Hyper Converged Infrastructure Management
- September 09, 2020
As he prepares to hand over the reins of Nutanix, CEO Dheeraj Pandey said the vendor's next big question is, 'How will HCI morph in this world of hyperscalers?'
- September 08, 2020
The Microsoft deal is part of Nutanix's pivot from an HCI vendor to provider of cloud software as it battles VMware and faces the same challenges as other infrastructure companies.
- July 29, 2020
Pivot3 Acuity refresh injects health analytics and tools to orchestrate system-wide HCI upgrades. The vendor targets organizations with dense streaming media.
- June 23, 2020
Dell EMC VxRail hyper-converged infrastructure expands E Series models with AMD EPYC processors. New VxRail D Series is built to withstand extreme temperature and shock.
- May 28, 2020
When COVID-19 put stress on healthcare organizations, IT teams needed to respond quickly to enable telehealth remote access. Learn how HCI helped two organizations cope.
- May 13, 2020
Nutanix builds in disaster recovery capabilities to its HCI operating system to complement its Xi Leap DRaas and coming Nutanix Clusters running in public clouds.
- February 12, 2020
Nutanix aims Karbon at 'mere mortals' who want to run Kubernetes in on-premises data centers, but it faces plenty of competitors preparing for containers that need persistent storage.
- January 27, 2020
Retail chain Sheetz simplified its technology on the edge with StorMagic hyper-converged infrastructure software, reducing seven devices at each site to two servers running SvSAN.
- November 04, 2019
As hyperconverged infrastructure use cases expand, Dell EMC adds analytics, flash and network management to VxRail platform built on PowerEdge servers.
- October 28, 2019
HPE brings technologies from two 2017 acquisitions -- predictive analytics and hyper-convergences -- together with InfoSight on SimpliVity in hopes of giving SimpliVity a sales jolt.
- October 15, 2019
Harrison Steel Castings outgrew its converged system and swapped it out for Scale Computing HC3 hyper-converged infrastructure, which uses open source KVM virtualization.
- September 04, 2019
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger says vSAN is crushing Nutanix, while Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey says VMware sells 'vaporware' -- but users say they like the integrated stack for HCI.
- August 28, 2019
Hyper-converged infrastructure has meant change to IT organizations, and VMware vSAN customers consider evolving their cloud plans in an age of hybrid and multi-cloud options.
- July 24, 2019
With breweries in Colorado and North Carolina, New Belgium Brewing Co. moved shared production apps from cloud to local cluster of Dell EMC hyper-converged infrastructure.
- July 17, 2019
Angel MedFlight runs a multi-cloud setup, using a customer-built app and hyper-converged infrastructure built on VMware vSAN software and HPE ProLiant servers.
- June 20, 2019
HPE exec says vendor's HCI strategy is 'SimpliVity, SimpliVity, SimpliVity' -- but don't forget HPE's competitive Nutanix and Nimble Storage dHCI products.
- June 18, 2019
Is disaggregated HCI a thing? Hewlett Packard Enterprise says yes, with its new Nimble Storage-ProLiant server combo that looks more like converged infrastructure than hyper-converged.
- June 17, 2019
Scale Computing 1U edge nodes allow easy deployment by retailers in multiple sites that lack on-site IT. The Scale Computing storage layer removes the need for RAID-based data protection in the box.
- May 13, 2019
Nutanix can benefit if Dell alienates VMware's other partners by abandoning its 'Switzerland of computing' strategy, according to the HCI vendor's CEO Dheeraj Pandey.
- May 09, 2019
In the battle for HCI supremacy, Nutanix has hyper-converged history and now AHV, while VMware has virtualization dominance and a boost from its parent Dell's server hardware.
- May 08, 2019
Nutanix prepares to launch its Mine converged secondary storage appliances as it expands beyond primary storage with an architecture that Cohesity and Rubrik have adopted.
