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Server Storage I/O Converged (CI) Hyper-converged (HCI) overview

Greg Schulz
Server Storage I/O Converged (CI) Hyper-converged (HCI) overview This page provides insight in to Converged Infrastructure (CI), Cluster in box or Cloud in Box (CIB) along with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) topics along with links to companion resources. CI, CIB and HCI can be complete data infrastructure for smaller environments, or component building blocks in larger […]

HCI Architecture Poised for Disruption?

If you take a look at the typical architecture of a Hyperconverged Infrastructure offering in broad terms, a picture speaks a thousand words. The hypervisor/Host is a glue connecting the Compute with the Storage. If horizontal scaling is the name of the game then HCI solves this by isolating the storage network from the compute […]

HPE Continues Buying Into Server Storage I/O Data Infrastructures

Greg Schulz
This past week HPE continued buying into server storage I/O data infrastructure technologies announcing an all cash (e.g. no stock) acquisition of Nimble Storage (NMBL). The cash acquisition for a little over $1B USD amounts to $12.50 USD per Nimble share, double what it had traded at. As a refresh, or overview, Nimble is an […]

Cisco committed to closing the (hyper-converged) gap with the competition

WhatMatrix Community
If you’ve read the WhatMatrix SDS/HCI Landscape Q1 2017 report, you will have noticed that Cisco HyperFlex had to ‘up the game’ a bit throughout 2017 in order to rival some of the competition’s broad functionality and feature set. If on the other hand you have not yet had a chance to check out the […]

Virtualization Comparison updated with latest Citrix XenServer 7.1 – Check it out!

WhatMatrix Community
We are glad to announce the addition of XenServer 7.1 to the Virtualization Category – explore the popular XenServer and compare it with other Virtualization solutions here: https://www.whatmatrix.com/comparison/Virtualization The latest XenServer release introduces a number of industry-unique features and has an even tighter alignment  with Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop. Citrix is clearly focused on positioning XenServer 7.1 as […]

4 Simple Steps to HCI Testing

HyperConvergence is a hot market and more technology vendors are trying to get their share in this fastest-growing segment, either with homegrown solutions or technology acquisitions. According to Gartner the overall market for integrated systems will reach $5 billion by 2019. It’s not surprising that with these many entrants in this game it is not […]

NVIDIA and Microsoft Boost AI Cloud Computing with Launch of Industry-Standard Hyperscale GPU Accelerator

NVIDIA with Microsoft today unveiled blueprints for a new hyperscale GPU accelerator to drive AI cloud computing. Providing hyperscale data centers with a fast, flexible path for AI, the new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator is an open-source design released in conjunction with Microsoft’s Project Olympus. HGX-1 does for cloud-based AI workloads what ATX — Advanced […]

VMware Video: Hyper-Converged Infrastructure 101 by VMware: What You Need to Know

Here is what business decision makers need to know about the benefits of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). HCI is disrupting the traditional storage and data center markets because it creates enormous value through simplified management, consolidated resources, and reduced costs. Additionally, HCI provides the ideal platform to build a private cloud. Learn more about VMware HCI […]

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