While traditional manufacturing in the U.S. has certainly had to contend with ups and downs over the last few decades, the good news is that the modern industry is alive, well and kicking. In fact, right now, it is driving a huge innovation revolution across the U.S. This was the strong, take-away message to policy makers and elected officials from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) at the start of its annual tour last week in Round Rock, Texas.
The numbers are in and the analysts have ranked Dell EMC as #1 in server shipments units, but that is just one milestone of the many along the Dell EMC journey. In an interview on theCUBE at Dell EMC World, Ashley Gorakhpurwalla, President of Server Solutions at Dell EMC, shares insights into how Dell EMC will continue evolve servers to better connect the world… and even power driverless cars.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is at the top of the hype cycle right now and people are still wondering, what is it and how do I buy some? During a recent interview on theCUBE at Dell EMC World, Andy Rhodes, who serves as Vice President and General Manager of IoT at Dell, dives into both the transformative and disruptive use cases that are helping customers develop entirely new business models. Furthermore, Andy identifies the role IT companies play in helping to “connect the unconnected” and develop solutions to satisfy the business use case.
Look around and see how dramatically digital technologies are revolutionizing entire industries, enabling new business models while disrupting familiar ways of doing business. Perhaps no industry illustrates this more starkly than media and entertainment and the proliferation of online journalism and crowd sourced content. The insurance industry could be next, where the deployment of sensors and advanced analytics are changing how risk gets measured and priced, how buyers compare policy offers and how policyholders file claims from mobile devices, submitting video for documentation. Looking further into the future, what will be the impact of driverless vehicles on rides for hire and trucking, not to mention today’s Uber drivers and teamsters who earn a living hauling people and freight from point A to B? (more…)
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