Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Published: 26 November 2019

ID: G00380412

Analyst(s): Philip Dawson, Julia Palmer, Jeffrey Hewitt, John McArthur


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, as well as 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
    • Huayun Data Group
    • Microsoft
    • Nutanix
    • Pivot3
    • Red Hat
    • Sangfor Technologies
    • Scale Computing
    • StarWind
    • StorMagic
    • VMware
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Abstraction
    • Data Services
    • Hardware
    • Management
    • Scaling
    • AI Functions
    • Security
    • Software Stack
    • Service and Support
    • Location
  • Use Cases
    • Core IT
    • Cloud
    • Edge
    • Mission-Critical
    • VDI
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Functional Criteria
  • Business Criteria
  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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