EMC World 2012, LAS VEGAS - May 21, 2012 -
At EMC World 2012, EMC (NYSE:EMC) and VMware (NYSE: VMW) today extended their long-standing partnership with a new sales and development agreement designed to deliver offerings that combine comprehensive storage intelligence with the analytics and infrastructure visualization of VMware vCenter Operations. As part of the expanded relationship, the two companies will deliver:
Customers today are evolving in the way they manage their IT infrastructures as more organizations virtualize their business-critical applications. With this shift, organizations must address siloed infrastructure management and high end-user expectations of performance and uptime, as well as increase optimization and efficiency while reducing costs. With today's news, EMC and VMware have jointly developed and will deliver solutions to help with this transition.
Introduces Storage Performance and Capacity Analytics
Extends Visibility Across IT Infrastructure
Improves Storage Efficiencies and Faster Troubleshooting and Resolution
Ramin Sayar, Vice President and General Manager, Products, Cloud and Virtualization Management, VMware
"The powerful combination of EMC storage intelligence and VMware's vCenter™ Operations Management Suite will offer automated optimization and simplicity for our joint customers. Together, these solutions can help drive increased storage performance and infrastructure management in highly dynamic virtual and cloud environments, as well as physical data centers, while delivering operational cost benefits. With this integrated cross-domain solution, organizations of all sizes can proactively manage their overall infrastructure system health, as they continue to automate and transform their IT infrastructure."
Rich Napolitano, President, EMC Unified Storage Division
"The benefits of total transparency into storage systems, in both physical and virtualized infrastructures, are staggering. VNX Storage Analytics Suite is designed to capitalize on this transparency by offering simplified storage management, optimized performance and easily maintained service levels for unprecedented efficiency. This holistic view of assets, combined with storage metrics including FAST Cache and FAST VP, will optimize both efficiency and performance—critical elements of any IT strategy."
The EMC VNX Storage Analytics Suite and EMC VNX Connector for VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite are expected to be generally available in the second half of 2012.
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