There are a number of significant changes to the storage market that organisations must take into account when deploying solutions. There are currently a proliferation of vendors providing solutions ranging from ‘’white box’’ based systems to the traditional big iron. We have seen in the market a number of the niche players balance sheets struggling to deliver profits. In additional there have been a number of mergers and acquisitions, the highest profile one is the potential EMC/Dell deal. What organisations must measure as part of any solutions is the expected longevity of a potential vendor and the vendor’s products
There is a movement towards Software Defined everything. Storage is no different here, separating the cost of storage into hardware and software enables organisations to significantly reduce the TOC of their storage platform.
Day 1 costs are similar, however, when a refresh is required, organisations now have the storage software. Software Designed Storage has, in the past, been perceived as a platform for low data clue platforms. However, with IBM delivering the Spectrum storage family line and
‘’Separating the cost of storage into hardware and software enables organisations to significantly reduce the TOC of their storage platform’’.
Pictured: Jean Philippe Barleaza, VMware; Miriam Byrne and Michelle Harris, Triangle; and Jean-Pierre Brulard, VMware
Triangle Computer Services received the EMEA partner innovation award in the partner professional service programme category at VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016, held in Scottsdale, Arizona.
“We value and appreciate the achievements accomplished by our partners in 2015,” said Jean-Philippe Barleaza, vice president, channel & alliances and general business, VMware EMEA. “VMware and our partners will continue to provide organizations with technologies that offer greater flexibility and agility. We congratulate Triangle on winning a VMware Partner Innovation award, and look forward to our continued collaboration.”
Miriam Byrne, services director, Triangle Computer Services, said: “[This award is] a powerful example of Triangle’s strategy in action, combining real insight, true innovation and operational excellence to create opportunities for our customers. It’s a real testament not only to our own teams, from innovation to design to delivery, but more importantly the team at VMware who have constantly embraced new thinking, ideas and innovations as we have built our partnership.”
Recipients of a VMware Partner Innovation Award in EMEA were acknowledged in 17 regional categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2015.
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