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Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) has emerged from the demand for greater simplicity in deployment and management of IT infrastructure and the need to make it more agile in terms of its response to business demands.


  • Ovum’s market forecast estimates that by 2022, the HCI and converged infrastructure market will be worth in excess of $20 bn, and within this market HCI is growing the fastest.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand the key trends in the hyper-converged infrastructure market.
  • Discover the leading vendors in the market and how they compare.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key characteristics that are important when selecting an HCI solution?
  • What are the leading HCI solutions?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors
  • Recommendations for service providers

Defining and exploring hyper-converged infrastructure solution

  • Definition and characteristics
  • Key capabilities
  • Business value and applications

Market landscape and participants

  • Market origin and dynamics
  • Key trends in the hyper-converged infrastructure market
  • Future market development
  • Vendor landscape

Vendor solutions

  • Cisco HCI
  • Cohesity
  • Dell
  • Fujitsu
  • Product information
  • NetApp
  • Nutanix
  • Scale Computing
  • VMware


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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