Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Published: 28 November 2018

ID: G00353218

Analyst(s): Kiyomi Yamada, Hiroko Aoyama, Philip Dawson, John McArthur, Julia Palmer


Infrastructure and operations leaders should use the critical capabilities and use cases described to assess hyperconverged infrastructures. These include product features and functions that rationalize technology and vendor choices, and align and standardize project portfolios in use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Cisco
    • DataCore
    • Dell EMC
    • HPE
    • Huawei
    • Maxta
    • Microsoft
    • Nutanix
    • Pivot3
    • Red Hat
    • Scale Computing
    • StarWind Software
    • StorMagic
    • VMware
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Hardware
    • SDI
    • Hypervisors
    • Containers
    • Data Services
    • Data Protection
    • Management
    • Stack
    • Scaling
    • Service and Support
    • Security
  • Use Cases
    • Consolidated
    • Business-Critical
    • Cloud
    • Edge
    • ROBO
    • VDI
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Honorable Mentions
    • Datrium
    • Fujitsu
    • Hitachi Vantara
    • Lenovo
    • NetApp
    • New H3C Group
    • Riverbed
    • Robin Systems
    • Sangfor
    • ZeroStack

Inclusion Criteria

  • Functional Criteria
  • Business Criteria
  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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