Enterprise Vendor Management: Getting What Vendors Promise

“That’s not what I wanted”… “You said you were going to seamlessly support my apps”… “I thought you understood what the project was”… PROJECT STATUS: RED Have you ever heard of the Latin term ‘Caveat Emptor’? It means let the buyer beware.  How many times have you heard … READ MORE

Michael Dobbin March 31st, 2015

XtremIO Update with Itzik Reich

EMCs XtremIO was the topic of a breakout session at Vmware Partner Exchange. Itzik Reich presented “Best Practice for Running Virtualized Workloads on All-Flash Arrays”.  Itzik and I spent some time together before his breakout, and it was the perfect opportunity to get a summary of what he … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini March 31st, 2015

An Ode to March 31 and Data Protection

March 31 is a big day, not just because it is National Bunsen Burner Day or even Tater Day although I am sure that those are meaningful holidays…to someone.  No, it is because March 31, is World Backup Day (WBD).  I am obsessed with data protection (and backup) … READ MORE

Jay Livens March 31st, 2015

Introducing the Next Level of Appliance-Based VDI

To truly be competitive and productive in today’s business landscape, workers need to be able to access their data and applications from anywhere, without having to worry about IT security or performance issues. I’ve mentioned previously that virtual desktops are the perfect solution to enable that type of … READ MORE

Jeff McNaught March 30th, 2015

Hybrid Flash Array Matters

Check out the new VNX Hybrid Flash Array Calculator As red hot as the All Flash Array market is, the Hybrid Flash Array market will continue to be >4X the size of the all flash array market through 2018, according to IDC. When you read this, does Mark … READ MORE

Joe Catalanotti March 30th, 2015

B.I.G Data and Analytics Have Become Notorious

As Biggie Smalls stated, “It was all a dream.” Big Data and Analytics are now notorious! Together, they’re transforming the way businesses run and dictating critical business decisions. In 2015, enterprises are now beginning to realize the benefits of Big Data and how their overall success relies on … READ MORE

Amy McCue March 30th, 2015

Adopting the SAP HANA Platform to Power Your SAP Implementation

If your organization is running SAP’s software products and applications, SAP’s in-memory computing platform, SAP HANA, offers tremendous game-changing potential for delivering business value via data analytics. However, as EMC IT recently discovered, there are key steps you should take to pave the way for leveraging this new … READ MORE

Michael Harding March 27th, 2015
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