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[dropcaps type='square' color='#ffffff' background_color='#e04646' border_color='']W[/dropcaps]hen it comes to hyperconverged infrastructure, one of the questions that gets asked is a pretty simple one: What is the difference between sizing a traditional data center environment as opposed to a data center based on hyperconvergence?… Read MoreBy Scott D. Lowe
[dropcaps type='square' color='#ffffff' background_color='#e04646' border_color='']S[/dropcaps]impliVity’s OmniStack Integrated Solution with Cisco UCS assimilates eight to twelve core data center functions on Cisco UCS C240 rack-mount servers, including the hypervisor, compute, storage, network switching, backup, replication, cloud gateway, caching, WAN optimization, real-time deduplication and more.… Read MoreBy David M. Davis
[dropcaps type='square' color='#ffffff' background_color='#e04646' border_color='']A[/dropcaps]s I’ve said for a very long time, IT organizations must get on the simplicity bandwagon – regardless of the form that takes – in order to enhance their value to the business. VMware’s introduction of EVO appears to be another step in the direction of simplicity. Perhaps the primary downside that I see to EVO: RAIL is the product’s 100% reliance on a full VMware stack, in particular VSAN. There are far more mature hyperconverged offerings in the market today that can fill the same niche that VMware is attempting to fill and can fill it with a product that has more capabilities.… Read MoreBy Scott D. Lowe