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Understanding and Supporting Hyperconverged Network Demands

When evaluating the impact of hyperconverged infrastructure on your data center, it's important to remember that hyperconverged infrastructure affects your network as well as your servers and […]

New Year's Resolution: Update Your Disaster Recovery Plan for 2019

It's drawing close to the end of the year. Time is running out to get your disaster recovery (DR) strategy updated to keep you safe in 2019. Here's what you need to do:

Choose the Right Approach to Using More Than One Cloud

When you have more than one cloud, it's important to be clear whether you have a hybrid cloud or a multi-cloud environment. The difference matters, because they support different goals and create […]

Use Hyperconverged Infrastructure to Achieve Digital Transformation Faster

There's intense pressure today for organizations to undergo digital transformation with the goal of becoming more responsive, more effective, and deriving more value from the data collected in the […]

Six Times You Should Consider Using Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hyperconverged infrastructure continues to be a growth technology, finding a place in more and more data centers. How do you know if it belongs in yours? 

Discover the Business Benefits of a Hyperconverged Backup Solution

When creating backups just means copying data to another location and filing it away for safekeeping, that means creating backups is just an undesirable expense that adds no business value. But […]

Modernize Your Data Center With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

When it comes time to refresh and modernize your data center infrastructure, it's time to consider hyperconverged infrastructure. No longer just the choice for limited purposes like virtual […]

Keep Your Cloud In-House With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Deciding to turn over your infrastructure to a cloud provider is a tough decision. There are good reasons to want to keep control over vital business infrastructure. With hyperconverged […]

Solve IT Problems Just In Time, Not In the Nick of Time

These two expressions mean almost the same thing: "in the nick of time" and "just in time." But you don't want to solve your data center problems in the nick of time. That implies it was only good […]

Using Hyperconverged Infrastructure Will Change Your Data Center Management

One of the biggest challenges of managing your infrastructure is simply figuring out who you need to contact when there's a problem. It isn't always easy to determine if the failure is caused by […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solves Multiple Data Center Challenges

Hyperconverged infrastructure is continuing to grow in popularity. IDC reported that sales of hyperconverged infrastructure in 2017 increased by 64.3 percent from sales in 2016.

Get Ready to Transition to Hyperconverged Infrastructure

The benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) include lower costs, greater agility, and simpler management. If you've made the decision to move to hyperconverged infrastructure, simplify […]

How Will You Minimize Your IT Downtime?

The costs of downtime continue to rise. One statistic claims that for nearly a quarter of survey respondents, the cost of server downtime was more than $300,000. That's per hour, not per incident.

Solve the IT Challenge in Remote Offices With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

A big business can have lots of small offices, each needing information technology services. Providing the IT support they need effectively without maintaining an on-site presence in each location […]

5 Key Questions That Should Determine Your Big Data Storage Strategy

Big data is no longer optional for business. Forbes reported that 79 percent of executives think that companies that don't pursue big data will face tough challenges, possibly even being driven […]

Six Ways Hyperconverged Infrastructure Saves You Money

Saving money and using resources more efficiently and effectively are constant imperatives in data centers. Introducing hyperconverged infrastructure can help you reduce the complexity, streamline […]

Use Hyperconverged Infrastructure to Simplify Data Protection

When a business undergoes digital transformation, its data becomes critical to every business process. Protecting that data is crucial to ensure that the business is able to function, and data […]

Both Hyperconverged Infrastructure and Disaggregation Can Simplify Data Center Management

Nearly everyone uses hyperconverged infrastructure, or plans to. A survey by InteropITX found that only 20 percent of survey respondents had no plans for using hyperconverged infrastructure. The […]

5 Changes to Plan for When Switching to Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Gaining the benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure requires more than plugging it in. Using hyperconverged infrastructure effectively requires rethinking your approach to how you manage your […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure from Nutanix Can Increase Your Network Security

There are many aspects to data security, but overall they boil down to knowing and controlling who has access to it. Firewalls and perimeter-based security try to keep intruders out, but intruders […]

5 Storage Problems You Can Solve With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

It's often the case that one technology can solve multiple problems. This is particularly true for hyperconverged infrastructure, which is a technical solution that brings together multiple […]

Get Your Hyperconverged Inspiration from Web-Scale Giants

Who's your IT role model? There are companies that achieve levels of excellence with their IT that most companies can only aspire to.

Leverage Storage Administrator Knowledge After Switching to Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Whenever there's a technology change, there's a human impact. When you plan to bring a new technology into your data center, you need to consider how it will affect the operations team that […]

3 Business Benefits of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Technical decisions should never be driven by technical factors alone. Technology needs to fit within the context of the business, including how it conducts its current operations, the types of […]

Fully Integrate Network Management With Hyperconverged Infrastructure from Nutanix

Hyperconverged infrastructure brings servers and storage together into a single integrated appliance, simplifying monitoring and management. Along with the push to cloud, hyperconverged […]

5 Reasons Why Hyperconverged Infrastructure Should Be the Foundation of Your Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid clouds are half easy, half hard. The easy part is the public cloud—with that, you find a cloud provider and leverage their services. The hard part is what makes it hybrid: the private cloud […]

Use Hyperconverged Secondary Storage to Build Your Hybrid Cloud and Reduce Data Sprawl

Secondary storage. The name makes it seem less important than primary workloads, less deserving of focused attention. That lack of focus means that secondary storage can become a primary challenge […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Can Help Operations Teams Manage Big Data

As companies collect more and more data to support big data analytics, they run the risk of overloading their operations. This isn't just an issue of having the capacity to store all that data; […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Supports Digital Transformation

Almost every company is now working on a digital transformation. This means that data is no longer just a by-product of business processes. The generated data informs smart business decisions, […]

Two Alternatives That Simplify Running A Private Cloud

Companies get several benefits from using the public cloud: expert management of their technical infrastructure; low costs and pay-for-use servers; high availability; and easy scalability. For […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Supports High Availability and Data Protection

Hyperconverged infrastructure can help companies reduce their costs and simplify management of their data center. One of the ways it does this is due to built-in support for high availability and […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Management is Easier With These Features

One of the promises of hyperconverged infrastructure is that the data center becomes easier to manage. Because the compute, storage, and networking elements are designed to work together, they can […]

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