In a recent market research study, IDC said that they expect that more than 50 percent of new IT infrastructure will be deployed at the edge by 2023. As this trend proliferates Infrastructure Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) teams are working together at a rapid-fire pace to head off the new challenges that are arising as a result of the growth at the edge. These challenges are concerning for customers as they can inadvertently create unwanted situations such as siloed solutions at distributed end points, unintended architectures, different operating systems, and disparate computing models.
In order to address, and actually preempt many of these challenges, Dell Technologies has introduced their new Dell EMC VxRail satellite nodes. These new nodes extend the benefits of VxRail. These are the very same benefits that have been seen in the core data center that can now address the ever-increasing amount of edge use cases. Dell EMC VxRail nodes are generating value where it’s needed most by bringing VxRail efficiency, automation, and operational simplicity to single node edge use cases, while streamlining operations across customers’ VMware ecosystems.
Help customers see data center performance and workload consolidation at their edge
In many instances edge environments have sprung up out of necessity to rapidly address the need for data insights for your customers’ business operations. What Dell Technologies did with HCI to help address 3 tier architecture proliferation in the datacenter, VxRail Satellite nodes now does to address the same issue at the edge. Powerful VxRail nodes enable high workload consolidation on a single platform. Additionally, VxRail with Intel Optane technologies makes managing massive data inputs possible with low-latency data throughput as it puts the right infrastructure to work to help your customers achieve real-time data processing where it’s created.
Deliver data center optimization and cost efficiency to the edge for your customers
Balancing the value of the information that can be created with cost and efficiency is top of mind for many customers. By eliminating cluster requirements and reducing licensing costs, the VxRail satellite node immediately lowers the initial outlay of capital. With VxRail, you can help customers leverage operational and financial investments from core locations, enabling the same teams that manage their data center environments to manage their distributed edge. Additionally, you can plan their edge strategy once, and then assist them in self-deploying many times over. This enables them in matching manageable timelines to projects and opportunities.
Operationalize your customers’ edge with VxRail
As the only HCI solution jointly engineered with VMware, VxRail satellite nodes extend the same operational model and efficiencies to edge sites while automating day-to-day operations, health monitoring, and lifecycle management from a centralized location. This obviates the need for customers to have to support local technical and specialized resources.
With digital transformation underway in most every customer enterprise, workloads expanding outside the traditional data center, and the proliferation of 5G network technology, the need for a small footprint, low-cost, easy-to-manage infrastructure solution has never been greater. By extending standardized, and architected VxRail solutions from the data center to the edge, the renegade IT silos that typically emerge are considerably reduced and the unintended architecture sprawl becomes totally avoidable.