The world of modern IT infrastructure can be complex and difficult to manage. Typically, infrastructure is a mixture of servers, data storage platforms, a backup solution and networking switches . Right now, these different pieces of the IT puzzle, live in separate, expensive and hard to manage silos. This is traditional infrastructure at its worst. With expanding business requirements and shrinking budgets, it creates a set of challenges which are all too familiar to today’s IT administrators and business owners.
Converged solutions solve the challenges of traditional IT infrastructures, by putting all of the separate pieces together. They combine compute, storage and networking into a single server, which dramatically simplifies the infrastructure stack.