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A Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide to Hyper Converged Infrastructure

In this 12-page buyer’s guide, Computer Weekly looks at:

  • Tips for buying hyper-converged systems
  • Is hyper-converged infrastructure necessary for your organisation?
  • Hyper-convergence: the good, the bad and the ugly Hyper-converged technologies are catching on, but what can they do for you?

Latest market research and how hyper-convergence is changing the shape of IT 

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    Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is the rising star heralding an architectural revolution in the datacentre. Hyper-convergence brings together compute and storage in one box often with the hypervisor built in.  With multiple nodes built into scale-out clusters, HCI is easy to manage and easy to grow. We look at why it makes sense to go hyper-converged, how HCI differs from converged infrastructure, the pros and cons of hyper-converged vs traditional storage arrays, HCI software products available, and whether hyper-converged can help unleash the blistering performance potential of NVMe flash storage.

  • 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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