Last month, our Plexxi Switch 3eq product was named as one of “12 hot networking products for the summer” by CRN. We were in good company, alongside Juniper Networks and Cisco. You can check out the full list of hot networking products here.

The Plexxi Switch 3eq offers a solid foundation for high-performance storage and compute fabrics in addition to hyper-converged infrastructures. It also provides support for 25-GbE, 50-GbE and 100-GbE speeds. For more information on the Plexxi Switch 3eq and its benefits, click here.

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

InfoWorld: Metrics That Matter: What You Should Evaluate When Looking at Hyperconverged Infrastructure
By Jesse St. Laurent
Hyperconvergence continues to be red hot as a new category of infrastructure. As hyperconverged infrastructure forces a monumental transformation in data center technology, the metrics we use to measure the value of data center technology need to change as well. Metric shifts happen quite often, such as when Fitbit changed how we measure daily exercise from 30 minutes of activity three days a week to 10,000 steps a day, which is now accepted by The American Heart Association and the World Health Organization.

TechTarget: How to keep VDI costs to a minimum
By Tom Howarth
For almost as long as VDI has been around, one of its major deterrents has been price. In the early years of VDI, costs could be prohibitive. Expensive shared storage utilization, because of VDI’s full-size disk requirements, was pricey. And vague license requirements increased the potential for over purchasing.

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