I know enough about storage, servers and networking equipment to be dangerous. I have to know something about it, I sell the stuff. To put me, a salesperson in front of one of these machines to actually do something with it AND set up RAID configurations is pretty scary.
Well, after learning about these fabulous little machines, I haven’t quite crowned myself Queen Geek, but I feel like I can actually make it go…..and actually make it work. It’s no wonder EMC has 40% of the storage market share.
Designed for IT generalists, the VNXe series enables complete storage consolidation with advanced file and block functionality as well as a simple, application-centric approach to managing shared storage. The VNXe series provides significant advancements in simplicity, efficiency, and affordability, including:
• A small footprint (starts at 2U), with a real-world configuration under $10,000.
• A departmental or ROBO platform that can replicate to VNX series in the data center.
• Data efficiency services, such as file deduplication/compression and thin provisioning.
- Intel 5500 series processors for processing power
- The VNX/VNXe can run without a host server and is compatible with all brands of
Server’s and switches