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HCI – The new kids on the block

HCI – The new kids on the block

So with Cisco and HP now accepting that HCI is now acceptable and with Cisco announcing their solution based upon Springpath last week and HP coming soon (already targeting Nutanix), and let us not forget VCE with the newly announced VXRAIL as well. It seems like everyone is jumping the boat for hyperconverged infrastructure these days.

So why are they doing this ? Why is everybody now jumping the gun on the HCI train? Well there is a reason why companis like Simplivity, Atlantis and Nutanix existing today….They had something to give to the market, and now the big guys are done losing money to these other companies and want to be able to sell HCI to their customers as well. That is one perspective on it, another is of course the idea that for instance HP wants to be able to be a full stack vendor (If a customer wants components from A to Z, then HP can be able to deliver the entire stack, but that again allows the big guns to make more money…

So what is the future going to…

Read the entire article here, HCI – The new kids on the block

via Marius Sandbu.

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu Marius Sandbu (@msandbu on Twitter), works as an Cloud Architect at Exclusive Networks/BigTec in Norway. Primary focusing on Software defined datacenter solution and how they integrate with end-user computing technology and also works alot with cloud solutions like Microsoft Azure. Marius is also an Microsoft MVP, Veeam Vanguard, VMware vExpert and is also the author of many Citrix NetScaler books and shares his thought and ideas about technolgy on his blog.

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