Which Data Center Strategy Will Rule 2020?

Hyperconverged systems vs. composable infrastructure The digital landscape of 2020 is forcing many IT administrators to reconsider their roles and, with it, their infrastructure. IT administrators are now tasked with helping businesses open new revenue generation streams, promoting growth, strengthening profitability and driving innovation, all while putting together a data center strategy that minimizes the [...]

Dawn of the Boundless Data Center

With the rise of cloud technology and growing distribution of data center workloads across branches and remote locations, the need to extend the integrity and resilience of on-prem data centers beyond their four walls is increasingly important. Cloud technology is providing the agility, access and innovative IT services that businesses are using to compete in [...]

Racing for Hyperconverged ROI: 5 Key Questions to Consider

What happens when you try to use last-generation IT assets to solve today’s data-driven challenges? You’re bound to experience a world of inefficiencies. With our industry evolving at a velocity that seems to be increasing every year, it is getting harder to keep up. IT leaders are charged with the task of adapting to the [...]

The High Performance Enterprise Cloud

With the growing trend toward digital transformation, and increased expectations on IT leaders to manage more with less money, one type of architecture has been steadily growing in popularity due to its ability to dramatically simplify day-to-day data center operations. Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) was introduced in 2014, and has since been used to advance resource [...]

Recorded Webinar: IBM Power Announcements Webinar

Hear experts from Sirius, IBM and Nutanix as they share their knowledge on IBM Hyperconverged Systems powered by Nutanix–including details on the recent announcement of AIX support on the platform–and IBM Power9 scale out announcements. As an added webinar bonus, Nutanix OEM Sales Manager, Phil Ditzel takes viewers through a highly informative demonstration of the [...]

Operation HX: Keeping Your Business Applications Up and Running

A typical data center has multiple generations of servers, operating systems, hypervisors, and storage devices—often from multiple vendors. How can you efficiently manage all of that? Sirius partners, Lenovo and Nutanix have teamed up to further simplify IT, accelerating time-to-value with the Lenovo Converged HX Series. Sirius is a national leader in the design and [...]

Hyperconvergence: What’s in it for You?

A typical data center has multiple generations of servers, operating systems, hypervisors, and storage devices—often from multiple vendors. Today’s IT administrators are charged to do more with less, drive efficiency with speed, manage risk with predictability, and—above all—to drive profit through IT. Yet external factors are taking data center complexity to new heights. Technology advances [...]

Digital Promotion: The Hyperconverged Infrastructure All-Star Rules the IT Court!

Virtualization of x86 servers was the first major enterprise IT innovation to appear on 21st-century courts. They delivered dramatic initial savings, tangible ROI, massive operational efficiencies, and a solid jump shot. Today, virtualization is utilized by most data center teams, but it creates its own set of challenges such as virtual machine sprawl, massive data [...]

Goodbye Multiple Interfaces, Hello Hyperconverged

Today’s IT infrastructure is the equivalent of sitting in the cockpit of a 747. You’ve got a lot of switches to learn. One wrong move, and the plane is going down. Servers, networks, storage and software – how do you manage all of that? The typical data center is equipped with multiple servers, operating systems, [...]

Can You Really Have Infrastructure That Just Works?

One of the largest initiatives that our clients are undertaking is the virtualization of their entire environment. They need a virtual infrastructure that is agile enough to easily grow and expand with their business, while providing enterprise-class performance and reliability. This is where converged and hyperconverged infrastructures come in. While hyperconverged environments help to address [...]