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Dell next month will refresh the Unity mid-range storage array line with Skylake Xeon processors and NVMe – the latter as expected after the firm's plan was revealed by The Register back in November last year. According to our sources, data reduction capability is "vastly improved" through better deduplication and compression …

  1. Nate Amsden Silver badge

    "other suppliers"

    Like Dell+VMware w/vSAN.

    I'd be a little curious to be in a room with teams from both groups and see how the conversation goes.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So is this just a tic tock refresh, until they roll out later this year? Seems like damage control.

    1. Androgynous Cow Herd


      Probably just a holding pattern until they can figure out what to call "Clariion" next...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    LOL SCM on array

    PMEM/SCM on an array? This is for marketing speed numbers only. For low latency, you need to leverage the PMEM in the server where the applications lives.

    1. CIA

      Re: LOL SCM on array

      Not if you're using SCM to cache metadata tables to speed up data access...

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