Stories About: hyperconverged

The Four (4) Horsemen of HCI

The Four (4) Horsemen of HCI

By Richard Arneson In his 1887 painting, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Russian artist Viktor Vasnetsov depicted the personification of characters described in Revelations, the last book of The Bible─Death, Famine, War and Conquest. Grim, I know. But roughly forty (40) years later, the term “Four Horsemen” was softened after noted sportswriter Grantland Rice…

HPE’s recent acquisition of Plexxi gives it a leg up on its composable competitors

HPE’s recent acquisition of Plexxi gives it a leg up on its composable competitors

By Richard Arneson In May of this year, HPE announced its purchase of Plexxi, an eight-year-old, Boston-based company that set the IT world on fire based on this one (1) idea: data center networking needed to be less complicated, yet more powerful. They combined software-defined networking with intent-based automation that addressed workload and infrastructure awareness…

Composable Infrastructure and Hyperconvergence…what’s the difference?

Composable Infrastructure and Hyperconvergence…what’s the difference?

By Richard Arneson You can’t flip through a trade pub for more than twenty (20) seconds without reading one of these two (2) words, probably both: composable and hyperconvergence. Actually, there’s an extremely good chance you’ll see them together, considering both provide many of the same benefits to enterprise data centers. But with similarities comes…