The exciting news from DellEMC about VxRail. Hyperconverged infrastructure worldwide leader continues their innovations on VxRail. In 2019,
Dell EMC’s hyper-converged infrastructure leader, Ashley Gorakhpurwalla, said Dell EMC has an “incredible road map” in store for 2019 that “no other company” will be able to compete with. “There’s one company that’s automating the entire stack. There’s one company that’s building a scalable control plane for the entire stack,” said Gorakhpurwalla, president and general manager of Dell EMC’s Server and Infrastructure Systems. “You really could start small with VxRail, scale up very quickly and what you have is essentially a scalable, flexible managed service capability internally at your company. You can start to integrate into multiple clouds. This is very, very powerful.”
From on-promises software defined datacentre to cloud, VMware on AWS extension by Dell and VMware is not a dream anymore. Currently in beta, Project Dimension extends VMware Cloud to deliver software-defined data center infrastructure and hardware as a service to the on-premises world alongside Dell with built-in technologies including vSAN and NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud.
“We’ll be able to not only start with VxRail and then put [VMware] Cloud Foundation on it, in which case you’ll have [everything] managed all the way through NSX, vRealize—the entire suite is managed for you. Project Dimension will bring a little of what VMware Cloud on AWS brings, but to the data center and to the edge on VxRail so that it is delivered to you as a managed service,” said Gorakhpurwalla. “It’s exciting because nothing exists like this on the edge. Imagine in a simple remote or branch office where you might have a small cluster, you likely do not have the same level of IT resources to extend that management to that branch office, which may be in a closet. Now we’ll have the ability to manage all the way out to those edge devices, the entire experience. That is where we see incredible levels of excitement.”