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5 myths about hyperconverged infrastructure debunked

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has gone mainstream, yet myths still remain that lead to misconception and confusion even among those that already have various HCI solutions deployed. These are five of the most prevalent myths debunked.

First of all, the acquisition price of HCI solution varies by vendor and often by the brand of hypervisor used in the solution. Secondly, while it can often be the case that purchasing the individual components needed to create a virtualisation infrastructure may be less expensive than purchasing an HCI solution, that is only part of the cost of the solution. The true and total cost of infrastructure goes far beyond the initial purchase.


Pushing the high street to the edge
In a world where immediacy is the big consumer model, there’s no time for the latency that occurs when data travels to and from remote data centres or the cloud In the last year alone the UK has seen the struggle, decline, and collapse of iconic high street retail brands such as BHS, Toys R... Read More

Hyperconverged infrastructure sales pick up steam in Q1

Hyperconverged infrastructure sales boosted by hybrid IT popularity The converged infrastructure market grew by 19.3 percent year on year to $3.75bn (£2.96bn) during Q1, with Dell Technologies far and away the market leader, according to new IDC research. The market was helped by strong hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) sales – infrastructure that packs networking, compute, storage… Read More


Scale Computing releases new edge products for simplified deployment

Practical, compact and affordable infrastructure key to edge success Hyperconverged infrastructure company Scale Computing has expanded its HC3 family with a new series of compact HCI edge products designed for easy deployment. An increasing number of organizations, particularly in the retail sector, are in need of infrastructure at the edge of the network, but deployment… Read More


Schneider Electric and Cisco announce plug-and-play HCI micro data centres for the edge
Schneider Electric and Cisco have announced pre-integrated hyperconverged micro data centres for the edge, combining Schneider Electric’s physical infrastructure with Cisco’s HCI HyperFlex Edge infrastructure Whether or not you take Gartner predictions as golden, Schneider Electric is listening to the analyst house’s prediction that 75 percent of data will be processed at the edge by... Read More


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