DataGravity for Availability is a separate product that sits on top of Veeam, and provides it with a behavior-driven security capability. For now, it only works with Veeam, but the plan is to ultimately extend it to other vendors.
The CTO of the Dell EMC Converged Platforms & Solutions Division also stressed the continuing importance of their Nutanix partnership, emphasizing its centrality to Dell EMC’s growing relationship with Microsoft.
Fine also acknowledged some VMware partner concern over the company’s new relationship with Dell, which does much more of its business direct than VMware has historically, and indicated her commitment to standing behind the partner community.
Nutanix is announcing several new networking new capabilities which they believe are critical to their ultimate goal of doing in the private cloud space what AWS did in the public space. Availability of some of this is still a while off, however.
The new Atlantis integration with Citrix brings its VDI infrastructure directly into Citrix management interfaces, while the new partnering with Rancher Labs integrates Atlantis’ management interface with theirs to better manage containers.