This deployment guide focuses on deploying a hyper-converged infrastructure solution on Dell EMC Ready Nodes for Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V and Storage Spaces Direct built on Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd. This deployment guide includes an overview of the solution infrastructure, guidance to integrate the solution components, and instructions on preparing and deploying the solution infrastructure. This guide is applicable only to infrastructure built by using the validated and certified Dell EMC Ready Nodes for Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V.