Merges the features of EMC CLARiiON and EMC Celerra
EMC has released EMC VNX, a new family of unified storage systems.
The new offering merges the features and functionality of EMC CLARiiON and EMC Celerra.
The VNXe series is designed for small and medium-sized businesses, department level storage solutions for enterprise and remote or branch offices.
Features include provision storage in for hundreds of Microsoft Exchange Server mailboxes, or a 1TB VMware data store, in less-than two minutes; automatically double storage capacity utilization using advanced data reduction technologies; provide automated diagnosis, service; and technical support information in a single click.
The VNX family is intended to extend EMC’s market share leadership.
The VNX family is optimised for virtual applications, designed with Intel multi-core processor technology.
It also introduces new, comprehensive software packages for management and total data protection.
Both the VNXe series and VNX series are managed by EMC Unisphere, a centralised interface.
The starting price of VNXe series is under $10,000. The VNX family will be available in the first quarter of 2011.