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EMC World 2016
May 2, 2016

EMC launches new cloud-based data centre tools

EMC has launched a collection of new technologies that spans major areas in all-flash storage, cloud storage, copy data management, software-defined storage, as well as service and support capabilities.

LAS VEGAS – Global cloud provider EMC Corp., has launched a collection of new technologies aimed at helping IT departments modernize their organization’s data centre while easing the task of making legacy applications work with next-gen apps.

EMC said the launch spans major areas in all-flash storage, cloud storage, copy data management, software-defined storage, as well as service and support capabilities.

“The IT industry is in a state of massive transformation, resulting in both disruption and a great opportunity,” said David Goulden, CEO of information infrastructure at EMC.

He said businesses leaders across every industry face the challenge of how to grow their IT infrastructure while modernizing their data centre to make use of emerging technologies in support of their digital agenda.

“Some are doing all of this simultaneously,” Goulden said. “The products and services announced today will help advance the customer’s journey to build a modern data center in order to thrive as a digital business.”

Launched today were:

EMC Unity – A family of all-flash storage array, ideal for small and medium-size IT deployments, sets the new standard for simplicity, affordability, and flexibility. It is available in all-flash, hybrid, converged and software-defined configurations.

Virtustream Storage Cloud – A global cloud storage platform offering enterprise-levels of resiliency and performance combined with true web scale. Virtustream focuses on providing enterprise-class, mission-critical infrastructure-as-a-service platform while enhancing the portfolio with a comprehensive set of managed services capabilities for both on- and off-premises implementations.

MyService360 – This is cloud-based service dashboard which provides” near real-time” visibility into the health and status of a customer’s entire EMC data center environment. It is available at no additional cost to customers registered with EMC Online Support. MyService360 is built using EMC’s internal data lake and provides analytics and visualization tools.

Enterprise Copy Data Management (eCDM) – This is an expansion of EMC’s Copy Data Management portfolio. It is aimed at reducing data sprawl and cutting the cost of storing and managing multiple copies of the same data. eCDM provides companies with a pan-enterprise solution to monitor, manage and analyze copy data, eliminating the waste organizations will spend storing data on the wrong tier of data or when they no longer need the data.

ViPR Controller 3.0 – Helps customers transition to the modern data center by bridging traditional and cloud-native environments to enable business transformation. New updates announced today help customers modernize their multivendor storage environments, with support for over 50 EMC and third-party storage platforms.

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Nestor is a Toronto-based journalist who specializes in writing about technology and business. He is the editor of Vanguard Magazine and the associate editor of IT in Canada and a regular contributor to CGE.

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