In my last blog, I wrote extensively about how people play an important role in the transformation of IT to IT-as-a-Service and an example of how companies can hire more employees for additional skills but reduce labor costs overall. This time I want to look at the entire IT … READ MORE
Introduced today, the new EMC Connectrix VDX-6740B addresses the need for a better Ethernet storage switching solution for today’s New IP applications such as cloud, mobile, social and big data. Together with Brocade VCS Fabric technology, the VDX-6740B simplifies network … Continue reading →
Prior to joining Brocade, Nolet held a variety of executive positions at Cisco over a 13-year period. He was most recently vice president of engineering and led product development for a wide range of network security products and solutions. Prior to Cisco, Nolet spent more than a decade in engineering leadership roles at Stratus Computer, AT&T Global Information Systems, and NCR Corporation.
Nolet holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Information Systems from San Diego State University.
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Truth be told, EMC has had a different attitude about IP storage networks than FC SANs. Although we have tested FC SAN technologies for 15+ years, like the rest of the industry, we assumed IP ‘just works’. For the most part that statement is true. Now we have … READ MORE
The cloud can be a difficult concept for many people to understand both inside and outside the tech industry. There are some who know the cloud simply as their Apple iCloud or Dropbox account, or maybe they don’t even realize it’s actually the mysterious cloud that’s storing all … READ MORE
Feeling like your brain is clouded? No, I don’t mean that your ability to think is disabled or that you’re having trouble finding clarity in your thoughts. I mean THE CLOUD- is it on your mind?
Since the announcement of TwinStrata’s acquisition last July we have been working hard on the first major release of CloudArray designed to EMC’s rigorous product standards. Today, with the launch of EMC CloudArray 5.0, all the work pays off as … Continue reading →
We live in a world where answers are instantaneous, and it’s no secret technology has changed the way people are consuming information. The proliferation of smart devices and social networks puts endless resources in the palm of our hands. So, what does the hybrid cloud have to do … READ MORE
Are You on Solid Ground? According to a recent survey by Vanson Bourne to over 3300 IT decision makers globally, 87% of businesses are behind the curve for data protection maturity and 71% of businesses are not fully confident of restoring their data and applications. Collectively, these enterprises … READ MORE
KVC Health Systems, headquartered in the greater Kansas City area, is a private, nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization committed to enriching and enhancing the lives of children and families by providing medical and behavioral healthcare, social services, and education. In its … Continue reading →
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EMC is actively encouraging data center managers to take an aggressive, intelligent approach to extending the benefits of flash through the promotion of Flash PowerPacks. These value-priced drive packs provide a significant opportunity for customers to save on their flash … Continue reading →
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Coughing, sneezing, shortage of breath; are you experiencing any or all of these symptoms when you hear the words “cloud computing?” You are not alone! Many people are coming forth as server huggers, better known as those who resist cloud computing or virtualization. Accustomed to being able to … READ MORE
As we head into the Thanksgiving break at the Thin Blue Line, we wanted to share some articles and blogs from the past few weeks and months that we found really interesting or relevant. The perfect dessert for the IT … Continue reading →