Learn how converged infrastructure is enabling organizations to create better business economics and improved ROI.
More and more companies are gaining significant returns on investment from converged infrastructure, which takes a “building block” approach to networking, compute and storage systems as well as a centralized approach to management. Gartner predicts that hyper-converged infrastructure—which the analyst firm sees as the third wave in integrated systems--will see a huge upswing in adoption in the next five years.
These days, it is not unusual for a physical server to have an operational lifespan of a decade or more. So, when it comes to configuring servers, the present and the future must be kept in mind.
There are many who say that converged infrastructure is the future of the data center, but what’s the future of converged infrastructure?
While the benefits of converged infrastructure are undeniable, so too are the changes this type of infrastructure can cause to a typical data center. No longer, for example, does IT staff have to spend weeks collecting requirements, sizing, planning, procuring equipment, deploying and testing when servicing a new application or requirements. Instead, the process is streamlined and much faster.