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The Top 5 Opportunities for VMware EVO:RAIL Partners

Posted: December 09, 2014   /   By: Mark Bowker   /   Tags: EVO, Converged Infrastructure

In a recent survey, ESG found that more than one-third of research respondents have deployed integrated computing platforms (ICPs). The results validate the idea that an alternative IT infrastructure consumption model other than DIY methods has tremendous value. What’s responsible for driving this trend? All three points of the iron triangle—improved economics, reduced time, and predictability. For more details, check out the ESG infographic, Why ICP? A Practical Guide to Integrated Computing Platforms, and the ESG TechTruth: The Private Cloud-Integrated Computing Platform Connection.

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How to Protect an EVO RAIL (video series)

Posted: October 13, 2014   /   By: Jason Buffington   /   Tags: EMC, EVO, IT Infrastructure, Data Protection, JBuff, VMware, Private Cloud Infrastructure, Information and Risk Management, HP, Dell

VMware’s EVO RAIL is an architecture for a hyper-converged, software-defined data center in a single appliance form-factor … to be delivered by various hardware partners. But how do you protect that all-in-one solution?

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ESG Recap of VMworld 2014

Posted: September 08, 2014   /   By: Mark Bowker   /   Tags: Cloud Computing, Storage, EVO, IT Infrastructure, Data Protection, VMware, Private Cloud Infrastructure, Information and Risk Management, channel partners, VMworld, Public Cloud Service

The ESG analyst team headed into a VMworld 2014 with a list of vmworld-2014-top-questions-esg-analysts-hope-to-have-answered/index.html" target="_blank">questions and was met with the high energy of the event the moment we all deplaned at SFO. Each of the individual analysts' key takeaways are included below, following these general observations:

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VMware EVO and Its Market Impact

Posted: September 03, 2014   /   By: Mark Bowker   /   Tags: Cloud Computing, EVO, VMware, Private Cloud Infrastructure, integrated computing platforms, ICP, VMworld

In a recent ESG Research Brief, Integrated Computing Platform Trends, 33% of the respondents indicated that are already using an ICP and there are no signs of lifting the foot off the accelerator pedal.

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