Hyper-converged infrastructure

Hyper-converged infrastructure replaces discrete server, storage and networking equipment and puts it all in one box that is pre-configured for easy deployment. Usually, hyper-converged appliances come with a built-in virtualisation hypervisor plus scale-out capability so that nodes can be added to scale capacity and performance easily.

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  • January 19, 2017 19 Jan'17

    HPE buys hyper-converged pioneer Simplivity for $650m

    Hardware giant pays out for hyper-converged market number two, and says it will keep existing Simplivity products, moving them all to its ProLiant servers by the end of 2017

  • January 18, 2017 18 Jan'17

    Nutanix, Simplivity and Pivot3 lead hyper-converged pack: Forrester

    Forrester rates 12 hyper-converged infrastructure providers according to products, company strategy and market presence, with Nutanix, Simplivity and Pivot3 coming out on top-line

  • December 30, 2016 30 Dec'16

    Top 10 virtualisation and storage stories of 2016

    Flash storage has held onto the headlines in 2016, but hyper-converged infrastructure, containerisation, software-defined storage and VMware’s plans for the hybrid cloud are rising themes

  • December 23, 2016 23 Dec'16

    Top 10 storage stories of 2016

    The year has been dominated by the continued rise of flash, plus the rapid emergence of hyper-converged infrastructure. Meanwhile NVMe promises huge performance gains for flash

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