Dell EMC is expanding its industry-leading midrange storage portfolio by revealing two new SC All-Flash data storage arrays with key software updates to Dell EMC Unity, that is designed to boost efficiency and cost savings for mixed block and file workloads.
Dell EMC is also introducing its Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program, which offers the industry’s strongest three-year satisfaction guarantee along with customer benefits such as all-inclusive software, hardware investment protection, storage efficiency guarantees, worry-free data migrations and free Virtustream Storage Cloud.
Breaking it down, the new Dell EMC SC All-Flash storage arrays offer premium performance and enterprise-ready features, designed to help customers modernise their data centres for more speed, efficiency and cost-savings. It is also made to open up possibilities for the customers’ business to support new flash-enabled use cases and workloads.
The Dell EMC SC5030F and Dell EMC SC7020F are offered as 3U appliances, featuring dual active/active controllers with 8-core Intel Xeon processors and up to 256GB memory as well as multiprotocol support for 10GB iSCSI and 16/32GB FC network connections.
Apart from that, they also offer All-Flash performance of up to 399,000 IOPS and 3.9 million aggregate IOPS, non-disruptive workload migration and load balancing, intelligent data deduplication and compression, as well as RAID tiering and pervasive thin provisioning to help make cost savings automatic.
With the objective of maintaining simplicity in All-Flash performance and unified SAN-NAS, Dell EMC Unity allow organisations speed up deployment, streamline management and seamlessly tier storage to the cloud. The new Unity v4.3 OS provides several key updates, including deduplication for lower costs and new technologies to facilitate non-disruptive system upgrades along with file synchronisation.
Meanwhile, the new Dell EMC Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program makes room for robust, money-saving benefits and investment protection for new Dell EMC Unity and SC Series product purchases, which includes a three-year satisfaction guarantee, 4:1 All-Flash Storage efficiency guarantee, seamless data migrations, hardware investment protection, all-inclusive software and built-in Virtustream Storage Cloud.
“To help our customers with data centre modernisation, 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,” statesJeff Boudreau, President, Storage Platforms, Dell EMC.