Posts Tagged ‘virtualization’

Platforms = End Game for IT

Is that headline over the top? Perhaps 🙂

On the other hand, it’s obvious when you think about it and also nothing new.

It’s the short answer to the question, “Chad, why are you incredibly pumped about being the new leader of VCE?” (more…)

How 9/11 Changed the Trajectory of Data Protection and Security

Stephen Manley

Stephen Manley

Chief Technology Officer, Core Technologies
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TrajectoryIt’s been 13 years since the world changed.

While there have been no shortage of tragedies since 9/11, including other acts of terrorism home and abroad, war, hurricanes, tsunamis, and massive tornados, no single event has matched the impact of that day thirteen years ago. The transformation of the world after that event has touched all our lives in ways big and small, the technology industry included.

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EMC Customers Can Choose Any Cloud

Nikhil Sharma

Nikhil Sharma

Senior Director, Next Generation Cloud Solutions, Office of the Chief Technology Officer
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Our leaders have time and time again emphasized a core aspect of the EMC Federation strategy and functioning model: “(we) offer best-of-breed, integrated, technology while preserving customers’ ability to choose…” In this blog, I reflect upon how this strategy applies to allowing customers the ability to choose Open Source Cloud OS – OpenStack. (more…)

Why the Right Storage Infrastructure Is So Critical for DBAs and IT Leaders

Brian Gallagher

Brian Gallagher

President, Cloud Platform Team
Brian Gallagher is President of EMC’s Cloud Platform Team. He is responsible for the company’s strategy and offerings for cloud native application management and orchestration. He is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

I spend a lot of time talking with CIOs around the world, on the infrastructure side of the house as well as the database/enterprise app side of the house. I hear first-hand, from DBAs and IT infrastructure teams alike, about the challenges they face with choosing the right infrastructure for their database and enterprise app environments. I consistently hear stories of the difficulties of meeting service-level agreements, of meeting performance objectives, of providing continuous availability, availability to recover quickly, of driving down TCO and leveraging the benefits of virtualization. Customers tell me they want a virtual, open architecture that will allow them to leverage best-in-class technologies, but are concerned about the performance impact this may have on their production databases and applications.

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