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Enterprise Strategy Group storage analyst Mark Bowker said VMware’s EVO: RAIL initiative should spur greater innovation by ‘disruptive’ hyper-converged storage startups in 2015.
The nascent hyper-converged market received strong industry validation in 2014. Dell signed an OEM partnership deal with Nutanix, and VMware moved fully into the market with its virtual SAN software followed by its EVO: RAIL initiative, which allows storage array vendors to launch systems with Virtual SAN software.
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