Dell EMC VxRail vs. DIY hyperconverged: A three-year TCO analysis

TCO Study: Dell EMC VxRail vs. DIY HCI Using vSAN ReadyNodes Configuration


In place of three separate vendors supplying and supporting three tiers, with converged infrastructure, you gain faster ordering, less problem-prone deployment, and less administrator burden. However, for hyper-converged, whether or not you’re considering buying DIY server hardware or committing to a fully packaged product, you’ll need to first conduct an in-depth TCO analysis.

This paper presents the results of a three-year TCO study comparing Dell EMC VxRail appliances and an equivalent DIY solution of standalone server hardware and software. Read on to see each HCI system modeled with total hardware capital expense, total software capital expense, and operational expense for small, medium and large clusters over a three-year period.


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Dell EMC Intel (Xeon) ®
28 Sep 2017
28 Sep 2017
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