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When Does It Make Sense to Leave the Cloud?

Over the last decade, the cloud has gained popularity and acceptance, evolving from an emerging technology that inspired concerns about lack of security, to almost every company’s go-to solution. Now, it’s common for organizations to take a cloud-first approach to technology.

But is the cloud really right for everyone?

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How Are HCI and Hyperconverged Storage Different?

Technology news site NextPlatform.com reported that hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has evolved from a way to consolidate data center infrastructure resources to a springboard for hybrid cloud because of its cloud-like capabilities. Organizations are turning to HCI to optimize and simplify operations and automate management processes through a single pane of glass.

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HCI or SDS: Which Is Best for Your Company?

The technology news site Data Centre Dynamics reported that the pandemic actually has been good for the data center, making its role in supporting the workplace even more important than before. Focus on the data center has led to renewed efforts to reduce infrastructure energy use and to increase the agility and availability of the data center.

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5 Problems Hyperconverged Infrastructure Can Solve

In The Smart CIO’s Guide to Modernizing a Data Center, leader in hyperconverged infrastructure technology (HCI) Nutanix emphasized that new approaches to data center architecture are essential in this time of evolving operation requirements.

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What’s the Difference Between HCI and SDI?

BizTech reported that the year-long pandemic has driven companies in many industries to modernize their infrastructures. This move is propelled by the need to transition to a “digital-first enterprise.”  

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3 Ways to Transform Your Data Center

Researchers at McKinsey & Company reported that the pandemic has spurred digital transformation for businessesspeeding up the adoption of digital operations by 3 to 4 years. Customers and employees rely on digital processes to access products and services and conduct business during the shutdown, prompting companies to adapt or risk losing a competitive edge.

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How to Get Cloud Ready With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

The way companies are using cloud keeps evolving. Today, organizations are exploring new cloud strategies that take advantage of hybrid cloud and multicloud architectures. According to the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index, 86% of enterprises identify hybrid cloud as their ideal cloud model. Out of the companies surveyed, 63% take advantage of a multicloud strategy. 

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How HCI Simplifies Data Management for Your IT Team

Data management is the key to data storage retrieval. Storing data efficiently and quickly accessing it is essential because so many organizations use automation and advanced analytics, such as artificial intelligence, to make business decisions and perform critical operations. Working with complete, accurate, and current data keeps a business competitive.

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How to Adapt Your Data Center for Containers

Containers have become a popular way to run applications because their portability increases the flexibility and agility of the way companies use applications. With companies increasingly turning to the cloud, containers provide a way of developing and running cloud-native applications by providing an operating environment that supports microservices  

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What HCI Users Need to Know About Data Protection

No company is safe from natural disasters or data breaches. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t have business continuity or disaster recovery (DR) solutions in place. The massive power outages in Texas this winter are a case in point. The power utility was not expecting severe winter weather and had to resort to rolling blackouts to prevent a total system failure.

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