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New Innovations Lay Foundation for Digital Transformation---Dell EMC

By Thomas Edor-Adamu
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Lagos, Nigeria. 21.10.16. Digital disruption is shaking up all types of organization in all industries. In a recent Dell Technologies study , half (48%) of global business leaders from mid-size to large enterprises confessed they don’t know what their industry will look like in three years.

They agreed that moving toward a cloud model, expanding software development capabilities and enabling faster innovation and deeper insights from data are key strategies to digital transformation. However companies are struggling to evolve their data centers, with 69% saying they are being held back by too many traditional applications. They are challenged with reducing sprawl and spend, while bringing systems up-to-date.

Dell EMC this week announced a wave of products, solutions and consumption models designed to help customers transform IT on their way to becoming a digital business as well as help organizations accelerate their transformation and manage costs.

Powerful Hyper-Converged Appliances and Systems - Expansion of its leading converged infrastructure portfolio through integration with PowerEdge™ servers into VxRail Appliances and VxRack™ System 1000 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI).

New Dell EMC Analytics Solution - New Analytic Insights Module delivering all of the software, hardware and services necessary to stand up an environment for both big data analytics and cloud native application development in days rather than weeks.

New Endpoint Data Security and Management portfolio - encompassing technologies offering data protection, backup and recovery, identity assurance, threat prevention and advanced response, and endpoint device and application management capabilities.

A new member of the Isilon product family for Unstructured Data - combining the high performance of flash technology with the #1 scale-out NAS platform in the industry. Dell EMC Isilon All-Flash is designed to help IT organizations modernize their infrastructure and deliver on the capabilities of a digital business.

Updates to the Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) platform, with new support for Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers. ECS 3.0 - purpose-built to help businesses navigate the shift to an increasingly digital economy, with multiple consumption models offering 60% lower TCO than public cloud storage.

A new software-defined version of Dell EMC Data Domain® protection storage delivering a 6x increase in scalability and support for Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers, along with new cloud-enabled software updates to help customers of all sizes ensure protection of applications and data in the modern data center.

Extension of Common User Experience to SC Series - (formerly Compellent™) storage arrays by making it interoperable with the world’s leading portfolio of storage management, mobility and data protection solutions formerly only available to EMC customers.

Availability of OpenScale™ Payment Solutions - from Dell Financial Services, developed to span a broad range of Dell EMC products and solutions. The OpenScale Payment Solutions provide flexible consumption options, to help customers scale technology availability with IT demand.

The Dell EMC Partner Program - provides an unprecedented business opportunity for partners and validates Dell EMC’s commitment to the channel. Built on three core tenets—to be Simple, Predictable, and Profitable—the new program strategy ensures partners have ample opportunity, business continuity and commensurate profitability no matter their program tier.