Converged infrastructure operates by grouping multiple information technology (IT) components into a single, optimized computing package. Components of a converged infrastructure may include servers, data storage devices, networking equipment and software for IT infrastructure management, automation and orchestration.
ESG Senior Analyst Terri McClure focuses on cloud infrastructure, including converged and hyperconverged solutions, as well as storage and cloud file sharing. Since joining ESG, she has become a much-sought-after analyst in the cloud infrastructure and storage space. Terri brings more than 20 years of technology industry experience to her role.
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In this ESG Video Blog, ESG's Terri McClure talks about her expectations for Converged and Hyper-converged Infrastructures in 2017. Video Transcript Wow, 2016 was certainly an interesting year... WATCH VIDEO
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