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Redefining HCI: The Next Stage of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

01/16/2019

Datacenter teams are finding that the levels of scale, simplicity, and agility needed to support complex digital transformation initiatives simply cannot be achieved using the long-standing practice of buying individually managed silos of datacenter resources, or just following the “check box” next to things like application programming interfaces.   As a result, IT organizations around […]

Wait a Minute! The Data Center is Not Dead, It’s…

01/03/2019

A Gartner Research report recently caught my attention called “The Data Center is Dead, and Digital Infrastructures Emerge.” In the report, Gartner analyst David Cappuccio highlights strategies like prioritizing workload placement, building an ecosystem of visionary partners, investing in talent and training, and leveraging distributed digital infrastructure.  All of these are valid for any IT […]

NetApp and OpenStack: A Winning Partnership

12/19/2018

As more and more enterprises move towards building the next-gen datacenter, hybrid clouds will become the norm.  OpenStack fits into the on-prem portion of that perfectly, and along with NetApp, makes for an effective and high-performance solution. NetApp’s FAS and AFF storage arrays, and Element Software storage platforms are designed to provide increased efficiency and […]

Element Software 11.0 Brings Greater Flexibility and Protection to NetApp…

11/29/2018

NetApp® Element Software, the magic powering both our NetApp HCI and NetApp SolidFire® infrastructures, releases its newest edition today. With Element 11.0, NetApp HCI and SolidFire deployments continue to be more flexible, protected, and simple.   As part of our announcements at Insight Las Vegas, customers leveraging both Element 11.0 and ONTAP 9.5 can benefit […]

Converged vs. Hyper Converged Infrastructure: Simplifying Application Placement

11/28/2018

In the early 2000s, we saw a major shift in enterprise strategies for managing application placement. For decades, critical applications were placed on faster and more reliable equipment, while noncritical applications were placed on progressively slower, more cost-effective equipment. As we entered the digital era, in which entire businesses now rely on IT services, the […]