A look at SimpliVity – a Hyper-Convergence option by @vCloudernBeer

This guest post is by Anthony Chow who blogs at http://cloudn1n3.blogspot.co.nz/, where you can find his back catalogue of posts. Find out more about the guest blogger program here.

Compute, Network and Storage are the 3 pillars of a data center. Storage had been my weakest point in terms of knowledge and experience.

Today I had a great chat with Brian Knudtson (@bknudtson) who is very knowledgeable in different aspects of the technology field and had opened my mind in the area of “Hyper-convergence”. In this post, I am stepping out of my comfort zone again and try to venture into this area and take a look at this emerging and expanding market. In VMworld 2014, VMware announced a new product EVO:RAIL which reinforce the idea that this “Hyperconvergence” market has huge potential in the coming years.