Data centers continue to serve as the engines behind today's most successful businesses, continually tuned to deliver optimum workload performance and competitive advantage in the wake of big data. The server sprawl of the last decade is slowing as IT and line-of-business decision makers shift technology to support specific workloads, rather than deploying equipment en masse. This workload focus, as well as the business-driven requirement to make every IT dollar count, spurred a move toward converged infrastructure.
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Market disruption creates HCI opportunity as customers look to consolidate data center footprints
Insights Digital transformation increases the volume of data collected and processed by organizations, making IT environments more complex to manage. Hybrid cloud is often the answer to this challenge, and many hybrid cloud environments leverage HCI as the underlying infrastructure for private cloud instances. Microsoft’s play in the HCI market allows customers to keep their […]
COVID-19 necessitates data center investments, becoming a catalyst for digital transformation
COVID-19 shifts data center market demands as customers leverage the cloud to meet swift transformation needs In 2020 IT decision makers around the world moved into highly reactive and tactical modes to mitigate COVID-19’s impact on their businesses, and data centers had to be provisioned rapidly for remote activities across all elements of the business […]