Who Said Only One Technology Could Sit on the IT Throne?
There have been six thrilling seasons of Game of Thrones, and now, after what feels like the longest wait, season seven is finally here. Throughout the show and especially in this season, we’ve seen many families forging alliances, albeit shaky alliances at best, to meet common goals and increase their power.
What does this vastly popular franchise about skems, politics, ice zombies, and dragons have to do with modern IT infrastructure? Despite modern IT being filled with all-in-one products that can improve different factors of the datacenter on their own, it is also beneficial for these solutions to be used simultaneously in the right deployment for the benefit of the datacenter.
Historically, IT has leveraged multiple, separate products in one datacenter. But with the rise of huge challenges like Big Data and the pressure of the modern, faster-paced world, those separate products aren’t as effective working on their own. Much like alliances formed in Game of Thrones, products needed to start converging to help simplify the datacenter to perform faster and more efficiently. Solutions like hybrid cloud, hyperconverged infrastructure, and composable infrastructure were the result of this consolidation.
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via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.