Converged Infrastructure Implementation
- August 12, 2019
In composable architecture, IT components are broken apart and reassembled for specific applications. They can provide more flexibility than converged or hyper-converged systems.
- October 29, 2018
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.
- May 02, 2018
Dell EMC VxRail customers discuss their use of the HCI platform inside and outside the data center; platform moves to faster 14th gen PowerEdge servers powered by NVMe flash.
- April 12, 2018
An auto glass supplier chooses FlexPod to consolidate and retire aging storage from several vendors. NetApp AFF supports VMware, and SolidFire arrays support growing claims management.
- April 02, 2018
The Compton, Calif., school district reduces its data center server and storage footprint with Nutanix hyper-convergence and simplifies data backup with Nakivo software.
- November 30, 2017
Startup Datrium is readying a new Cloud DVX option for Amazon Web Services to provide customers with an off-site option for backup and disaster recovery.
- November 06, 2017
Software-defined Datrium DVX storage is mostly used with standard servers. New Compute Nodes and Data Nodes with end-to-end flash expand on proprietary hardware launched in April.
- August 29, 2017
The growth of Dell EMC VxRail and other hyper-converged appliances is the result of a shift toward software-defined storage, according to the vendor's converged platforms boss.
- July 25, 2017
IT leaders who have adopted a hyper-converged architecture say it streamlines costs and eliminates silos and finger-pointing, but also brings a fear of the unknown to their staffs.
- July 18, 2017
Datrium will expand its DVX system beyond VMware environments to offer storage options for Red Hat Virtualization, KVM on CentOS Linux and Docker containers on bare-metal servers.
- May 23, 2017
TBConsulting picked Nutanix hyper-convergence to tame virtual desktop problems, then quickly expanded its use for enterprise cloud storage in place of its three-tier architecture.
- May 10, 2017
Dell EMC sticks with both VxRail and XC hyper-converged appliances, putting them on 14G PowerEdge servers, with cloud-style pricing and $25,000 entry-level models.
- 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.
- April 06, 2016
Hyper-converged market systems show they are ready to branch out beyond primary storage applications. In fact, it's happening now.