Enterprises are leveraging advancements in what IDC calls “3rd Platform” technologies — cloud, Big Data, mobility, and social — to create new business opportunities and gain competitive advantage. These trends are putting more pressure on IT organizations to transform their datacenter operations to better support business initiatives aimed at reducing costs, increasing revenue, and strengthening customer relationships. This has driven increased demand for converged or integrated systems that provide the tools needed to reduce capital costs, improve operational efficiencies and, ultimately, increase agility within the datacenter.
Protecting your business-critical applications without impacting performance is proving ever more challenging in the face of unrelenting data growth, stringent recovery service level agreements (SLAs) and increasingly virtualized environments. Traditional approaches to data protection are unable to cost-effectively deliver the end-to-end availability and protection that your applications and hypervisors demand. A faster, easier, more efficient, and reliable way to protect data is needed.
Dell Virtual SAN Ready Nodes with Horizon abstract and aggregate compute and memory resources into logical pools of compute capacity, while Virtual SAN pools server-attached storage to create a high-performance, shared datastore for virtual machines.
In a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, compute, networking, and shared storage are delivered from Dell 13G PowerEdge servers powered by Intel Xeon processors, which enables a pay-as-you-go, aff?ordable model to cost-effectively operate at high performance.
Today’s enterprise leaders are looking for a way to make apps run faster, IT management cheaper, and provisioning easier. The advent of hyper-converged software (HCS) has meant that organizations can now get much more out of their hardware than ever before. New data center options are emerging that save time, space and money — creating an industry pivot and a new focus on hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI).
Negli ultimi dieci anni, le soluzioni di converged infrastructure (CI) sono state utilizzate per implementare l'infrastruttura virtualizzata su una configurazione a tre tier, assemblata, venduta e supportata come un'unica soluzione. Anziché avere tre diversi vendor che forniscono e supportano i tre tier, con la CI i clienti ottengono maggiore rapidità per gli ordini, un'implementazione meno soggetta a problemi e un carico amministrativo ridotto.
Over the last decade, converged infrastructure (CI) solutions have been used to implement virtualized infrastructure over a three-tier
configuration that is packaged, sold and supported as a single entity. In place of three separate vendors supplying and supporting the three tiers, with CI, customers gain faster ordering, less problem-prone deployment and less administrator burden.
A related recent development in the data center is converged infrastructure (CI). Instead of the traditional silo deployment approach to storage, compute, and network resources, all infrastructure elements are delivered and managed in a single environment, providing virtualized access to business services in an efficient manner. This is particularly suitable for cloud-based delivery models. However, since CI achieves lower costs through optimization of data center resources, it can be effective for all IT organizations, regardless of the way in which the services are managed or presented.
Organizations increasingly require IT infrastructures that support the speed at which their businesses must operate through simplicity, efficiencies, agility, and strong performance. Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, which enable organizations to minimize or nearly eliminate inefficiencies and complexity associated with maintaining storage and compute silos, have emerged as a strong potential solution for such organizations. IDC’s research demonstrates that organizations running workloads on Nutanix solutions such as Dell XC are benefiting are benefiting from cost and staff efficiencies, the ability to scale their infrastructure incrementally, very high resiliency, and strong application performance. This is helping interviewed Nutanix solutions customers better meet business challenges and has led many of them to establish plans for expanding their hyperconverged workload environment with Nutanix solutions.
Because many SQL Server implementations are running on virtual machines already, the use of a hyperconverged appliance is a logical choice. The Dell EMC XC Series with Nutanix software delivers high performance and low Opex for both OLTP and analytical database applications. For those moving from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2016, this hyperconverged solution provides particularly significant benefits.
Dell EMC provides VMware vSAN Ready Nodes that combine a wide range of Dell hardware and VMware vSAN software into a ready-to-order package. These include the new single-socket Dell EMC PowerEdge R7415 servers powered by the AMD EPYC 7000-series processors. These Dell EMC vSAN Ready Nodes are validated and configured to meet hyper-converged workload needs while taking advantage of lower single-socket licensing costs from VMware.
An IDC study shows Dell EMC VxRail and VxRack hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) Powered by Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor systems deliver the efficiency, performance and savings to increase business agility and enable innovation across your organisation.
Digital transformation has become a business imperative as most aspects of economic engagement have become digital. Around the globe, businesses and government agencies are re-engineering their technology infrastructures to keep pace with customer demands, spur innovation and stay competitive in an ever-evolving digital economy.
A recent PwC survey noted that 45 percent of business and IT executives across 51 countries identified growing revenue via digital transformation as a top priority1. Success in this fast-paced digital landscape requires businesses to transform their IT infrastructures to achieve new levels of flexibility and responsiveness. At the same time, business leaders must find a balance between funding core aspects of the business while investing in new business and technology innovations needed to compete in today’s dynamic environment.
