Dell EMC Advances Data Center Grade Software-Defined Storage with ScaleIO.Next

first_imgSoftware-defined storage (SDS) is a key driver of data center transformation. As a data center grade SDS, the enterprise features, availability, performance and flexibility of ScaleIO make it perfect for traditional array consolidation, private cloud/IaaS, and new emerging technologies like DevOps and container microservices.Customers love that they can use industry-standard hardware, Ethernet and ScaleIO to reduce costs, simplify storage lifecycle management, and begin operating with ruthless efficiency.The first set of new features focuses on space efficiency, to provide more effective usable capacity and improve the total cost of ownership for our customers. ScaleIO.Next introduces multiple space efficiency features including inline compression, space- efficient thin provisioning and flash-based snapshots. In addition, snapshots get an additional boost in ScaleIO.Next by enabling the creation of more snapshot copies, automating snap management and adding unrestricted refresh / restore capabilities. This is huge for customers who want to shrink their storage footprint and reduce costs using software-defined storage.Since ScaleIO is hardware agnostic, it’s very easy for us to take advantage of new hardware releases immediately. Therefore, with ScaleIO.Next we will by providing performance and acceleration advancements using Dell PowerEdge 14G and NVMe Drives for the ScaleIO Ready Node. This will provide performance and metadata acceleration using NVDIMMs and NVMe drives to support the most-demanding customer applications in the data center.Additionally, ScaleIO.Next has a strong focus on simpler storage lifecycle management. This release enables even tighter integration with VMware environments with full vVols support, reducing overhead on the hypervisor, allowing administrators to consume data services at the VM granularity and offloading data services to ScaleIO.ScaleIO.Next also provides seamless volume migration which simplifies storage operations as ScaleIO now provides the flexibility to rearrange and optimize data placement on All-Flash, Hybrid or HDD-only media at any time. Customers can now easily balance performance and cost of data with these new abilities.ScaleIO also streamlines provisioning and management of ScaleIO Ready Nodes with new Automated Management Services (AMS) features. AMS provides complete lifecycle management of ScaleIO Ready Nodes: deploy ScaleIO, upgrade the OS / hypervisor, apply patches for firmware, and monitor the hardware components. The enhanced capabilities of AMS in ScaleIO.Next add support for storage nodes running on RHEL 6 & 7 and allow customers to deploy a traditional two tier ScaleIO configuration, where ScaleIO Ready Nodes can host either applications or storage.Last but certainly not least, ScaleIO.Next introduces a myriad of additional new features to improve reliability, availability, scalability and ease-of-use.As you can see, we’ve packed a lot into this release, designed to . deliver improved efficiency, performance, and management of SDS.last_img read more

Hotel Esplanade offers its guests a new unique service

first_imgZagreb Hotel Esplanade offers its guests a new unique service that they want to enrich their stay in Zagreb and this historic hotel with professional photos from their trip.With a focus on creating special experiences, continuing the trend of innovation in order to offer more than expected, the Zagreb hotel Esplanade introduces a professional photography service for guests. The idea of ​​the service created in cooperation with the MyTripographer photography studio is to offer guests a relaxed tour of Zagreb, enjoy the parks and city sights accompanied by a professional photographer who will capture happy moments with top photos and turn them into unique lasting memories. Take more than selfie photos with you on your trip.”So that professional photography would not be reserved only for weddings and special occasions, we decided to offer such a service to our guests and allow them to become stars for one day, to experience the destination in a special way and bring with them wonderful lasting memories of an unforgettable stay at the Esplanade.. ” pointed out the general manager of the Esplanade Hotel, Ivica Max Krizmanić. Also, as an additional income and hotel service for those guests who want to shine in full splendor, the hotel offers additional services through a professional makeup artist and hairdresser.Five created packages will satisfy the wishes of guests depending on their needs and faithfully show emotions in photos with the help of professional photographic equipment and lighting and the expert eye of the photographer, they point out from the Esplanade Hotel.So simple and ingenious, apart from the added value as well as the extra income that ranges from 1.500 to 5.500 kn depending on the selected package, the hotel is smartly positioned on a conscious and unconscious level. Hotel guests will certainly put the pictures in a visible place, and they will show it to their loved ones so that the picture, ie the visibility of the hotel, multiplies at that moment. Of course, the guests will remember the Esplanade Hotel fondly, and the picture will additionally remind them of that moment during the year. And because of the whole story, the guests will return to the Esplanade Hotel and that’s it – the circle is closed and most importantly they got a loyal guest.Related news:HOTEL ESPLANDE THE FIRST CROATIAN CERTIFIED HOTEL WITH GLUTEN FREE OFFER TESLA CAR OWNERS IN ESPLANADE CAN CHARGE THEIR ELECTRIC VEHICLE FOR FREElast_img read more