What is a software-defined infrastructure? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 1 minuteUnlike traditional IT infrastructure, software-defined infrastructure allows the user to go beyond the physical limitations of hardware. A software-defined infrastructure is a modern approach to designing IT infrastructure. It is also an approach that is slowly becoming the norm. But what is software-defined infrastructure and what are the benefits it offers? What is a software-defined infrastructure? A software-defined infrastructure (or, in short, SDI) is an IT infrastructure where software controls computing …

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What is a virtual machine (VM)? – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 1 minuteModern IT infrastructure embraces virtualization as a means to better use IT resources. To this means, virtualization enables the creation of “virtual machines” or VMs. But what is a virtual machine? We explain this concept in our Syneto Vocabulary. What is a virtual machine (or a VM)? A virtual machine, often mentioned in its abbreviated form – VM, is essentially a virtualized asset. This can be an application of any …

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What is virtualization – Syneto Vocabulary

Reading time: 2 minutesIf you work in the IT world, you will hear the word “virtualization” a lot. At Syneto, we mean to simplify IT and we do so with the help of our products. But we also want to make sure our vocabulary is simple and easy to understand. This article is meant to explain a concept that we use very often: what is virtualization? What is virtualization? Virtualization refers to the …

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The new SynetoOS 4 is here!

Reading time: 1 minuteSynetoOS 4 is the first operating system specifically designed to power hyperconverged IT infrastructures with built-in Disaster Recovery and native File Sharing. The new operating system is both VM-aware and DR-aware, allowing the system to detect and understand virtual machines, datastores and file shares. This technological breakthrough means that SynetoOS 4 completely automates the day-to-day management processes which are common in an IT infrastructure: Datastore provisioning VM resource allocation File …

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6 common hyperconverged infrastructures myths

Reading time: 5 minutesHyperconvergence 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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