What is Converged Infrastructure?

Converged Infrastructure (CI) solutions use a best of breed hardware approach to combine compute, storage, networking hardware and visualization software into a single, integrated architecture.

Why Organisations Choose Converged Infrastructure?

Organisations that buy converged infrastructure solutions are typically more performance centric.  They want to power tier 1 workloads and have a centricity around performance, availability and deploying applications at scale.  CI buyers also tend to want flexibility to either support an all ethernet infrastructure or an already in place fibre channel infrastructure.  They want IT convergence without compromise.

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MODERN CI PLATFORM

Modern converged infrastructure solutions are smarter, simpler, smaller – and more efficient than ever before. They’re virtual machine-aware and hybrid cloud-ready, while retaining the predictability and efficiency advantages of dedicated compute and storage tiers.  Pure’s FlashStack Converged Infrastructure (CI) Solution is a holistic alternative to disk-based CI and HCI offerings. FlashStack is delivered in partnership with Cisco and VMware, providing best of breed components that have been tested under many different scenarios.  It scales, without disruption, as your business grows and provides a powerful and reliable platform for your cloud, business-critical applications, DevOps, and modern analytics – right out of the box.

Advantages of FlashStack:  

  • Simple no trade-off architecture eliminates disparate hardware silos
  • Proven, validated inter-operability and for confident application deployment
  • Infrastructure for both traditional and converged operating models so you can consolidate operations at your pace
  • Converged infrastructure for multi-hypervisor, bare metal or container deployments
  • Built for the cloud, including full integration with cloud platforms from Cisco, VMware, OpenStack and others

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