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How to Evaluate Vendors in the Hyperconverged Space

Published: 06 April 2015

ID: G00273547

Analyst(s): George J. Weiss, Stanley Zaffos, Roger W. Cox , Andrew Butler


Hyperconverged infrastructure is a nascent market segment that is gaining in mind share and adoption. IT planners should employ Gartner's evaluation framework for choosing a hyperconverged infrastructure offering amid wide product variances and market dynamics.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Determine Key Strategic Objectives
  • Decide Which Type of Hyperconverged Offering Best Fits Your Objectives
  • Use the Following List of Key Selection Criteria in Making a Hyperconvergence Decision
  • Create a Vendor Selection Scoring Framework
  • Account for a Future of Turmoil

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