EMC scheduled the EMC CLARiiON CX Series for End of Service Life back in 2011. Many EMC customers with active CLARiiON CX arrays were wondering what the EOSL date meant for them, as it’s easy to confuse all of the acronyms that govern the storage product life-cycle….
When you have multiple data centers, and hundreds or thousands of assets, when is the right time to choose a third-party maintenance…
EMC announced its plan to acquire Virtustream – a cloud software and service provider – in a deal valued at approximately $1.2 billion….
Interested in becoming an EMC or NetApp Storage Engineer? What is the career path of a storage engineer? This video offers some enlightening insights. The U.S. Department of Labor states that there are 4 million people working in data center operations today. This number is expected to increase to 6 million by 2018. What does this mean? For one, it means the jobs are competitive and, for those that get in, the salaries are good….
We’ve been getting more questions lately about VNX2 versus VNX, so we thought it’d be helpful to put together an article on a couple of scenarios we’ve faced recently. These are coming from customers wondering if they need to upgrade to the VNX2….
If you’ve been contemplating a hardware upgrade for your EMC CLARiiON system, the EMC VNX is an option that has likely crossed your mind….
Without proper storage capacity management, it is impossible to keep pace with the massive data growth of today’s EMC storage environments. Here are 7 things to consider when formulating a capacity planning strategy or deciding their current and future needs when purchasing a storage system….
We get questions from IT pros all the time, asking for ways to save on CX4 or other EMC hardware. “Saving” applies not only to money but also to time, long-term maintenance and support and other areas where you may need efficiency. You also need to think long term about your capacity and performance needs. While you may be saving money on a particular device, if you haven’t thought through your decision, you may end up going back for more storage, essentially doubling your initial prices….