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VMware introduces VMware EVO: RAIL, hyper-converged infrastructure solution


VMware has rolled out VMware EVO: RAIL a hyper-converged infrastructure solution which will streamline the installation and scale-out of Software-Defined IT infrastructure at the speed of business. This is the first offering of the company in the product portfolio of hyper-converged infrastructure. This product of the company will facilitate the delivery of software-defined infrastructure services while lowering operating expenses. VMware EVO: RAIL will help in improving the customer time and will allow them to produce virtual machines within minutes of powering on the appliance.

Speaking about this new solution, Raghu Raghuram, executive vice president, Software-Defined Data Center Division, VMware, Inc said, “Customers expect IT solutions to deliver immediate value – not in days, weeks or months. VMware EVO: RAIL is a new building block for software-defined data center environments, taking the guesswork out of building, deploying, scaling and managing software-defined infrastructure services. With the help of our partners, we are bringing the simplicity of consumer appliances to the world of enterprise infrastructure.”

The company will be providing the VMware EVO: RAIL solution through partners as a single SKU covering hardware, software, and support and services costs with partners offering single point-of-contact support. This solution will provide combined compute, network, storage and management software that allows the customers to rollout and scale-out software-defined infrastructure services in a rapid and repeatable fashion. The VMware EVO: RAIL software will include VMware vSphere, VMware Virtual SAN, VMware vCenter Log Insight, and the new EVO: RAIL engine – all integrated with hardware from customers’ preferred vendor.

The company has introduced the product keeping in mind the needs and requirements of the mid-segment enterprises and also the other financial institutions and government bodies. This new offering of the company will be available for purchase from the second half of 2014.


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