HyperConverged Infrastructures (HCI)

2019 The Year to Hyperconverge!

We touched on Hyper-convergence in 2017 in this article. There has been a dramatic increase in installations and also vendors offering the service. Microsoft with its Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)  offering taking on Vmware VSAN.

Netapp has been a new player to the game with Nutanix being still the strongest player per below

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One of the main benefits we have seen with Nutanix is the cost of the Open Source operating system Nutanix AOS compared to Vmware. Nutanix can run Hyper-V or Vmware but the only benefit you entail then is the bonding hardware ( Storage , Compute and Networking )

We are definitely seeing a shift of Small to Medium Business using more cloud offerings with Compute in Azure and larger Enterprise using the above systems!