We’ve come a long way since Dell EMC and Cisco jointly pioneered the converged infrastructure (CI) industry back in 2009. Now, nearly a decade later, there’s a new generation. The new Dell EMC VxBlock 1000 breaks the boundaries of traditional CI as an all-in-one converged system designed for all workloads.What does that mean for Dell EMC channel partners? Here’s the top seven reasons this matters for you.This is a BIG market opportunity. The rumors of CI’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Despite a perception that this category is fading in relevance, the outlook for the CI market is looking strong. The latest IDC report values it at $2.99B in FY18, Q3.We are #1 in converged1, and now it’s all in one system. VxBlock 1000 gives customers the industry’s top CI platform as an all-in-one system that addresses all workloads. It’s a powerful message to take to your customers.CI, now with a simpler and shorter sales cycle. The all-in-one flexibility of VxBlock 1000 eliminates the past complexities of custom CI builds and special approvals. That means faster time to purchase, deployment and, most importantly, margins.Win more and go deeper into accounts by addressing customer needs. There’s a sizable customer demand for simple, comprehensive CI platforms as a fast track to data center modernization. Positioning VxBlock 1000 gives you deeper account relationships and strategic partner status.Boost sales with great attach potential. VxBlock is the converged delivery vehicle for all Dell EMC storage and data protection products, including the latest that serve as the foundation for data center modernization. This means great opportunities to sell comprehensive solutions with strong margins for you.Dell EMC and Cisco will have your back. Dell EMC and Cisco are making big investments this year in joint channel enablement programs for CI, giving you the wind at your back needed to generate demand and accelerate pre- and post-sales cycles.You’ll have all the marketing and sales assets you need to succeed. Partners have access to a comprehensive library of case making content assets to create and win opportunities. Visit the Dell EMC VxBlock homepage and Enablement Center to start your VxBlock push in 2018._______________________________________________________________________IDC WW Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker, Q3 2017, December 2017, Vendor Revenue
(Hawthorne, CA) — SpaceX is gearing up for its first manned launch later this month. Elon Musk’s company confirmed today two NASA astronauts will be on board a Crew Dragon capsule for the May 27th mission. The Demo-2 launch will carry NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station. A Falcon 9 rocket will lift the capsule into orbit from launchpad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.Due to Storm Arthur, SpaceX is postponing its Starlink launch to an undetermined date at this time. This means that the next launch from U.S. soil will be the first manned flight in nearly a decadeEn raison… https://t.co/tdWNpxlSYT— Space Exploration News (@Explospace) May 18, 2020 NASA’s last previous manned launch took place on July 8th, 2011. The space shuttle Atlantis launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at 11:29 a.m. EDT. STS-135 was the final mission of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program. Atlantis embarked on a 12-day mission to the space station. SpaceX will attempt to do the same at the end of the month nine years later.
