In this video, George Teixeira – CEO & President at DataCore Software – answers a few questions on the landscape of hyper-converged and software-defined storage solutions and the value proposition.
Jon Toigo, CEO and managing principal of Toigo Partners International dives further into the subject of hyper-converged storage in his article, “Separate the Hype from Hyper-Converged Storage.”
If you’re like a lot of people, a few years ago you probably began consolidating your physical servers using a hypervisor. You then discovered that some of your applications were running slowly, or that moving a virtual machine (VM) from box to box was harder than you expected, requiring you to manually re-establish the routing between the virtual app and its data stored somewhere on the company SAN. In both cases, your hypervisor vendor likely told you that your legacy storage was the root of the problem. To solve the problem once and for all, your hypervisor maker said, you can abandon your old storage and jump on board with something called hyper-converged storage.
Read the full article here.