Watching the Olympic games, I couldn’t help thinking about what it takes for a country to develop a team of athletes capable of winning gold medals in various arenas. When one athlete dominates a sport, that’s a sign of rare, world-class talent. But when multiple athletes from the same country … READ MORE
Last week, I joined Paul Maritz of VMware, and Pat Gelsinger and David Goulden of EMC, on a call with analysts and the press to discuss the leadership appointments we just announced and why we made them now. Here is a summary of what I said on the call:
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 first one … READ MORE
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 share their … READ MORE
I recently returned from Draper, Utah, where EMC celebrated the grand opening of our newest global customer support center. We hosted customers and partners, and were joined by Utah Governor Gary Herbert, whose administration worked with us to help make the decision to locate in the Beehive State – recently … READ MORE
More than 20,000 people have joined us in San Francisco this week for the annual RSA Conference, where I outlined how outdated approaches to security must adapt to keep up with new technology and evolving adversarial tactics.
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 reality—one of … READ MORE