Dell EMC for Microsoft Azure Stack
Dell EMC is introducing a new version of its Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, or EHC, targeted at Microsoft Azure.
This latest version of the VMware-based hyper-converged infrastructure appliance is enhanced with new enterprise capabilities including automated deployment and management of multiple appliance, hardware flexibility aimed at reducing the processor core-based cost of ownership and improved interoperability.
Dell EMC XC Enhancements
The Dell EMC XC Series hyper-converged appliances, which are based on Dell EMC server hardware and Nutanix software, are now available in several new versions.
New VxRack Editions
The Dell EMC VxRail rack-scale hyper-converged infrastructure offerings have been given a number of upgrades including support for Dell EMC PowerEdge R930servers for performance-demanding applications.
The new second-generation XtremIO X2 high-end all-flash block storage platform offers a 25 percent increase in the data reduction capabilities compared with the previous version.
Also refreshed is the Unity all-flash midrange array line with four models that take advantage of the new CPU and memory capabilities. They offer 16 times the storage density and a 30 percent performance improvement over the current generation.
SC Series 5020
Dell EMC also introduced the latest iteration of its SC Compellent midrange storage arrays. The SC5020 is the first in the SC family to support a wide range of Dell EMC enterprise storage software.
Isilon Infinity/ONEFS 8.1
Dell EMC’s Isilon scale-out NAS platform for unstructured data is getting a new architecture called Infinity. With Infinity, Isilon get a 6X improvement in IOs per second performance and an 11X improvement in throughput.
Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA)
The Integrated Data Protection Appliance is a turnkey offering that combines Data Domain backup appliance with a new version of the Data Protection Suite software. The application allows customers to go from installation to back up in less than three hours.