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Big Data Is Not Just for Big Business

Gary Evans

Gary Evans

CTO, Ireland
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Big Data in IrelandI was asked a couple of weeks ago to present to a group on Big Data. The target audience was C-level executives in the SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) arena. Now in Ireland, this is a very different scale than that of the U.S. or larger European countries. Maximum size here for SME would be 250 employees; however, Ireland is the EU headquarters for the majority of the top 10 global tech companies. It’s important for these organisations to understand that Big Data is not restricted to large enterprises only, and they should not feel intimidated by the challenge that lies ahead.

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Transforming Backup into a Business Accelerator

Stephen Manley

Stephen Manley

Chief Technology Officer, Core Technologies
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Backup has transformed from “low-value, high-cost insurance policy” to “business accelerator.” Unfortunately, most organizations struggle with the complexity and cost of a jumble of disconnected backup technologies.

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Cloud Adoption: Which Workloads Do You Put Where?

Rob Lamb

Rob Lamb

Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise Accounts
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In my post last month on Thought Feast, I talked about the struggle organisations seem to be having with Cloud adoption.  It was then very timely that, on 10th June, I was at the Forrester event in London talking to CIOs and Senior Architects from some of our customers and saw David Goulden, EMC President and COO, deliver his keynote on Cloud workloads. David called out the fact that, historically, enterprise IT has only really focused on capacity and hasn’t had discussions with the business about performance and SLAs when considering where to host application workloads.

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MWC: Bridging the Gap between the Enterprise and Service Providers

Last month, I took a trip to Barcelona to attend Mobile World Congress. This event is quite possibly the largest in the telecom and service provider industry. My rationale for going was to test a theory about (a) EMC’s focus on Cloud, Big Data, Trusted IT, and (b) our increasing emphasis on the Software-Defined Data Center: are these themes as interesting to Service Providers as they are to the Enterprise?

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