SC, or Storage Center, is the operating system software for Dell's SC series arrays, originally branded Compellent, and generally Fibre Channel SANs.
Dell SCv2000 storage array
Dedupe and compression enables SC arrays to offer all-flash storage for less than $0.45/GB, Dell claims this the lowest in the industry*, and hard drive tiers under $0.10/GB for net effective capacity**.
Storage admins can move volumes non-disruptively between arrays.
Quality of service features to help admins automatically ensure higher priority workloads get the resources they need from the array.
SCOS 7 will be delivered as a free firmware upgrade for SC Series customers with a current support contract.
PS 9.0 firmware, available this month at no charge with a current support contract, provides unified management and cross-platform replication capabilities across PS and SC series arrays.