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    SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE (SDS)

    Software-defined storage to transform your IT infrastructure

    Achieve real agility for your business with software-defined storage (SDS) from Dell EMC: scale-out file and object storage. Get ready to automate the deployment of IT services, optimize IT operations and reduce TCO. Powered by Intel® Xeon® processors.

  • Software-defined storage

    Software-defined storage is a storage architecture that uses a layer of software to provision, orchestrate and manage physical data storage capacity on industry-standard servers. SDS products can be hyper-converged systems engineered and supported as a single product leveraging Dell EMC PowerEdge servers.

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    Explore the Dell EMC software-defined storage portfolio, which offers you a choice of deployment models that include hyper-converged systems.

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    VxRail

    Software-defined storage, hyper-converged system engineered to reduce TCO and simplify your VMware environment.
    Ideal for any virtualized vSphere environment; supports a wide variety of use cases including mission critical applications, databases, remote and branch offices (ROBO), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).
    Object
    • Powered by VMware vSAN; jointly engineered with VMware for seamless integration
    • Built on latest Dell EMC PowerEdge servers powered by Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors
    • Single point of global 24 x 7 support for hardware and software
    • Fastest and easiest way to extend a VMware environment
    • Up to 30% lower TCO than traditional infrastructure1
    • 98% less unplanned downtime than traditional infrastructure2
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    IsilonSD Edge

    Software-defined scale-out NAS storage for a wide range of file workloads.
    Ideal for enterprise edge locations including remote and branch offices (ROBO), and small business deployments with limited IT technical resources.
    File, HDFS
    • Deploys on physical or virtual SAN, ScaleIO Ready Node, and VxRail
    • Isilon OneFS operating system, data management and protection
    • Up to 36TB capacity per instance
    • Highly efficient with up to 80% storage utilization3
    • Supports multiple workloads with a single storage solution
    • Fast deployment and simple to manage
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    ECS

    Cloud-scale globally distributed object storage with low total cost of ownership.
    Ideal for consolidated backup and archive, global content repository, legacy application modernization, cloud-native applications, IoT, big data analytics, machine learning/deep learning, Storage as a Service, hybrid cloud.
    Object, File, HDFS
    • Available as software, appliance, and/or hosted solution
    • Native metadata search
    • Multi-protocol support
    • 48% lower TCO than public cloud4
    • Infinite scalability with strong global consistency
    • Simple infrastructure combining storage, metadata and analytics
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