EMCs XtremIO was the topic of a breakout session at Vmware Partner Exchange. Itzik Reich presented “Best Practice for Running Virtualized Workloads on All-Flash Arrays”. Itzik and I spent some time together before his breakout, and it was the perfect opportunity to get a summary of what he planned to … READ MORE
“VSPEX Blue is EMCs EVO:Rail” Absolutely true, EMC has embraced the EVO:Rail program providing a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure designed for rapid deployment of Enterprise Cloud. Remember, VMWare EVO:Rail is all about keeping it simple (KISS), simple to deploy, simple to manage and simple to acquire. EMC has taken the concept one … READ MORE
Optimizing your SAP application resources to meet critical SLAs has never been more challenging. But did you know that storage is just as critical as software when it comes to improving your overall performance metrics?
Find out if you have a storage bottleneck at our next XtremIO webinar: Redefining SAP Landscapes with All-Flash Arrays.
If you followed EMCs latest earning report , Q4/2014 (http://www.emc.com/ir), one thing is clear… XtremIO is a rocket ship! The slide on the right is part of the webcast presentation; the first bullet is just remarkable.
InsideFlash XtremIO By the numbers Q4-2014
XtremIO by the Numbers
“Fastest Growing Product in EMC History”. When you consider all of the products and all of the EMC acquisitions over the years, being the fastest growing product is incredible. Interestingly enough, all of these accomplishments happened in just over a year, since XtremIO GA back in November 2013.
Inside Flash with Sam Marraccini: Episode #14: EMC Flash, Accelerating your Oracle Applications at Oracle Open World 2013
EMC was once again a Diamond Sponsor of Oracle Open World. The EMC presence could be felt everywhere. Over 10,000 people attended the EMC Keynote delivered by Joe Tucci and Jeremy Burton here and a Customer Appreciation Party for over 450 EMC customers! In addition to the Key Note, EMC hosted 6 technical breakout sessions
Last month at VMworld 2013 in San Francisco XtremIO provided the power to enable 9,587 Labs, delivering 85,873 Virtual Machines, while providing 100% uptime and ESX data store latency of 200 Microseconds!!!
But how did we get here? Understanding the past could give us some insight into the future. With that in mind, I recently sat down with Dan Cobb. Dan is the CTO of the EMC Flash Products Division and has collected quite the collection of various Flash technologies.
XtremIO named 2013 – SSD Brand Leader for All-Flash, SAN SSD Array & “Best in Show” at the 2013 Flash Memory Summit
XtremIO was named the “2013 SSD Brand Leader for all-Flash, SAN SSD Storage Arrays”. Full details of the “Market Leader” report can be found at IT Pulse SAN SSD Market Leader Survey. But the awards didn’t stop there, XtremIO also won the “Best of Show” for the most Innovative Flash Memory Customer Implementation.
Inside Flash with Sam Marraccini: Episode #11: EMC Flash Strategy with FPD SVP & General Manager: Zahid Hussain
Shortly after EMC officially acquired ScaleIO, I ran into Zahid Hussain. “Z” is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the EMCs Flash Products Division. Who better to get the inside coop from! ‘InsideFlash” is all about getting that inside look at Flash Technologies here at EMC.
The EMC Flash.Next launch was just 4 months ago. The March 2013 live webcast introduced the EMC Xtrem Family: XtremSF, XtremSW Cache and XtremIO. XtremSW Cache continues to combine the performance of server side flash with the protection of an enterprise storage array. I blogged then that the difference was in the “Software”, that’s even more evident after this morning acquisition of ScaleIO.
EMC World in one word? Overwhelming! and more so every year. At least that’s the feedback I get
from EMC Customers. If you attended, you had to make some choices: What session should I attend? What keynote sessions should I make? If you missed the X Factor in the exhibit hall, you missed the details of EMCs Flash Everywhere Strategy. Featuring an XtremIO array, the X Factor
focused on the EMC Xtrem Portfolio. The X Factor Theater featured the details of the EMC Xtrem Family: XtremSF (PCIe Server Flash), XtremSW Cache (Caching Software) and XtremIO (EMCs All Flash Array).
I was able to capture one of the last theater sessions of the show; you’ll find it in this episode of www.InsideFlash.com