Traditionally, the responsibility of assembling IT infrastructure falls to the IT team. Vendors provide some guidelines, but the IT staff ultimately does the hard work of integrating them. The ability to pick and choose components is a benefit, but requires effort in qualification of vendors, validation for regulatory compliance, procurement, and deployment.
Converged and hyperconverged infrastructure provide an alternative. In this blog, I'll examine how they evolved from the traditional infrastructure model and compare their different features and capabilities.
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