Product : Dell EMC, PowerFlex [SDS]/3.5, Enterprise
Feature : Overview, Assessment, General
Content Owner:  Herman Rutten
Name: PowerFlex
Type: Software-only (SDS)
Development Start: Early 2011
First Product Release: dec 2012
ScaleIO was founded early 2011 and began to ship its first Software Defined Storage (SDS) solution, Elastic Converged Storage (ECS), late 2012. In June 2013, ScaleIO was acquired by EMC. Early 2016 EMC ScaleIO introduced its first Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCIS) solution, ScaleIO Node, with the ECS platform at its core. In september 2016 ScaleIO Node was re-branded to ScaleIO Ready Node when the server hardware changed from Quantum to Dell. In march 2018 the ScaleIO product family was re-branded to VxFlex OS and VxFlex Ready Node respectively. In june 2020 the VxFlex OS product family was re-branded to PowerFlex.

Customer install base and number of employees are unknown at this time.