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Get answers to some HPE SimpliVity HCI FAQs

When HPE bought SimpliVity in 2017, it raised questions about the two company's HCI products, even though they were existing partners. We answer some of those questions.


What you need to know before buying hyper-converged technology

Learn how to determine your organization's need for hyper-converged infrastructure and to evaluate offerings from top HCI vendors to find the right fit.


OCI vs. composable infrastructure: Find what's best

OCI and composable infrastructure are both touted as the latest in convergence, but it is important to know how they differ before making an IT buying decision.


Users increasingly pick HCI for just one job

Customers of HCI are increasingly assigning it just one job in the IT environment, picking the role its scalability and management ease is best suited for.

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    Defining hyper-convergence isn't always easy

    Defining hyper-convergence can be a challenge. Focus instead on learning about hyper-converged infrastructure product options and how they fit your data center and cloud plans.

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    Hyperconvergence -- also spelled hyper-convergence -- is a software-centric architecture that tightly integrates compute, storage and virtualization resources in a single system that usually consists of x86 hardware.

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    NetApp FlexPod is a reference architecture for server, storage and networking components that are pretested and validated to work together as an integrated infrastructure stack.

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    Texas city streamlines IT around VxRail clusters

    Hyper-convergence cut costs, streamlined operations and set up Amarillo to use the cloud for storage tiers, while shifting resources away from managing infrastructure.

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    Dell EMC builds on VMware Cloud Foundation and plans to offer a new two-node VxRail entry point, with a flexible VMware vSAN license. Dell EMC also adds VMware integration to VxBlock.

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    NetApp: HCI stands for hybrid cloud infrastructure

    Late to HCI, NetApp tries to play catch up against Dell EMC, VMware and Nutanix by pushing its SolidFire flash-based product into hybrid cloud deployments.