EMC launches storage automation software

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) has updated its EMC ViPR® Controller storage automation software, designed to help customers modernize their multivendor storage environments, with support for over 50 EMC and third-party storage platforms, the company said.

The latest Software Defined Storage release is designed to enable customers to drive greater levels of efficiency by reducing manual tasks by up to 73%, helping mitigate risks and freeing-up resources. ViPR Controller effectively bridges traditional and cloud native environments, providing ease of use, time savings and reduced OPEX.

Since ViPR Controller´s launch in 2013, enterprises have deployed it to centralize and transform the management of multivendor storage into a single platform. ViPR Controller offers “single pane of glass” dashboard views for abstracting and pooling EMC and third-party storage resources in a customer´s environment. New features in this version are designed to enable customers to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency in managing their data centers, with a 63% average reduction in time to provision storage.

EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.