Converged Infrastructure And Integrated Systems

Launched last month – a major three report series for market planners providing a complete overview of Converged Infrastructure and Integrated Systems (CIandIS) vendor offerings and positioning, user adoption views and opportunities, market sizes and forecasts for the EMEA region. Available below is a description of each report complete with highlight findings, table of content […] Read more »

Dell Is Feeling Bullish About The Enterprise

In February we attended the Dell Technology Camp 2013 at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. Topic: The Evolution of the Data Center. Make no mistake, the Data Center and its surrounding enterprise infrastructure and application ecosystem might well be Dell’s future bread and butter market, once the Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners buyout transaction is […] Read more »

Where To Next For Systems Infrastructure Vendors?

Vendors of branded systems infrastructure hardware are reaching two major inflection points. First, system architectures are increasingly being sold as converged infrastructure (CI) that packages servers, storage, networking and infrastructure software into a single solution. Second, in order to gain agility, enterprises move away from on-premise solutions and increasingly adopt as-a-service infrastructure (IaaS) deployment options […] Read more »

The Four Types of System Architectures

In the past, data centre computing was characterised by large, integrated resources called mainframes. As shared computing resources became more decentralized and affordable, these resources split into distributed computing layers of servers, storage, networks and software. To curb the proliferation of distributed IT sprawl, these computing layers were pooled and virtualized for maximum efficiency and […] Read more »

The Future Of Converged Infrastructure And Integrated Systems

Didcot/Monnickendam, December 7th 2012 – ITCandor and The METISfiles announce a joint multi-client study on the future of converged infrastructure and integrated systems. ITCandor and The METISfiles believe vendors are shifting towards supplying new types of integrated systems incorporating server, networking, storage and infrastructure software. Users are considering integrating their fragmented data centre equipment in […] Read more »