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EMC VPLEX Product @ EMC 2010

EMC unveiled their product called EMC VPLEX Family which offers a distributed federation. It has two products in this family:

1. VPLEX Local
2. VPLEX Metro

VPLEX Local provides the transparent co-operation and mobility within the data center.

VPLEX Metro offers the distributed federation across two diffrent data centers at synchronous distances. VPLEX Metro will get additional features soon (planned for 2011) for asynchoronous distances by VPLEX Geo and VPLEX Global (more than 2 sites). VPLEX Metro support two clusters upto 100KMs. You can do VMotion between two diffrent data centers.

VPLEX virtualizes the EMC and Non-EMC storage arrays. VPLEX products offers

1. VPLEX Hardware - Engine based on EMC's highly available storage controllers, dual high availability redirectors, hot-swap serviceability and intergrated battery back-up.

2. VPLEX Software - EMC GeoSynchrony is operating system for VPLEX products.

For more information and updates, visit EMC website

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