Hyper-converged in 2018: Everything you need to know

Hyper-converged in 2018: Everything you need to know


The adoption of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is continuing apace in datacentres across the world, as enterprises look to reap the benefits of adopting software-defined infrastructure setups.

According to those in the know, such as HCI hardware manufacturer Dell-EMC, 2018 is on course to become the year when enterprises move beyond simply using the technology to support general IT functions and start entrusting mission-critical workloads to it as well.

Some of this is being prompted by organisations realising their ageing server, storage and networking deployments are rapidly approaching end-of-life, and– as a consequence – not efficient or powerful enough to meet the needs of the business anymore.

It is a setup that also brings immense benefits to enterprises who might be struggling with space constraints too, as combining their server, storage and networking requirements into a single, software-defined stack can help cut down on datacentre complexity and free up floor space too.

In this e-guide, we take a closer look at some of the latest thinking in HCI, and shine a light on the benefits adopting it has brought to customers who have thrown their weight behind the concept

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