Cisco and Veeam partnered around HyperFlex over a year ago around a direct snapshot integration for HyperFlex primary storage. Now they are extending that partnership with a new integration on the secondary side that leverages enhancements made in HyperFlex 3.0.
AIRI Mini is a joint engineering initiative between Pure and NVIDIA that provides an AI-focused solution with much less compute capability than AIRI, announced in March. It thus has a much lower entry point, and the companies think it will lead to strong interactions between infrastructure teams and data scientists.
While in the old Dell EMC converged lineup, a System 1000 would have been a new high-end model, the new VXBlock completely restructures the approach, and integrates all storage types in one offering. It makes this a single-model family with additional flexibility, greater cost efficiencies and simplified lifecycle management.