038 - Doing More – Much More – With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Hyperconverged infrastructure, also known as HCI, used to be thought of as appliances that basically brought together storage, compute and networking into a single box. But that definition, and the way of doing HCI in general, is changing.

That’s the focus of this “10 on Tech” podcast, which features a discussion with Maxta Founder and CEO Yoram Novick. ActualTech Media’s James Green asks Yoram about the benefits of a software-only HCI solution, and why he thinks it’s the future of HCI. Hint: it can do a lot more than VDI.

Highlights of the show include:

  • How the field of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has changed over the last several years
  • The reasons HCI is transitioning from appliances/integrated systems to best-of-breed components
  • The ways in which HCI software changes IT economics
  • How software-based HCI allows for greater choice in the data center for things like hardware, hypervisors, virtual machines and containers, etc.
  • Common misconceptions about HCI

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