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Next-Generation Hyperconverged Integrated Infrastructure Must Include Machine Learning

Published: 11 January 2018

ID: G00349666

Analyst(s): George J. Weiss , Robert Preston


To succeed in the HCI market, future products must be easier to maintain, and must manage large and complex workloads autonomously. To enable such capability, technology product management leaders at HCI vendors must implement ML and features in their products — beginning now.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Competitive Threat
  • Customer Need
  • HCI Is Not the End State


  • Current and Emerging Capabilities
  • Advanced Capabilities That Are Mostly in Development
  • Future Investment
  • Develop Cloud-Friendly Integration, Workload Optimization, Intelligent Mobility and Functionality by Leveraging as a Priority ML Integration
  • Invest in Partnerships With Other DCI and Cloud Management Providers by Prioritizing Providers That Are Open to Partnership, Leverage Open Technologies and Augment Your Value Proposition
  • Where to Start?

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