In my last post, (click here to read Part 6) I explained how we invented a better way to migrate and transform an application either across the room or across the country: build a parallel, virtualized environment, pre-configure and pre-test the new environment and practice the migration. However, nothing is … READ MORE
Ed. Note: This post was authored by Jon Hass, System Management Architect, Distinguished Engineer Dell, along with the rest of the IT industry, relies on the development of standards in order to produce open, interoperable, standards-based products. The DMTF (Distributed Management Task Force) has been and continues to be a … READ MORE
(This post on VMware vCHS Data Protection was written by Phil George and Yatin Patil.) The battle for off-premise workloads continues – service providers are racing to sign up tenants, and differentiate themselves against the big gorillas (who shall not be named 😉 ) in the cloud. Everyone is sizing … READ MORE
One of the biggest challenges IT organizations face is building executive mindshare, but in today’s world, it’s critical. IT organizations have been trained to think of their value in terms of CAPEX and return on investment. While these are undoubtedly important to the bottom-line, they are not game-changers.
The 3rd Platform Revolution: Who’s Making Dust, and Who’s Eating It – IDC Reveals Top Trends for 2014
Expectations for Agility, Mobility, and Insight If you drive business through mobile devices, cloud services, social networks or big data analytics you are part of what IDC, a leading industry analyst firm, refers to as the 3rd Platform of IT evolution. The 3rd Platform is architected for hyperscale, which is … READ MORE
The official EMC® Isilon® online community has been updated! If you haven’t seen it yet, visit the new EMC Isilon Community on the EMC Community Network (ECN) now. The ECN has always been a good resource for those interested in EMC to connect and start conversations. Through an effort to … READ MORE
With wheels up and the neon lights of Las Vegas behind me, I reflected on two days spent with nearly 80 global CIOs at EMC’s fourth annual CIO Summit. Whether in our panel discussions, collaborative breakout sessions, or during the networking breaks, we tackled a variety of timely topics for CIOs. … READ MORE
While waiting for my flight home from EMC World, my mind began to wander and I started to wonder what others feel about flying these days. When you think about flying, what is the first thing that comes to mind? In my case, my inner-voice sends out a plea, “please…not … READ MORE
The reality is if your IT organization is working to transform into an IT-as-a-Service model to meet changing user demands, you didn’t just wander onto that path. Transformation is typically not something you do when everything is good… it’s a response to disruptive influences that make the status quo increasingly … READ MORE
Put your hand up if you and your smartphone/tablet are inseparable. OK, so that’s unanimous. Our connectivity has officially melded into our lifestyle – everywhere we go, our miniature mobile data hubs keep us connected while we work, play, live, and travel.