Sangfor: Gartner’s Pick for HCI in China

In a recent report analysis of China’s “Competitive Landscape: Hyperconverged Infrastructure” released on the 20th September 2019, Gartner determined China’s HCI market to be dynamic and “highly competitive,” with the largest adoption rate of HCI within midsized businesses. Gartner recommends that HCI suppliers diversify their product portfolio for the varied needs of midsized and large enterprises, develop a “tailor-made go-to-market strategy” and to prepare for price competition with other vendors by providing superior functions, experience and support.

In 4 short years, Sangfor Technologies HCI product (aCloud) has become a leader in the Chinese HCI market. Gartner also mentions Sangfor’s focus on services like DR and Hybrid Cloud. Due to the integration of Sangfor’s consistently strong security product portfolio with aCloud, they have become the go-to vendor for compute, storage, data center transformation, network, security and cloud.

Sangfor’s HCI product offerings are sought after by medium & large enterprises hoping to consolidate their data center, deploy an expedient cloud computing platform, provide superior data protection and maintain enterprise applications with high performance.

Core to the success of Sangfor’s HCI is it’s “What you draw is what you get” visualized network topology management, making deployment and allocation of resources easy and fast with little manual operation required. Using 1 integrated software stack, customers personalize their system based on their specific needs.

Competitive TCO:
Sangfor’s HCI promises a 70% reduction in overall CapEx and OPEX and up to 80% reduction in power and cooling costs.  In addition, Sangfor has made it possible to start with one commodity server and scale linearly as needed.

The needs of the Hyperconverged market are at the heart of Sangfor’s product development. Gartner highlights Sangfor’s continued investment in R&D, enabling their continued growth and dominance in the HCI industry within China.

About Gartner Inc.
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About Sangfor Technologies Inc.
Founded in 2000 and a publicly traded company as of 2018 (SANGFOR STOCK CODE: 300454 (CH)), Sangfor Technologies is the global leading vendor of IT infrastructure solutions specializing in Network Security and Cloud Computing. Visit us at and get in touch with Sangfor Technologies to learn more about one of China’s leading HCI vendors and their diversified security and cloud product lines.

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