Appliance-based vs. Software-only HCI Solutions?
What are the main differences between appliance-based and software-only HCI solutions? In the last couple of years, hyperconvergence has made great inroads into the data center, replacing traditional storage arrays and SANs as well as running mission-critical workloads. Today, hyperconverged solutions are predominantly being procured and deployed in two forms: • Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) appliances: a pre-integrated hardware and software bundle delivered as a branded appliance by a single vendor. Appliance vendors include Dell EMC, Nutanix and HPE (SimpliVity.) • … Read More