Hyper-Convergence is a Commodity. Now What?!
Years ago web companies started to face pressure from the business to deliver better service and agility at lower costs. However, Tech Ops and IT departments were always entrenched into complex system configurations, domain-specific skill sets and lack of resource elasticity, effectively under-delivering on business needs.
Going back in time… in early 2000’s VMware revolutionized enterprise IT allowing enterprises to abstract, pool, aggregate and distribute X86 computational resources, albeit CPU and memory, with added management capabilities. This allowed enterprises to achieve better hardware utilization ratios, better management capabilities, lower CAPEX and OPEX, higher availability, reduced time to market and greater agility.
The rest of the datacenter, albeit networking and storage, were not part of this datacenter revolution and for many years they have been complex and treated as silo’s of infrastructure, creating ever-increasing dependencies…
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via Andre Leibovici at myvirtualcloud.net