Wave Report

The Forrester Wave™: Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Q3 2018

The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

September 25th, 2018
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Amanda Lipson , Bill Nagel


In our 36-criterion evaluation of software-based hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Cisco, DataCore, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Huawei, Maxta, NetApp, Nutanix, Pivot3, Scale Computing, Stratoscale, and VMware — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor scored on the criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals can use this evaluation to select the right partner for their needs.

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