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EMC, VMware and Pivotal (EVP): Software-Defined Data Center Architecture

Are you attending VMworld this year and looking to learn about how you can transform your data center into a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), which provides a solution for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Backup as a Service (BaaS), Storage as a Service (SaaS) as well as other data center capabilities? If so, here’s a great chance to gain in-depth knowledge on the new offering from EVP SDDC.

EVP (EMC, VMware and Pivotal) has created an architecture that allows IT to gain visibility and control through cloud automation and orchestration. The solution includes the following products:

  • EMC ViPR™ Software-Defined Storage Platform
  • EMC VNX® and/or EMC Symmetrix® VMAX® Storage Platforms
  • EMC Avamar® and EMC Data Domain® Backup and Recovery Solutions
  • EMC and VMware Integrated Workflows
  • VMware vCloud Suite
  • VMware NSX Virtual Networking Technologies
  • VMware vCenter Log Insight
  • VMware IT Business Management Suite

As the EVP SDDC was developed, it was subjected to extensive testing by both EMC and VMware at the joint EVP Labs in Palo Alto, CA and RTP, NC. Upon completion, World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), was asked to validate the SDDC’s capabilities against a set of use cases that would be tested in WWT’s Advanced Technology Center lab environment, at the company’s headquarters in St. Louis, MO. WWT has completed the testing and recently released a Solution Brief on the findings, including validation of the use cases, which you can find here.


While you are at VMworld next week, be sure to register for session SDDC3280, which will cover the SDDC solution at length. You can also stop by the EMC and VMware booths at the Expo Hall in the Moscone Center, and speak to experts on the EVP SDDC, as well as see demonstrations of the environment.

World Wide Technology (WWT) is an award-winning systems integrator and supply chain solutions provider that brings an innovative and proven approach to how organizations explore, evaluate, architect and implement technology. Founded in 1990, WWT has grown from a small product reseller into a global systems integrator with more than $6 billion in annual revenue, and more than 2,400 employees across the globe.

WWT serves the technology needs of large public and private organizations around the world and ranks 71st on Forbes Largest Private Companies list. WWT attributes its ongoing success to strict adherence to core values, a clear vision and mission, and a customer-focused team of professionals. As evidence of our strong corporate philosophy, WWT is ranked #34 on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list.

WWT’s Advanced Technology Center (ATC) provides hands-on access to more than $50M in cutting-edge data center, virtualization, collaboration, networking and security products along with technical expertise from an expansive team of engineering resources.

The ATC provides live and remote access to demonstrations, executive briefings, workshops, labs, proofs-of-concept, advisory services and training support in order to inform customer decision making and maximize technology investments.