Tag Archives: Convergence

Simpler management motivates Ethernet SAN investments – TechTarget

The immediate payoff of scraping distinct networks and installing FCoE was to drive down complexity, Masseth said, and “truckloads of cable left the data center .” 

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Segmenting Networks for Security

Historically, there has been little convergence between manufacturing and enterprise in the plant network. Instead, there are multiple, separate networks – one network may run fieldbus protocol at the device level, another network may run ControlNet protocol for machine-to-machine communications, while a third protocol, such as Ethernet, or a proprietary network, links the machines to data acquisition and storage units for reporting or archiving.

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PTS and SimpliVity offer Free eBook: Hyperconvergence Infrastructure for Dummies

From PTS and partner SimpliVity, download a free copy of Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Dummies (eBook in PDF format) by Scott D. Lowe
  • Use hyperconverged infrastructure to simplify IT & reduce total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Achieve economics & agility of large scale web companies in your data center
  • Solve capacity, performance, data protection, mobility & management challenges

Hyperconvergence is the ultimate in an overall trend of convergence that has hit the market in recent years.

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Is Converged Infrastructure the Future of Cloud Solutions?

The idea is to build a cloud platform as efficiently as possible. That means having hardware components in place capable of handling high user demand, great levels of multi-tenancy, and advanced resource controls. So, is this why so many companies are starting to look more at converged infrastructures for their cloud and virtualization platform?

There are some new players on the market. Numerous vendors are creating powerful node-based server platforms capable of great amounts of scale.

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PTS Partner SimpliVity on a Mission to Simplify IT

SimpliVity Convergence 3.0: Converge EntireStack into a Single Resource Pool
SimpliVity is on a mission to simplify IT. SimpliVity’s products are used by hundreds of enterprises and service providers worldwide and SimpliVity has been recognized by the industry for its leadership team, channel acumen and friendliness, and product innovation.

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Hyper converged is just the tip, let me show you my rack | This is Hyper-Awesome

To say that the Hyper Converged appliance marketplace is “so hot” right now is more or less understatement of the year. Nutanix, Simplivity, Scale Computing, Nimboxx, Pivot3, EVO:Rail, and now Stratoscale are all vying for a piece of a very large pie.

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