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
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
Hyperconverged and web scale infrastructures are inherently robust. Built-in redundancies and replication mean component failures are almost transparent; processing and storage simply shifts to another node. Despite this, data backups are still required. Redundancy and replication don’t protect you from user errors that require recovering accidentally deleted files, eliminate compliance requirements to maintain several years […]Read More
There are so many good reasons to want to use cloud. High availability, self-service provisioning, usage-based payments, reduced data center costs, and reduced support costs are just some of the well-known benefits. These days, even the security concerns associated with public cloud are greatly reduced. But despite that, there are good reasons companies don’t want […]Read More
dcVAST, a leader in IT infrastructure management and support services, announces a new partnership with Nutanix. Through this relationship, dcVAST provides managed services to enterprise customers on innovative hybrid cloud solutions for storage, computing and virtualization. San Jose, CA-based Nutanix is the market leader in hyper-converged infrastructure, delivering computing, virtualization and storage via a cloud-based […]Read More
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