HPE may have just pulled a rabbit out of the hat with the purchase of SimpliVity for a mere $650M.
As companies transition away from the inherent complexities of traditional IT architectures, we increasingly see hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) as the platform architecture of choice when building a private cloud.
Moving workloads to the public cloud is now a priority for the majority of companies. In fact, over 60% of firms we recently surveyed are housing business-critical assets in Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or other public clouds.
The recent trend for software-defined storage vendors has been to create hyperconverged platforms in order to continue to add greater functionality to the same X86-based servers they rely on.