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Hyper-converged infrastructure appliances vs. DIY options

If you're ready to invest in a hyper-converged infrastructure, it's worth it to explore all your possibilities. Take our quiz and decide if a prebuilt or DIY system is right for you.

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As the hyper-converged storage trend grows and changes, organizations are finding different ways to get in on the popular technology. Buying prebuilt hyper-converged infrastructure appliances from vendors may have once seemed like the only option, but building your own hyper-converged infrastructure is a viable alternative.

Should you buy it or DIY it? There are benefits and drawbacks to each approach, whether it be cost, productivity or availability. Take our quiz below to find out the differences between purchasing hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and assembling the components yourself, and to decide which route is right for you.

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