New & Notable
Converged Infrastructure Systems News
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.
September 26, 2018
Hitachi Vantara updates its products and prepares to lay out a strategy for using its storage for IoT and distributed data management amid the multi-cloud movement.
August 21, 2018
Dell EMC composes its MX composable infrastructure story around SAS storage sleds that slide into in a single 14th generation 7U PowerEdge chassis, with OpenManage software.
June 07, 2018
Hitachi updates Unified Compute Platform (UCP) portfolio with new NVMe-based Intel Optane caching option and technology from partners VMware and Cisco.
Converged Infrastructure Systems Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
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. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract that specifies what the service provider is responsible for. Continue Reading
Evaluate Converged Infrastructure Systems Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
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. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
As more options for converged or hyper-converged IT types come to market, organizations may find themselves siloed into an option by size. Continue Reading
Manage Converged Infrastructure Systems
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Data, software and hardware migration projects should, but don't always, fully exploit the features and settings of the new environment and minimize application downtime. Continue Reading
With composable systems, an IT admin can get more choice from the devices on the back end and more choice on the devices it delivers the virtualized resources to. Continue Reading
Accounting for storage and compute demands from both the IT infrastructure and the end users is vital when implementing any hyper-converged architecture for VDI. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Converged Infrastructure Systems Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
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