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August 13, 2013

Thriving in the Mainframe World: 4th Gen EMC Disk Library for Mainframe Sets a New Standard

 

Thriving in the Mainframe World: 4th Gen EMC Disk Library for Mainframe Sets a New Standard

 

Peter Smails

By Peter Smails

Senior Director, Product Marketing, Backup Recovery Systems Division at EMC
 

Even with significant growth in mainframe market share in 2012, Darwinian evolution never takes a break at EMC.

Today, EMC announced the next generation of Disk Library for Mainframe (DLm) systems; the DLm 8100 and DLm 2100.  Enabled by an enhanced virtual tape engine and new 8 Gb/s FICON adapters, the new products deliver 2x the scalability of the previous generation, with support for up to 11.4 PB of logical capacity and up to 80% faster performance, making the new systems more than 4x faster than the nearest competitor.

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http://pulseblog.emc.com/2013/08/13/thriving-in-the-mainframe-world-4th-gen-emc-disk-library-for-mainframe-sets-a-new-standard/