Hyperconverged Infrastructure: what it is, what it does, what it serves, what vendor does it best
What it is –
Hyperconverged Infrastructure or HCI is a unified system that combines the elements of a traditional data center: storage, compute, networking and management providing users with simplicity and a cloud-like experience.
What is does –
Hyperconverged Infrastructure provides solutions for small-medium and
large enterprises by 1) minimalizing the cluster size and high efficiency with small configurations, and providing 2) tools to manage a large number of small
What it serves – ·
- Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SME)
- Remote Office/Branch Office (BOBO)
What vendor does it best –
Scale Computing is a complete end-to-end solution offering one of the most affordable solutions on the market. Scale provides a
clever networking solution on the back end that does not require external switches, which keeps both the customer’s cost and number of components to bare minimum. Furthermore, Scale prides themselves on their clean, well-designed dashboards making it easy to deploy and use for their customers (1).