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Deep Dive XtremIO X2 – Dell EMC World 2017

The press releases are out there but they only cover the XtremIO announcement at a high level. It’s time for a deeper dive. At Dell EMC World, Storage Switzerland spent quality time on the XtremIO X2 update. It promises increased

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EMC World 2016 – EMC’s All-Flash Unity

EMC chose their annual user conference, EMC World 2016 as EMC’s coming out party for a new storage offering: Unity. While all the marketing around Unity focuses on an $18,000 all-flash configuration it is a hybrid solution available in hard

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Podcast – EMC World – Day 3 Recap

No registration required – EMC World 2016 is under way. Join me again as I sit down with George Crump, Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland. In this live podcast we will give you a recap of EMC World day 3

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Healthcare Provider leverages All-Flash to Power VDI and Improve Patient Care

VDI projects are some of the most challenging and demanding infrastructure projects today; especially on the storage system. Meeting VDI storage performance demands are particularly critical for healthcare organizations because if a doctor or nurse is waiting on IT infrastructure to do their job that also means that a patient is waiting, one that might need critical care. In this case study we speak with a large healthcare provider that is leveraging All-Flash to meet the demands of VDI in Healthcare.

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Vidant Health Leverages Flash to think differently about Healthcare Data Management

Most first time all-flash array buyers make the leap to solid state performance because they have hit a performance wall. While Vidant Health was certainly ready for a performance upgrade, late last year their immediate concern was capacity and security.

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Service Provider Counts on XtremIO to Expand Business

Case Study: First National Technology Services Managed Service Providers (MSP) face an enormous challenge, they have to provide IT services at a cost and quality better than the customers they are trying to attract while fending off competitive pressures from

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All-Flash Case Study: The Clutch Group – 85% Faster Apps

Which came first, the Success or the Flash? It is said that success breeds success, but sometimes success breeds flash which then breeds more success. This was the case for Litigation Consulting and Compliance firm, The Clutch Group. After landing

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EMC World 2015 – XtremIO Achieves Data Center Scale

The most common question that we are asked by IT planners considering an all-flash array is “can the data center really become all-flash?”. The answer is yes but that requires that the all-flash array achieve data center scale. This means

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Previewing EMC World 2015

EMC World has evolved into one of the largest storage events in the industry, taking second place only to VMworld. While the event clearly has an EMC bend to it (it is after all EMC World) there are plenty of

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All-Flash in Real Life: CMA – XtremIO Database Consolidation Case Study

When it comes to business transformation, numbers matter. For CMA, a leading healthcare application service provider for Medicaid payments systems processing and data analytics, the integration of EMC XtremIO led to a transformation of their workloads, their infrastructure, and their

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