Contemporizing IT

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.

LotusI left EMC’s recent CIO Summit in Singapore thinking about Big Data and race cars.

During the Summit, Michael Taylor, CIO of Lotus F1 Racing, referenced that their car has more than 150 sensors that capture 25MBs per lap and 50GBs of data per race that can be analyzed to fine tune the car for the next race. It’s absolutely incredible and is turning race cars into mobile R&D centers.

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Shifting Gears: Trends in Drivers of Customer Satisfaction

Howard Elias

Howard Elias

President & Chief Operating Officer, EMC Global Enterprise Services
Howard Elias is President and Chief Operating Officer of EMC Global Enterprise Services. He has overall responsibility for setting the strategy, driving execution, and creating best practices for EMC's consulting services, technology professional services, operational services, and global customer support organizations. He also has responsibility for corporate shared services including global IT, Centers of Excellence, and manufacturing and supply chain operations. In addition, he leads EMC's cloud service provider partner program. He is based at EMC’s corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.

TrendsIn my years at EMC I’ve seen a lot of changes in the tech industry. Those that capture my greatest attention are changes in our customers’ needs and what drives value and business outcomes. With today being Customer Experience (CX) Day, a globally recognized day to celebrate companies’ commitment to customers, I thought I’d reflect on a few trends I’ve seen over the years, and I’d be interested to hear your observations, too. Continue reading

Video Surveillance at the Edge

Jeff Boudreau

Jeff Boudreau

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise and Mid-Range Systems Division, VNX Business Unit

video surveillanceDid you know the video surveillance equipment market is expected to grow from about $15B in 2014 to nearly $26B in 2018? IHS Technology and many other analyst firms have the surveillance market growing more than twice as fast as the overall IT market. Where is all the infrastructure investment going?  Continue reading