VxRail Appliances Customer Adoption Exceeds Expectations in First Year

News Summary:

  • VxRail Appliances demonstrate substantial customer adoption in the first year with 8,000 nodes sold in more than 70 countries

  • Enterprises across sizes simplify their IT infrastructure with VxRail Appliances

Full Story:
Within a year since the initial launch, Dell EMC’s VxRail Appliances demonstrated substantial customer adoption with over 120 nodes being sold in India. VxRail Appliances are the only hyper converged infrastructure appliances that are jointly engineered with VMware and are fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested for VMware environments. VxRail Appliances are delivering simplicity, scalability and automation at the right price point for data centers across sizes and for enterprise departmental and edge environments.

  • IT organizations in industries including finance, government and public sector, retail, technology,healthcare and manufacturing and distribution are choosing VxRail Appliances because of their:

  • Consolidation with Scalability – Start small and scale with single node upgrades; reduces data center footprint and CapEx

  • Industry-Leading Reliability – Jointly engineered and integrated by EMC and VMware with a single support number for end-to- end accountability

  • High-Performance – Flash Speed at hybrid prices and free EMC RecoverPoint for VMs

  •  Flexible Applications – Support data centers and for enterprise departmental and edge environments.

  •  VMware Integration – Offers standardized ease-of- management

    According to IDC research, Dell EMC VxRail Appliances’ sequential revenue growth was faster during the second half of 2016 than any other family of hyper-converged systems.”

Dell EMC Executive Quotes:
Rajesh Ramnani, Regional Director, Converged Platform & Solutions Division,
Dell EMC

“Dell EMC has experienced strong customer demand for VxRail Appliances, exceeding expectations and positioning Dell EMC to be the industry’s top HCI appliance provider. One year from its launch, VxRail Appliances have proven that HCI is an excellent approach for mainstream IT as customers increasingly use these systems for data center core applications. It has enabled customers to achieve cost-efficient performance, improve support for any application, and accelerate time to value.”

Customer quote:
Mr.Mritunjay Kumar, Manager-IT Infra, Blackberrys India Limited“Hyper-converged infrastructure is one of the essential elements of modern data center Infrastructure. Through software-defined innovations, we have been able to accelerate our time to market in a much faster pace. VxRail, along with the essential software stack coupled with the power packed features, hardware, packaging and support model, is ideal for us to have an agile, reliable and cost-effective data center.”

Mr. Mandar Marulkar, Chief Information Officer and Vice President at KPIT
“At KPIT we have a culture of continuous innovation in all the areas of our business.  In the journey of digital transformation, we evaluate new age solutions for simplification and Automation of digital infrastructure, so that our team can spend more time on innovation. We took one such step with VxRail.  It helped us to move forward in our software defined journey,thereby reducing time to market, enhanced simplicity and improved end user support.”

Additional Quotes:

Henry Baltazar, research director, 451 Research“With the hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) market growing relatively rapidly over the last few years, Dell EMC has grown its own presence with last year’s introduction and subsequent customer adoption of VxRail Appliances. As customers are increasingly ramping-up their HCI deployments, hybrid cloud is the next obvious destination. This makes the combination of Dell EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud and VxRail a worthy solution for consideration.”

Additional Resources:

  •  Dell EMC VBLOG Blog: 2016 – The Year That Dell EMC changed hyper-converged

  •  Analyst Report: Pathfinder Report: Transform your Business with HCI (451Research, February 2017)

  •  Video: Dell EMC VxRail Customers

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