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SlideShare: Hyperconvergence is Broken, Learn How to Fix it!

While hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI) offer rapid startup they lock organizations into a specific set of vendor compute, storage, networking and hypervisor configurations. And, as the infrastructure scales it becomes increasingly difficult to deliver workload specific levels of performance and data

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Hyperconvergence Has To Scale Better – Scale Computing Briefing Note

Hyperconverged architectures are a natural fit for medium to large size businesses that can house all or most of their applications within their environment. But hyperconverged vendors need to help businesses get started and help them extend the hyperconverged use

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How To Network All-Flash Arrays

All-Flash arrays, or almost any array that leverages flash, creates a problem for the rest of the storage infrastructure. It exposes weaknesses in storage software, internal storage system networking and external connectivity. In the past these architecture components hid behind

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What is Open Converged Infrastructure?

Converged infrastructure (CI) and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) are common terms, but open converged infrastructure (OCI) is new. What is it and how is it different from the other architectures? This article will start with an examination of the similarities and

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Do Nutanix Customers Need a Backup Solution? – Comtrade HYCU Briefing Note

Nutanix customers find themselves in an interesting situation. On one hand, they have a scale out hyperconverged infrastructure system that has helped many people expand their virtualization environment. But some Nutanix customers find themselves in need of a backup solution.

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How To Design a Hyper-V Disaster Recovery Plan

Server Failure, Storage System Failure and Data Center Failure are all forms of disaster that will impact the Hyper-V environment. Now IT planners should add ransomware to that list. How does the Hyper-V Administrator design a disaster recovery plan? Disaster

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How SMBs Can Have Enterprise Class DP without Breaking the Bank? – BackupAssist 10 Briefing Note

Small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) often lack a good backup and recovery strategy, and often do not realize the difference between archive and disaster recovery. They find quality data protection (DP), data retention and disaster recovery difficult to obtain

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