Australia’s Credit and Investment Ombudsman (CIO) has deployed hyperconverged infrastructure to simplify its IT environment and increase performance in its primary data centre and disaster recovery co-location site.
CIO has since seen data storage efficiency levels surge to storing 300 times the amount of data on their servers than they would have with their traditional environment, thanks to added deduplication, optimisation and compression technologies.
Hyperconvergence is a fairly new phenomenon in data centre IT that relies on a software-centric architecture. This aims to integrate compute, storage, networking and virtualization resources, along with other technologies such as deduplication and management functionality, in a commodity hardware box usually supported by a single vendor.
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