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August 28, 2017


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Jan Cipra

Hi, the link to the post about the Next-gen Data Protection is not working.

Mike B

Chad, thanks for the detailed post. Pasted an excerpt below, could you provide more clarification on how these statements will continue to describe different products as the industry moves towards off the shelf solutions?

The type of orchestration and life cycle management that typically defines CI/HCI is becoming less dependent on custom integrations and plugins designed by companies like Dell EMC. VMware already refers to VSAN as HCI, and with the release of products like SDDC Manager any gap in the definition of features that qualify a product to be 'HCI' appears to be closing.

"Ready Bundles are more than just server + network + storage + software packaged around a given workload… it’s READY. Tested, validated, documented – and setup for easy acquisition.

Ready Systems are more than just CI/HCI + software packaged around a given workload. It’s READY. Tested, validated, documented – and setup for easy acquisition."

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