[UPDATE: I’ve edited the post to remove one of the new features that had been mentioned in early pre-announcement briefings. The features listed now match what’s actually been released.]
Today, EMC announced updates to their VPLEX family of storage virtualization devices, including a new way to purchase it — the VPLEX Metro Express Edition.
What’s a VPLEX?
If you’re not familiar with it, the EMC VPLEX creates a layer of abstraction between physical hosts and storage arrays — it virtualizes the storage. Doing this provides datacenters with all kinds of flexible options they wouldn’t otherwise have: Continue reading