Enterprises today are seeking to accelerate innovation and time to market by driving unprecedented resilience, agility and workload consolidation from IT. With an intelligent hyper-converged infrastructure, all that is now within reach.
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Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) combines servers and storage into a distributed infrastructure platform with intelligent software to create flexible building blocks that replace legacy infrastructure consisting of separate servers, storage networks, and storage arrays. More specifically, it combines commodity datacenter server hardware with locally attached storage devices (spinning disk or flash) and is powered by a distributed software layer to eliminate common pain points associated with legacy infrastructure.
How does it work?
HCI converges the entire data-center stack, including compute, storage, storage networking, and virtualization. Complex and expensive legacy infrastructure is replaced by a distributed platform running on industry-standard commodity servers that enables enterprises to size their workloads precisely and to scale flexibly as needed. Each server, also known as a node, includes x86 processors with SSDs and HDDs. Software running on each node distributes all operating functions across the cluster for superior performance and resilience.
Hardware platform configurations are available to fit any workload by independently scaling the various resources (CPU, RAM, and Storage) and can be provisioned with or without GPU for graphics acceleration. All nodes include a flash to optimize storage performance, and all-flash nodes are available to deliver maximum I/O throughput with minimum latency for all enterprise applications.
In addition to the distributed storage and compute platform, HCI solutions also include a management pane to enable you to easily administer HCI resources from a single interface. This eliminates the need for separate management solutions for servers, storage, storage networks, and virtualization.
Benefits of Hyperconverged Infrastructure
The benefits of moving from complex legacy infrastructure to the simplicity of hyper-convergence are many, but among the top reasons organizations make the switch are lower costs, improved, consistent performance, a smaller data center footprint, greater efficiency, and productivity in IT teams, and maximized infrastructure ROI
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