EMC WORLD, LAS VEGAS - May 02, 2016 -
EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today announced new updates to its EMC ViPR® Controller storage automation software, designed to help customers modernize their multivendor storage environments, with support for over 50 EMC and third-party storage platforms. The latest Software Defined Storage release is designed to enable customers to drive greater levels of efficiency by reducing manual tasks by up to 73%, helping mitigate risks and freeing-up resources. ViPR Controller effectively bridges traditional and cloud native environments, providing ease of use, time savings and reduced OPEX. Since ViPR Controller’s launch in 2013, enterprises have deployed it to centralize and transform the management of multivendor storage into a single platform. ViPR Controller offers “single pane of glass” dashboard views for abstracting and pooling EMC and third-party storage resources in a customer’s environment. New features in this version are designed to enable customers to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency in managing their data centers, with a 63% average reduction in time to provision storage.
ViPR Controller will be generally available in the second quarter of 2016. Customers can also download a “Free and Frictionless” trial edition of ViPR Controller. For more information, visit: ViPR download page or the CoprHD Project.
Ashish Nadkarni, Research Director, IDC
"Enterprises today are concerned about maximizing their 2nd Platform investments while beginning the move to the 3rd Platform—the crux of modernizing the data center. The ability to increase efficiency, reduce error and capture elusive OPEX benefits with storage automation is a big step toward what the data center needs to become in the growing world of cloud, mobile and IoT."
Manuvir Das, Senior Vice President, Advanced Software, Emerging Technology Division, EMC Corporation
"With ViPR Controller, EMC has paved the way for unifying multivendor environments. These new features enhance some of the product’s hallmarks—simplicity, extensibility and enterprise-class—in order to reduce costs and human error while addressing scale and agility. As always with ViPR Controller, we’re innovating to address customer needs today and tomorrow, in any storage environment."
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