MICROSOFT SHAREPOINT CONFERENCE 2011ANAHEIM, CA - October 04, 2011 -
Today at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2011, EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) and NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced communications, networking and IT solutions, announced a storage and server configuration solution for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 that includes EMC® VNX® unified storage and NEC Express Server configuration—powered by Intel® Xeon® E7 processor family. The tested configuration enables 108 million database documents stored, searched, and retrieved. Together, EMC and NEC—armed with the latest Intel processor technologies—help enable SharePoint 2010 customers to scale densely with a cost-effective overall solution. For more information visit the EMC booth (#423) or NEC booth (#772) at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2011.
SharePoint 2010 administrators now have a documented solution to help enable efficient storage provisioning and removing database and storage performance conflicts.
With Microsoft-tested configuration limits enabled by EMC, NEC, and Intel technologies, administrators can:
EMC VNX Product Highlights
NEC Express Server Product Highlights
Industry Analyst Quote
Brian Garrett, Vice President ESG Lab, Enterprise Strategy Group
"Collaboration platforms and tools—most notably Microsoft SharePoint—are a critical business resource for a growing number of organizations. Recent ESG research indicate that one in three midmarket and enterprise companies are using Microsoft's SharePoint for content repository, document workflow, business process management, and other mission critical content management functions. In each SharePoint use case, it is vitally important that the infrastructure can scale and perform to meet the needs of the business as it eliminates the risk of downtime and increases operational efficiency. The combination of EMC unified storage and NEC servers bring the kind of, performance, reliability, and scale that's needed to support growth as it cost effectively optimizes the value of your SharePoint investment."
Eric Herzog, Vice President, Product Marketing and Management, EMC Unified Storage Division
"Our ongoing collaboration with Intel and NEC offers customers a powerful and Microsoft-tested solution that helps customers to deploy SharePoint 2010. As the storage market leader, EMC has solutions optimized for SharePoint environments including EMC Storage Integrator for application aware storage provisioning for SharePoint, the EMC FAST Suite for automated storage tiering, and Consulting Services."
Pauline Nist, General Manager, Mission Critical Segment, Datacenter & Connected Systems Group
"Today's record breaking SharePoint scalability result, is yet another testament to the performance and scalability of the latest Intel Xeon® E7 processor family. By combining the Intel Xeon® E7 processor family with servers and storage from NEC and EMC, customers can deploy their compute intensive mission critical content management applications with confidence."
Jared Spataro, director of SharePoint Product Management, at Microsoft Corp
"The results from SharePoint 2010 testing with hardware provided by NEC, EMC and Intel shows the high-end scalability of SharePoint 2010 for large-scale document management and records management solutions. SharePoint 2010 can help you scale your document management needs from simple team collaboration to enterprise-wide document archiving and records management needs."
Mike Mitsch, Director of IT Product, NEC Corporation of America
"With the expanded limits and scalability of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 comes a real need for computing to deliver performance in such a processor-intensive environment. NEC's Express5800/A1080a servers provide customers with a cost-effective means to provide powerful computing, especially in virtualized SQL and SharePoint 2010 environments."
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