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1 06, 2015

What is Hyperconvergence?

By | June 1st, 2015|Hyperconvergence|0 Comments

It’s been some time since I’ve specifically written anything on the topic of Hyperconvergence.  This isn’t to say that the subject has gone away, being ignored or anything like that.  Quite to the contrary, hyperconvergence is bigger than ever… […]

8 01, 2014

Designing and implementing IT solutions without a reseller

By | January 8th, 2014|Infrastructure, Solutions, Unleashed|Comments Off on Designing and implementing IT solutions without a reseller

Our Brains This IT malarkey is always a bit strange to me, I spent years resisting value added resellers attempting to what I thought was rip me off and sell me days of services, that a) I didn’t think I had any hope of getting financial approval for and b) [...]

2 04, 2013

Virtualisation: Separating the hype from the hyperconvergence

By | April 2nd, 2013|Hyperconvergence, Infrastructure, Virtualisation|Comments Off on Virtualisation: Separating the hype from the hyperconvergence

Many moons ago when I was but a lad, I handed in a draft of my dissertation for my MSc in Technology and Innovation and had used the phrase ‘bleeding edge’ to which my supervisor was not too happy about. She thought it was rather nasty. I did point out that it is a legitimate [...]

11 03, 2013

Backups @£$£%* damn backups!

By | March 11th, 2013|Disaster Recovery|Comments Off on Backups @£$£%* damn backups!

What if, someone in the world made a piece of backup software that actually worked? The hardened system admins, just said ‘Windows Backup’ – I heard you, and in many respects you’re right. It does a file based backup and it does it well. In some environments that haven’t virtualised, I use it because it [...]

3 01, 2013

Still taking two boxes to the server room? You could virtualise and go!

By | January 3rd, 2013|Hyperconvergence, Infrastructure, Solutions, Technology, Virtualisation|Comments Off on Still taking two boxes to the server room? You could virtualise and go!

One of the problems that a lot of customers and talk to us about is that they know they need to virtualise, they have a load of old servers on their last legs but have put budgets forward for a server refresh going from physical servers with direct attached storage to virtual ones with a [...]