Converged and Hyperconverged Infrastructure Evolve into Building Blocks for Next-Generation Datacenters

| July 25, 2017

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With the emergence of new business models and the growing digitalization of various industries, technology is fast becoming the key pillar for organizations to remain competitive, spur innovations, and capture new growth opportunities. Despite increasing IT budgets, the traditional three-tier architecture, with its inbuilt complexities, is proving to be a hindrance to meeting these rising business and market demands. In addition, the pressure to reduce operational costs and improve productivity is also driving technology teams to explore alternative means to cut down complexity and costs through the adoption of agile architectures. Currently, IT staff spend a significant part of their time in low value add activities such as provisioning, monitoring, and troubleshooting. For growing businesses in today's environment, this time should ideally be spent on understanding the business needs and working on innovation projects to build the competitive edge. Thus, progressive technology teams are evaluating and looking for new technologies to simplify infrastructure management with the fewest possible integration challenges to free up the IT staff's time for truly value-adding initiatives.

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