back to article Dell updates hyperconverged boxen with second-gen AMD Epyc server processors

Dell’s updated its VxRail hyperconverged boxen. A new E Series offers the second-generation AMD Epyc processor, the first VxRail dalliance with AMD. The new D series has been ruggedised to handle extreme temperatures, up to 40G of operational shock and the vicissitudes of operating at altitudes of up to 15,000 feet. Dell …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Who buys hyper converged hardware ? Might be a stupid question but from what I can see you end up having to add expensive compute resources just to add storage. And if you need more compute you have to add storage too.

    Conventional systems you just add whichever resource you're running low on. You can also choose to add high spec compute with video support for VDI or DaaS, low spec for services and IoT, or more storage, all modular.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    You can increase storage capacity in a VxRail without buying a new node

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