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SimpliVity: Transforming the Data Center with Virtualization and Storage Convergence

The data center has fast been transformed by the emergence and mainstream adoption of virtualization over merely the past decade. Virtualization has changed the ability of IT to deploy and manage workloads, and lent tremendous power to the administrator for manipulating those workloads in clever ways. At onset, virtualization first became appealing to most users because it promised to homogenize a rather difficult part of the physical data center through a layer of software abstraction. Such abstraction would make configuration and deployment difficulties associated with physical server hardware and fat operating systems melt away. The rewards from this undertaking were tremendous – untold buckets of operational dollars were saved by avoiding time and effort intensive rack, power, install, and configure cycles that would occur repeatedly to facilitate application development, testing, production deployment, cycle replacements, break/fix, and more. The changes have infused the business with a new ability to leverage IT, and to do so at lower cost and with less risk of disruption.

The transformation is not yet complete, as the full promise of virtualization is inhibited by the underlying physical infrastructure of the data center. Realization of the need to address the infrastructure complexity problem is driving a flurry of innovation in the market. With an eye on what we call hyperconvergence, we’ll briefly survey innovations emerging in response to on-going virtualization challenges, evaluate how these technologies will impact the datacenter over the next few years, and highlight one vendor as an early innovator bringing these changes to the market: SimpliVity. Unlike early players who have converged a few aspects of the IT Infrastructure stack – rudimentary storage and server functionality – SimpliVity has assimilated all the functionality of the IT Infrastructure on to a single platform. Each such unit – OmniCube, as SimpliVity calls it – offers a complete set of data center infrastructure functionality at a fraction of the acquisition and operating costs of separate IT systems. But hyperconvergence will bring about change far bigger than costs, and may well transform how IT is done. Let’s take a look.
 

Publish date: 08/20/12
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SimpliVity prepares 'hyper-converged' OmniCube

SimpliVity Corp. came out of stealth today, promising an integrated stack of storage, compute and networking in 2U appliances that can be managed through VMware's vCenter console.

  • Premiered: 08/20/12
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: SearchVirtualStorage.com
Topic(s): TBA SimpliVity TBA OmniCube TBA convergence TBA VMWare TBA vCenter TBA Arun Taneja
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Showing Wide-Ranging Global Market Adoption for OmniCube...

SimpliVity's rapid market adoption continues to provide evidence that a revolution is afoot in IT infrastructure, providing great benefit to IT organizations worldwide that can now capitalize on the superior economics and simplicity that the new era is ushering in.

  • Premiered: 07/01/13
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: MarketWatch.com
Topic(s): TBA SimpliVity TBA OmniCube TBA OmniStack TBA Virtualization TBA primary data TBA Data Center TBA Data protection TBA Cloud TBA Private Cloud TBA Storage
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Acceleration of SimpliVity Customer Deployments Exemplify New Era in Converged Infrastructure

SimpliVity, the leading vendor in the converged infrastructure market with its award winning OmniCubeTM platform, today announced a collection of customers who chose OmniCube based on features and functionality not found in any other converged infrastructure offering.

  • Premiered: 01/27/14
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: Sys-Con Media
Topic(s): TBA SimpliVity TBA OmniCube TBA Converged Infrastructure TBA converged TBA hyper-converged TBA Virtualization TBA Storage TBA data
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Hyperconvergence tackles storage and server strain

The simplicity of all-in-one data center offerings makes hyperconvergence popular with smaller businesses. After spending more than a decade selling IT shops on the benefits of separate server and storage environments, IT infrastructure vendors are starting to take a different tack, bundling servers and storage -- and in some cases, networking -- into Lego-like modules. The big plus is, they scale for capacity and performance, and they're managed as a single system.

  • Premiered: 05/20/14
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: Tech Target: Search Data Center
Topic(s): TBA hyper convergence TBA Storage TBA Data Center TBA scalability TBA Converged Infrastructure TBA vCenter TBA VCE TBA vBlock TBA NetApp TBA FlexPod TBA Nutanix TBA SimpliVity TBA Scale Computing TBA SAN TBA VMWare TBA OmniCube
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Convergence and Hyperconvergence: Assessing the Difference

If you feel you are already being left behind as the era of data center convergence unfolds, fret not—it seems that the convergence we have seen so far is just the opening act. The real action is yet to come in the form of hyperconvergence.

