EMC Federation Offers Latest Solutions to Help IT Organizations Increase Agility and Reduce IT Costs

By CIOReview | Monday, September 14, 2015

FREMONT, CA: The EMC2 Federation announces a new Federation End-User Computing solution. The Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution unites the power of private and public cloud and drives business agility by self-service provisioning of applications and resources to policy-driven service levels.

 With the new Federation End-User Computing solution, customers benefit from an integrated, validated solution aimed at driving the complexity out of deploying and maintaining Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). The solution integrates hardware, software and services from EMC Information Infrastructure (EMC II), VMware and VCE.

The storage infrastructure will be optimized for virtual desktop images to reside on EMC XtremIO and end-user data to reside on EMC VNX and EMC Isilon storage. The solution will include VMware Horizon, along with a self-service catalog, IT automation and user experience monitoring enabling IT agility and driving higher levels of user satisfaction.

The Federation End-User Computing solution supports business outcomes such as Automation and self-service portal for end-users and departments with VMware vRealize Suite, Operations Center and Orchestrator; IT can quickly deliver applications and updates while users can safely customize when installing their own applications with VMware App Volumes, VMware ThinApp and VMware Horizon; real-time end user experience monitoring with integrated analytics and anomaly detection from VMware vRealize.

New Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Features:

The Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud can be deployed in as little as 28 days. It is engineered to help organizations drive agility into traditional IT processes and workflows, while notably reducing risk and lowering the cost to run IT.  The integrated solution features technologies from the EMC Federation, hardware and software engineered together to increase value, a comprehensive portfolio of professional services and one-call support.

The enhanced features of the Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud include: enhanced platform support, self-service modification of data protection services, new deployment options with the VCE VxRack System, support for XtremIO all flash arrays and application lifecycle automation.

"The EMC Federation is empowering customers to have confident experiences with software-defined technologies that not only offer choice and flexibility, but also helps them react quickly to optimize growth.  The Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution and the Federation End-User Computing solution are two strong illustrations of tightly integrated solutions that can empower organizations to transform their business," says Carl Eschenbach, President and Chief Operating Officer, VMware.