Data Center Infrastructure Efficiency Reports

HCI Can Pave the Way to a Software-defined Platform and the SDDC
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Before purchasing and implementing a complete SDDC, download this guide to determine how much of a software-defined platform your business needs. You'll discover the role of HCI in SDDCs, and learn how build an SDDC by using HCI's software-defined platform as foundation for version-controlled node automation, and more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Converged Infrastructure Drop-off Doesn't Mean Data Center Death
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: The dropping adoption of converged infrastructure doesn't foretell its death. Read on here to discover why many enterprises still select CI as a more stable and agile operating environment over HCI, and to consolidate assets acquired through acquisitions, as told by our experts in this guide.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 15 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hyper-converged vs. Converged IT Infrastructures Explained
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: The days of cobbling together makeshift data center systems are fast waning. This e-guide illustrates the difference between converged and hyper-converged infrastructures. Read on to leverage CI and HCI to accelerate server and data center consolidation projects, support VDI deployments, and more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 15 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hyper-convergence Strategy Guide
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to get a strategy in place to ease your transition to HCI and reduce your hardware needs, as well as time spent working on storage and hypervisors.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Converged vs Hyper-converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: You need to choose a side in the debate between converged infrastructure (CI) and hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). This e-guide covers the primary points you will need to make the decision that will shape the future of your data center.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Dell

Server Showdown: Blade Server Architecture vs Hyper-convergence
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: The goal of every data center admin has been to simplify hardware platforms while increasing operational agility. Blade server architecture is the reigning champion, but the rising superstar that is hyper-converged infrastructure is aiming to take the crown. Access this e-guide to see which will one you should put your money on.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 14 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Workload Optimization Tips for Hyper-converged Technologies
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Inside this expert guide, Clive Longbottom, co-founder and service director at Quocirca, identifies which application workloads are best suited for HCI—like ROBO and VDI—and explains why. Read on to gain cautionary advice, as well, with regards to HCI being a main component of cloud platforms.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HCI Appliances Embrace Containers and More Flexible Pricing
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: A handful of startups and top-tier players have introduced container-driven bundles that could determine a new delivery and support approach for hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). Read this expert guide to see highlighted several HCI appliances built for containerized apps that should be on your radar.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ten Reasons to Consider a Hyper-converged Data Center
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Download this guide as our experts reveal the top 10 reasons to consider a hyper-converged data center, including its suitability for scale-out VDI workloads, ROBO support, hardware refresh, and more. Inside, you'll discover which workloads apply to your needs, and determine if HCI should be implemented.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 14 Aug 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Converged vs. Hyper-converged Infrastructure: The Bottom Line
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this guide, contributors from SearchConvergedInfrastructure lay out the differences between converged and hyper-converged infrastructure storage. Read on to finally get the bottom line from our experts on the divergence between CI and HCI storage, with specific appliance examples.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Pure Storage

How Hyper-converged Infrastructure Gives Data Centers a Boost
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Download this expert guide to view the trends and vendors shaping HCI and its role in the software-defined data center (SDDC). You'll also gain advice on implementing HCI, regardless of whether your apps are traditional, big data- or cloud-based.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Pure Storage

Assessing Hyper-converged Infrastructures Based on Feature Capabilities
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, 20-year industry veteran Jacob Gsoedl demonstrates how hyper-converged systems differ from traditional storage systems. Read on to get a run-down of the top considerations buyers should have on their checklist for evaluating, purchasing, and deploying HCI, and more.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Pure Storage

Composable Infrastructure Overview
sponsored by VeriStor
EGUIDE: Composable infrastructure, or disaggregation, undoes traditional resource grouping, enabling you to mix and match resources as needed to meet specific workload demands. Access this e-guide to learn how composable infrastructure, its limitations, and the type of impact it will have on your organization.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017

