Dell’s View on iSCSI

There is a buzz in the storage industry about iSCSI (Internet Small Computer Systems Interface), which is the protocol that transports SCSI commands and data over an Ethernet/IP network. As a result, we’ve had some requests for practical guidance on planning or deploying an IP SAN using our Dell/EMC CX3 UltraScale storage systems.

In response, we recently posted this paper that discusses the factors that must be considered with regard to host and network configuration, as well as the choices that can be made with storage system replication and performance.

In this video, Travis Vigil, who leads our iSCSI product strategy, debunks some of the myths we’ve heard in the industry about iSCSI.


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For those of you interested in even more background, I also interviewed Travis in this podcast where he sheds more light on iSCSI and its advantages.

Joe Pollock

About the Author: Joe Pollock

Joe Pollock is a Director of Marketing for Dell, currently focused on strategic initiatives that help organizations realize their digital future through IT innovation and transformation. In his 17-year career at Dell, Joe has helped shape the company’s thought leadership position—based on insights gleaned from myriad customer engagements—on the critical imperatives business leaders must act upon to meet the demands of a highly dynamic, technology-driven marketplace. Joe has nearly 25 years of experience working in the technology industry, having held leadership positions in sales, marketing and product management with expertise that spans the full enterprise IT ecosystem. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.