Enterprise technology customers continue to be in either “transactional” or “transformational” spending mode, and in some cases both at the same time. Customers in a transactional spending mode are buying “just enough” and “just in time” for their traditional environments, as we saw in our strong maintenance renewal bookings throughout last year. Customers in “transformational” mode are either transforming their existing IT systems towards a Hybrid Cloud or are building and deploying new digital applications to transform their business. In either of these scenarios, they need a modern data center infrastructure based on Flash, Scale-out, Software Defined, Cloud enabled and Trusted technologies.
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Irina Simmons is Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at EMC Corporation. She oversees the company's enterprise risk program, which is responsible for developing and managing processes to identify, assess, monitor and reduce risks that could interfere with the achievement of the company's goals and objectives. She also manages the worldwide internal audit function and is based at EMC's corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.
IT Trust Curve Survey released today finds that 45% of senior executives currently lack confidence in their organizations’ data protection, security and IT availability. Clearly, I’m not the only risk manager wondering whether we have enough eyes on these matters.
This new, first-of-its-kind global survey reveals the insights of more than 3,000 decision maker interviews that span industry sectors and company sizes, from 16 different countries around the world.
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?
Joe Tucci is Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of EMC Corporation. He has been EMC's Chairman since January 2006 and CEO since January 2001, a year after he joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of VMware Corporation. He is based at EMC's corporate headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.
EMC is squarely focused on three of the most important drivers in information technology for enterprise customers today: 1) the adoption of cloud computing to improve agility and reduce IT costs, 2) leveraging vast quantities of data to make smart decisions and uncover new business opportunities, and 3) protecting and securing information to ensure that IT is trusted.
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