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Dell EMC expands midrange storage portfolio

Dell EMC is expanding its midrange storage portfolio with two new SC All-Flash data storage arrays, along with software updates to Dell EMC Unity designed to boost efficiency and cost savings for mixed block and file workloads.

Dell EMC is expanding its midrange storage portfolio with two new SC All-Flash data storage arrays, along with software updates to Dell EMC Unity designed to boost efficiency and cost savings for mixed block and file workloads.

Additionally, Dell EMC is introducing its Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program. The new program offers  three-year satisfaction guarantee along with customer benefits such as all-inclusive software, hardware investment protection, storage efficiency guarantees, data migrations and free Virtustream Storage Cloud.

Optimized for All-Flash, the new Dell EMC SC All-Flash storage arrays offer performance and enterprise-ready features. The Dell EMC SC5020F and Dell EMC SC7020F are offered as 3U appliances featuring dual active/active controllers with 8-core Intel Xeon processors and up to 256GB memory and multiprotocol support for 10GB iSCSI and 16/32GB FC network connections.

Designed for simplicity, All-Flash performance and unified SAN-NAS environments, Dell EMC Unity helps organizations speed deployment, streamline management and seamlessly tier storage to the cloud. The new Unity v4.3 OS provides several key updates including deduplication to help lower costs, along with new technologies to facilitate non-disruptive system upgrades and enable file synchronization.

The new Dell EMC Future-Proof Storage Loyalty program offers customers guarantees and value through the lifetime of their arrays. Unlike other vendor programs that offer fewer benefits and short-term promises, the Future-Proof Storage Loyalty Program provides robust guarantees, money-saving benefits and investment protection for new Dell EMC Unity and SC Series product purchases.

Customers purchasing new Dell EMC Unity or SC Series products, whether direct or through channel partners, and have a valid maintenance contract are eligible for the program at no additional cost.

Dell Financial Services (DFS) offers a variety of flexible consumption payment solutions that enable customers to acquire IT and plan for growth and future storage demands. Additionally, Dell EMC Services provides customers with a complete portfolio of technology implementation and support services available, addressing diverse IT needs with choice, flexibility and scale.

SC All-Flash will be available in December. The new Unity OS v4.3 will be made available in January 2018 to Dell EMC Unity customers with a valid support contract. The Dell EMC Future-Proof Storage Loyalty program is available now with the purchase of any new SC Series or Dell EMC Unity data storage array directly through Dell EMC or any of its certified channel partners.

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