- February 09, 2017
DataCore's Hyper-converged Virtual SAN update wins bronze award for server-based storage in 2016 Storage Products of the Year competition.
- January 18, 2017
The long-awaited HPE-SimpliVity deal cost HPE $650 million for the hyper-converged pioneer. The buy gives HPE an installed base, as well as data reduction and protection features.
- December 21, 2016
The top HCI 2016 news included Nutanix becoming a public company, while the newly combined Dell EMC decided whether to treat Nutanix as friend or foe.
- December 12, 2016
Stratoscale's latest Symphony hyper-converged upgrade adds AWS S3 object storage, Kubernetes-as-a-Service and an Application Catalog to help developers building cloud-native apps.
- 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.
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- 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.
- November 07, 2016
The hyper-convergence vendor landscape is no longer dominated by startups, which leaves the likes of SimpliVity, Pivot3 and Scale Computing to battle Nutanix and the server and storage giants.
- October 20, 2016
Dell EMC reinforced its commitment to sell Cisco products in Vblocks and Nutanix-based XC Series hyper-convergence, even if those vendors compete with Dell and EMC products.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- September 30, 2016
Nutanix IPO has been in limbo since December, but the hyper-converged pioneer is now a public company amid rosy forecasts for the technology it helped push into the foreground.
- September 23, 2016
Switching to a Nutanix Xtreme Computing Platform-based SAN allows Excelitas Technologies to adopt 'AWS-like' private cloud for databases, Microsoft Windows environment.
- September 08, 2016
Hyper-converged appliances reduce the use of management silos, but storage admins have to give up control of primary storage and adjust to a world without LUNs.
- August 31, 2016
When buzzwords collide: Flash storage is making its mark on hyper-convergence, and VMware VSAN customers are giving all-flash VSAN clusters a try.
- August 23, 2016
Far from the first to do so, SimpliVity adds all-flash hyper-converged appliances, but waited until price levels dropped to avoid investing 'too early into the buzz.'
- 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.
- August 04, 2016
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- July 28, 2016
Langs Building Supplies IT manager said he didn't want to take Nutanix's word for it, so he gave its hyper-converged cluster a thorough working over before buying it.
- July 08, 2016
StorMagic's hyper-converged, software-defined storage gets upgraded with SSD and memory-based read cache. The software also has new auto-tiering capabilities.
- July 07, 2016
Nutanix is trying to pivot from a hyper-converged infrastructure leader to an enterprise cloud vendor, with VMware and Amazon Web Services as its role models.
- July 06, 2016
Storage vendors are leveraging existing technologies to build products to help hyper-converged systems tackle secondary storage.
- June 22, 2016
Hitachi Data Systems expanded its Unified Compute Platform with a new hyper-converged system and an updated converged model to address midmarket, departmental and ROBO environments.
- June 22, 2016
Nutanix customers like the idea of the Acropolis Hypervisor, but only 15% have switched. Some are waiting for broader support from third-party products.
- June 17, 2016
Stratoscale Symphony pools physical and virtual capacity and exposes it as shared block storage. Symphony recognizes existing networked storage and adds it to the pool.
- June 17, 2016
Pivot 3's hyper-converged platform expanded with the vStac SLX targeted at VMware environments. The new system incorporates NexGen Storage PCIe flash and quality of service.
- May 23, 2016
Bergen County, N.J., Sheriff's Office deployed Pivot3 vSTAC hyper-converged appliances to store petabytes of data from thousands of video surveillance cameras.
- May 04, 2016
The Scale flash base configuration includes 1.2 TB of raw SLC NAND per cluster for tiering hot data blocks to solid-state drives. SMB customers tune flash workloads from zero to 11.
- May 02, 2016
IBM mainframe shows path hyper-converged market is taking toward more manageable and cost-efficient hyper-consolidated IT infrastructure.
