Category: EMC

  • EMC Announces RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines

    Today, timed with VMworld, EMC announced a new version of their RecoverPoint data protection / disaster recovery product: RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines. This is the product that came out of what was formerly being called Project Mercury. The new product, takes RecoverPoint further into VMware data protection than the RecoverPoint Virtual Edition did, allowing data…

  • GeekFluent’s Roundup of the EMC MegaLaunch Announcements

    Perhaps you remember EMC’s first big product announcement event under their then-new CMO Jeremy Burton. They called it a “MegaLaunch” and set out to break several world records as part of the event. If you remember 20 people stuffed into a Mini Cooper, you remember the event. Every year since then, EMC has repeated the…

  • EMC Announces Updates to Isilon Scale-Out NAS Platform

    Today, as part of their “MegaLaunch”, EMC announced updates to the Isilon scale-out NAS platform. The updates include two new hardware nodes, expanded Flash capabilities, and new data access methods. I’ll walk through the updates below.

  • EMC Announces Upgrades to XtremIO All-Flash Array

    Today, as part of their “MegaLaunch”, EMC announced upgrades to the XtremIO all-Flash array. The upgrades include increases in capacity, number of active controllers, and performance.

  • EMC Announces ProtectPoint Backup Solution

    Today, as part of their “MegaLaunch”, EMC announced a new backup/data protection solution called ProtectPoint. Storage administrators already use a combination of array-based snapshots and backups to another device (either disk- or tape-based) to protect their users’ data. ProtectPoint combines these two — formerly separate — concepts into one elegant solution.

  • EMC Announces Next-Generation VMAX Storage Array

    Today, as part of their “MegaLaunch”, EMC announced the next generation of their VMAX storage platform. The new line is known as the VMAX3 and consists of three models, the 100K, 200K, and 400K which succeed the previous generation’s 10K, 20K, and 40K VMAX2 models respectively. According to EMC, the new VMAX3 models provide:

  • Name Changes in the EMC Lineup

    If you read my post on the product announcements at EMC World, and then followed any of the official coverage of the event, you may have experienced some slight confusion. Turns out between the pre-announcement blogger briefings and the actual announcements, there were two minor name changes. Let me make up for any inadvertent confusion…

  • Summary of EMC’s Monday Announcements

    Today, on the opening day of EMC World, EMC made several new product announcements. Below is a list of the announcements, along with links to my write-ups on the new announcements:

  • EMC Announces Service Assurance Suite 9.3

    Today, EMC announced the upcoming release of version 9.3 of their Service Assurance Suite. The Service Assurance Suite assists with monitoring, root-cause analysis and management of solutions in the data center.

  • EMC Announces SRM Suite 3.5

    Today EMC announced the upcoming release of version 3.5 of their Storage Resource Management Suite (SRM Suite). [ASIDE: Across the IT industry, SRM has stood for “Storage Resource Management” for years. I’ve always found it unfortunate that two very different products offered by the EMC Federation (this and VMware’s Site Recovery Manager) share the same…