Hyper-Converged Infrastructure 101

If you're in the market to refresh your storage or servers you might have run across the term hyper-converged systems. Your first questions might be: What are hyper-converged systems, and how are they different from converged systems? In this introduction to hyper-convergence I will answer this question as well as touch on some of the benefits of hyper-converged infrastructure (and being realistic) some of the pitfalls of hyper-converged infrastructure.