- April 26, 2016
Hyper-convergence was a bit of a leap of faith for Neil Medical Group, but SimpliVity OmniCubes brought the organization better backup and simpler management.
- April 22, 2016
Promise VSkyCube customers can start with one node and scale to 36 appliances per cluster. Small to medium-sized enterprises are the target audience.
- 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.
- April 11, 2016
Cisco's HyperFlex hyper-converged strategy depends largely on startup Springpath's file system performing better than those from Nutanix, VMware and other competitors.
- April 06, 2016
Hyper-converged market systems show they are ready to branch out beyond primary storage applications. In fact, it's happening now.
- April 05, 2016
SimpliVity's hyper-converged OmniStack platform now supports Hyper-V, intelligent workload optimization and multinode stretch clustering.
- 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.
- March 16, 2016
The HPE Hyper Converged 380 platform is intended for midsize enterprises and remote branch offices, and takes aim at market leader Nutanix.
- March 07, 2016
Gridstore's all-flash HCA cluster suffered an outage during testing with no performance drop, giving the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe fault tolerance and high availability.
- March 04, 2016
The DataON CiB-9112 V12 hyper-converged appliance is aimed at branch offices and small businesses with small virtual machine farms that consume shared local storage.
- February 26, 2016
Hyper-converged vendor Scale Computing said Mellanox SX1012 switch architecture enables customers to scale network bandwidth and manage HC3 clusters like a private cloud.
- February 17, 2016
Nutanix Acropolis 4.6 includes Prism Pro analytics for predictive storage modeling. The new release supports VM failover across Nutanix nodes with different hypervisors.
- February 16, 2016
EMC replaces Vspex Blue with VxRail, integrating the new version of VMware's Virtual SAN software on four-node hyper-converged appliances.
- February 12, 2016
The hyper-converged appliance market has exploded thanks to their fast deployment and easy management that overcome their limitations.
- January 28, 2016
Hydradyne's purchase of Scale Computing's hyper-convergence appliance resulted in a 50% cost savings through simplified management and no licensing software fees.
- January 18, 2016
VCE's converged systems cater to a wide array of users, but will still differ from Dell's converged products after the purchase of VCE's parent company, EMC, according to COO Todd Pavone.
- January 13, 2016
Atlantis Computing's latest HyperScale appliances integrate 10-Gigabit Ethernet networking, factory-configured IP addresses and VMware vSphere or Citrix XenServer hypervisors.
- January 08, 2016
A global bank struggled with performance and scalability for its virtual desktop infrastructure until replacing a SAN with a Nutanix hyper-converged platform.
- December 29, 2015
The hyper-convergence market expanded to include bigger storage vendors in 2015, while also moving the market along through the development of new partnerships.
- December 17, 2015
Nimboxx execs won't confirm the company's status, but signs point to the hyper-convergence startup pulling the plug on its technology 18 months after launch.
- December 15, 2015
VMware OEM partners that signed on to sell EVO:RAIL appliances, pioneers and large vendors new to the hyper-convergence market jockeyed for storage customers in 2015.
- November 25, 2015
Startup Rancher Labs builds out its offerings for Docker data containers with new persistent storage services and a hyper-converged platform for application developers.
- November 05, 2015
Nutanix and Lenovo partner to jointly develop, market and sell a new line of appliances combining Nutanix hyper-converged software, Lenovo hardware and choice of hypervisors.
- November 04, 2015
Concrete building supply company Prosoco went with Maxta MxSP software-based hyper-convergence product after bottlenecks popped up with its Nexsan SAN running Hyper-V.
- October 30, 2015
Hallmark Cards' business-to-business group brought in Nutanix hyper-converged storage for a business intelligence project and expanded it to primary storage and a DR initiative.
- August 26, 2015
SimpliVity OmniCube hyper-converged family gets a little brother for remote offices and file restores for more granular backups.
- August 17, 2015
Hyper-convergence is spreading to new markets through partnerships, such as systems running StorMagic SvSAN software on Lenovo ThinkServers.