  • Premiered: 07/09/14
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: IT Business Edge
Topic(s): TBA Storage TBA Data Center TBA convergence TBA hyper convergence TBA scale-out TBA WAN Optimization TBA WANO TBA Auto-Tiering TBA LUN TBA VM TBA Virtualization TBA Virtual Machine TBA Cloud TBA Compute TBA server TBA OmniCube TBA SimpliVity TBA Dell TBA Nutanix TBA Google TBA Facebook
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Nutanix will support Amazon cloud from hyper-converged infrastructure

Nutanix this week introduced Cloud Connect for hybrid cloud storage on Amazon Web Services Simple Storage Service (S3) and pledged to add support for other cloud providers within the next 18 months.

  • Premiered: 08/21/14
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: Tech Target: Search Cloud Storage
Topic(s): TBA Nutanix TBA SimpliVity TBA Cloud Connect TBA AWS TBA Amazon Web Services TBA hyper convergence TBA VMWare TBA Virtual SAN TBA VSAN TBA Nimboxx TBA Maxta TBA Scale Computing TBA Dell TBA OmniCube TBA Arun Taneja
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New SimpliVity Integrated Solution with Cisco UCS delivers the best of both worlds

SimpliVity, a leader in hyperconverged infrastructure for the software-defined data centre, announced today at VMworld 2014 that it will release a new version of its OmniStack Data Virtualization Platform to deliver greater flexibility for operating on x86 industry-standard systems.

  • Premiered: 09/18/14
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: IT Web
Topic(s): TBA SimpliVity TBA OmniCube TBA Cisco TBA Arun Taneja TBA VMworld 2014 TBA VMWorld TBA OmniStack
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Hyperconvergence Makes Virtualization a Cinch for Businesses

Small business IT teams that want to wholeheartedly embrace server virtualization but are perhaps intimidated by getting up to speed on the technology may welcome a solution that ensures all integrated components work together automatically and transparently in the background.

  • Premiered: 11/24/14
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: BizTech Magazine
Topic(s): TBA Arun Taneja TBA Virtualization TBA hyperconvergence TBA hyperconverged TBA LUN TBA Storage TBA HPC TBA High Performance TBA SimpliVity TBA OmniCube TBA SAN TBA Deduplication TBA Compression TBA WANO TBA WAN Optimization TBA HP TBA IBM TBA Scale Computing TBA Nutanix
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SimpliVity OmniCube sets sights on remote office storage

SimpliVity OmniCube hyper-converged family gets a little brother for remote offices and file restores for more granular backups.

  • Premiered: 08/26/15
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Virtual Storage
Topic(s): TBA SimpliVity TBA OmniCube TBA Arun Taneja TBA hyper-converge TBA hyper-converged TBA hyper-convergence TBA hyperconverged TBA hyperconvergence TBA Remote Office TBA Storage TBA ROBO TBA Data protection TBA DP TBA Virtualization TBA Backup TBA Compute TBA Networking TBA Virtual Machine TBA VM TBA CPU TBA Capacity TBA VMWare TBA KVM TBA Hypervisor TBA Microsoft TBA Hyper-V TBA all-flash TBA All Flash TBA SSD TBA SQL
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New Pivot3 storage makes strategic play for SMB, ROBO users

Edge Office is the new Pivot3 storage for hyper-convergence at midsize companies and distributed enterprises. Modular configurations range from 1.6 TB to 6.4 TB per node.

  • Premiered: 10/11/16
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Converged Infrastructure
Topic(s): TBA Pivot3 TBA Storage TBA SMB TBA ROBO TBA hyperconverged TBA hyperconvergence TBA vSTAC TBA remote branch office TBA Remote Office TBA Jeff Kato TBA replication TBA Data protection TBA VMWare TBA VM TBA Virtual Machine TBA Virtualization TBA Microsoft TBA Hyper-V TBA KVM TBA Hypervisor TBA Nutanix TBA OmniCube TBA SimpliVity TBA Scale Computing TBA storage infrastructure
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Hyper-convergence boosts data protection systems

Though hyper-convergence originally dealt only with primary storage, these days, hyper-converged systems are an essential part of your data protection toolkit.

  • Premiered: 11/04/16
  • Author: Jim Whalen
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Data Backup
Topic(s): TBA Storage TBA Data protection TBA hyperconverged TBA hyperconvergence TBA hyper-converged TBA hyper-convergence TBA Backup TBA Virtualization TBA SATA TBA SATA drives TBA Data Deduplication TBA Deduplication TBA Compression TBA Cloud TBA flat backup TBA Virtual Machine TBA VM TBA HCI TBA hyperconverged infrastructure TBA Compute TBA Unitrends TBA Veeam TBA Recovery TBA SimpliVity TBA Cohesity TBA OmniCube TBA scale-out TBA Primary Storage TBA NAS TBA flexibility