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Choosing the Right Hardware Ingredients

Choosing the right hardware for your data center requires a careful examination of the various infrastructure approaches. Whether a simple, yet expensive rollout of converged hardware or a more flexible approach with multiple vendors works best for your organization will depend on size, technical requirements, staff expertise, and, of course, budget.

In this exclusive handbook, experts explore the various options, from choosing a single hardware source to opting to customize through multiple vendors and offer insights on how to approach such decisions and how to think about simplicity versus flexibility.

Read on and you’ll also examine the idea of vendor lock-in in the context of availability and server architectures.

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