Browsing Posts tagged HCI

Most people probably already know the terms Converged infrastructures (CI) and HyperConverged Infrastructures (HCI) that are both become quite common in the IT world, with several products and solutions that aim to be fit in those classifications. HCI has become a hot topic with several vendors that aim to be a leader in this area, or with several “magic quadrants” that try to define who is in. But like happens with the Software Defined Something (especially the Software Defined Software) it’s not always easy to determine what really can fit in a classification and what not. […]

StorMagic is a software-defined storage company enabling hyper-converged infrastructure for two nodes configuration and SMB, using its software based product StorMagic SvSAN, that support VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V platforms. But StorMagic has also some interesting validated architecture and partnership with some vendors (for example Cisco). And the StorMagic Dell EMC® HCI Appliances represent an engineered solution powered by StorMagic SvSAN software and Dell EMC PowerEdge servers.

Big Switch Networks announced that Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) now supports a robust ecosystem of the leading hyperconverged (HCI) solutions, including: VMware vSAN, Dell EMC ScaleIO, and Nutanix. Big Switch Networks is a company in the Software Defined Network (SDN) area with a clear declared mission: to bring network innovation to a broader audience, by delivering fit-for-purpose products based on hyperscale networking technologies.

Scale Computing is an alternative hyperconverged solution that cover the entire stack: from the hardware, to the hypervisor and storage, to the management part. Their HC3 platform is an hyperconverged solution that can be used for small- and medium-sized businesses but also in some enterprise departments with a simple (and different) approach to virtualization and storage. Their appliances was sized to a have good compromize between computing and storage resource, but also to permit a good scalability in the datacenter. For this reason thei were all 1U size, but for this reason limited in the maximum […]

Atlantis USX is an HCI product is a software-defined storage solution (100% software or also available as an integrated in the HyperScale appliances). The Atlantis USX Community Edition allows technical aficionados to learn how Atlantis brings performance, agility, increased capacity, and mature data services to the data center.

Scale Computing has launched their hybrid HC1150 hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) with a three nodes cluster for under $25,000 that will allow the SMB to more freely adopt hyperconvergence, making virtualization as simple and cost effective as a single server. The HC1150 combines virtualization with servers and high performance flash storage to provide a complete, highly available datacenter infrastructure solution at the lowest price possible. Offering the full line of features found in the HC2000 and HC4000 family clusters, the entry level HC1150 provides the most efficient use of system resources – particularly RAM – to […]

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