Dell EMC – Guaranteed to Please?

Dell EMC made a broad swathe of announcements pertaining to its midrange storage systems this week. Aside from the product news (and there’s certainly some important technological advances/catch-ups in the announcement*) there’s notable news on the commercial front, with Dell EMC launching its full blown “Future Proof Storage Loyalty Program.” It is a mix of assurances, flexibility, and guarantees – and I think one would have to...

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Why Storage-As-A-Service Is The Future Of IT

Selecting the right storage hardware can often be a no-win proposition for the IT professional. The endless cycle of storage tech refreshes and capacity upgrades puts IT planners and their administrators into an infinite loop of assessing and re-assessing their storage infrastructure requirements. Beyond the capital and operational costs and risks of buying and implementing new gear are also lost opportunity costs. After all, if IT is...

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