Cloud Adoption: Strategy vs. Reality

Myths About Migrating to the Cloud Myth 1: Cloud Bursting One of the original highly publicized use-cases for public cloud was bursting. The story made sense: as your demand for compute increased, you would use the public cloud to increase the capacity of your private infrastructure. Like so many good … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic September 21st, 2016

Tales from EMC World 2016: Building a Modern Data Center

Last year we built a data center as part of our efforts to display our full portfolio of products at EMC World. We would have never imagined the level of interaction and interest we received with hundreds of customers coming through the exhibit every day. Our customers, partners, and internal … READ MORE

Stefan Voss August 29th, 2016

5 Reasons to Consider Cloud-Ready Storage

With proclamations of 2016 as the year of all flash storage, you may be tempted to think flash drives are the main consideration when choosing a storage array. However, a storage array has a variety of attributes that influence the purchasing decision, including a trusted brand, interoperability, availability, copy services … READ MORE

Nicos Vekiarides June 27th, 2016

Breakfast with ECS: Doubling Down on Docker

Welcome to another edition of Breakfast with ECS, a series where we take a look at issues related to cloud storage and ECS (Elastic Cloud Storage), EMC’s cloud-scale storage platform. Unless you’ve been living under a rock I’m sure you’ve heard of Docker at this point. If you haven’t, it’s … READ MORE

Corey O'Connor June 17th, 2016

Road to Efficiency, Part 2

As business look at cloud adoption, the question is, “What is the cloud good for?” Yes, the cloud can be efficient and elastic, but what would be its real use in complex environments? A different way of looking at the road to the cloud is by considering where your data—both … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic May 16th, 2016

Road to Efficiency, Part 1

In the new IT, there are so many buzzwords, especially around cloud services. Where does the cloud actually fit? Clouds can be private or public, and they can serve traditional “Platform 2” applications as well as new “Platform 3” applications. So let’s look at cloud services from that perspective. Of … READ MORE

Vladimir Mandic May 9th, 2016

Get a Snow Blower for Your Cold Data

I think it is safe to say that this past winter in the Boston area has been more like Spring. Unlike my three year old who is fond of using her shovel (the blue one pictured below) I and my back did not miss the snow. Nevertheless I was prepared … READ MORE

Parasar Kodati April 13th, 2016
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