Digital business transformation is top of mind for businesses today, creating a new set of imperatives for IT, including greater IT capacity and competition for the best engineering resources. At EMC, we are fortunate to have approximately 16,000 engineers and developers worldwide who are encouraged to work collaboratively with our customers and across our industry ecosystem. As they develop innovative technology solutions, our engineers want to be recognized not only for bringing new technology and products to market but for their impact on the broader IT ecosystem and development of the industry. That’s why we recognize our top engineers as Fellows and Distinguished Engineers. What sets this elite cohort apart isn’t just their technical expertise and technical impact, but their ability to catalyze the engineering community and transform the industry to use technology innovation to solve business problems.
Innovation at EMC is about more than developing new technology. It’s also about being able to take that technology to market, impact the industry, and ultimately change the world. Bringing new solutions to market is not easy nor is it inexpensive. Our engineers see EMC as a place with the ability and willingness to invest heavily in innovation — plus the scale and experience to bring new technology to market successfully. This experience attracts some of the industry’s most accomplished technologists to EMC, where new colleagues get to learn from some of the great IT innovators of our time. Recently, EMC’s Radia Perlman was inducted into the prestigious Inventor’s Hall of Fame. EMC Global CTO, John Roese describes Radia’s accomplishments that led to her induction and the benefits our new engineers get from working at EMC with world class innovators like Radia.
CJ Desai is President of the Emerging Technologies Division at EMC. He oversees all aspects of the business including product development, finance, marketing, sales and product management. In addition, he is responsible for leading the investigation of additional opportunities in emerging strategic product segments that represent new addressable markets for EMC with a focus on disruptive technologies. He is based at EMC’s offices in Santa Clara, California, United States.
Reflecting on our launch of DSSD D5 earlier this year, it is worth noting how Flash, especially Rack Scale Flash, is becoming a speedway for organizations to implement and operate a modern data center. Organizations are faced with many challenges and conflicting priorities including data growth and data variety, supporting an increasing number of users and devices, navigating a fiercely competitive landscape and efficiently managing shrinking budgets. (more…)
As I look back on my experience at Mobile World Congress (MWC) held last month in Barcelona, I’m struck by how rapidly the Telco and Service Provider industry is changing. As I mentioned in my previous post Telcos and service providers are all engaged in large, complex, multi-year infrastructure and service delivery transformations. The technology transformation is the replacement of dedicated network appliances such as routers and cellular network switches with software running on commercial off-the-shelf hardware. The industry term for this is Network Functions Virtualization(NFV). The aim of NFV is to reduce the time to service, and cost for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to deliver network services.
Listening to the market, listening to customers, and adapting is important – we all operate in a very competitive market. For any offer – there are the classic “four P’s” that a team needs to consider, and VxRail nails them.(more…)
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