New technologies often fundamentally change how IT procures and operates infrastructure and Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is no exception. HCI is the combination of compute and storage into an easy-to-manage solution that doesn't require dedicated storage experts to keep it running.  The business case for selecting HCI over traditional infrastructure has long since been made (PDF).

Just like other new technologies, customers often do not know about system upgrades or refresh cycles that will occur in the future when they initially purchase these solutions. We are now at a stage where HCI solutions from multiple vendors have been...

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Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He splits his time between systems administration, technology writing, and consulting. As a consultant he helps Silicon Valley start-ups better understand systems administrators and how to sell to them.