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Best Practices for Adopting Converged Infrastructure in Times of Market Turbulence

Published: 24 February 2015

ID: G00272471

Analyst(s): George J. Weiss


The converged infrastructure market is growing crowded with the advent of newer systems and more choices causing confusion among buyers. Infrastructure and operations leaders should employ Gartner best practices to aid in the evaluation and adoption of the technology.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Plan to Implement CI Systems Incrementally to Form a Greater System of Systems
  • Focus CI Evaluations on Business Value and Usefulness as Much as on Performance Metrics
  • Evaluate the Stability and Efficiency of Converged Systems as a Time Factor — From Static to Dynamic

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