Guy Churchward is President of the Core Technologies Division at EMC Corporation. He is responsible for a division that is redefining storage through a comprehensive portfolio of core storage solutions encompassing the award-winning VMAX, VNX, VNXe, XtremIO, VPLEX, and Data Domain technologies and a cutting-edge software portfolio that delivers simplified storage systems management, continuous availability, replication, backup, and archive solutions. He has more than 27 years of experience in the IT industry, with broad international experience that spans executive management, engineering, sales, marketing and business development capacities. He joined EMC in May 2012, when he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering for the Backup & Recovery Systems Division, before becoming Division President in October 2012. He was appointed to lead the Core Technologies Division in October 2014.
Cloud storage is a bit like air travel. When flight was new, it made new things possible – distant holidays, global business, year-round seasonal produce. But it hasn’t replaced every other form of travel; we don’t fly to the store to buy milk. Rather, flight is just one method of transport. Likewise, cloud is just one storage option. So why do we get so spun up about it? (more…)
The world is changing and Japan is no exception. The Internet of Things (IoT) – the interconnectedness of our professional and personal technology – is creating IT change at an unprecedented scale. This IT-centric world has the potential to significantly contribute to the work we accomplish and make the future a better place for everyone.
In fact, IT megatrends like cloud computing are creating opportunities throughout Japanese industry, especially in light of the country’s commitment to the advancement of core technology and a deep-seated culture of hospitality. (more…)
Brian Gallagher is President of EMC’s Cloud Platform Team. He is responsible for the company’s strategy and offerings for cloud native application management and orchestration. He is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
As enterprises transition to cloud-based infrastructure and software-defined business models, there is an urgent need to make PaaS and IaaS work better together. Both enable organizations to innovate quickly today, but there are still kinks to be ironed out for enterprises to optimize their existing technology investments and build out new platforms. The two open source giants in these arenas are Cloud Foundry and OpenStack, and both are redrawing the future in influential ways. I had the opportunity to talk about all of this and what it means for customers and EMC with John Furrier and Stu Miniman of theCube at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver.
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