Simplify All Aspects of IT by Seamlessly Integrating Compute, Network, Storage, and Virtualization Technologies into One Engineered System. Dell EMC VxBlock Systems simplify all aspects of IT and enable you to modernize your infrastructure and achieve better business outcomes faster. By seamlessly integrating enterprise-class compute, network, storage and virtualization technologies from industry leaders Dell EMC, VMware, and Cisco, Dell EMC VxBlock Systems deliver the world’s most advanced converged infrastructure: engineered, manufactured, managed, supported and sustained as one, allowing you to focus on your business. Supporting your mixed workloads and trusted around the globe, the Dell EMC VxBlock Systems are powered by Intel Xeon processors and offer unmatched choice, flexibility, and reliability for accelerating IT transformation.
The Dell EMC VxBlock System 740 is engineered with Cisco compute and networking, and Dell EMC VMAX all-flash storage. Delivering enterprise-grade availability and data services, this converged system is ideal for large-scale mixed workload consolidation and mission critical applications. The VxBlock System 540 is engineered with Cisco compute and networking, and Dell EMC XtremIO All-Flash storage. This purpose-built all—flash converged system is optimized for data reduction and copy friendly workflows such as Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and test and dev environments. The Dell EMC VxBlock System 350 is engineered with Cisco compute and networking, and Dell EMC Unity storage. With its all-flash design, support for a broad spectrum of mixed file and block general purpose workloads, this medium-sized converged system offers substantial scale at an affordable price.
Dell EMC VxBlock Converged Technology Extensions
Converged Technology Extensions provide you a risk free option to extend the value of your VxBlock systems by allowing you to simply add compute or storage resources for increased performance, capacity or for new workloads. Expand and enhance your deployed Dell EMC VxBlock or Vblock Systems with Dell EMC Converged Technology Extensions. Quickly add compute or storage to extend your original system. You can grow with confidence. Because converged technology extensions consist of hardware and software that are tested and validated for use with your VxBlock System or Vblock System. The Converged Technology Extension for compute provides a simple way to add incremental processing power or integrate additional technologies, such as graphics acceleration cards for high-performance graphics rendering or server-side cache for database workloads.
Integrated Data Protection Systems
Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Systems offer efficient backup and recovery and complete data protection solution options for VxBlock Systems. Get the precise level of data protection needed, backed by responsive, expert support. Solutions are shipped to you fully integrated-including hyper-converged and traditional converged systems with optional all-flash configurations. This reduces your administrative burden and frees IT personnel for more strategic tasks. Choose from a comprehensive set of data protection solutions. Including cost-effective daily backups, continuous data replication with flexible rollback options to better align with desired recovery time objectives (RTO), and zero-data-loss business continuity. End-to-end data protection ensures optimal functionality and complete protection of all your data and applications in any on-premise, virtualized or cloud environment.
Simplify Data Protection
Your organization’s data is its most valuable asset. Which needs to be protected regardless of where it lives and against whatever might happen. However, legacy backup solutions can’t cope with the demands of virtualization and cloud computing and challenges associated with exponential data growth. Data protection for Dell EMC Converged Infrastructure is ideal for any organization. Ranging from an enterprise that is simply looking for efficient and cost-effective backup and recovery in the event of physical or logical system failures, to a financial services provider whose business relies on always-available customer. Or transaction information.Choose from a range of data protection options leveraging industry-leading technology from Dell EMC for more efficient, cost-effective data loss prevention and data integrity, together with operational simplicity. The system arrives fully assembled and ready to power up.
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Every Avamar backup is a full backup, which makes it easy for you to browse, point, and click for a single-step recovery. Avamar provides fast, reliable NAS system backup and recovery via the Avamar NDMP Accelerator node. With this approach, a Level-0 backup is performed only once, during the initial full backup. Subsequent daily full backups are achieved by requesting only Level-1 incremental dumps, and building them into a daily full backup view. This dramatically reduces backup times and the impact on NAS resources, and allows an easier and faster recovery.
Avamar eliminates backup bottlenecks and provides the freedom to consolidate storage and optimize NAS systems — without limiting the number and size of files or volumes — to meet the backup window. With automated multi streaming, Avamar can protect large-scale out NAS systems, including Isilon, by delivering increased throughput to protection storage. Avamar’s Fast Incremental architecture provides an efficient solution to protect High Density File Systems (HDFS).
Current storage systems are not equipped for the growing needs of your data. An IDC study confirms Dell EMC offers the broadest software-defined storage portfolio, powered by Intel Xeon processors, that provides the enterprise-grade agility to support your digital business demands. Software-defined storage offers elasticity, scale, and simplicity — with no compromises. The cost to store, manage and analyze billions or trillions of data objects just isn’t feasible using traditional storage, given the cost of constantly having to make new hardware investments to keep up with growing data stores. By decoupling software from hardware, software-defined storage makes it possible to simply acquire low-cost commodity hardware instead — reducing the cost of acquiring storage by as much as 50%.
