WANDisco has developed and patented DConE, its own blockchain technology that they can use today to keep data consistent across multiple clouds, and which they plan to be able to eventually use to manage distributed blockchain environments as well.
Qumulo adds to their relationship with HPE from 2017, which made their software available on HPE Apollo servers with a new relationship with Dell EMC, which will see their massively scalable software become available on Dell PowerEdge servers.
Datrium is offering its backup and DR recovery for the AWS cloud as basically a managed service, where the customer works through the Datrium interface and doesn’t have to learn the intricacies of managing AWS.
The new Dell EMC SCv3000 array, which replaces the old SCv2000, has a different design philosophy. Unlike its predecessor, which was a clear entry-level product, its replacement has high-end software functionality.
The new high-end VMAX model has the expected new oomph in performance, but most of the channel will be more interested in the new software features, which will also apply to VMAX 250F, a stronger channel play.