Monday, June 22, 2020

What's new in VxRail 7.0

This is a very short blog post about VxRail 7.0 which has been launched today. First of all, VxRail naming has been aligned with vSphere versioning, hence VxRail 7.0. Here is the summary of the announcement:

  • VxRail 7.0 includes the vSphere 7.0 and vSAN 7.0
  • Customers can now run vSphere Kubernetes on the Dell Tech Cloud Platform, VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0 on VxRail 7.0.
  • With a more accessible Consolidated Architecture, Dell Technologies Cloud Platform can now be deployed starting with a 4-node configuration.
  • Brand-new Dell EMC VxRail D Series – the most extreme yet. The D560/D560F is a ruggedized, durable platform that delivers the full power of VxRail for workloads at the edge, in challenging environments, or for space-constrained areas.
  • Even more platform flexibility with the new VxRail E Series model based on, for the first time, AMD EPYC processors.
  • The single socket, 1U nodes offer dual-socket performance making them ideal platforms for desktop VDI, analytics, and computer-aided design.
  • Enhanced operational benefits with new automation and self-service features enabling customers to schedule and run upgrade health checks in advance of upgrades with VxRail HCI System Software.
  • The addition of Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory to the E560 and P570 platforms offers high performance and significantly increased memory capacity with data persistence.
  • The latest NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ 6000 and 8000 GPUs to the V570F bringing the most significant advancement in computer graphics in over a decade to professional workflows.
If you were unable to attend the event, you can always visit the VxRail event page, where you can watch it OnDemand!

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