Datera, which now has EMC veteran Guy Churchward at the helm, will also join the HPE Complete program, with a strategy that remains vendor-agnostic, but which for the moment has a strong leaning towards HPE.
Biotech startup Jungla is the first HPE customer to use the new Memory-Driven Computing Sandbox, to accelerate processing of individualized genomic testing data by more than 200 times compared with traditional hardware, taking the time needed to get results from around 250 days to as little as a day.
Several other significant intelligent storage announcements were also made, including a new Workload Planner utility for InfoSight, new Docker and Kubernetes support for HPE Cloud Volumes, the extension of Peer Persistence from HPE 3PAR to HPE Nimble – and the introduction of HPE Memory-Driven Flash, first for 3PAR, and for Nimble next year.
Commvault is making several extremely significant strategic partnership announcements at their GO event. The one with HPE extends an existing relationship, so in terms of new business, may not be as significant in terms of new revenues, but it is still important as clear statement of their go-to-market strategy.