NetApp principal technologist, John Martin, said the new EMC VNXe products were simply a copy of its competitor's existing strategy.
"Mimicry is the highest form of flattery," he said in an email.
Neither Leonard or Napolitan were able to confirm whether any Australian businesses had yet ordered the VNXe systems. Channel partners have already been trained to spruik the new systems to their customers, and are already in talks with telcos and other businesses.
James Hutchinson travelled to Singapore as a guest of EMC.
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