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Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Management News
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.
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There is a lot of information out there on hyper-converged storage, and it can be difficult to get down to basics. Here are five common questions about hyper-convergence, answered. Continue Reading
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