[The Source Podcast] Software Defined Storage: ScaleIO at VMworld 2017

ScaleIO software solutions has been helping Dell EMC customers deliver scalable, flexible block storage for traditional and cloud native workloads.  ScaleIO.next announced at Dell EMC World 2017 and is on target for availability before the end of 2017.  ScaleIO.next adds compression, snapshots, VVols and Direct Path IO support in addition to enhanced space efficiency. 

I caught up with Jason Brown (@FelixNU98), Principal Product Marketing Manager ScaleIO, at VMworld 2017 to get the latest on ScaleIO.next. 

We talked use cases and consumption models.  For Software Only, visit www.dellemc.com/getscaleIO for details; ScaleIO Ready Nodes, pre-configured and pre-qualified, or VxRack System Flex featuring rack scale flexible deployments, ScaleIOs flexible deployment models provide choice in deployment.  

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Sam Marraccini is a 18-year EMC veteran and 27-year technology veteran. Part of the Dell EMC Global Portfolio Marketing Team, Sam is focused on developing and evangelizing the unique benefits of Dell EMC Products, Technologies and Solutions