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) systems bundle multiple technology components together into single systems, enabling IT departmen
IDC interviewed organizations that have deployed Dell EMC VxRail and VxRack hyperconverged solutions powered by Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor to support their expanding IT and business operations. Study participants reported that Dell EMC HCI solutions serve as a foundation for innovation across their distributed organizations by providing a cost-effective, agile, and high-performing IT infrastructure foundation. The result is that these organizations are realizing a 619% five-year return on their investment in Dell EMC HCI solutions, which IDC puts at a value of $150,776 per 100 users per year, resulting in a six-month payback period.
La Digital Transformation è diventata l'imperativo del business dal momento che gran parte degli aspetti dell'impegno economico è ormai digitale. In tutto il mondo, le aziende e le pubbliche amministrazioni stanno riprogettando le proprie infrastrutture tecnologiche per stare al passo con le richieste dei clienti, incentivare l'innovazione e rimanere competitive in un'economia digitale in continua evoluzione.
Una recente survey di PwC ha evidenziato che il 45% dei dirigenti aziendali e IT provenienti da 51 paesi ha indicato la crescita delle entrate attraverso la Digital Transformation come una delle priorità principali1. Per avere successo in questo scenario digitale caratterizzato da ritmi serrati, le aziende devono trasformare le infrastrutture IT e raggiungere così nuovi livelli di flessibilità e reattività. Allo stesso tempo, i dirigenti aziendali devono trovare un equilibrio tra il finanziamento dei principali aspetti del business e l'investimento in nuovi business e innovazioni
Uno studio di IDC mostra che i sistemi di hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI)
Dell EMC VxRail e VxRack garantiscono l’efficienza, le prestazioni e il risparmio necessari
per migliorare l’agilità del business e promuovere l’innovazione in tutta l’organizzazione.
When running core workloads, consider hyper-converged infrastructure. Solutions like Dell EMC VxRail simplify operations and significantly
reduce TCO. Recent research from Evaluator Group shows how VxRail compares to AWS On-Demand:
Learn how to lower TCO with Evaluator Group’s full analysis
Introducing the Dell EMC VxRail Appliance powered by Intel® Xeon® Scalable
processors, VMware vSAN and Dell EMC PowerEdge servers — a hyper-converged
infrastructure (HCI) appliance designed to modernize your data center.
Se si eseguono core workload, occorre valutare la possibilità di implementare una hyper-converged infrastructure. Soluzioni come Dell EMC VxRail
semplificano le operazioni e riducono in modo significativo i costi complessivi di gestione. In una ricerca condotta di recente, Evaluator Group ha
messo a confronto VxRail con AWS On-Demand. Ecco cosa ne è emerso:
Leggi l’analisi completa di Evaluator Group e scopri come ridurre il TCO
Organisations that modernise IT with hyper-converged systems from Dell EMC achieve operating and cost efficiencies, allowing them to invest more in innovation, says IDC.
Start your IT Transformation with Dell EMC hyper-converged systems. Simplify IT and see real results.
Competing in today’s digital economy requires companies to innovate from the infrastructure out. Look for advanced technologies like VxRail and VxRack hyper-converged systems to lower costs, boost revenue and accelerate workloads — so you can set aside more funds for innovation. Start your IT Transformation with Dell EMC hyper-converged systems powered by Intel® Xeon® processors.
Datacenter improvements have thus far focused on cost reduction and point solutions. Server consolidation, cloud computing, virtualization, and the implementation of flash storage capabilities have all helped reduce server sprawl, along with associated staffing and facilities costs. Converged systems — which combine compute, storage, and networking into a single system — are particularly effective in enabling organizations to reduce operational and staff expenses. These software-defined systems require only limited human intervention. Code imbedded in the software configures hardware and automates many previously manual processes, thereby dramatically reducing instances of human error. Concurrently, these technologies have enabled businesses to make incremental improvements to customer engagement and service delivery processes and strategies.
IT Transformation enables IT to become a service-centric partner to the business, helping deliver new products and services more quickly. An IDC study of 16 global companies shows the financial benefits.
Today’s always-on business environment relies on IT to deliver a competitive advantage. IT Transformation is the key. Transform your IT with leading hyper-converged, cloud, data storage, servers, open networking and data protection from Dell EMC and Intel®.
Powerful data protection in a converged appliance that is easy to deploy and manage — at the lowest cost-to-protect.
The integrated appliance brings together protection storage and software, search, and analytics — plus simplified system management and cloud readiness. And, the IDPA System Manager, with its clean, intuitive interface, provides a comprehensive view of data protection infrastructure from a single dashboard.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Nov 02, 2015
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