New EMC VSPEX Labs – Validation Has Its Privileges

In April 2012 EMC launched VSPEX Proven Infrastructure solutions to help customers accelerate their journey to the cloud by delivering simple, efficient and flexible reference architectures based on best of breed components. We’ve now seen that 1,300 VSPEX solutions have been sold in less than nine months in over 40 … READ MORE

Josh Kahn February 27th, 2013

Best Practices For Virtualizing Your Oracle Database With VMware

In this blog (the third in a series on virtualizing Oracle), I will describe the best practices that EMC IT developed as we virtualized our most mission critical and highly transactional databases. You can find the earlier blogs here: [Running Oracle on Virtual Infrastructure Really Pays Off, Best Practices for … READ MORE

Darryl Smith February 26th, 2013

Dell’s Perspective on VMware’s Horizon Suite Announcement

VMware recently announced its Horizon Suite, which includes updates to VMware Horizon View and VMware Horizon Mirage, as well as a new product, VMware Horizon Workspace and integrates them into a platform to improve management, security and control of virtual desktops. We at Dell are thrilled with this announcement and … READ MORE

Rafael Colorado February 26th, 2013

Enhance analytics with a data warehouse appliance

Business intelligence and analytics are critical to the success of any organization, but traditional data warehouses and data marts can be expensive and complex. Dell’s Quickstart Data Warehouse is a great example of how small footprint data warehouse appliances can simplify implementation and enable powerful business intelligence strategies for small … READ MORE

Kay Somers February 26th, 2013

Self-Service Breakthrough with EMC VMAX Cloud Edition

Today at VMware’s Partner Exchange, EMC launched VMAX Cloud Edition. I’ve been a part of some pretty big transformations leading product management and technical marketing teams at companies like EMC and Microsoft. I can testify that it’s truly a fundamental change to the whole idea of what “enterprise-class storage” is, … READ MORE

Peter C. Conway February 26th, 2013

EMC VMAX Cloud Edition Speeds Storage Service Delivery

What if you could get proven enterprise-class storage in cloud-ready configurations? IT infrastructure is acquired to meet the demands of the business it supports. For years the approach has been either turnkey involving mostly the purchase of server resources to support specific applications augmented by storage or a la carte … READ MORE

Mark Prahl February 26th, 2013

New Pivotal HD Unlocks Hadoop’s Big Data Potential

I’m very excited to finally be able to talk publicly about something we’ve been working on for quite some time. In 2011, we announced our first version of Greenplum Hadoop. Today, we are unveiling Pivotal HD, the world’s most powerful Hadoop distribution. Pivotal HD isn’t just about making Hadoop better … READ MORE

Donald Miner February 25th, 2013

SAFECode Welcomes Howard Schmidt

Today, SAFECode announced the appointment of Howard Schmidt as its new Executive Director. At a time when Cybersecurity has become a top priority for governments in the US and around the world, Howard’s experience and reputation will help SAFECode be more effective in promoting proven software assurance practices across the … READ MORE

Eric Baize February 25th, 2013
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