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Paul Maritz

Paul Maritz

Chief Executive Officer, Pivotal

data lakesYou can look at business data lakes three ways:

The first is as one place to put all the data you may want to use. Continue reading

The Most Successful Joint Venture in IT History

Howard Elias and Gary Moore

Howard Elias and Gary Moore

Howard Elias, President and COO, EMC Global Enterprise Services & Gary Moore, President and COO, Cisco

VCE logoThat’s how we, as co-Chairs of the VCE Board, think about VCE. We may be a bit biased, but we’re confident many others agree based on the tremendous success of VCE’s Vblock converged infrastructure (CI). In fact, we created the notion of CI with Vblock, and VCE has held the #1 position for as long as the analyst firms have been tracking it.

Given today’s news about EMC and Cisco jointly agreeing to change the structure of VCE going forward, we’d like to reflect back on its success and what is driving this change now. Continue reading

Driving Business Value Through IT Transformation Master Class

Frederic Dussart

Frederic Dussart

Senior Vice President Global Services, Europe, Middle East & Africa

With the global economy seeing early signs of recovery, businesses are now looking at IT to create value and become more agile to create differentiation in a highly competitive marketplace.

For IT organizations, this creates a real challenge. We are dealing with the perpetual necessity to cut costs whilst balancing the need to invest in emerging technologies and innovative ways to augment the IT value chain. It seems, however, there is a simple answer: ‘Software-Defined’ with ‘No Limits’! Continue reading

Who Are the Digital Masters Redefining Business?

John Roese

John Roese

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
John Roese is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at EMC Corporation. He leads the Corporate Office of Technology, which is responsible for defining the company's technology vision and strategy. He is based at EMC’s corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.

In 2011, Marc Andreesen attracted a lot of attention with an op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal in which he wrote, “Software is eating the world.” That column brought into focus the enormous opportunities being seized by software-driven upstarts who were upending incumbent market leaders — from traditional entertainment providers and booksellers to manufacturers of mobile phones.

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