VMware has announced that Michael S. Dell has been elected to the VMware board of directors as chairman. In addition, Egon Durban was elected to the VMware board of directors. Both of these appointments were triggered by Dell Technologies’ completion of the acquisition of EMC Corporation, announced today, creating a unique family of businesses that […]
VMware and EMC has announced that they are releaseing a new VCE VxRail Appliance family. This is for the time being the only integrated and jointly engineered hyper-converged infrastructure appliances (HCIA) for VMware environments. The VxRail Appliance family brings together the best of EMC and VMware including EMC rich data services and leading systems management capabilities with […]
This morning, just hours after VMworld kicked off in Barcelona, Dell announces that they are to buy EMC for a whopping $65 Billion Dollars! Dell Inc. and EMC Corporation they have signed a definitive agreement under which Dell, together with its owners, Michael S. Dell, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell, MSD Partners […]
Virtustream will form EMC’s Managed Cloud Services Business; A Key Enabler For EMC Federation to Deliver Industry’s Most Comprehensive Hybrid Cloud Portfolio EMC Corporation has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Virtustream. When the transaction closes, Virtustream will form EMC’s new managed cloud services business. The acquisition represents a transformational […]
Unitrends has unveiled Release 8.0, a major upgrade of the data protection software powering the company’s enterprise-class physical and virtual backup and recovery appliances. Delivering new support for the Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP), Release 8.0 provides mid-sized to large enterprises with agile and easily scalable protection for EMC and NetApp Network-attached Storage (NAS) arrays. This latest software also significantly expands Unitrends’ […]
Yesterday evening VMware announced their first quarter numbers and it suggests that the server virtualization giant, is feeling the competition from Microsoft and Citrix.While VMware more or less have been in a league of their own, Citrix XenServer 6.x and Microsoft with their release of Hyper-V 3.0 has become big contenders in the market spot.
EMC has published a White Paper on EMC Infrastructure for User Virtualization and VMware View EMD VNX Series 9NFS, VMware vSphere 5.0, VMware View 5.0, View Composer 2.7 and AppSense Environment Manager 8.1. Key highlights in this whitepaper are: Resource Utilization: Storage resource IOPS, ESXi CPU utilization, and SQL server storage IOPS were compared to […]
At EMC World 2012, EMC announced that it has acquired privately held Syncplicity, Inc., a leader in cloud-based file management solutions. Based in Menlo Park, California, Syncplicity provides native cloud-based sync and share capabilities required by enterprise customers. Enterprise sync and share solutions are increasingly required by companies in response to the proliferation of mobile, […]
EMC has released a solution guide on EMC VNX Series(NFS), Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop 5.5 (PVS), XenApp 6.5 and XenServer 6. This Proven Solution GUide summarizes test validations of an EMC infrastructure for virtual desktops enabled by Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop 5.5(PVS),XenApp 6.5 and XenServer 6 with EMC VNX5300 unified storage platform. It focuses on […]
EMC Corporation extends its leadership position in virtualization today by announcing a new EMC Proven™ solution for Citrix XenDesktop® environments. The solution expands EMC’s portfolio enabling Citrix customers to accelerate the adoption of virtual desktop infrastructures and realize the benefits of a secure, centrally managed end-user computing environment.