Ravi Pendekanti, senior vice president, Product Management and Marketing, Server Solutions Division, Dell EMC

“In today’s data intensive economy, customers require affordable and efficient approaches to store, process and effectively use the data they generate. Dell EMC and VMware are focused on democratizing technology solutions at distributed IT sites for our customers. Running VMware vSAN, Dell EMC PowerEdge servers will replace highly proprietary infrastructure at remote locations with innovative and open compute solutions. VMware HCI Acceleration Kit integrated into PowerEdge servers, will bring the power of compute to where needed, helping customers thrive in a data-driven digital universe.”

Kenichi Sakai, Corporate Executive Officer, Senior Vice President, Head of Data Center Platform Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited

“Fujitsu welcomes the release of VMware HCI Acceleration Kit. As a leading server vendor and ICT provider, we have been working closely with VMware to provide our customers with FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX and many best-in-class solutions. We see that VMware HCI Acceleration Kit will deliver cost-effective and easily provisioned systems for customers trying to process the burgeoning data on VMware HCI.”

Shinji Ueno, General Manager, IT Platform Division, NEC Corporation

“As a way to improve competitiveness, enterprises are embracing digitalization through the use of IoT and real-time analytics. NEC delivers its next-generation appliance for distributed IT combining NEC Express Server and VMware HCI Acceleration Kit to enable our customers to realize the value that they require for their IT environment. We keep helping to create our customers’ new social values as their strong partner with VMware and contributing to societ.”

Michael McNerney, Vice President Software Solutions and Infrastructure at Supermicro

“Supermicro is excited that our close collaboration with VMware is coming to fruition with the launch of VMware HCI Acceleration Kit solutions for enterprise and SMB customers. With the deluge of data collected at distributed locations from so many devices, there is an increasing desire from our customers to sift the data remotely before transporting it further to the data centers. These VMware HCI Acceleration Kit solutions, jointly validated by Supermicro and VMware, provide the optimized compute and storage to perform these operations while delivering the same ease of configurability, deploy-ability and manageability of our other hyper-converged offerings.”