- August 07, 2015
HP launches new ConvergedSystem 250-HC StoreVirtual appliances, as hyper-convergence strategy shifts to one product.
- August 03, 2015
SimpliVity CEO clarifies differentiators among hyper-convergence vendors, outlines company’s OmniCube product roadmap, issues technology predictions.
- July 23, 2015
DataCore Chairman Ziya Aral shares opinions on the state of the storage industry and trends with flash, hyper-converged and software-defined storage.
- June 09, 2015
Nutanix adds Acropolis, a native hypervisor that can work alongside of or replace VMware and Microsoft hypervisors in a hyper-converged box.
- May 27, 2015
The Idealstor hyper-converged box is the latest two-node, low-cost system to enter the storage market for SMBs
- May 26, 2015
The new DataCore SANsymphony-V10 virtualization software tackles hyper-convergence, hybrid cloud storage, backup and dedupe.
- May 22, 2015
Hardware convergence and hyper-converged systems solve some of the same problems, but have different use cases, benefits and drawbacks.
- May 19, 2015
Maxta's MxSP hyper-converged storage user interface enables granular storage management with vSphere, KVM and OpenStack and supports block storage with OpenStack Kilo.
- May 05, 2015
Atlantis USX storage virtualization software now available on common hardware platforms to build hyper-converged appliances.
- April 30, 2015
St. Luke's Health System uses Nutanix hyper-convergence nodes to distribute 2.4 PB of shared storage across its growing network of facilities.
- April 10, 2015
Nimboxx adds high-availability features to its Atomic Unit to support migrating storage from physical to highly available virtual machines.
- April 01, 2015
The "desktop support guy" at Auburn University learns about storage by implementing a Scale Computing HC3 cluster to eliminate storage silos.
- March 10, 2015
Waypoint Capital's CIO consolidated storage and servers with 11 SimpliVity OmniCubes, and is now investing in SimpliVity's funding round.
- February 24, 2015
The latest iteration of Scale's hyper-convergence enhances cloning with block-level replication of VMs for failover and failback across clustered nodes.
- February 17, 2015
Rather than develop VDI software internally, the startup acquired Verde and plans to integrate it in the Atomic Unit hyper-convergence platform.
- February 11, 2015
Gridstore HyperConverged Appliance evolved from a Windows-only storage system to a hyper-converged box with servers included.
- February 11, 2015
Scale Computing's hyper-converged storage is built on the KVM hypervisor; new features include non-disruptive upgrades and thin cloning of VMs.
- February 11, 2015
VMware's Virtual SAN shares the bronze medal with Scality's Ring 5.0 in the 2014 Products of the Year storage system software category.
- February 10, 2015
VMware's VSAN 6 and EMC Vspex Blue launches start off what is shaping up to be a busy year in hyper-converged infrastructure.
- February 04, 2015
Enterprise Strategy Group storage analyst Mark Bowker said VMware's EVO: RAIL initiative should spur greater innovation by 'disruptive' hyper-converged storage startups in 2015.
- February 03, 2015
EMC combines VMware's VSAN hyper-converged software with its internal data protection and cloud features for its Vspex Blue appliance.
- January 22, 2015
Gridstore claims nearly one-third of new revenue stems from sales of its recently launched HyperConverged Appliance, and that Hyper-V is winning VMware converts.
- January 16, 2015
WorkspacePod reference architecture pairs HP hardware with Sanbolic software-defined storage that Citrix acquired this week.
- January 13, 2015
Desktop virtualization firm Citrix acquired software startup Sanbolic to create a new storage division and compete in hyper-converged markets.
- May 06, 2014
What's the difference between EMC's ScaleIO, VMware VSAN software and ViPR? That's a question EMC execs get a lot these days.
- June 18, 2013
Nutanix brings out two new versions of its converged storage systems, one for remote offices and a more storage-intensive data center version.