By peter oluka
Dell EMC is expanding its industry-leading midrange storage portfolio with two new SC All-Flash data storage arrays, along with key software updates to Dell EMC Unity designed to boost efficiency and cost savings for mixed block and file workloads.
Additionally, Dell EMC is introducing its Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program. The new program offers the industry’s strongest three-year satisfaction guarantee along with customer benefits such as all-inclusive software, hardware investment protection, storage efficiency guarantees, worry-free data migrations and free Virtustream Storage Cloud.
Speaking about the new offerings, Jeff Boudreau, president, Storage Platforms, Dell EMC, said: “To help our customers with data centre modernisation, we’re delivering innovative features and performance in the new SC All-Flash and also boosting the efficiency and utility of Dell EMC Unity in the latest Unity OS software update”
“We’re also redefining what it means to buy from Dell EMC and our partners with the new Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program, offering many benefits such as all-inclusive software, hardware investment protection and a three-year satisfaction guarantee that is the longest and strongest amongst our competitors.” Boudreau enthuses.
Optimised for All-Flash, the new Dell EMC SC All-Flash storage arrays offer premium performance and enterprise-ready features. They are designed to help customers modernise their data centres to gain more speed, efficiency and cost-savings from existing applications.
It is also designed to help customers open up possibilities for the business to support new flash-enabled use cases and workloads.
Designed for simplicity, All-Flash performance and unified SAN-NAS environments, Dell EMC Unity helps organisations speed deployment, streamline management and seamlessly tier storage to the cloud.
The new Unity v4.3 OS provides several key updates including deduplication to help lower costs, along with new technologies to facilitate non-disruptive system upgrades and enable file synchronisation.
It offers: Enhanced All-Flash efficiency with the addition of inline deduplication, Synchronous file replication helps ensure zero data loss business continuity, and, New capability enables online data-in-place storage controller upgrades.
The new Dell EMC Future-Proof Storage Loyalty program offers customers guarantee and value through the lifetime of their arrays.
Unlike other vendor programs that offer fewer benefits and short-term promises, the Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program provides robust guarantees, money-saving benefits and investment protection for new Dell EMC Unity and SC Series product purchases.
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