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  1. Gorilla Guide

    Managing Hyperconverged Infrastructure

    “The Gorilla Guide Express to… Managing Hyperconverged Infrastructure” takes a deep dive into ensuring that your hyperconverged environment runs smoothly and efficiently. You’ll learn the five pillars of infrastructure management, and how hyperconvergence addresses each of… Read More

  2. Gorilla Guide

    Understanding the Basics of Hyperconvergence

    “The Gorilla Guide Express To… Understanding the Basics of Hyperconvergence” is a primer for understanding what hyperconvergence is all about. It goes deep into the architecture, top use cases, and shows how hyperconvergence can actually make… Read More

  3. Whitepaper

    Modernizing and Optimizing the Data Center

    Have you ever had a situation in which your Information Technology (IT) department was unable to meet a need due to technology limita- tions in the company’s data center? Perhaps there was too little data storage… Read More

  4. Whitepaper

    Hyperconvergence and Its Effect on IT

    Hyperconvergence is an attractive option in today’s changing data center. However, many organizations have reservations about such a change, especially when it stands to change more than just technology. Hyperconvergence changes the operational practice of an IT… Read More

  5. On-Demand Webinars

    Building Your Private Cloud with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

    Businesses are increasingly relying on IT to deliver digital capabilities that will drive productivity and growth. Traditional infrastructure is not agile, does not foster innovation, and is burdensome to setup, manage and upgrade. See how IT… Read More

  6. eBook

    Building a Business Case for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

    Regardless of the size of your business, no one's immune from the unstable world of changing consumer trends, stronger competitors, and more. The itch to grow and gear up for success is on everyone's agenda, and… Read More

  7. eBook

    Next-Generation Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Dummies

    Once upon a time, datacenters were simply storage rooms for giant, looming mainframes. And while the technologies of today are more streamlined and elegant, the next generation of datacenter tech isn't in hardware—it's invisible infrastructure. Hyperconverged infrastructure… Read More

  8. Actual Tech Media HyperConverged hyperconvergence IT infrastructure virtualization resources Whitepaper

    The Pros & Cons of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

    Infrastructure procurement, deployment, and management has become so cumbersome for many IT organizations that they’re one complicated purchase order away from throwing in the towel. Hyperconverged infrastructure offers simplification across the entire IT lifecycle and can… Read More

10-Part Hyperconvergence Learning Series Articles

The Basics of Hyperconverged Infrastructureand & Top Use Cases

PART 1

Understanding the Basics of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

This is the first in a 10-article series that will provide the foundation needed to move forward with your HCI journey.

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PART 2

What Are the Best Uses for Hyperconverged Infrastructure?

Explore the top use cases and see how organizations are leveraging HCI to streamline operations.

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ActualTech Media’s Scott D. Lowe explains the ABC’s of Hyperconvergence

Security, Microsegmentation, Multi-Cloud & Infrastructure Management

PART 3

How To Secure Hyperconverged Infrastructure

But no matter why you’re using HCI, one thing’s for sure: you’d better lock it down. Here’s how.

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PART 4

How to Beef Up Your Hyperconverged Infrastructure Security With Microsegmentation

See how Microsegmentation can take your hyperconverged infrastructure a step further.

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PART 5

Hyperconvergence and Multi-Cloud: Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

See why HCI is a great enabler of cloud computing in all its forms, including private, public, and hybrid clouds.

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PART 6

The 5 Pillars of Infrastructure Management

See the 5 pillars of infrastructure management, and how virtualization—the foundation of all HCI—addresses these pillars and the various layers of data center infrastructure.

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Invisible Infrastructure, Transparent Resource Management & Data Protection in Hyperconverged Environments

PART 7

Moving Toward Invisible Infrastructure

Making infrastructure invisible and operations intelligent is the goal of most public cloud and HCI solutions. See how they do it.

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PART 8

Transparent Resource Management with Hyperconvergence

Dig into more nuts-and-bolts of hardware, storage, and resiliency.

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PART 9

Data Protection in a Hyperconverged Infrastructure Environment

With the advent of HCI, data protection functionality is built into the system natively. See how.

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PART 10

Managing Global Infrastructure

Factoring in what happens when your operations start expanding.

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About Hyperconverged.org

Hyperconverged.org is project founded by the technical experts at ActualTech Media. The site has been designed to provide actionable information to IT pros and decision makers around the technical pros and cons of hyperconverged infrastructure, decision making and evaluation criteria, and research and analysis on the marketplace of hyperconverged offerings. The site does have a single annual vendor sponsor- for 2019/20 this sponsor is Nutanix – allowing the sponsor to offer some of their content for download to interested readers.

Inquiries and comments are welcome to the site authors via the contact form at ActualTech Media.