For Customers, Confidence in Their Storage Partner is Key – and it Starts with a Clear Roadmap

Following up on my blog post from a few weeks ago, there is news from the Dell EMC storage camp about product rationalization, yet there is still a lot of confusion. I am still left guessing on exactly what this portfolio rationalization means — especially in light of previous promises that it would primarily remain unchanged.
Back in 2016, when Dell’s EMC acquisition was completed, the company told customers and partners in a letter, “because our combination is very complementary, we do not expect any changes in the product roadmaps except for new products we create that bring all of our innovation together.