At VMworld and at home this week, all four of the top hyperconverged infrastructure vendors made news with their HCI platforms and partnerships.
The new Dell EMC VxRail G560 will be the first and only HCI appliance jointly developed with VMware to provide integrations that seamlessly work with VMware Cloud Services.
Composable infrastructure — Dell EMC calls it “kinetic infrastructure” — treats networking, storage, and compute as fluid resource pools that can be composed and recomposed on the fly.
The platform will be integrated into VMware's Telco NFV portfolio. This will add automated service assurance capabilities to support virtual network function deployments.
Dell EMC’s new device provides converged data protection, and comes bundled with software for backup, deduplication, replication and recovery, along with disaster recovery and long-term retention to the cloud.
Cisco, Dell, HPE, Juniper, and Huawei were identified as the top five data center Ethernet switch vendors by enterprises.
For the second quarter in a row Dell Technologies’ brands ranked No. 1 in hyperconverged hardware and software sales.
HPE started shipping its composable infrastructure product last year, and says in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 alone it increased its customer base by more than 50 percent.
Adtran, Dell EMC, Edgecore Networks, and Juniper Networks joined the ONF at the partner level in which they each pay $500,000 per year for five years.
The cloud storage vendor has blown through more than $300 million in private and public funding since its founding in 2008.
White box beat Dell EMC in terms of data center server revenue and units shipped in the first quarter of 2018.
IDC’s latest number put Dell at No. 1 in both server revenue and units shipped.
The company acquired the software when it scooped up SEIM vendor Viewtrust in 2014.
The new NVMe-based storage array has built-in machine learning that uses predictive analytics and pattern recognition to improve storage performance.
Michael Dell told Dell Technologies World attendees to use software, data, AI, and IoT to remain relevant.