6 common hyperconverged infrastructure myths

Hyperconvergence is steadily becoming a mainstream architecture choice for many datacenters. We have spoken before about the advantages of hyperconverged infrastructure when compared with traditional infrastructure, as well as of the benefits it offers for SMBs and its reliability as a private cloud solution. As it is the case with innovative solutions, opinions on the topic tend to vary. There are a few sources out there pointing out some of …

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4 benefits of hybrid storage: SSDs versus HDDs

IT infrastructure has come a long way. The industry is rapidly growing and the multitude of solutions out there is getting increasingly complex. IT has started serving increasingly varied business and technology needs within all organisations on the planet. In both hyper-converged and traditional solutions, data storage options have seen many interesting changes. From hard drive technology we are increasingly moving to much faster solid state drives. Buyers now have …

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4 steps to follow when choosing a hyper-converged infrastructure

Are you considering a hyper-converged infrastructure? Here are some tips on how to deploy one: The way we do business is changing at a fast pace and technology is at the heart of these changes. With businesses needing to be more responsive and more adaptable to market needs, there is a great pressure on IT departments to step up their game and take a more proactive role within the organisation. …

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Hyper-converged vs. converged vs. traditional infrastructures: which one should you choose?

Tips on choosing the best architecture for your business Hyper-convergence is becoming a “hot” topic in the technical world. It has made a strong appearance in the industry and it is rapidly gaining popularity because of the numerous business needs it covers. According to a Gartner study, the hyper-converged market is projected to grow by 75% in 2016 and go “mainstream” in just a few years from now. A hyper-converged …

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Disaster recovery: what to take into consideration

Here is an interesting bit of information about disaster recovery that is guaranteed to frighten any business owner, IT manager or systems integrator: Gartner studies have shown that 76% of companies experience an outage each year, and 40% of companies go out of business if they cannot access their data for 24 hours. Those are quite deadly numbers. So what are the main causes of downtime? Hardware/software failures Human error …

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