For the second straight year, Gartner, Inc. has named Dell EMC a leader on their Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage report. The report provides insight into technology providers’ ability to develop and deliver products into a specific market segment. Distributed File and Object Storage products help customers deal with the rapid growth in unstructured data.
This report recognizes both Dell EMC Isilon with Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, the industry leader in scale-out NAS storage1, and Dell EMC ECS with Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, Dell EMC's object storage solution, demonstrating Dell EMC's industry-leading capabilities to help prepare customers for their digital future.
Gartner Critical Capabilities for Distributed File Systems
More on storing and analyzing large-scale, unstructured data: Gartner compares six distributed file system storage products against critical capabilities in use cases relevant to I&O leaders and Isilon steals the show.
About Isilon and ECS
Isilon is a well-established, market-leading product, with more than 10 years of market growth and over 7,000 customers. As the industry’s number one scale-out NAS, it combines simplicity of deployment and management with enterprise-grade protection and security to help customers eliminate silos and consolidate their workloads.
The ECS object storage platform is designed specifically for next-generation apps that demand massive unstructured data storage capacity, global access and cloud-scale economics. With ECS, customers can accelerate cloud native application development using a consumption model of their choice: as an appliance, software running on Dell servers, or as a service.
Dell EMC can best describe Gartner's evaluation of both Isilon and ECS as products that should be on a customer's shortlist for large scale, unstructured data workloads because of Dell EMC's positive track record and support capabilities.