Rackscale Converged Infrastructure: Benefits, Challenges, Realities, and Advice

Scott D. Lowe

Scott D. Lowe

Partner, ActualTech Media

Andy Warfield

Andy Warfield

CTO, Coho Data

What You Need to Know

Modern data center architecture is undergoing a radical transformation as organizations seek to streamline their IT operations and reorient infrastructure to better suit the needs of the business. IT pros across the business spectrum need to understand how this paradigm shift affects both their careers and their businesses.

Join Coho Data’s Andy Warfield and ActualTech Media’s Scott D. Lowe as they talk about Rackscale Converged Infrastructure and how it compares to many of the other data center architecture options that are available on the market today. In this conversational webinar, Andy and Scott will discuss the evolution of infrastructure and how we got to converged, hyperconverged, and cloud-based solutions. They will cover the pros and cons and the challenges associated with each of these approaches to help you better understand how Rack-Scale architectures can help IT leaders bring in the value props of public cloud to their own enterprise cloud.

During this event, you will:

  • Discover how popular use cases—application consolidation, VDI, OpenStack, Big Data, etc.—are impacted by your architectural decisions
  • Gain an understanding for how the characteristics of Rackscale Converged Infrastructure benefit the IT department as well as the business
  • Learn why all IT resource silos—storage, networking, and virtualization—need to be involved in the rackscale conversation and how each benefit