Dell EMC reveals success of VxRail Appliances in India

dell-emc-worldBusiness technology major Dell EMC has sold more than 120 nodes of VxRail Appliances, hyper-converged infrastructure appliances, in India within a year since the initial launch.

The development positions Dell EMC as the industry’s top HCI appliance provider in India.

VxRail Appliances hyper-converged infrastructure appliances are jointly engineered with VMware and are integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested for VMware environments. VxRail Appliances are delivering simplicity, scalability and automation for data centers and for enterprise departmental and edge environments.

Dell EMC is selling VxRail Appliances to industry verticals such as finance, government and public sector, retail, technology, healthcare and manufacturing and distribution. These enterprises are making investment in hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) because HCI is one of the essential elements of modern data center Infrastructure.

“One year from its launch, VxRail Appliances have proven that HCI is an excellent approach for mainstream IT as customers increasingly use these systems for data center core applications. It has enabled customers to achieve cost-efficient performance, improve support for any application, and accelerate time to value,” said Rajesh Ramnani, regional director, Converged Platform & Solutions Division, Dell EMC.

Dell EMC said VxRail Appliances ensures scale with single node upgrades; reduces data center footprint and Capex (capital expenditure).

Enterprise customers will have a single support number for end-to-end accountability because it is jointly engineered and integrated by EMC and VMware.

VxRail Appliances ensure flash speed at hybrid prices and free EMC RecoverPoint for VMs.

Dell EMC VxRail Appliances’ sequential revenue growth was faster during the second half of 2016 than any other family of hyper-converged systems, according to IDC research.

BlackBerrys India and KPTI are the enterprise customers of Dell EMC.

“Through software-defined innovations, we have been able to accelerate our time to market in a much faster pace. VxRail, along with the essential software stack coupled with the power packed features, hardware, packaging and support model, is ideal for us to have an agile, reliable and cost-effective data center,” said Mritunjay Kumar, manager-IT Infra, BlackBerrys India.

KPIT has evaluated solutions for simplification and Automation of digital infrastructure in order to focus on innovation.

“VxRail helped us to move forward in our software defined journey, thereby reducing time to market, enhanced simplicity and improved end user support,” said Mandar Marulkar, chief information officer and vice president at KPIT.