Why Infrastructure Is Converging
Converged infrastructure is hot! In September alone, Cisco purchased Whiptail to “accelerate Cisco …momentum in converged infrastructure,” VMware announced VSAN, VCE unveiled “true” converged infrastructure, and Nutanix won Best of VMworld – Gold for the 3rd year in a row. But what exactly is converged infrastructure, and why is its importance escalating?
The definition of convergence depends upon whether the context is economics, mathematics, music, literature, etc. Even within the category of ‘computing and technology’, convergence can mean different things. Fortunately, Wiktionary provides an overarching definition: “The merging of distinct technologies, industries, or devices into a unified whole.”
Learn more, read the entire article here, Why infrastructure is converging – Steve Kaplan’s ByTheBell.com