My impressions of Dell EMC World 2017

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I have the pleasure to participate in Dell EMC World 2017 this week in Las Vegas and want to give you some of my impressions regarding Dell EMC strategy, product announcements and various other things. The key word for this years Dell EMC World is REALIZE. Realize what is going on in the industry and that there is transformation ahead: Digital Transformation IT Transformation Workforce Transformation Security Transformation For all the challenges that are coming up with these transformations, Dell Technologies has the right solutions and can support you.  In the general sessions there were some examples like the Dell Canvas and how it will transform the creative process of creating new things and Ken Black (VP of Digital Design Transformation @Nike) explained how they use technology like Dell Canvas to empower their creative design. In addition as a hobby photographer I´m also personally very excited about this and can´t wait to try […]

ECS + Cloud Array = Cloud Tiering

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Now lets have another look how we can combine EMC Cloud Array with ECS – and use it for Cloud Tiering. ECS series index: Part 1 – What is ECS? Part 2 – Elastic Cloud Storage Setup Part 3 – The Why and the How of “Elastic Cloud Storage + Isilon = Cloud Pools” Part 4 – ECS + Cloud Array = Cloud Tiering (this part) What is Cloud Array? available as physical or virtual appliance provides connection to private or public cloud storage present cloud storage (private and/or public) over traditional block/file (CIFS/NFS/iSCSI) interfaces combine and integrate with existing EMC storage arrays Additional Ressources: Spec Sheet Data Sheet Why ECS + Cloud Array? Use ECS as “lowest tier” for your storage data long term retention in combination with EMC Cloud Array use cost-efficient storage for your cold data still have your data in online acces instead on offline storage Use cloud array on your remote […]