Converged Infrastructure Systems Comparative Assessment

The importance of IT has never been greater. Companies are transforming their business models with digital technologies, leveraging emerging mobile and social platforms, and increasingly operating online. And all of these developments are powered by IT innovation. Yet, IT departments face critical challenges in meeting the ever-increasing demands of the business. With new generations of

A Practical Guide for Evaluating the Value of VCE Converged Infrastructure for Data Center Modernization

Cloud computing is transforming IT in terms of how services are delivered, how infrastructure is deployed and managed, and how IT organizations structure themselves. For the purposes of this study, Forrester is defining a cloud solution as having three major characteristics:“self-service access, full automation of processes and policies, and metering and tracking of usage.”1 It

Selecting the Optimal Path to Private Cloud

Cloud computing models offer a new approach for IT organizations to deliver business services to end users. By implementing their own internal or “private” cloud infrastructures, IT organizations can deploy a technology model that provides both flexible IT architectures and dynamic business agility. The private cloud model, once fully implemented, offers capacity on a pay-as-you-go

EMC ScaleIO Architectural and Functional Overview

EMC ScaleIO is software that creates a server SAN, aggregating servers’ local direct-attached storage to form globally accessible shared block storage. This white paper describes the functionality of ScaleIO and explains the converged architecture, scalability capabilities, elasticity features and the massively parallel, linearly scalable performance of the system.