Initial Coverage: OneFS 6.0, SmartPools and InsightIQ Launch

Yesterday, Isilon announced the sixth generation of the OneFS® scale-out storage operating system and two new data management software applications — SmartPools™ and InsightIQ™.

Here’s what some industry watchers are saying:

Dave Raffo, Isilon OneFS adds tiering, analytics to scale-out NAS operating system

Glen Dickson, Broadcasting & Cable: Isilon Aims to Simplify Mass Storage

Matthew Weinberger, The VAR Guy: Isilon Launches Enterprise Data Management Solutions

Dave Simpson, Infostor: Isilon puts multiple tiers under one file system

Randi Altman, Post Magazine: Isilon’s Sixth-Gen OneFS System Available Soon

Chris Mellor, The Register: Isilon bellyflops into Smart Pools: Storage maker clusters scale-out clusters

About the Author: Sam Grocott

Sam Grocott is the Senior Vice President of Dell Technologies Business Unit (DTBU) Marketing, which focuses on all infrastructure and client solutions as well as the associated services portfolio. DTBU Marketing also includes key GTM activities across global business-to-business (B2B) campaigns, portfolio messaging and competitive intelligence. Sam began his career with Isilon Systems in 2001 leading Product Management and was responsible for helping bring to market Isilon’s first products in 2003. After Isilon was acquired by EMC in 2010, Sam continued to lead the marketing and product management team that delivered the industry leading scale-out NAS offering. When EMC was acquired by Dell in in 2016, Sam’s role expanded to include the entire Dell EMC Infrastructure Solutions portfolio for Marketing. This set into motion what ultimately resulted in the creation of DTBU Marketing, representing the entire Dell Technologies portfolio.