2017 – New Year, New Transformation

As we transition to a new year many people will make a resolution to do things better in life; to transform the way they live and interact in the world.  Some get a new job to increase life satisfaction, to make more money or quite simply live a healthier lifestyle. … READ MORE

Howard Rubin January 30th, 2017

Breakfast with ECS: Most Wanted Cloud Storage Feature Series

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 object storage platform. Social media, mobile, cloud and big data are here to stay. Each has brought new opportunities to create more … READ MORE

Diana Gao April 6th, 2016

Flash is Taking Over the Data Center

The rate of adoption of flash in the enterprise storage systems market today points to not IF flash will take but rather WHEN and WHERE.  When considering the growing use of flash in both hybrid and all flash arrays, there are four key drivers: A declining $/GB.  On a blended … READ MORE

Laura DuBois February 29th, 2016

Should an Awards Shortlist Influence Your Vendor Shortlist?

The trouble with flagship products is that, typically, you need a complete set of solutions – and there’s no point in having one element that’s awesome in an array of mediocre products.  Like the suit that has a beautifully tailored jacket but pants that have one leg longer than the … READ MORE

Tony Patrick January 20th, 2016

Three New Year’s Resolutions for IT Leaders

The second half of the decade is around the corner. It’s that time of the year to reflect, refresh and even resolve. Weight loss and work out never goes out of fashion but I thought I would put myself in the shoes of IT leadership. There is so much pressure … READ MORE

Parasar Kodati January 4th, 2016

The Gift Of Simplicity!

    How is being an IT manager like being the head of a household during the holiday season? First of all, there’s a lot to get done in a very short amount of time. If you can relate, these questions might sound familiar to you:   What’s on everyone’s … READ MORE

Berna Devrim December 10th, 2015

Cloud Integration Is Here, And That’s a Good Thing

It’s been mentioned on this blog before that unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few years, there’s no avoiding that cloud is coming. Cloud storage, cloud compute, cloud services and the word cloud is fast becoming a part of every IT solution on the market and will … READ MORE

Nicos Vekiarides August 17th, 2015

Software-Defined Storage Marries Enterprise Storage with the Cloud

This blog focuses on software defined storage….the all caps version.   SDS.  Or….by another popular industry term….the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) platform.  SDDC platforms are transforming Data Centers because they can simultaneously marry (ah…some might say integrate) a variety of traditional hardware storage resources, data types and technologies into one … READ MORE

Rodger Burkley April 10th, 2015
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