To do data analysis in a traditional storage environment, you have to make multiple copies of data or coalesce it from multiple sources. That’s inherently slow, inefficient and unsuited to the amount and variety of IoT-generated data. But software defined cloud storage introduces the concept of a geo-distributed data lake, with the protocolsin place to accept a variety of data on the front end and to perform analytics-in-place wherever edge-device data is collected for rapid — even real-time — data analysis. It also enables analytics at the core on archival data for visibility into ever-increasing data sets.
Current storage systems are not equipped for the growing needs of your data. An IDC study confirms Dell EMC offers the broadest software-defined storage portfolio that provides the enterprise-grade agility to support your digital business demands. Better security — secures the mission critical workloads by implementing dynamic security policies. Improves network productivity — ensures effective load balancing, better content delivery and improves the network uptime. Reduces cost — lowers CAPEX cost by minimizing the need for hardware devices such as routers & switches. Lowers OPEX costs due to massive improvement in network management.
The policy based automation aspect of SDN also allows the network to expand into large number of nodes. Dell EMC has the broadest network storage portfolio — elastic scale-out, in-place analytics, and cloud-connected. Scale-IO — enterprise scale-out server SAN block storage, Isilon — enterprise scale-out NAS file storage. Elastic Cloud Storage — geo-federated cloud-scale object storage out In-place analytics, cloud-connected.
Accelerate your enterprise data lake and enable the most demanding workloads with Isilon All-Flash storage systems. Deliver blazing performance for unstructured data while you benefit from the efficiency, flexibility, and resiliency of Isilon. Isilon all flash introduces a revolutionary, highly dense design with 4 Isilon storage nodes in a 4U chassis. Select from configurations that provide 96 TB to 924 TB of capacity per chassis. Easily expand your Isilon with up to 100 chassis in one cluster, with cluster performance totaling up to 25 million IOPS and 1.5 TB per second bandwidth.
Brings all flash performance to unstructured data workloads. Delivers massive scalability up to 924 TB capacity in a single cluster. Supports up to 250,000 IOPS and 15 GB/second bandwidth per chassis. Offers robust data protection and security options. Maximizes efficiency with 80% storage utilization, data deduplication, and storage tiering. Automated storage tiering integrates storage at the core with available cloud services from a choice of providers. You can now get the performance you need to meet tight backup windows and support critical applications and workloads.
With software-defined storage, enterprises can create giant geo-distributed pools of storage that grow as large as necessary with very little effort on the part of IT and its users. The economic benefits are unprecedented, too, as commodity-based platforms increasingly provide the foundation for next generation storage, replacing more costly purpose-built storage arrays.
And it all starts with understanding what we mean when we talk about software-defined storage — it’s an approach to storage system design using the principles of distributed computing that delivers elastic, scale-out, multi-protocol, and geo-distributed capabilities all with a simplified management experience. This is how we will all store more data, and more kinds of data, than we have ever done before.
Not all VVols storage support is created equal. While VMware Virtual Volumes simplify management and provide per VM storage control, the revolutionary VMAX takes VVols integration to a whole new level. Not only was VMAX designed to support the scale of VVols — up to 64,000 virtual volumes today and many more in the future — but the VMAX service level objective management paradigm that has radically simplified storage management realizes the full value of VVols storage polices.
By matching policies to Service Level Objectives (SLOs), VMAX provides the highest levels of availability, data protection and performance directly to the VM. VMAX all flash storage leverages the industry’s first open storage and hypervisor converged operating system, HYPERMAX OS. It combines industry leading high availability, I/O management, quality of service, data integrity validation, storage tiering, and data security with an open application platform. HYPERMAX OS features the first real-time, non disruptive storage hypervisor that manages and protects embedded services.
Benefit from high bandwidth and a low-cost per gigabyte. VNX-VSS arrays are ideal for distributed sites and uses including city surveillance, government, and transportation security. VNX Software Essential Pack includes Dell EMC FAST automatically optimize for the highest system performance and the lowest storage cost simultaneously. VNX Events and Retention keep data safe from changes and deletions. Local protection practice safe data protection and repurposing. Protect data against localized failures, outages, and disasters.
Hypervisor based replication fifteen VM licenses for RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines delivers local and remote hypervisor based replication. vVNX virtual unified storage lets you easily create test and development environments without the need for dedicated storage platforms. Get the unified storage and data management features of vVNX in this free software download for use in VMware environments. IT organizations are increasingly looking to software defined storage solutions to provide agility and flexibility to their operational and development environments.