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Jeroen van Rotterdam

Jeroen van Rotterdam

Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise Content Division at EMC Corporation
Jeroen van Rotterdam

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This week I had the privilege of participating in an event held in Sydney, Australia, with Bill Dawes, publisher and editor of Image & Data Manager, and Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer of our Enterprise Content Division. During my presentation, I (hopefully) entertained the audience while advocating the importance of archiving.

Prior to the event, Mr. Dawes had conducted a survey to better understand the challenges that organizations face around managing legacy applications and data. One of the most surprising revelations for me was that some organizations would rather maintain legacy apps, or migrate legacy data, than find a more efficient solution.

I guess it should not be overly surprising. Newton’s First Law of Motion, often termed simply “the law of inertia,” states:  (more…)