DELL’s New Enterprise-Class Storage Solutions

DELL’s New Enterprise-Class Storage Solutions

MANILA, Philippines, March 19, 2014 – Dell today announced it is seizing a new market opportunity with the unveiling of a brand new series of full-featured, enterprise storage arrays designed for mid-sized fibre channel deployments.  Available first in the Asia-Pacific region and planned globally later in 2014, the new Dell Storage SC4000 series arrays demonstrate Dell’s continued innovation to bring full-featured, enterprise-class storage to cost-efficient, high-performing, smaller-scale solutions. The new storage array series, with an all-flash solution that can cost up to 76 percent less than competing pure flash arrays, is the latest addition to Dell’s customer-driven enterprise data center portfolio of purpose-built solutions designed to make IT more efficient and practical. “The Dell Storage SC4000 series represents the latest example of Dell redefining the economics of enterprise storage and a huge opportunity for our customers, channel partners and Dell,” said Chris Papa, country manager, Dell Philippines.  ”Dell now can offer enterprise-class, fibre-channel arrays in a high-performing, affordable solution designed for mid-sized deployments.  These arrays offer the advanced  capabilities of larger-scale enterprise storage to help medium-sized organizations become more competitive, while enabling Dell to address an entirely new storage market segment with our world class solutions and support.” In 2014 and2015,mid-tier, fibre channel-networked storage arrays and networked attached storage are expected to represent an estimated $5.5 billion market worldwide, an opportunity previously untapped by full-featured Dell Storage technology.  Additionally, the vast majority of the Asia-Pacific region’s mid-tier storage array sales this year are estimated to be fibre channel-networked (79 percent), compared to 39 percent in North America.  With the new Dell Storage arrays launching first in Asia-Pacific countries, Dell can...