Tag Archives: TCO

Financial modeling in the era of hyperconvergence and cloud

             Picture from Google Images   IT balances on the line between cost center and business enabler. Whichever way it is viewed, IT has become an essential component of every significant business. Enabling the business … Continue reading

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Dell VDI-bundled XC Series appliances vs. white box + VSAN

Wikibon’s Dave Floyer published an excellent article today featuring an in-depth economic comparison of two approaches to VDI. In the left corner are the new Dell XC Series Web-scale Converged Appliance models targeted at VDI use cases. Floyer refers to … Continue reading

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Calculating Infrastructure TCO per VM

Most organizations today tend to be mostly or completely virtualized. As their existing 3-tier infrastructure ages, they face a dilemma of whether to refresh their existing servers and SANs or migrate to a web-scale or hyper-converged platform. The IT leadership … Continue reading

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