Dell EMC has expanded its midrange storage with two new SC all-flash storage arrays.
The announcement also included a number of key software updates to Dell EMC Unity.
Additionally, Dell EMC introduced its Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program, an initiative offering a three-year satisfaction gurantee along with other customer benefits, including all-inclusive software, hardware investment protection and free Virtustream Storage Cloud.
Designed to help customers modernize their data centers, the new Dell EMC SC5020F and Dell EMC SC7020F storage arrays feature:
The new storage arrays are offered as 3U appliances featuring dual active/active controllers with 8-core Intel Xeon processors and up to 256GB memory and multiprotocol support for 10GB iSCSI and 16/32GB FC network connections.
The aim of Dell EMC’s Unity portfolio is to help organisations speed up deployment, streamline management and seamlessly tier storage to the cloud.
The new Unity v4.3 OS now includes several updates, such as:
Offering guarantees throughout the lifetime of the array, the vendor program for Dell EMC Unity and SC Series includes:
“To help our customers with data center modernization, we’re delivering innovative features and performance in the new SC All-Flash and also boosting the efficiency and utility of Dell EMC Unity in the latest Unity OS software update,” explains Jeff Boudreau, president, Storage Platforms, Dell EMC.
Ng Tian Beng, senior vice president and general manager, APJ Channels, Dell EMC, comments, “Organisations in APJ are increasingly investing in technology that will support their data center modernization long-term, which is driving demand for midrange storage in the region.”
“The expansion of our storage portfolio and Future-Proof Storage Loyalty program benefits both partners and customers, with partners now able to create more competitive deals, and customers able to continue their IT transformation journeys without concerns of technology obsolescence.”
SC All-Flash will be available in December. The new Unity OS v4.3 will be made available in January 2018 to Dell EMC Unity customers with a valid support contract. The Dell EMC Future-Proof Storage Loyalty program is available now with the purchase of any new SC Series or Dell EMC Unity data storage array directly through Dell EMC or any of its certified channel partners.