- March 11, 2019
With Datrium Forward, the software-defined storage startup looks to deliver a 'cloudy feel' to pricing for its DVX storage that spans on premises and in Amazon Web Services.
- January 03, 2019
The nonprofit Detroit Symphony Orchestra refreshed its data infrastructure with a three-node Scale Computing HC3 hyper-converged storage cluster to manage 10 TB of data.
- September 25, 2018
Dell EMC hyper-converged appliances float the Mercy Ships IT team's boat. VxRail helps the medical charity consolidate IT technology in its floating hospitals and headquarters.
- August 29, 2018
Users provide tips on going from three tiers to tears-free hyper-convergence using VMware vSAN software or other HCI architectures proliferating in the data center and beyond.
- August 27, 2018
Dell EMC promises to synchronize releases of VMware's vSAN on VxRail HCI appliances, although it may take 30 days to do it; fleshes out cloud support for storage, data protection.
- August 23, 2018
HiveIO says artificial intelligence makes its Hive Fabric's Message Bus management unique; now, the HCI startup must prove it's really AI and not just an AI-wash.
- April 17, 2018
By giving the vSAN 6.7 release more of a vSphere look and common management, VMware hopes to lure more of its customers to use its hyper-converged storage software.
- March 21, 2018
The Charleston airport IT team expanded its Pivot3 implementation from video surveillance to its main infrastructure stack after deciding hyper-convergence was the way to go.
- February 22, 2018
The Chicago Bears' Nutanix hyper-converged clusters provide cloud-like access to coaching staples, like playbooks, schedules and scouting reports across the NFL team's facilities.
- October 23, 2017
Maxta MxSP was deemed the most cost efficient hyper-converged product to help services provider Trusource Labs to add call centers amid rapid growth.
- October 11, 2017
Comtrade Software improves the performance of its HYCU backup application that protects virtual machines running on hyper-converged vendor Nutanix's AHV hypervisor.
- July 19, 2017
Scale Computing adds all-flash HC1150DF and high-end HC5150D hybrid arrays to HC3 family. The hyper-converged specialist adds deduplication in HyperCore upgrade.
- July 03, 2017
CEO Dheeraj Pandey on Nutanix HCI: large server vendors were late to hyper-converged, and now the focus has shifted to building hybrid clouds across data centers.
- June 29, 2017
Xi Cloud Services brings hyper-converged vendor Nutanix into the public cloud game as it seeks to tie on-premises data to the cloud with the help of Calm orchestration software.
- April 25, 2017
Pivot3's new Acuity brings together quality of service and NVMe flash from NexGen Storage, as well as data services from Pivot3 into a hyper-converged infrastructure platform.
- April 10, 2017
As hyper-convergence matures, VMware bulks up vSAN 6.6 release with native encryption, analytics and improved availability, performance and management.
- March 30, 2017
A long search for the right hyper-converged system leads College of the Ozarks to Dell EMC VxRail due to its flash and data deduplication support.
- December 01, 2016
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center put its server-storage architecture out to pasture when it added Pivot3 vSTAC hyper-convergence to power its computers on wheels, or COWs.
- November 09, 2016
Nutanix adds 'one-click networks' to its hyper-convergence as part of its plans to become an on-premises version of Amazon Web Services as a foundation for building private clouds.
- October 18, 2016
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 11, 2016
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
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.
- August 18, 2016
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.
- July 06, 2016
Storage vendors are leveraging existing technologies to build products to help hyper-converged systems tackle secondary storage.
- April 21, 2016
Pivot3 CEO Ron Nash said integrating NexGen Storage's QoS features will increase the number of applications that can run effectively on hyper-converged storage.
- March 30, 2016
Customers praise the data protection capabilities of SimpliVity's OmniCube and OmniStack hyper-converged systems that allow them to ditch third-party backup tools.
- February 12, 2016
The hyper-converged appliance market has exploded thanks to their fast deployment and easy management that overcome their limitations.