Today, EMC announces new products and solutions to support the Data Lake Foundation—the storage infrastructure that underpins the Business Data Lake solution. The Business Data Lake brings data, applications and analytics together while delivering analytics wherever needed.
Truth be told, EMC has had a different attitude about IP storage networks than FC SANs. Although we have tested FC SAN technologies for 15+ years, like the rest of the industry, we assumed IP ‘just works’. For the most part that statement is true. Now we have a new perspective. Growth in IP storage technologies is putting old ideas to the test. Traditional shared networks weren’t designed for today’s IP storage workloads.
To help our customers design and deploy high-performance, highly-available and scalable Enterprise Hybrid Clouds, EMC is introducing the new Connectrix VDX-6740B IP Storage Switch. With this introduction, EMC now offers an additional option for customers to enhance their IP storage experience for systems, including EMC’s Data Domain, Isilon, VMAX, VNX and XtremIO.
Stepping into the boxing ring, a contest of wit, speed, and strength begins at the sound of the bell. Fans watch to see who will emerge as the victor in the one-on-one matchup. Similar to boxing’s intense competitions, a recent Gartner report identified the contenders in the Scale-Out File Storage industry. In the report, “Critical Capabilities for Scale-Out File System Storage,” EMC received recognition for its Isilon Scale-Out NAS family of products. Isilon rated highest in three of five Use cases: Overall Use Cases (4.17 out of 5), Commercial HPC Use Cases (4.2) and Archiving Use Cases (4.25), highlighting the value of scalability and performance for enterprise workloads.
Notice how the pace of business seems to accelerate every year putting IT departments at a disadvantage as they try to keep up with the demands for additional compute, storage, performance and feature functionality? Yeah, we do too. The struggle to provide agility, on demand scale, low costs and reliability means IT pros have a lot of sleepless nights.
With the VSPEX BLUE hyper-converged infrastructure announced today, EMC is delivering Hyper Converged Simplicity. Now, IT departments can deploy complete infrastructure solutions when and how needed. The VSPEX BLUE appliance is powered by VMware EVO: RAIL and EMC software that delivers compute, storage, networking and management in a single 2U platform. This enables IT to react quickly, free from the burden of advanced IT consumption planning, and provide virtual assets when, how AND where the business demands.
RSA has been named a “Leader” in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrants, for both User Authentication and Identity Governance and Administration, for the second consecutive year. Being named a leader in both of these categories is particularly exciting because it supports RSA’s IAM vision as we head into 2015.
If you work in Information Security, cost-savings, driving efficiency, and regulatory compliance are themes surrounding you on a daily basis. These are all driving factors in IT decision-making today. Organizations are doing more with less, hence the need to drive efficiency. You need your people to be efficient, your processes to promote efficiency, and your technologies to help you achieve maximum efficiency.