The Tintri collaboration provides a packaged replication service for higher tier disaster recovery needs. It will be available through Neverfail partners, and will likely be able to be sold by Tintri partners too.
Carbonite made key solution acquisitions and reworked their channel program in 2017 to build a base for significant growth in 2018. Now they need to execute, and are looking to some new initiatives to help them do that.
In addition to upgrades to VxRail, VxRack SDDC, both their Enterprise and Native hybrid clouds, and new turnkey VMware Ready Systems for ‘do it yourself’ cloud deployments, Dell EMC also announced GA for XtemIO X2 and an upgrade of their Dell Data Protection Suite for Applications.
The new high-end VMAX model has the expected new oomph in performance, but most of the channel will be more interested in the new software features, which will also apply to VMAX 250F, a stronger channel play.