The second day of EMC World 2015 in Las Vegas that concluded this week shifted focus to the software side of the business, with multiple announcements revolving around managing big data, content creation and software-defined storage.
To propel storage to where it needs to be, SDS must provide the services available on storage hardware – that is, snapshots, deduplication, replication, and thin provisioning – on a software layer that can be deployed on industry standard servers, writes William Tan of Dell Malaysia.
Dell has unveiled in Malaysia what it described as its most advanced and easy-to-manage portfolio of PowerEdge servers, designed to help customers address and optimise the evolving spectrum of application and workload requirements.
IBM has unveiled a portfolio of software-defined storage products that it said deliver improved economics while enabling organisations to access and process any type of data, on any type of storage device, anywhere in the world.
Milpitas, California-based software-defined storage company ProphetStor Data Services Inc said it has opened offices in Malaysia and Singapore, and has appointed Simon Ng as regional director, South Asia.