Demanding More from Data Protection

Stephen Manley

Stephen Manley

Chief Technology Officer, Data Protection & Availability Division

Business expectations for data protection have evolved more rapidly than IT can respond. Initially, CIOs sought to lower operational and capital cost and risk by covering the protection continuum (from availability to archive). Now, CIOs need protection to help accelerate the business and drive revenue.

How can data protection meet these expanding demands? Metadata. The future lies with those who gather and leverage all the available information. Continue reading

Patent Trolls Stifle Innovation and Business Investment

Krish Gupta

Krish Gupta

Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

In late 2013, I had the opportunity to testify before the Judiciary Committee of the United States’ House of Representatives about pending legislation focused on improving the country’s patent system. H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act, was subsequently passed by the U.S. House but was never voted on by the U.S. Senate. The abusive patent litigation that prompted activity in the U.S. Congress continues to stifle many young businesses and affect overall business growth for companies of every size. Continue reading

The Winning Formula – Elasticity, Flexibility and Productivity

Vic Bhagat

Vic Bhagat

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Business Solutions & Chief Information Officer
Vic Bhagat is Executive Vice President, Enterprise Business Solutions and Chief Information Officer at EMC Corporation. He joined EMC in January 2013 and is responsible for leading the information technology, global Centers of Excellence, global business services, and indirect procurement organizations. He is based at EMC’s corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.

Perhaps he had Formula 1 racing on his mind during the CIO Summit in Montreal, but one CIO compared the hybrid cloud to using multiple modes of transportation.  For instance, throughout the year, we may drive our own car, rent a car or take a taxi.  The key is choosing the appropriate, convenient and flexible option based on our unique needs. Continue reading

The Second Machine Age: 5 Things Our Kids’ Kids Won’t Know about Healthcare

Guy Churchward

Guy Churchward

President, Data Protection & Availability Division
Guy Churchward is President of the Data Protection & Availability Division at EMC. He is responsible for redefining data protection through a comprehensive suite of continuous availability, replication, backup, and archive solutions. He joined EMC in May 2012 as senior vice president of engineering for the Backup & Recovery Systems Division becoming Division President in October 2012. He is based at EMC’s offices in Santa Clara, California, United States.
  1. A Jawbone used to be a wearable device for geeks.
  2. Walgreens used to be a pharmacy where you went to get your prescriptions.
  3. You could only get a prescription after an in-person visit to the doctor.
  4. To test your blood pressure, you had to wear a rubber sleeve, not just put your socks on.
  5. You went to see a doctor when you felt off color and, strangely, you felt better just sitting in reception waiting while people all around you were coughing.

Transportation and retail aren’t the only industries being redefined by technology and our insatiable need to automate pretty much every aspect of our lives. Healthcare is too. Continue reading