Dell Technologies Enhances Storage Software Offerings
May 4, 2022
Technologies is enhancing software across its storage portfolio, driving
increased intelligence, automation, cyber resiliency and multi-cloud
Additional software advancements make it possible for organizations to:
Take advantage of deeper VMware integrations including improved VMware vSphere® Virtual Volumes™ (vVols) latency and performance plus simplified disaster recovery with vVols replication, VM-level snapshots and fast clones.
Maximize performance of new hardware with end-to-end NVMe support and increased networking speeds.
Dell PowerMax, the world's most secure, mission-critical storage,4 will introduce cyber resiliency advancements including cyber vaults for traditional and mainframe deployments. CloudIQ ransomware capabilities help detect cyberattacks early to minimize exposure and speed recovery.
PowerMax now offers up to 65 million secure snapshots to improve cyber
recovery and increases efficiency with new 4:1 data reduction guarantee.5
Additional software-driven updates help organizations:
Quickly move data to public clouds with faster cloud snapshot shipping and recovery, built-in high availability to minimize downtime and easy restore of cloud-based object storage data.
Experience double the performance6 with up to 50% better response times7 in demanding application and mainframe environments on two new NVMe-based PowerMax models. Anytime Upgrade customers are eligible for non-disruptive upgrades.
Dell PowerFlex software-defined infrastructure will consolidate traditional and modern workloads with new file services that allow for unified block and file capabilities on a single platform. PowerFlex simplifies multi-cloud and DevOps with the broadest file and block8 support for all major Kubernetes and container orchestration platforms from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE and VMware.
Additional updates allow customers to:
Simplify PowerFlex deployment through NVMe-over-TCP connectivity with consistent standards-based storage networking.
Streamline operations with new unified compute, storage and system lifecycle management capabilities within PowerFlex Manager software.
are increasingly seeking IT infrastructure that delivers a cloud-like experience
wherever their data lives," said Eric Burgener, research vice president,
Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, IDC. "Dell has
designed these sweeping software and hardware enhancements across its
comprehensive, multi-cloud infrastructure portfolio to deliver that experience
with greater automation, security and control."