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Lenovo Amasses Critical HCI Building Blocks

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Lenovo has launched three new ThinkAgile VX Series products powered by VMware vSAN™.  These new offerings assemble important HCI building blocks that will drive modern data center design. Lenovo is taking big steps to address the top concerns of enterprise buyers looking to deploy HCI. High-Reliability Lenovo Servers For Enterprise HCI The VX Series is Read more...

VMware Welcomes the Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series

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Lenovo and VMware are transforming the storage business together Hyper-converged infrastructure, or HCI, is the fastest growing market in IT, and the new Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series promises to expand the market even faster with Lenovo’s first turnkey, integrated system powered by VMware vSAN. To understand why HCI is growing, you might consider how mobile Read more...

Storage 101: Now An Easy A

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Storage, once the toughest course in the IT handbook, is suddenly an “easy A” and the most popular class for 2017’s incoming IT professionals. The disruptions of flash, hyper-convergence and cloud now simplify storage decisions that used to take months. For this year’s crop of IT decision-makers, it’s going to be a good year to Read more...

7,000 vSAN Customers and Counting!

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As if the hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) market weren’t hot enough, VMware just posted stunning vSAN market adoption rates showing that a torrent of 7,000 customers have now adopted vSAN, confirming its position as the leading product in the category by any account. Along with this rapid growth, the HCI market is continuing to evolve into Read more...

The Rise of the IT Generalist

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A lot was written last year about the rise of the IT generalist who can bridge the isolated worlds of servers, storage, networks, and even applications. Generalists help companies respond quickly to IT needs that span disciplines. And for companies looking to digitally transform their business, the IT generalist offers a new path to agile Read more...

The Stars Align For 2017 HCI Hardware

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HCI is Not Just About Software-Defined When we talk about hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), we often focus on how this new model of IT infrastructure simplifies operations by uniting compute, storage, and networking under a single management interface. An aspect that’s occasionally overlooked, however, is how HCI’s hardware model also directly improves IT agility and cost-effectiveness Read more...

Data Fabric Meets Cross Cloud at Insight 2016!

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It’s that time of year when thousands of NetApp enthusiasts converge in Las Vegas for the annual NetApp Insight conference.  With a theme of “Data Fabric Now”, NetApp Insight 2016 offers technical updates on how customers can easily adopt flash and cloud solutions.  Of special interest will be the continued proof points on the complementary Read more...