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Gartner Peer Insights ‘Lessons Learned’: Implementing Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions

Published: 10 June 2020

ID: G00398030

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


HCI is a category of scale-out, software-integrated infrastructure that applies a modular approach to compute, network and storage on standard hardware. I&O leaders can learn from the implementation experience of their peers shared on Gartner Peer Insights.

Table Of Contents


Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Conduct Proper Planning per Business Needs Prior to HCI Vendor Selection
  • Lesson 2: Scrutinize the Organization’s Memory Sizing and Storage Requirements
  • Lesson 3: Evaluate Multiple Vendors to Select the HCI Solution that Best Fits the Organization
  • Lesson 4: Conduct a Thorough Product Testing; Invest Time in Preimplementation Planning
  • Lesson 5: Engage the Vendor to Carry Out a Smooth Deployment
  • Methodology

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