Day: August 24, 2018

CONVERGENCE? WITH DATA AT THE CENTER, THERE ARE NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR DATAEXPRESS

It was an observation made by other individuals presenting at this year’s Regional User Group (RUG) events that caught our attention and set in motion some thinking by those close to DataExpress that perhaps, after all, the references to virtualized NonStop workloads signified more than just a change to NonStop. The comments about everything happily running on a stack of x86 servers somewhere with all the prerequisite components deployed to allow the provisioning of virtualized NonStop (vNS) almost at will, as the need dictates, coexisting as it may with any other workload capable of running atop x86, that illustrated for us just how far convergence has come of late. And by convergence, here at DataExpress we mean how single-architecture systems, racked and stacked ad infinitum, can play host to anything that we care to run – a far cry from when we lived in a world of best-of-breed, silo-ed servers!

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