While many customers are still on the fence about NVMe adoption in its early days, Pure Storage is making it easier for them to buy FlashArray//X now and upgrade later, by making the upgrade path simple, and changing pricing policies to encourage people to buy //X now.
INFINIDAT and Veeam come originally from different segments of the market, but have partnered around an enterprise play, and INFINIDAT is looking to enlist some of Veeam’s top solution providers to increase their own ranks of ‘go-to’ partners.
HYCU strengthens its case to be perceived as a one-stop shop for data protection within Nutanix environments, by adding an integration with VMware VADP that enhances HYCU’s protection of VMware data in those environments.
The JetStream technology, which leverages the VMware IO Filter API, has its roots in a company called FlashSoft, which was acquired by SanDisk, was part of the WD acquisition of SanDisk, and has now been spun out into a focused software company.
StorMagic announced a new strategic relationship around Schneider Electric’s APC products this week, the latest step in a strategy of building out a 100 per cent channel model and strategic partnerships that the company thinks has it poised for even more explosive growth.
Liquidware sells entirely through channel partners, and uses a relatively small value channel because of their enterprise focus. Their solution works in any desktop environment, however, so they are on the lookout for potential new partners at Microsoft events.
Chad Sakac, president of Dell EMC’s converged platforms division laid out the company’s digital transformation strategy, why it’s often still hard for customers to grasp, and the role the channel can play in assisting with that.
Dell beefs up a PCaaS offering that existed long before its formal announcement in May, to provide more differentiation from their competitors in what is a tiny market today, but which they think is poised to grow significantly.
Maxta has developed the ability to migrate customers seamlessly from VMware ESXi to Red Hat, using their software, and looking to appeal to customers who want to move some of their workloads to a less expensive hypervisor.
The new Dell EMC SCv3000 array, which replaces the old SCv2000, has a different design philosophy. Unlike its predecessor, which was a clear entry-level product, its replacement has high-end software functionality.