Modern data centers can be divided into two categories: above and below the hypervisor. Orchestration, management, and other tools sit above the hypervisor, and below, there are servers, storage, disk backup appliances, flash devices, and more. Each of those components locks up its own resources separate from the others. SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure assimilates all of these components into a modern infrastructure building block. See more in this whiteboard session.