Dell has announced plans to speed up its storage portfolio with a new software-driven update set.
Hardware giants claim that updates include cloud storage, on-premises servers, and improvements in automation, data mobility, and security across edge environments at no additional cost to existing customers. ..
What’s in the store for users?
Dell Powerstore, Dell’s all-flash hardware storage array, increases capacity by up to 66% and improves mixed workload performance by 50% with software-only high availability metro replication.
Powerstore users also have enhanced support for file workloads, including file-level retention, native file duplication, and support for third-party file monitoring and ransomware protection.
This update also enables Powerstore users to integrate more closely with VMware, including improved vVol latency and performance, VMware vSphere disaster recovery capabilities, virtual volume (vVol) replication, VM-level snapshots, and fast cloning. Become.
The company’s end-to-end NVMe and storage class memory (SCM) solution, Dell PowerMax, is configured to receive updates such as cyber vaults and Cloud IQ ransomware protection for both traditional and mainframe deployments. increase.
PowerMax will be able to store 65 million snapshots for data recovery.
The company’s software-defined storage cloud, Dell PowerFlex, is set up to take advantage of new file services that combine block storage and file storage, allowing organizations to take advantage of traditional containerized workloads throughout their bare metal and virtualization deployments. Can be integrated.
Dell also simplifies the deployment of PowerFlex over NVMe-over-TCP connections with new updates, allowing organizations to operate with new integrated computing, storage, and system lifecycle management capabilities within PowerFlex Manager software. Said that it would be possible to rationalize.
Dell PowerStore, PowerMax, and PowerFlex updates are all set to be available in the third quarter of 2022.