Dell EMC XtremIO has enabled thousands of customers – from the Boston Red Sox to Tickets.com – to enhance their VDI capabilities. Now we’re thrilled to take customers to a whole new level of performance, offering the second generation of the all-flash storage system, Dell EMC XtremIO X2. … READ MORE
During a recent customer conversation around application challenges, I found myself going down a deep, technical rabbit hole. It felt reminiscent of my early years in the EMC Executive Briefing Center. At that time, my team used performance charts to illustrate an EMC solution’s performance versus the competition. Around the … READ MORE
All-flash storage is proving to be an important breakthrough technology for the healthcare industry. The performance and efficiency gains enabled by all-flash arrays are allowing healthcare organizations worldwide to dramatically improve patient outcomes and clinical productivity. All-flash solutions allow IT teams to address the demanding requirements of important … READ MORE
Look at any sector of the global economy today and you’ll find a common theme of striving to do more with less. Healthcare is no exception. But what does more mean when it comes to people’s health and wellness? Most providers would agree that it means making patient … READ MORE
I have had the opportunity to talk with customers over the past few weeks about their plans for converged and hyper-converged infrastructures within their data centers. We usually end up taking a step back and talking about methodologies. Are they comfortable with the idea of software defined yet? … READ MORE
Flash storage is getting decidedly more flashy these days. The once exclusive and expensive, high-performance storage technology is staking out an increasingly mainstream storage footprint across the current data environment. Typically, flash has been the Formula 1 of storage technology, used to meet workloads requiring high-intensity IO with … READ MORE
Flash technology isn’t just for storing your most critical data anymore. Thanks to all-flash storage arrays with super-efficient, in-line deduplication capabilities, flash can now be the most cost-effective choice for your less critical storage needs as well. This can be illustrated by two use cases we’ve developed for … READ MORE
Happy New Year!!! And what a year it’s been, Flash keeps getting cheaper: Moore’s Law (faster & more dense), new Purpose built All Flash Storage Arrays with truly in-line Data Deduplication, and new form factors of Server Flash along with updates to software integrating it all together! And that’s just some of the developments we’ve seen in 2013. In the case of these developments, they have all directly impacted planned VDI deployments, or in some cases resurrected failed VDI deployments. They are all parts of deploying a non-stop production ready and scalable VDI infrastructure.