Chad Dunn, who runs HCI product management at Dell EMC, thinks the stars are aligned for hyperconverged to continue its breakneck growth rates this year
While Attunity’s smaller channel, which is principally SI’s, will realize more significant and elastic capabilities through Qlik, Qlik’s legacy channel, which is much larger, will reap new data integration capabilities. This is something Qlik sees as vital because of where they believe the analytics market is headed.
Several other significant intelligent storage announcements were also made, including a new Workload Planner utility for InfoSight, new Docker and Kubernetes support for HPE Cloud Volumes, the extension of Peer Persistence from HPE 3PAR to HPE Nimble – and the introduction of HPE Memory-Driven Flash, first for 3PAR, and for Nimble next year.
Pivotal executive and proud tech geek Chad Sakac gave the keynote at the Dell Technologies Forum in Toronto on Tuesday, deconstructing the present process of technological change, and counselling customers on a strategy of how to address scary change that transcended the Dell companies, which involves embracing change in their companies and providing ways to encourage it from the bottom up.
NetApp is touting the new Azure NetApp Files as a huge extension of their Microsoft relationship, which gives them a level of integration with their Azure cloud that Microsoft has not done before with anyone. Other announcements include the General Availability of NetApp Cloud Insights, NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, and new ONTAP support for NetApp HCI.