IT professionals are inundated with new ways to deliver storage services to applications and users. Architectures like converged and hyperconverged seem to defy conventional wisdom, creating a new paradigm and server side storage. But the more things change, the more they stay the same. Over 20 years ago the concept of a shared storage network was created to address three key concerns that data centers faced: reliability, scale and performance. In modern data centers the concerns are still critical, in fact they are even more so. In this ChalkTalk Video Storage Switzerland and Brocade compare and contrast modern shared storage architectures vs. hyperconverged architectures.