by Angela Guess
A new press release reports, “Alluxio (formerly Tachyon), developers of the world’s first system that unifies data at memory speed, today announced a solution with Alluxio Enterprise Edition (AEE) and Dell EMC’s Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) for big data workloads. The new solution is designed to help Dell EMC ECS enterprise customers deliver more value from data as they transition their businesses to meet the new demands of a digital economy. ‘Global 2000 enterprises are pushing their data centers to become digital growth engines to expand software development capabilities and enable faster innovation and deeper insights from data,’ said Manuvir Das, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Software Division, Dell EMC. ‘Integration with Alluxio helps us meet customer demand for more flexibility and higher performance in big data workload analytics’.”
The release continues, “Alluxio provides a unified view of enterprise data that spans disparate storage systems, locations and clouds, allowing any big data compute framework to access stored data at memory speed. Alluxio runs critical workloads in Global 2000 companies such as Alibaba, Baidu, Barclay’s Bank, CERN, ESRI, Huawei, Intel, and Juniper, among others. The Dell EMC ECS platform provides enterprise grade storage with Exabyte scale that helps businesses to realize rapid and wide scale digital transformation of their data centers with faster time to market and improved total cost of ownership (TCO). Flexibility and efficiency in data handling and multi-protocol support allows ECS to break down data silos while accelerating analytics workloads. This new solution gives customers a compelling alternative to DAS-based storage products by providing the benefits of ECS together with the performance enhancements from Alluxio’s AEE software.”
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