Upcoming webinar “Hyper-Converged or Compute and Storage Separated – Which is Best for Virtualization”, which will be held on August 20th by Chris Evans, Independent Consultant, Langton Blue Ltd.


Hyper-converged solutions are all the rage these days, with startup vendors making great advances in the marketplace. There are advantages to merging compute and storage into a single package, but are there benefits to keeping the storage and compute layers separate too?

From this webinar, you will learn:

  • Market overview and definition of hyper-converged and non-hyper-converged solutions
  • Issues with using legacy “monolithic” storage with virtual environments
  • A view of distributed storage solutions
  • A definition of scale out storage architectures including software-only solutions

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Former VMware CTO Scott Davis joins Infinio.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 3, 2014 – Infinio, the price/performance leader in storage acceleration for virtualized data centers, announced today that Scott Davis, former CTO of VMware’s storage and end-user computing divisions, has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. At the same time, company founder Vishal Misra moves to the newly created role of Chief Scientist. Misra is also a professor in the Computer Science department at Columbia University. Scott’s blog here. His Twitter here - @shd_9

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XangatiXangati Names S. ‘Sundi’ Sundaresh CEO
Xangati, a leading provider of cloud and VDI performance management solutions, today announced the appointment of S. ‘Sundi’ Sundaresh as president and chief executive officer. Since early 2013, Sundaresh has served as an advisor to Xangati and has been instrumental in helping implement the strategy for growth as well as assist with fundraising.

Xangati Raises $11M in funding led by HighBar Partners to bring VDI, workload and cloud performance management to a wider market.
New funding from HighBar, with participation from Citrix, allows Xangati to further innovate and accelerate market momentum of its popular VDI, workload and cloud performance management solutions.

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