VeriStor

Hybrid Cloud: Avoiding Implementation Mistakes and Re-examining Your Toolset
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
EGUIDE: In this guide compiled by the editors at SearchCloudComputing.com, you'll discover how to avoid hybrid cloud implementation missteps, with advice on pairing the right type of public cloud with the most appropriate on-prem storage. Download now to gain this, and three additional articles, as well.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 27 Jul 2017

Lenovo and Intel

Assessing Hyper-converged: Products, Scalability, and Ecosystem Support
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
EGUIDE: From the experts at SearchConvergedInfrastructure.com, this guide assesses several types of HCI architectures based on featured capabilities—including cost model, data protection, and resiliency. Read on to see the analysis, as well as to answer the burning question, "Why is the HCI definition so varied?"
Posted: 01 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Lenovo and Intel

Trends in the Data Center Colocation Market
sponsored by Equinix
EGUIDE: In order to make themselves stand out from traditional hosting, colocation service providers are offering new capabilities and services. Access this e-guide to learn about three of these data center services and see how they can improve your data center management strategy.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 26 Jul 2017

Equinix

Colocation Data Center Market News
sponsored by Equinix
EGUIDE: Are colocation data centers about to be replaced by neutral connections? The current shifts in the colocation market are showing that this may very well be the case. Read this brief e-guide to learn about the colocation data center market shake-up that might spell huge benefits and a greater range of options for certain customers.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 25 Jul 2017

Equinix

DCIM Software Evaluation Guide
sponsored by Nlyte Software
EGUIDE: Before you invest in data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tools, you need to know your needs and how to analyze whether a prospective tool will meet them. In this e-guide you will learn how to evaluate and compare DCIM software platforms based on key considerations.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Nlyte Software

Workloads Study Findings
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are focusing on their infrastructure investments, especially when it comes to off-premise locations. Access this white paper to see what is driving so many businesses to invest in IT infrastructure to help handle their workloads.
Posted: 29 Jun 2017 | Published: 29 Jun 2017

Equinix

Colocation-Based Interconnection Will Serve as the 'Glue' for Advanced Digital Business Applications
sponsored by Equinix
ANALYST REPORT: What does digital business mean to you? What makes it work? What could make it work better? This Gartner report explores these questions, as well as the idea of data center interconnect fabric for digital business enhancement.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Jul 2016

Equinix

DCIM: Exploring its Past, Present & Future
sponsored by Nlyte Software
EGUIDE: Although data center infrastructure management (DCIM) provide deep insights into your organization's inner-workings, DCIM tools aren't for everyone. This e-guide explores the background of DCIM tools, their current role in your enterprise, and where they fit in the modern data center. See if your organization stands to benefit.
Posted: 22 Jun 2017 | Published: 20 Jun 2017

Nlyte Software

Time to Update Your Data Center Metrics
sponsored by Nlyte Software
EGUIDE: IT teams have to evolve their data center facilities management strategies. The same old data center metrics won't cut the mustard anymore. Access this e-guide to learn about the new metrics to optimize your data center efficiency.
Posted: 22 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Nlyte Software

Survive the Ripples in the Data Center Pond
sponsored by Nlyte Software
EGUIDE: Data centers are seeing significant improvements and having a ripple effect through the data center infrastructure management (DCIM) market. Access this e-guide to learn about the DCIM market how you can optimize your current equipment to maintain high server space, power and cooling standards.
Posted: 22 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Nlyte Software

Modern Data Center Design Discussion
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
EGUIDE: What decisions go into building a modern data center? This e-guide discusses the data center design decisions. Inside, you will find discussions on three interface options for remote server monitoring and management, and the differences between blade and rack servers.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

HPE and Intel®

Modern Data Center Design Discussion
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
EGUIDE: What decisions go into building a modern data center? This e-guide discusses the data center design decisions. Inside, you will find discussions on three interface options for remote server monitoring and management, and the differences between blade and rack servers.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 09 Jun 2017

HPE and Intel® Xeon