Kurt Hildebrand

Kurt Hildebrand

Kurt is Director of the Data Center Practice at Connection with over 17 years of experience in storage, networking, virtualization, clustering, disaster recovery, and business consulting. He holds several professional certifications, including Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified Novell Engineer (CNE), EMC Certified Integration Engineer (EMCIE), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), VMware Certified Professional (VCP). In his free time, Kurt enjoys strategy games, the outdoors, theater, and live music.
Data Center

Hyper-Converged Data Center

Enterprises of all sizes are relying on converged infrastructure to enable business agility and flexibility while reducing IT complexity and cost. Converged infrastructure integrates two or more data center components…

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Hyper-Convergence and the Virtues of Low-Cost Hardware

Traditional IT infrastructures – with their independent components, multiple management consoles, interoperability challenges, and siloed resources – are becoming increasingly ill-suited to the competitive needs of the digital economy. That’s…

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Data Center

Hyper-Convergence: The Modern Way to Enable Innovation

Most of the time managing legacy data centers is spent on troubleshooting, provisioning, and conducting routine maintenance tasks. These activities consume the majority of IT resources, restricting IT’s ability to…

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Software-Defined Networking: Adoption Update

As you might imagine, software-defined networking (SDN) eliminates a lot of the routine maintenance and support that ties up IT resources. This gives an enterprise the opportunity to better think…

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Adoption of Hyper-Convergence

The adoption of hyper-converged infrastructure is still in its early stages. A recent survey found that more than half of current non-adopters plan to deploy this infrastructure solution within the…

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