Converged Infrastructure + Isilon: Better Together

You can’t beat Isilon for simplicity, scalability, performance and savings. We’re talking  world-class scale-out NAS that stores, manages, protects and analyzes your unstructured data with a powerful platform that stays simple, no matter how large your data environment. And Dell EMC already has the #1 converged infrastructure with blocks and … READ MORE

David Noy December 14th, 2016

EMC’s Commitment to Everything Software-Defined

At EMC, our commitment to creating new solutions for software-defined storage is part of our much larger commitment to supporting the entire software-defined data center infrastructure, in which software, completely abstracted from hardware, enables more adaptive, agile operations. Within the software-defined data center, EMC’s evolving suite of software-defined storage solutions plays an … READ MORE

Varun Chhabra February 3rd, 2016

Remove Your Data Center “Beer Goggles” to See the Real Cost of Your Storage

Storage Management Challenges Virtualization has delivered on many promises: massive consolidation, huge cost savings, dynamic scheduling and live migrations of applications and storage. But, with all the simplifications from virtualization, comes the complications of end-to-end visibility and management of the storage infrastructure through the various layers of abstractions. And, according … READ MORE

Heidi Biggar January 27th, 2015

Hard or Soft Storage? That is the Question and the Answer

There’s lots of press these days on Software-Defined Storage (SDS), Software-Defined Data Centers (SDDC), Server SAN’s, software-only virtual SANs, hyper-converged storage servers, storage appliances and the like. We’ve all been inundated with this new technology and architectural terms by bloggers, marketing mavens, PR, tradeshow signage, consultants, analysts, technology pundits and … READ MORE

Rodger Burkley December 15th, 2014

Service Assurance for NFV

There is a growing interest across the telecom industry today with Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). NFV is being evaluated in labs across the world and piloted for production rollout. In particular, larger service providers are steering their strategies around NFV to get in front of the pack and give themselves … READ MORE

Serge Marokhovsky December 1st, 2014

Third Party Array Support in ViPR Through OpenStack

OpenStack, the truly open cloud operating system, has been evolving since 2010. Since its inception, there have been many projects contributing to the growth of the OpenStack ecosystem. One of them, project code name “Cinder,” provides block storage capability. Any vendor who would like to enable block storage capability for … READ MORE

Parashurham Hallur November 24th, 2014

ViPR Interactive Demo: Your Software-Defined Storage Playground

Since the announcement and release of EMC ViPR, you have probably seen many demos for the product. All are good and serve the purpose they were initially intended for, whether it was product training, live data use cases, or customer demos. However, all of those tools require a fairly significant … READ MORE

Hoc Phan October 27th, 2014

EMC is Always Listening to Their Customers!

Let’s look at a familiar situation. You call a support center for assistance with a product or service – maybe it’s for your cable or even for your dishwasher. You mention to the support representative “this would be a lot easier if…” and they dutifully agree with you and promise … READ MORE

Shawn Murphy October 1st, 2014

Zero Growth Storage: Coming to Your MBOs Soon

I heard an interesting comment the other day from a Product Management friend of mine. He was talking about a recent customer briefing he was giving where the customer’s main goal was zero growth storage. That may sound like an odd goal given that we have all seen the leading … READ MORE

Rich Simmons September 5th, 2014
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