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    The Overlooked Importance of Ease of Use

    Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions have a number of advantages over traditional IT infrastructure stacks, most of which have been covered extensively on this website. One advantage that is frequently overlooked is ease of use. Most of the posts here on hyperconverged.org deal with some e… Read More

    By Trevor Pott
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    Disaster Recovery to the Cloud

    The current IT goal for many organizations is “something… something… cloud computing.” The higher up the org chart one travels, the less specific anyone is on the details, but everyone agrees that cloud is important. How to get there is left as an exercise for systems administrators, and dis… Read More

    By Trevor Pott
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    Hyperconvergence as a Bridge to the Cloud

    It's been a little more than 10 years since Amazon launched their Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. As with most new technologies, adoption has taken time; however, analysts predict that by 2020 cloud will be the new normal. This isn't to say that on-premises IT is going away, but things cloud… Read More

    By Trevor Pott
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    What You Need to Know About Hyperconvergence Monitoring

    Every systems administrator knows that Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is the cornerstone of IT. Without monitoring, alerting and analytics, even modest IT deployments can quickly get out of hand. Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is something of a black box, and this can create c… Read More

    By Trevor Pott
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    How To Upgrade Hyperconverged Infrastructure

    So your Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) cluster is not performing the way it used to. You have run short of something; storage, maybe. Perhaps you are low on processing power, or network bandwidth. It’s upgrade time, but what kind of experience can you expect with HCI? How is it different fro… Read More

    By Trevor Pott
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    Hybrid Cloud and Hyperconvergence Offer the Best of Both Worlds

    Companies moving to cloud computing soon realize that they have to make another important decision: what type of infrastructure is best for supporting the new direction? And for many, they realize after a little study that a hyperconverged infrastructure, also known as HCI, is an easy choice. This… Read More

    By James Green
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    Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Private Cloud: What You Need to Know

    The IT community loves buzzwords. And one of the chief buzzwords that’s been floating around for the last several years is “cloud computing” (or is that a buzz phrase?). And even though cloud computing still holds a lot of cachet as a buzzword, it’s increasingly fragmented into three primar… Read More

    By James Green
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    Hyperconvergence Pros and Cons

    The debate about hyperconvergence is, for all intents and purposes, over. No longer is there a question about whether hyperconvergence will take off: it has. No one wonders if it will find a home in the data center: it did. The questions about long-term viability have been answered: it’s sticking… Read More

    By James Green
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    Hyperconvergence Trends in 2018

    The just-finished year was a big one for the hyperconvergence industry. In 2017, hyperconvergence gained a much greater foothold not only in data centers, but also in awareness by the IT industry in general. And even though some businesses are very slow to adopt changes to infrastructure, at least t… Read More

    By James Green