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How NetApp HCI compares to the Traditional Data Centre

How NetApp HCI compares to the Traditional Data Centre

13/07/2018

With todays evolving IT environment, businesses are being forced to change the way that they approach the data centre setup. No longer can businesses stick with the traditional setup without being faced with challenges such as time constraints and cost. NetApp’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure ((HCI)) solution combats these issues and is viewed as the leader in the current data centre evolution.

So why is it worth businesses investing in HCI and what benefits will they get in return for their investment?.NetApp HCI is a great investment with the overall costs to run and maintain being dramatically reduced compared to the traditional setup. When updating their traditional data centres, businesses would work over several weeks to deploy whereas NetApp HCI can be installed and programmed and ready to deploy in a matter of hours.

Traditional data centres tend to require more maintenance due to the number of working elements. NetApp combats this pain point by working all the inner components into one unit, which is all managed through a hypervisor such as Hyper-V or VMware. After speaking with several IT Managers in businesses that have implemented NetApp HCI, this is been a huge benefit as it has freed up much needed time for them to work on projects that required more attention.

Another challenge that these IT Managers agreed that HCI has addressed is the automation of routine tasks and reduce the possibility of user error. With NetApp HCI, businesses have the ability to unleash the full potential of their applications across their infrastructure or in the cloud. NetApp allows for hybrid cloud services to simplify the management of your applications to aid the digital transformation of a business.

With a Gartner rating of 4.5, NetApp HCI is something that any business who is considering the move to HCI should be paying a lot of attention to. If you would like to find out more, you can download the report here: https://bit.ly/2m93h1A

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