The appliance offering from Data Protection for Converged Infrastructure is Dell EMC PowerProtect X400, an integrated appliance for data management. The appliance is backed by Dell EMC PowerProtect DD deduplication and the next generation of Dell EMC trusted protection storage. PowerProtect X400 is multi-dimensional, providing scale-up and scale-out flexibility and all-flash performance. Designed to be fully integrated with the VxBlock System 1000 infrastructure, PowerProtect X400 is built physically and logically in the factory so that it is ready for use in the data center.
Figure 1. Dell EMC PowerProtect X400
The PowerProtect X400 scales-out compute and capacity, and scales-up with grow-in-place capacity expansion. Available in both hybrid and all flash options, X400 provides the level of performance needed for even the most demanding workloads. The appliance is enabled with machine learning, and intelligent load balancing to provide optimal deduplication and performance.
The appliance’s PowerProtect Data Manager software takes organizations from data protection to data management, providing the trusted protection in terms of backup, deduplication, and replication, but also operational efficiency in the form of self-service for application owners with IT or backup admin oversight.