Dell Technologies World – PowerMax announced

Dell EMC has announced the next generation of the VMAX series: the PowerMax family.

In a nutshell:

  • PowerMax engineered with end-to-end NVMe, ready for Storage Class Memory (SCM) and NVMe over Fabrics
  • Dell EMC VxBlock System 1000 will support end-to-end NVMe with PowerMax
  • Up to 10M IOPs (8K IO size), 50% better response times, 150GB/s, 3x Performance Density
  • Real-time Machine Learning and automated decision making integrated into PowerMaxOS for improved manageability and reduced operational overhead.
  • Scale out architecture, start with a 10RU 13TB brick and grow to an 8 brick 4PB solution.
  • Two models: PowerMax 2000 and PowerMax 8000.
  • PowerMaxOS software: Essentials and Pro editions.
  • Available: May 7, 2018.


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Chief Enterprise Architect and Strategist, 4xVCDX#133, NPX#8, DECM-EA.