Feeds

EMC revs motor for upcoming launch

Rise again Evel Knievel

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Security for virtualized datacentres

A clearly briefed Barrons' guy says EMC will have a Harley Davidson motorcycle fly over storage arrays during its VNX launch-fest.

Other stunts to be included in 18 January's "Records Will Be Broken" webcast include cramming more people into a Mini Cooper car than ever before. These cunning stunts are to emphasise that the new VNX arrays are low-priced and will undercut equivalent arrays from Dell, NetApp, HP and IBM.

The low-end VNXe will be priced from $9,500, less than Dell's equivalent array, we're told.

On Saturday, this writer received a cardboard replica of an LP record cut into pieces as a reminder of the 19 January launch event. Why all this launch extravaganza? Is EMC that rattled by NetApp's success in selling storage for virtualised servers?

Whatever the reason, it will have to sell a boatload of the VNX products just to pay for all this launch hoopla. ®

New hybrid storage solutions

Whitepapers

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.
Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile
Data demand and the rise of virtualization is challenging IT teams to deliver storage performance, scalability and capacity that can keep up, while maximizing efficiency.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.