Introduction to HPE SimpliVity 380 : A Hyperconverged Solution from HPE

Today I am going to talk about one of the Hyperconverged Platform which caters your Compute and Storage requirement. As many of you already aware top-class vendors in Hyperconverged Infrastructure which includes Nutanix, Cisco Hyperflex, HPE SimpliVity, Dell EMC. Here in this article, we will talk about HPE SimpliVity 380.

HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged solution is one of the leading solutions and is in the leader’s quadrant of Gartner. SimpliVity has head to head competition with Nutanix, Dell EMC and close competition with Cisco Hyperflex

HPE SimpliVity 380 gives IT leaders the quickness on the cloud with the control and authority of on-premises IT. HPE SimpliVity 380, accessible on HPE ProLiant DL380 Servers, is a solid, scalable 2U rack-mounted building block that brings server, storage, and storage networking services. 

Fig 1.1- HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Solution

The Hyperconverged solution provided by SimpliVity strongly streamlines IT by merging infrastructure and innovative data services for virtualized workloads onto the successful server platform in the marketplace. It brings an extremely powerful HCI solution proficient of operation some of the world’s most efficient and resilient data centers.

It offers a wide-ranging set of innovative functionalities that permits intense enhancements to the effectiveness, management, security, and efficiency of virtualized workloads at a segment of the cost and complexity.

What are the features of HPE SimpliVity Hyperconverged Infrastructure?
Large organizations looking to simplify and consolidate infrastructure for virtualized and mission-critical workloads. Many large Enterprises looking to consolidate the data center. The cost and complexity of traditional datacenter is huge. Performance demands for diverse, business-critical workloads are required in modern set of datacenters.

HPE Hyperconverged SimpliVity 380 is a x86 platform comes with Compute and storage in a single hyper converged system with cutting-edge technology. It streamlines management and brings exceptional cost proficiency and swiftness. It will help to increase the performance with the business-critical workloads.

With the help of HPE Hyperconverged solution you can increased visibility and control with unified management. It can bring quick implementation so that you can reply to production requirements quicker.

HPE Hyperconverged hardware 380 integrates with maximum of 12 core data center functions such as the hypervisor, compute, storage, storage network switching, backup, replication and so on. It brings the performance, reliability, accessibility, safety, productivity, backup, and catastrophe rescue that businesses suppose, in a fully integrated system.

HPE Hyperconverged SimpliVity with SDN spontaneously installs and configures the networking software needed to interconnect the clustered compute and storage environment, creating a unified, well-designed enterprise-cloud solution.HPE SimpliVity with SDN solution, comprising the network straight from VMware vSphere.

How to deploy and grow with HPE SimpliVity HCI?
HPE SimpliVity with SDN provides supreme flexibility to scale compute, storage, and network capacity individually, allowing to your application and infrastructure requirements. It brings unconstrained flexibility incomparable by any other Hyperconverged solution in the market. 

In the beginning to start with your Hyperconverged go with 2 ToR (Top of Rack) switches for redundancy purposes and HPE SimpliVity 380 or HPE SimpliVity 2600 with 3 nodes. 3 nodes are the minimum requirement. You can have SDN management via VMware vCenter.