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Converged Infrastructure Systems News
April 10, 2017
As hyper-convergence matures, VMware bulks up vSAN 6.6 release with native encryption, analytics and improved availability, performance and management.
April 05, 2017
Datrium plans to release a major update adding key enterprise storage features such as snapshots and replication and a new 'open converged' Rackscale turnkey system option.
March 06, 2017
Converged and hyper-converged infrastructure is often built by one vendor. So, where's the corresponding vendor lock-in fear?
February 15, 2017
Cohesity upgraded its product line with a virtual edition appliance for converged protection in remote offices and branch offices. It also added a new hardware appliance.
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An SDDC (software-defined data center) is a data storage facility in which networking, storage, CPU and security are virtualized and delivered as a service. Continue Reading
Understanding the software-defined storage market is key to getting real value from an implementation, as is proper research and planning before making any product or vendor decisions. Continue Reading
Network convergence is the efficient coexistence of telephone, video and data communication within a single network. Continue Reading
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Is your infrastructure more suited to a converged or hyper-converged system? Both approaches use virtualization, but software and hardware need to be factored in. Continue Reading
Your best bet at avoiding vendor lock-in with hyper-converged and converged infrastructure systems may be a DIY approach. Explore offerings from several top vendors. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged and converged systems are not the only choices for running enterprise workloads. Operating in the public cloud may prove to be a better fit for your organization. Continue Reading
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Deploying an HCI stack is a transformation in IT infrastructure management. Admins must get VMs in order and plan the migration to get data centers ready for HCI. Continue Reading
If you have the technical skills to run a converged or hyper-converged architecture, reading the interviewer is the only thing standing between you and the job you want. Continue Reading
Hyper-converged software vendors have historically worked only with specific hardware makers, but a more open market could simplify and drive down the cost of deploying HCI. Continue Reading
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If predictable performance is a concern, IT planners should look for a solution that can set up a dedicated storage tier and a converged storage tier. Continue Reading
IT departments want to shrink their list of suppliers -- but should it be longer? Cloud, mobility and big data have IT rethinking vendor selection. Continue Reading
Converged architecture options are gaining interest from IT shops hoping to simplify the deployment of storage, servers, and networking. Continue Reading