• Overview
  • Lesson 1: The State of Government IT Systems [3:39]
  • Lesson 2: What is Converged? [3:41]
  • Knowledge Check [1:00]
  • Lesson 3: Benefits of Converged Infrastructures [3:58]
  • Lesson 4: Applications of Converged Infrastructures [3:46]
  • Knowledge Check [1:00]
  • Lesson 5: Creating a Converged Infrastructure [3:56]
  • Interactive: Start Your Converged Infrastructure Plan [4:00]
  • Post-Course Survey

Please sign up for the course to view lesson content

Welcome to the GovLoop course on Converged Infrastructures for Government. The history of technology is dotted with significant steps forward, and convergence is one of them.


By taking this course, you will be enrolled in five lessons that explain convergence of IT systems and how that improves operations. We’ll begin by exploring conventional IT infrastructures and their drawbacks. Then, we’ll introduce the concept of convergence and explain how it differs from hyperconvergence.

Along the way, we’ll look at the benefits and applications of convergence in IT infrastructures. Finally, we’ll examine how to create a converged infrastructure, from planning through deployment.

To learn more about important convergence concepts, we’ll also hear from expert, Peter Friedman, Data Center Sales Manager at NetApp – an industry leader in providing converged IT solutions to government.

To learn more about converged infrastructures, check out these resources:

Thank you to NetApp for this public sector resource.