Jeramiah has done a great job of explaining what VSPEX is and it’s relationship to other converged infrastructure approaches, even Mr Mellor at ElReg is wading in, so I’m going for the simple approach:
- VSPEX is more flexible than any other reference architecture such as Flexpod.
- VSPEX is a reference architecture so while it has the flexibility and the stacks of atoms might look similar, the deployment, support, maintenance, development and go to market is different to a product like Vblock.
And here’s a pretty picture:
But because this is the internet, we can (mis)quote Einstein!