What's blue, has six wheels and delivers highly available virtual Microsoft workloads?
That would be the Avnet Mobile Data Center Solution for EMC VSPEX voted one of the Top 10 Hot Products from EMC World according to CRN!
What makes the new mobile data center solution a top 10 product? It is pre-configured as a fully functional compute, network and storage solution allowing customers to have a virtual private cloud up and running in no time. It includes high-availability and disaster recovery so applications remain always available. It can be used as a long-term private cloud solution, as a temporary data center in the event of a disaster or to assist in a data center move.
At the heart of this device is VSPEX, EMC's program that combines the best of breed in virtualization software, server compute, networking stack and EMC storage arrays and backup devices. EMC VSPEX includes solutions for Microsoft workloads including Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange and SQL Server. EMC VSPEX is also key to programs such as the EMC Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track program.
The EMC VSPEX solution allows customers avoid the risks and complexity of building their own cloud infrastructures by providing simple, efficient, and flexible virtualization solutions that scale to meet their needs. VSPEX solutions are designed to provide the utmost in flexibility and because the solutions are tested and validated by EMC, they are proven to work so customers can deploy with them in confidence. Customers can even leverage existing hardware, software, licenses, and skill sets to build a VSPEX that is tailored to their specific needs and environment.
Included in the VSPEX program are technical documents such as solution overview, best practices, detailed technical validation, storage and virtualization design and layout information as well as sizing tools and solution whiteboard videos. In other words, all of the necessary components for EMC's partners to easily build and deploy an end to end fully functional virtual datacenter such as the one by Avent.
To learn more about the VSPEX program including the many Microsoft solutions, visit the VSPEX page on the EMC Community Network. There are several videos available on the program including one highlighting the Avnet Mobile Data Center solution in action and another providing an excellent whiteboard overview of the EMC VSPEX Microsoft SharePoint solution.
And if you're coming to Microsoft TechEd in just under two weeks, be sure to stop by the EMC booth to see and learn more about these solutions at the show! Stay tuned for more updates on Microsoft TechEd in the next few days!