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IT Project: Hyper-converged infrastructure

The term hyper-convergence means different things to different people. But at its core, hyper-convergence brings together servers and storage network resources that are managed as a single unit using software. In some ways, it signals a return to a mainframe-like architecture before the rise of client-server, distributed computing model. In this e-guide, learn more about the benefits of hyper-convergence and how you can derive the greatest value from your investment in hyper-converged infrastructure. Plus, read about the movers and shakers in the hyper-converged market and why NVMe is a rapidly rising storage star.

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