Dell EMC News at VMworld 2017


For Dell EMC, this week is all about helping customers modernize their infrastructure and spur IT transformation initiatives. And a large part of that is made possible thanks to our friends at VMware. Dell EMC and VMware are providing greater value for mutual customers this week with new solutions geared towards simplifying and accelerating IT transformation initiatives and streamlining IT management. To learn more about news from Dell EMC, check out the announcements below! Furthermore, check back here later for even more news from Dell EMC.

Day 2: Tuesday, August 29th

Press Release: Dell Expands Flexible Consumption Model Options for Desktop and Application Virtualization with VMware Horizon

Dell is removing the barriers to VDI adoption with the expansion of Dell EMC VDI Complete Solutions, powered by VMware Horizon®, making it easier for organizations to plan, deploy and run desktop and application virtualization within their IT environments. Today, Dell is expanding the portfolio to include options with Horizon Apps as well as NVIDIA Tesla M10 and M60 GPU graphics accelerators¹. Also available now is the Latitude 5280 mobile thin client for those who need to be on the move but need to ensure full security and control over sensitive data.

Day 1: Monday, August 28th

Press Release: Dell EMC Drives New Levels of Cross-Portfolio Integration and Support for VMware Customers

Dell EMC today is announcing important enhancements and integrations across its broad portfolio of solutions that support VMware. These enhancements help customers fuel IT Transformation initiatives to achieve digital transformation goals through software-defined data centers, converged infrastructures and hybrid cloud. This press release covers all Day 1 infrastructure news from Dell EMC and links to 5 related blogs on Direct2DellEMC.

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Press Release: Dell EMC Accelerates IT Transformation with Extensive VMware-Optimized Hyper-Converged Infrastructure and Hybrid Cloud Portfolio Advancements

Dell EMC, through its close relationship with VMware, today announces extensive advancements across its hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and hybrid cloud platforms portfolio to help simplify and speed customers’ IT transformations. Today’s announcements span Dell EMC’s broad portfolio of turnkey HCI solutions, turnkey hybrid cloud platforms and flexible Ready Systems, each designed to help modernize IT for VMware environments and data centers at any scale.

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Press Release: Dell EMC Delivers New Levels of Data Protection, Performance, Governance and IT Management for VMware Environments

Dell EMC today announced transformational data protection capabilities designed to help enterprises streamline IT management and data governance for VMware environments. Architected for the modern, software-defined datacenter (SDDC), Dell EMC data protection offers comprehensive application support, along with extensive automation, and integration with VMware vSphere, to streamline and manage backup and recovery operations. New today is a major new release of Dell EMC Data Protection Suite for Applications, now delivering unparalleled data protection performance for virtualized, mission critical applications.

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Press Release: VMware and Dell EMC Partner to Deliver First Data Protection Solution for VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware and Dell EMC today announced a new partnership for VMware Cloud on AWS, which will bring Dell EMC data protection to VMware Cloud on AWS. Delivered, sold and supported by VMware as an on-demand service, and running on elastic, bare-metal AWS infrastructure, VMware® Cloud™ on AWS is powered by VMware Cloud Foundation™, the unified SDDC that integrates vSphere®, VMware vSAN™ and VMware NSX® virtualization technologies.


Blog by Jeff Boudreau: XtremIO X2 – the fast path to a modern VDI infrastructure

Dell EMC announce the availability of XtremIO X2, the next generation of Dell EMC’s purpose-built All-Flash array, now supporting 40% more VDI users per X-Brick at up to 30% lower $/desktop.  It is designed to provide streamlined automation and modernization while simplifying management and monitoring. With its VMware vSphere plug-in and VMware vRealize Orchestration features for VDI environments, the new X2 provides even more performance, agility and simplicity than its predecessor.


Blog by Mike Arterbury: Realize Transformation with Dell EMC at VMworld 2017

Dell EMC VP of Global Alliances Mike Arterbury reviews the Dell EMC news at VMworld 2017, highlighting the benefits both Dell EMC and VMware bring to customers to deliver impactful solutions that modernize infrastructure and spur IT Transformation initiatives. Through our unique relationship, both companies are driving new levels of cross-portfolio integration and support for customers. Our tightly aligned strategies and joint engineering result in innovations that deliver greater value for mutual customers while simplifying and accelerating IT service delivery.





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