100,000 Dell EqualLogic Arrays Later…

 Posted on behalf of Travis Vigil, Executive Director of Dell Storage   Time flies when you’re having fun. On Monday Nov. 5, 2012, it will be five years since Dell announced its intent to acquire EqualLogic. Since then, we have reached some important milestones, including growing EqualLogic’s customer base from … READ MORE

Alison Krause October 31st, 2012

Did you use a DCS server today? The answer might surprise you

I asked my daughter this week what she thought of when I said ‘one million.’  After some consideration, her answer was “stars in the Milky Way.” As we approach the milestone this week of shipping our millionth DCS server I can’t help thinking about the parallels between her answer and … READ MORE

Drew Schulke October 30th, 2012

Is Mission-Critical Archiving an Oxymoron?

Last week I was discussing Dell's growing set of archiving solutions with some colleagues.  One of them made the case that archiving had grown from “dusty library stacks” to “mission-critical.”  The other said, “wait – since when is archiving mission-critical?”  It was a good question, and I’ve been thinking about it … READ MORE

Sheryl K October 26th, 2012

Automating Infrastructure Management at EMC 

EMC practices what it preaches—and uses what it creates. EMC IT is leveraging EMC as well as third-party enterprise management, automation, and orchestration technologies to discover and manage performance across complex virtual server, network, and storage in a private cloud environment. Read more about it at our Managed View blog. … READ MORE

Dell EMC Partner Post Blog October 26th, 2012

Automating Infrastructure Management at EMC

What is storage-industry leader EMC doing to simplify and automate management in its data center? EMC IT is deploying EMC, VMware, and partner management automation technologies to simplify operations in its data centers. This effort includes installing new products, adopting new processes, and changing roles to further evolve a private … READ MORE

Mark Prahl October 26th, 2012

Window To Our Private Cloud: Automating Operations Management for Our Cloud Infrastructure

Today’s dynamic cloud infrastructure requires a modern approach to IT operations management. Traditional tools and processes designed for static physical environments overwhelm you with monitoring data, alerts and open questions. They’re not designed for highly scalable, dynamic and virtualized infrastructure. As a result, end users are often first to report … READ MORE

Mike Leach October 23rd, 2012

Welcome to Inside Flash, Special Edition for October 22nd 2012.

Flash, Flash, FLASH! Flash is indeed everywhere and the EMC flash strategy is clear. “Flash Everywhere”. Flash in the Server with EMC VFCache 1.5, Server Side PCIe based flash cache, now supporting Cisco UCS. Flash in the Network with EMC Project Thunder (Project Thunder, WOW, the early performance reports are “Mind Blowing” we’re talking “Millions” of IOPs, Much, Much more on thunder to come. And Flash in the array! A little flash goes a long way via a hybrid array, and what if you could change storage all together? You would build an all flash array with integration de-duplication, snaps/clones, and a full set of management tools and application integration (hello VMware).

Sam Marraccini October 22nd, 2012
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