Related News Those executives “loathe” Anthony’s defensive ability, according to the report.Team execs have told @WindhorstESPN Carmelo Anthony has likely played his last NBA game, but what about the teams whose primary interest isn’t, um, well, winning right now? Melo is a popular locker room guy, fan fave & if his defense is lacking, maybe a front office won’t mind? pic.twitter.com/PIRNCzB1K1— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) November 30, 2018Anthony averaged 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds during his time with the Rockets. Carmelo Anthony’s future remains in question.Houston and the 34-year-old forward parted ways after just 10 games in late November. After the move, some league executives believe he has played his last game in the NBA, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported Friday on “The Jump.” The 10-time All-Star spent last season with the Thunder before he was traded to the Hawks in mid-July in exchange for a package centered around Dennis Schroder. He was bought out by Atlanta, then signed with the Rockets.The Rockets finished 2017-18 with a 65-17 record and advanced to the Western Conference Finals, where they fell to the Warriors in seven games. But they’ve yet to replicate that success on either end of the floor this season as they hold a 10-11 record through 21 games. Former NBA star Tracy McGrady says Rockets F Carmelo Anthony should retire NBA free agency rumors: At least 3 teams could be interested in Carmelo Anthony if he’s released
Children wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain at Rajendra Nagar. An overcrowded boat ferries people in high current on the flooded Ganga at Digha Ghat in Patna. An overcrowded boat ferries people in high current on the flooded Ganga at Digha Ghat in Patna. Security personnel rescue NCC cadets stuck in a waterlogged camp after heavy rain at Rajendra Nagar. Security personnel rescue NCC cadets stuck in a waterlogged camp after heavy rain at Rajendra Nagar. A view of submerged tracks at Patna Junction. Fishermen catch fish in the flooded river Ganga in Patna. A rickshaw passes through a flooded road in Patna. In addition, police in the adjoining district of Jehanabad confirmed the death of a three-year-old girl who was crushed to death when the wall of an old house, adjacent to a street where she was playing, caved in.On Sunday, 18 deaths were reported from across the state in mishaps attributed to the torrential rainfall.Unconfirmed reports, however, put the death toll at more than 30.The disaster management department said that the state government has urged the Indian Air Force to send a helicopter for air-dropping of food packets and other relief material in marooned areas.Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi, whose own residence was affected by the deluge, was seen doing the rounds of the city clad in a T-shirt and shorts, and issuing instructions to officials.The district administration has ordered closure of all schools till October 1 as a preventive measure and warned of strict punishment to those who violated the direction and “put the lives of teachers and students at risk.”District Magistrate Kumar Ravi has said that sump houses were working round theclock to flush out water from inundated streets and pointed out that “a not too high” water level in the Ganga meant that there would be no problem of reverse flow.Motorcyclists were seen driving through knee-deep waters after covering the silencers of their two-wheelers with plastic bottles and pipes inserted to allow emission of fumes without water entering the exhaust pipes.At some places, people living in houses situated on either side of a street helped each other with items of daily use which were rolled down on unfurled ‘gamchas’ (a thin towel), corners of which were held by people standing atop boundary walls.Patna Nagar Nigam personnel, donning yellow raincoats, could be seen at various spots trying to unclog the manholes that have been choked by polythene and debris a common sight in the city which has witnessed unregulated construction which has contributed to the water-logging.Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had spoken to P K Mishra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, on September 21 urging him to take steps to check the water level in the Ganges here which had then risen to alarming levels.More than a million cusecs of water were subsequently released through the Farakka barrage downstream.Social media has been abuzz with the heart-rending image of a rickshaw-puller who broke down upon being caught in chest-deep water, unable to pull out the vehicle on which he depended for a living.In the video, a couple apparently living on the upper story of an adjacent house can be heard asking the hapless man to rush to a safer spot, assuring him that they will keep a watch on his cycle rickshaw until the water subsided and he was able to take it back. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inspects the rise in water level of the Ganga river,in Patna on Thursday, (This photo has been released by I & PRD,Bihar Govt). Fishermen catch fish in the flooded river Ganga in Patna. People wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain at Rajendra Nagar in Patna. Patients leave NMCH in Patna after waterlogging in the hospital. Children wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain at Rajendra Nagar. An overcrowded boat ferries people in high current on the flooded Ganga at Digha Ghat in Patna. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inspects the rise in water level of the Ganga river,in Patna on Thursday, (This photo has been released by I & PRD,Bihar Govt). A rickshaw passes through a flooded road in Patna. Patients leave NMCH in Patna after waterlogging in the hospital. After being pounded by heavy rain over the weekend, most parts of the Bihar capital remained submerged even as the state-wide death toll mounted to 25.In Patna, there has been a let up in rainfall since morning though the sky is overcast and the IMD has predicted showers later in the day.According to the state disaster management department, six casualties have been reported from Gaya district where five persons were buried alive in a wall collapse while another person was drowned in a river which was in spate because of incessant rains. People wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rain at Rajendra Nagar in Patna. A view of submerged tracks at Patna Junction.