Inside Flash Episode #4: EMC World 2012, Area 51 (Project Thunder)

So if Lightning, now VFCache, is a server Flash caching solution anchored in array protection, Thunder represents the move from the host to Server Network Flash. Server Network Flash representing a flash resource that can be shared across multiple hosts. More important, Thunder
will leverage the intelligence of VFCache and continue the extension of EMCs Fully Automated Storage Tiering. Flash in the Array, Flash in the Server and Flash in the Network… To get a closer
look at Project Thunder I attended a Secret Session at EMC World 2012, “Area-51”. Not much was known about Area-51. The session was standing room only, and fortunately, I had my camera ready. Here is a quick look at the “Project Thunder” presentation at EMC World 2012 “Area-51”…..

Sam Marraccini August 27th, 2012

Transformation: EMC World 2012

Looking out from the main stage at EMC World last week, into a live audience of 10,500 faces, and standing in front of a 400 ft long screen behind me, I couldn’t help thinking how big EMC’s annual customer conference has grown since its inception. We held the … READ MORE

Joe Tucci June 11th, 2012

Recap: CIO Summit 2012

While a little worn and a little hoarse from yet another action-packed EMC World, I can’t help but reflect on my numerous engaging and enlightening conversations with EMC customers. For instance, EMC’s second annual CIO Summit encouraged the nearly 70 attending CIOs from various industries and geographies to … READ MORE

Sanjay Mirchandani June 4th, 2012
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