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Complex infrastructure worries CIOs
Infrastructure complexity and exponential growth in data storage needs are top concerns for IT decision-makers in the UK and Germany, according to research conducted on behalf of Pivot3.
The study also found that:
Survey responses suggest hyper-convergence may be a solution to many of these challenges. According to the study, UK and German IT decision-makers think that HCI will represent nearly a quarter of their IT infrastructure within three years.
Additionally, one in five (21.45%) UK and German IT decision-makers think HCI is the most promising new technology for Data Centre Modernization, which aligns with research firm IDC’s prediction that spending on converged infrastructure will rise to $17,8-billion in 2016, a $13,2-billion increase from 2012.
“Hyper-converged systems are the go-to alternative to complex piece-part infrastructure, which is causing fundamental shifts in this sector,” says Ron Nash, CEO of Pivot3. “Pivot3 global hyper-convergence combines storage and computing to move data storage into the 21st century using storage virtualisation. We are and always have been pioneering this innovation.”