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PlexxiPulse – Check Out our CEO Blog!

For all you Plexxi blog fans out there, make sure to check out our CEO blog, where Plexxi CEO Rich Napolitano sheds light on advancements and recent announcements in networking and at Plexxi. With more than 30 years of IT experience, most recently as the head of EMC’s Unified Storage Division, Rich brings a unique perspective to the networking conversation.

You can find a full list of his blogs on the CEO blog. Happy reading!

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

TechTarget: Hyper-converged infrastructure products give data centers a boost
By Arun Taneja
As an actor on the stage of IT, you know that converged systems of the VCE ilk (now the Converged Platform Division of Dell EMC) have been growing in leaps and bounds over the past five years. During the same period, traditional storage array revenues of the Dell EMC VNX and NetApp FAS type have been dropping like lead balloons. Simultaneously, hyper-converged infrastructure products from vendors like Nutanix and SimpliVity (now part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise) as well as software-defined storage players such as Hedvig are practically doubling in revenue each year.

InfoWorld: The Rise of Hyperconvergence and Composable Infrastructure Threatens Public Cloud’s Dominance
By Paul Miller
2006 was an important year in the annals of cloud computing history. In the spring of 2006, just about 11 years ago, Amazon launched Amazon Web Services, known more commonly as AWS. Initially built to support Amazon’s internal infrastructure, AWS was then made available as a public cloud platform. Its two main services were Amazon Simple Storage Service, dubbed S3 for short, and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, also known as EC2. Today, AWS is ubiquitous. With solutions spanning networking, storage, and content delivery, compute and application services, among others, AWS is widely accepted as the default public cloud provider.

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More Stories By Mat Mathews

Visionary solutions are built by visionary leaders. Plexxi co-founder and Vice President of Product Management Mat Mathews has spent 20 years in the networking industry observing, experimenting and ultimately honing his technology vision. The resulting product — a combination of traditional networking, software-defined networking and photonic switching — represents the best of Mat's career experiences. Prior to Plexxi, Mat held VP of Product Management roles at Arbor Networks and Crossbeam Systems. Mat began his career as a software engineer for Wellfleet Communications, building high speed Frame Relay Switches for the carrier market. Mat holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.