computing Platform

    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 08 Sep'16

    Hyper-convergence can reduce storage complexity, management silos

    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 31 Aug'16

    All-flash VSAN gaining speed

    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 23 Aug'16

    SimpliVity launches all-flash appliance models for hyper-convergence

    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 18 Aug'16

    Pivot3 swivels quality of service toward data protection policies

    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 04 Aug'16

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    Join us in our launch of SearchConvergedInfrastructure, a TechTarget site dedicated to providing IT professionals with news, tips and features on converged technologies.

  • July 28, 2016 28 Jul'16

    Building firm buys Nutanix cluster after failing to break it

    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 08 Jul'16

    StorMagic SvSAN gets new caching, tiering features

    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 07 Jul'16

    Nutanix cloud strategy aims at AWS, VMware

    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.