Dell Technologies announced new and enhanced storage solutions that directly affect an organization’s data capital. With these new offerings, Dell Technologies is empowering businesses on their digital transformation journey to preserve essential information and become more adaptive, competitive and innovative.
Sixty-seven percent of business leaders say their company will no longer be competitive if it can’t be significantly more digital by 2020, according to a Gartner survey[i]. Digital transformation starts with IT transformation, which requires customers to modernize their data centers with infrastructure designed to simplify their data landscape, optimize workloads at any scale and secure an organization’s most valuable asset – data.
According to Jeff Clarke, vice chairman of products and operations, Dell Technologies, “An organization’s ability to harness the power of its data capital will determine the winners and losers in the digital economy. To deepen the value of traditional IT assets – while also creating new opportunities and efficiencies – many organizations today are looking to modernize their IT infrastructure as a critical step to become more digital. And they are turning to Dell Technologies and our world-class portfolio of products, solutions and services to help them do that.”
“Disruptions brought in by the new-age technologies have forced businesses to modernize their IT in order to gain digital advantage. The ability to harness the power of data will define the way organizations’ future to deliver greater business outcomes and better customer experiences. Our constant innovative efforts coupled with the holistic portfolio makes us the right digital partner for customers who are looking to adopt digital”, said Amit Mehta, Director, Modern Data Centre, Dell Technologies.
“With the innovations across storage and data protection, Dell Technologies is designing advanced solutions to help customers modernize their IT infrastructure and take advantage of disruptive technology trends to transform their business,” said Phil Goodwin, research director, IDC.
No compromises with Dell EMC Unity XT
The revenue share leader in external enterprise storage systems[ii] announces the next generation of its Dell EMC Unity midrange storage system. Dell EMC Unity XT is up to 2X faster than its predecessor[iii] and 67% faster than its closest competitor[iv]. The system is optimized for greater data efficiency with up to 5:1 data reduction and 85% system efficiency[v]; and built for a multi-cloud world. Dell EMC Unity XT can run in a public cloud, seamlessly move data to the cloud and is available as a service via the new Dell EMC Cloud Storage Services. In addition, Dell EMC Unity can be a building block for the Dell Technologies Cloud as part of a validated design.
Where competitors require trade-offs, Dell EMC Unity XT storage arrays are designed to eliminate performance and efficiency compromises. The new Dell EMC Unity XT platforms provide all the CPU power needed to run applications, process file and block inline data reduction, and deliver operational data services – simultaneously. Dell EMC Unity XT is a modern, active-active architecture and is NVMe-ready, enabling customers to maximize their investment and move forward with their IT transformation.
Tame unstructured data growth with Dell EMC Isilon
To help customers keep pace with the data deluge in AI use cases like autonomous driving and in key industries including media and entertainment as well as healthcare, Dell EMC is boosting the capabilities of its industry-leading Isilon scale-out NAS family. The latest Isilon release provides massive scalability, enhanced cloud integration and security to support the most demanding file workloads.
Isilon OneFS 8.2 provides up to 75% greater cluster scalability – up to 252 nodes enabling up to 58PB and 945 GB/s aggregate throughput per cluster[vi]. This enables enterprises to achieve faster business outcomes with unprecedented simplicity at scale. Additionally, the new Isilon H5600Hybrid scale-out NAS storage platform, powered by OneFS 8.2, provides the ideal balance of dense capacity with performance.
Seamlessly connect to public cloud with Dell EMC Cloud Storage Services
Enterprises of all sizes are looking to extend their on-premises infrastructure to public cloud for a variety of use cases, including disaster recovery (DR), test/dev and analytics. To support this, Dell Technologies is expanding its portfolio of cloud-enabled infrastructure solutions with new Dell EMC Cloud Storage Services.
Cloud Storage Services extend customers’ data centers to the cloud, providing Dell EMC storage – directly connected to the public cloud compute – as a service. This is accomplished through a managed service provider that delivers a high-speed, low-latency connection from a public cloud directly to Dell EMC Unity, PowerMax and Isilon in their data center. This provides customers with the advantages of durable, persistent Dell EMC Storage deployed alongside public cloud for multi-cloud agility. VMware customers can leverage automated disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) solution in VMware Cloud on AWS for seamless, enterprise-grade, pay-as-you-go DR in the cloud.
Dell Technologies Services for the data center
Dell Technologies Services provides a range of complementary, best-in-class services to help ensure customers get the most from their Dell Technologies investments. Services experts provide strategic guidance and technology expertise that accelerate time-to-value and maximize the effectiveness of storage and data protection architectures and operations across multi-cloud environments.