VMWORLD, Las Vegas - August 28, 2017 -
Dell EMC today announced important enhancements and integrations across its broad portfolio of solutions that support VMware. These enhancements help customers fuel IT Transformation initiatives to achieve digital transformation goals through software-defined data centers, converged infrastructures and hybrid cloud.
There is an ongoing need for customers to transform their legacy infrastructures or risk falling behind their competitors. According to the Enterprise Strategy Group ESG 2017 IT Transformation Maturity Curve study commissioned by Dell EMC, companies further along in their IT Transformation initiatives see improved competitiveness and business outcomes, enhanced IT spending efficiency, more IT funding for new projects and innovation, as well as higher levels of internal stakeholder satisfaction.
To achieve this vision for a digital future, IT Transformation requires modernized infrastructure and the software to run, manage, connect and protect multiple workloads across the data center, clouds and devices.
“The rapid evolution of the digital business is placing exponential demands on IT, creating new pressures for organizations to implement the infrastructure required to become digital enterprises and remain competitive,” said David Goulden, president, Dell EMC. “The close collaboration between Dell EMC and VMware delivers powerful data center solutions, and financing and services options that modernize infrastructure with a software-defined approach to help mutual customers accelerate innovation and effectively meet their IT and digital transformation requirements.”
“Dell EMC and VMware offer broad and complementary portfolios, to enable our mutual customers to achieve greater value from their IT investments,” said Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer, VMware. “Simplifying and increasing the speed of IT service delivery to drive positive business results, while lowering costs, boosting competitiveness and speeding time to market.”
Enhancements to Dell EMC’s portfolio of VMware solutions provides mutual customers the following benefits:
Enabling Dell EMC and VMware customers to address IT financing needs, Dell Financial Services (DFS) provides flexible, simple, predictable ways for organizations to adopt new technologies. Whether implementing a hyper-converged infrastructure solution for the first time, planning a PC refresh or modernizing an entire data center, DFS has a consumption model tailored to the technology being implemented.
Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.