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Modern Data Center: The MOOC

Jeremy Burton

Jeremy Burton

Chief Marketing Officer, Dell
Jeremy Burton is the Chief Marketing Officer of Dell, directly responsible for the global marketing structure, strategy, and all aspects of Dell’s enterprise marketing efforts including brand, communications, digital and field & channel marketing. In addition to his marketing responsibilities, Burton leads Corporate Development where is responsible for M&A and venture capital investment activity. He is based at Dell’s offices in Santa Clara, California.

MOOC picIf you’ve read my tech predictions the last couple of years, you might know my thoughts on professional lectures. If not, let me summarize: professional lectures as a form of learning? On the way out. MOOCs? On the way in. (more…)

The Pillars Of The Modern Data Center

Jeremy Burton

Jeremy Burton

Chief Marketing Officer, Dell
Jeremy Burton is the Chief Marketing Officer of Dell, directly responsible for the global marketing structure, strategy, and all aspects of Dell’s enterprise marketing efforts including brand, communications, digital and field & channel marketing. In addition to his marketing responsibilities, Burton leads Corporate Development where is responsible for M&A and venture capital investment activity. He is based at Dell’s offices in Santa Clara, California.

On the heels of launching VMAX All Flash and DSSD D5, its important to round back on how critical it is to implement and run a modern data center. To deliver on the capabilities of a digital business, there’s no question that IT organizations must modernize and automate their infrastructure, and transform their data center operation into a cloud environment – one that is fully automated and self-service. But what infrastructure should underpin this new cloud environment? (more…)

What Is a Software-Defined Data Center?

David Goulden

David Goulden

President, Infrastructure Solutions Group at Dell EMC
David Goulden is President of the Infrastructure Solutions Group at Dell EMC, responsible for the global business that includes servers, storage, networking, converged infrastructure and solutions.
David Goulden

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“Software-defined” is a powerful concept, and what it means is taking the underlying resources that are in any data center — the compute, the storage, and the network — and serving them up in a more consistent, software-controlled and software-automated way to the applications and the users. (more…)

Tech Prediction for 2014: Software-Defined in Two Architectures

Josh Kahn

Josh Kahn

Senior Vice President, Global Solutions
Josh Kahn

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Different applications demand different things from the infrastructure – performance, resiliency, capacity, security and cost.  A software-defined data center is driven by automation that matches an application’s policies to an infrastructure pool that will deliver the right capabilities to satisfy policy requirements.  In 2014, we will see an explosion in software-defined storage discussions around the IT industry and we will see the discussion focus on a few distinct aspects of software-defined storage. (more…)

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