SimpliVity Accelerates Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Adoption

There has been plenty of coverage on hyper-converged infrastructure solutions over the last year. Enterprises are realizing the benefits of hyper-converged technologies such as improved storage performance, capacity/scale, mobility, access speed etc. The technology which primarily includes virtualization software, server, storage and network switching all in a contained x86 based appliance is gaining significant traction. SimpliVity just announced it is seeing accelerated demand for its […]

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For EMC, $1.2B Virtustream Acquisition Worth Every Penny in IaaS Cloud Race

Joe Tucci and his team at EMC have done it once again! The company just announced a definitive agreement to acquire Virtustream for $1.2B and form a new business unit to offer Managed Cloud Services. Gartner recently selected Virtustream as a niche cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider in their 2015 Magic Quadrant for IaaS. VCloudNews analysed the Gartner MQ and interestingly […]

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VCE VxRack Hyper-Converged System and EMC’s Converged Infrastructure Journey  

Just weeks after a public debate on VMware vs Nutanix technologies, VCE announced the new VxRack line of hyper-converged systems at EMC World 2015. The hyper-converged space is getting a lot of attention due to success found by Nutanix, Nimboxx, Simplivity and others. EMC which is the primary investor in VCE is relying on a broad Converged Infrastructure strategy with software and hardware technologies mainly […]

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NIMBOXX Delivers VERDE Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

NIMBOXX, an IT  Infrastructure solution player that offers an appliance based Hyper-Convergence solution announced that it has acquired the VERDE enterprise virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) business from Virtual Bridges. Hyper-Convergence has been in the news lately. VCloud News just covered the evolution of converged and hyper-converged infrastructure along with EMC’s VSPEX BLUE announcement. NIMBOXX claims to have created the atomic unit of the software-defined data […]

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VCE Offers Turn-Key Hybrid Cloud Software Enabled Converged Infrastructure Solution

Yesterday EMC announced VSPEX BLUE Hyper-Converged appliance – VCloud News covered and also published the evolution of converged infrastructure, difference between converged and hyper-converged infrastructure, key vendors playing in the market and relative position of the VSPEX BLUE. Today VCE announced VCE Foundation for Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, a new integrated solution designed to further speed and simplify the deployment and management […]

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EMC Unveils VSPEX BLUE Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance for High Performance & Scalable Deployments

The IT infrastructure world is getting more interesting each day. EMC just announced VSPEX BLUE hyper-converged infrastructure appliance today to join the growing community of vendors trying to bring scale and simplicity to IT infrastructure. Converged Infrastructure appeared on the horizon a few years ago with VCE leading the way with their VBlock converged infrastructure units. ‘Converged’ here implied the aggregation of server, […]

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Virtustream Supports Vblock Converged Infrastructure and EMC Cloud Options

IaaS vendor Virtustream announced its xStream cloud management platform (CMP) software is now certified as Vblock® Ready for VCE® Vblock Systems. Targeting customers running SAP applications, xStream will enable enterprises to easily move existing mission-critical workloads to Vblock System-based Private or Hybrid cloud environments, gaining performance and security improvements without re-engineering software. Virtustream is now also a member of the […]

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Oracle Unveils New Portfolio of Converged Infrastructure Appliances

Oracle has been enhancing its engineered systems line and today they announced a portfolio aimed at extending their position in the data center. The new generation of engineered systems, including Oracle’s new Virtual Compute Appliance X5, Oracle FS1 Series Flash Storage System, and sixth-generation Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5 are in line with Oracle’s strategy for reducing costs, increasing value and […]

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