EMC Corporation announced multiple new modern data center products and services at EMC World Day 1.
The company introduced the new EMC Unity family of all-flash storage; Virtustream Storage Cloud platform; MyService360 service-centric online dashboard, Enterprise Copy Data Management (eCDM) and ViPR Controller 3.0.
David Goulden, EMC Information Infrastructure CEO noted that every business leader, across every industry, is facing the dilemma of how to support and grow traditional IT infrastructure while modernizing the data center in order to support the development of new applications and advance their digital agendas.
“The products and services announced today will help advance the customer’s journey to build a modern data center in order to thrive as a digital business,” he added.
Another announcement was with regard to EMC Enterprise Copy Data Management (eCDM), new software that enables organizations to have control over costs of storing and managing multiple copies of the same data.
eCDM helps modernize operations through automated copy data monitoring and management. This product would be available in Q3.
At the event, the company announced updates to its ViPR Controller storage automation software, designed to help customers modernize their multivendor storage environments.
ViPR Controller bridges traditional and cloud native environments, providing ease of use, time savings and reduced OPEX.
Further, the company announced EMC Unity, a new family of storage systems, also aimed to modernize the data center.
The company claims that this system is affordable and ideal for small and medium-sized IT departments.
Unity joins EMC’s portfolio of all-flash storage arrays – XtremIO, VMAX All Flash and DSSD D5.
Networking solutions provider Brocade announced that its Gen 6 Fibre Channel and IP storage networking technologies are providing a network foundation for the Unity solution.
Brocade expects second fiscal quarter total revenue to be within the range of $518 million to $528 million.
Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney said due to a weaker than anticipated SAN revenue, “We expect revenue for the quarter to fall short of our original expectations.”