Managing the Exploding Growth in Storage

Is your storage growth getting unmanageable?  In a global neighborhood that just hit 7 billion at last count, our planet is experiencing a population explosion. Similarly, our IT industry is experiencing a data explosion. Data growth led to a reported 60-70% growth in overall storage in 2011 with … READ MORE

Mark Prahl January 27th, 2012

Happy Anniversary to Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Initiative

Ten years ago this month, Bill Gates issued a memo to all Microsoft employees announcing the Trustworthy Computing Initiative. Development was halted for several weeks to review code and to train Microsoft software engineers on security. This memo was later followed by the publication of Microsoft’s Security Development … READ MORE

Eric Baize January 25th, 2012

The Big Data Effect

Last month, EMC Greenplum hosted an event at the Churchill Club in Silicon Valley to address some key questions surrounding the big data debate. The panel of passionate, distinguished practitioners included Keith Collins, Gil Elbaz, Ping Li, Anand Rajaraman and myself. Michael Chui of the McKinsey Global Institute did … READ MORE

Luke Lonergan January 10th, 2012

Understanding Changing Roles in the Data Center

Who moved my cheese? In other words, what happened to my job!? Were you ever just getting comfortable in a job when it changed? Well, look out…it’s happening again. New IT service models are driving new technologies that span islands of isolation. Storage, network, data base, and application … READ MORE

Mark Prahl January 6th, 2012

The Security Industry and a Look Ahead

I just came back from a five-week trip of meeting with customers around the world and never in my entire career have CEOs and corporate boards been as interested in security as they are now. The common theme throughout these conversations was that we are facing a new … READ MORE

Art Coviello December 23rd, 2011

What Customers Really Want to Know

I’m privileged to be responsible for EMC’s worldwide Executive Briefing Center program, and I also get to be an “evangelist” in facilitating discussions with customers and partners of all shapes and sizes. In 2011 alone, we’ll have hosted about 25,000 customers from 4000 organizations in our centers in … READ MORE

Barbara Robidoux December 9th, 2011

On the Road to Delivering IT-as-a-Service

What if you could deliver IT-as-a-Service? Last time around, I discussed the challenge facing data center managers when it comes to responding to internal customers and standing up new services in virtual environments and cloud deployments. The key takeaway being that IT departments need solutions that provide speed … READ MORE

Mark Prahl December 2nd, 2011

Future Careers in Data Science

Pat Gelsinger, President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure Products on trends in IT, EMC’s leading position and the emergence of data science.

Pat Gelsinger November 28th, 2011

In Cloud We Trust…

Throughout 2010, surveys have shown how the lack of trust in cloud computing is slowing the adoption of cloud services. This week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, California, securing the cloud is on everybody’s mind. Not surprisingly, many are still outlining a piecemeal approach to cloud … READ MORE

Eric Baize February 15th, 2011
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