Hyperconverged infrastructure has become one of the most popular data center architectures now. Gartner expects the hyperconverged systems to become 24 percent of the integrated systems market by 2019. Many companies find they achieve significant advantages from this architecture, including reduced costs and easier provisioning and support, but before investing, companies should evaluate potential solutions […]Read More
You’re ignoring an iceberg in your data center. As much as 80 percent of corporate data is secondary data, consisting of backups and copies made for one-off development, test, or other purposes. This data is rarely managed strategically, and resides on a variety of servers and appliances, locked in silos that make it largely invisible […]Read More
Hyperconverged infrastructure is gaining in popularity for several reasons. The technology offers a streamlined approach to implementation and maintenance, with a single vendor responsible for compute, storage, and network capability. The systems are designed for easy expansion, allowing companies to quickly add capacity as they need it. Different vendors have different implementations of the hyperconverged […]Read More
There’s no question there’s a lot of hype about hyperconverged infrastructure these days. The market is expected to grow to more than $12 billion by 2022, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 43.59 percent. While the benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure are real, along with all that hype comes some confusion and misinformation. Gartner […]Read More
The biggest challenge with big data is, well, it’s big. Generating the data isn’t the problem. These days, there’s a steady flow of data coming from all around: enterprise systems that process transactions, web-based systems that track customer clicks, Internet of Things devices that capture a sensor measurement every millisecond, customer comments on Facebook, Twitter, […]Read More
There’s only one reason to switch to a hyperconverged infrastructure: it solves a business or IT problem for you. If the way your business is managing your IT is working for you, you may not need to change: just because everybody else is doing it isn’t a good reason. Here’s a list of the five […]Read More
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