Tag Archive for Software-Defined Storage

EMC-VMware VxRail appliance upgrades VSPEX Blue in VCE hyper-converged lineup

VxRail has the same concept as last year’s unsuccessful EMC first foray into hyperconverged, but is designed to be much more flexible and modular, and benefits greatly from an improved software stack. It will also be available through all EMC partners, not just ones certified on VCE.

Storage vendor X-IO to go all-channel in new, highly-differentiated partner program

The program offers tiers for exclusive and non-exclusive partners, an Exclusivity Program rather than deal registration, and high margins. Their Canadian partners have not been very active in the recent past, but a drive in Canada to change that and expand the channel is forthcoming.