NetApp HCI: Hyper Converged or Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure?

NetApp Hyper Converged or Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure – What Might The Future Hold? from Gestalt IT on Vimeo. It is incredible that it already more than a year since my last post here at VDIcloud, and it’s even worse that I promised more content but never delivered. So let’s give it another try, and where … [Read more...]

VMware vSAN 6.6 demo: vSAN Encryption

Advertise here with BSAYesterday I posted a quick video overview of a couple new features that are part of vSAN 6.6. (haven’t seen it, go watch that one first!) I mentioned in that demo that I would potentially do one on Encryption. As I had over a dozen people asking already I figured I would throw a demo … [Read more...]

Hyper-Converged is here, but what is next?

Advertise here with BSALast week I was talking to a customer and they posed some interesting questions. What excites me in IT (why I work for VMware) and what is next for hyper-converged? I thought they were interesting questions and very relevant. I am guessing many customers have that same question (what is next for … [Read more...]

Atlantis Computing announces HyperScale: an All-Flash hyper-converged appliance

Atlantis Computing announced at May 5 a new solution named HyperScale: a four node all-flash hyper-converged appliance running either VMware vSphere or Citrix XenServer. The appliance is available in two versions: the CX-12 and the CX-24. The hardware can be selected from HP, Lenovo, Supermicro and Cisco. Use case … [Read more...]

The Nutanix Journey

Me and my colleagues at FlexVirtual spotted Nutanix some time ago, I believe it was at VMworld Europe 2012 I heard of Nutanix for the first time. In June of 2013 Nutanix announced the presence in The Netherlands by hiring a movie theater in Amsterdam and appealing to the techies among us by showing the […] … [Read more...]

The Nutanix Journey

Me and my colleagues at FlexVirtual spotted Nutanix some time ago, I believe it was at VMworld Europe 2012 I heard of Nutanix for the first time. In June of 2013 Nutanix announced the presence in The Netherlands by hiring a movie theater in Amsterdam and appealing to the techies among us by showing the [...] … [Read more...]

Nutanix announces all flash model and NOS 4.1 with Metro Availability

Nutanix made two new announcements today:  a new hardware model: NX-9240 with only flash capacity. No spinning disks  release of Nutanix OS 4.1 with Metro Availabiliy    The NX-9240 is the first All Flash appliance of Nutanix. It has a raw Flash storage of 20 TB. The main purpose of the NX-9240 is running Tier 1 … [Read more...]

Who is partnering with who in the hyper-converged market

With the announcement of VMware EVO:RAIL the market for hyper-converged systems gets even more attention. Many companies are partnering with eachother to get more synergy. This short blogpost provides an overview of the major players and their partners. Nutanix Hardware and software are sold as a single SKU by … [Read more...]