This week, the Plexxi team was thrilled to announce our partnership with CyberNorth, Northern New England’s premier enterprise IT infrastructure provider. Our partnership will focus on the transition from traditional SAN architectures to modern day hyperconverged infrastructure. We understand that hyperconverged infrastructure is the driving force in data center consolidation initiatives to simplify IT.  Plexxi Switch, Plexxi Control and Plexxi Connect will deliver end-to-end hyperconverged solutions for building software-defined data centers for CyberNorth’s converged IT solutions portfolio, while ensuring high performance, reliability and service quality.

As Tim Lieto, Senior Vice President of Sales and Support at Plexxi, said, “We share a fundamental vision for moving beyond traditional SAN architectures to converged infrastructure that delivers on the promise of simplicity, performance and savings to meet the cloud economics that today’s businesses demand.”

Below please find a few of our top picks for our favorite news articles of the week.

SiliconANGLE: Is end-to-end network security really possible? | #ACCELERATE2017
By Marlene Den Bleyker
Network security has been getting headlines lately, and protecting sensitive or proprietary data has moved to the forefront when it comes to C-level concerns and boardroom discussions. As Fortinet Inc. holds its Accelerate 2017 event in Las Vegas, the company is debuting its end-to-end security capabilities that it says allow businesses to safely share information across the network, securing the entire attack surface.

Federal News Radio: Hyper-converged platform, infrastructure – A game changer for government?
By Edris Amiryar
Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and hyper-converged platforms (HCP) have been gaining attention in the commercial space lately, but does hyper-convergence hold promise for federal agencies? As someone who works hand-in-hand with IT practitioners at federal agencies and has helped deploy hyper-converged platforms for them, I believe it does. Here are some reasons the government should consider shifting from traditional storage, networking and compute solutions and making the change to a hyper-converged technology.

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