The Source Episode #2: Converged Infrastructure gives our customers the ability to quickly deploy infrastructure while reducing cost and risk. I sat down with @MarkZurlo to review the latest Converged offering. Be sure to subscribe to #EMCTheSource on iTunes. The Source: Episode #2 – EMC VSPEX with Mark Zurlo … READ MORE
It’s been two years since EMC’s VCE and Isilon teams joined forces to begin offering converged infrastructure (CI) solutions that combine VCE Vblock Systems with Isilon scale-out NAS in support of a range of applications and workloads. And we couldn’t be more excited about the results. It’s extremely gratifying to … READ MORE
Converged infrastructure, hyperconverged infrastructure, hyperscale converged Infrastructure….megaconverged infrastucture? Which of these terms did I just make up? (Answer below) While it may feel like convergence is turning the world upside down, it really just reflects the constant evolution of technology. I recently sat down with fellow blogger Heidi Biggar to … READ MORE
When we introduced VSPEX, we made a commitment to helping meet unique business needs while giving partners the flexibility to choose the technology that works. Today, we are furthering this commitment by introducing new solutions for End User Computing with Citrix XenDesktop 7. While our original VSPEX with Citrix solutions, … READ MORE
It was just a year ago that Oracle announced Oracle 12c, the latest edition of their industry-leading database software. This new software was lauded as the first database designed for cloud environments, and it recognized customers’ increasing interest in database virtualization and consolidation. When we speak to Oracle customers today, … READ MORE
VSPEX has always been about flexibility. We’ve heard from customers that they want an easy to deploy data center solution, but they also want to be able to choose their favorite networking vendor, server vendor, management tools, and even how they’ll rack, cable, and power the solution. That’s why we’ve … READ MORE
Two years ago we announced VSPEX. Wow, has this baby grown up fast! Today there are over 1,700 VSPEX authorized partners who have sold VSPEX cloud computing solutions in over 45 different countries. Not bad for a two-year-old. But even this overachieving young one needs adult supervision. The new EMC … READ MORE
We’ve introduced VSPEX solutions to virtualize your data centers, run your mission-critical applications and deploy virtual desktop infrastructure. These solutions make it simple to deploy workloads on your terms – and the numbers back it up: Gartner recently named VSPEX the industry’s #1 Integrated Reference Architecture System. So what’s next? … READ MORE
Readers of my blogs probably know that I am guilty of spending the odd hour or three in a video game. My latest gaming quest is to work my way up the score ladder on the newly launched “VSPEX: The Simple Way To Deploy Your Cloud” game. As of this posting, I am at 20,000 points and aiming for the leader at 35,000! I will have to make some headway during my flights out to VMware PEX.
EMC was a Gold Sponsor of this year’s Citrix Partner Summit. The Gold Sponsorship brought with it a prime location in the Exhibitor Hall and conversations with hundreds of EMC/Citrix Partners. Of course Flash was a big topic, specifically Flash for End User Compute. EMCs primary focus was enabling our joint partners to successfully deploy virtual environments designed to deliver unique customer requirements regardless of scale.
What do you get when you offer customers a private cloud solution that is simple and fast to deploy while offering real choice? In its latest market share analysis report for integrated systems, Gartner ranks VSPEX #1 in the integrated reference architecture category for Data Center Hardware Integrated Systems Revenue†. … READ MORE
VSPEX is not VSPEX without two key things: 1) EMC’s technology alliance partners and 2) EMC’s channel partners. The first because VSPEX doesn’t exist without servers, networking and hypervisors, which EMC doesn’t make. The second because VSPEX is a channel-only solution – it’s our channel partners that take VSPEX to … READ MORE