Recently we embarked on one of the scariest and most rewarding projects I ever worked on at EMC…to build a functional data center in less than 48 hours and ensure that our live provisioning challenge (aka The Jeremy Burton Challenge) against Jeremy Burton, EMC’s President of Product and … READ MORE
Introducing the Highly Scalable MDS 9396S Switch. At EMC World 2015, Erik Smith, Consulting Technologist on the EMC Connectrix team, hosted a Birds of a Feather session titled ‘FC: Should I Stay or Should I Go?’ Well, the standing room only crowd (>400 people), voted strongly their support … READ MORE
In this blog, I will cover a key strategic new addition to VMAX’s extensive database feature set called Database Storage Analyzer (DSA). This feature (some of you may have heard us call DB Classify) is integrated with Unisphere and allows database and storage administrators to have a view … READ MORE
At the exciting VMAX3 launch in July 2014, EMC announced many revolutionary capabilities designed to jump-start IT transformation and help customers redefine their traditional IT infrastructures. Among the new features launched in July was the innovative VMAX3 Hypervisor, offering unique possibilities for … Continue reading →
CTO’s today are always looking for ways to reduce operational and environmental costs. Good timing, because the IDC Research Storage Team just released an InfoBrief on the impact of Hyper-consolidation on EMC’s VMAX3. IDC validated that enterprises that consolidate their … Continue reading →
Colin has been with EMC since 2004, holding leadership positions within product management and business development. He has been working in technology since 1987, having held prior roles in pre-sales, development, and product management.
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The real point of my blog today, Looking at Storage Through a Different Lens, was to make sense of the many movements in the primary storage market. Thinking about when and how I use my various cameras offered a way … Continue reading →
Churchward has more than 27 years of experience in the IT industry, with broad international experience that spans executive management, engineering, sales, marketing and business development capacities. He joined EMC in May 2012, when he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering for the Backup & Recovery Systems Division, before becoming Division President in October 2012. He was appointed to lead the Core Technologies Division in October 2014.
In a previous post, we discussed how the combination of Microsoft Azure Site Recovery (ASR) and VMAX SRDF provides a simplified but highly scalable Disaster Recovery solution across on-premises or hosted Microsoft-based IT infrastructures. ASR is now generally available and … Continue reading →
Welcome to the series of introduction to ESA 3.0 (EMC Storage Analytics). First things first, what is ESA? Generally speaking, it’s a monitoring tool for you to keep an eye on the EMC storage resources in your data center, especially … Continue reading →
Storage Management Challenges Virtualization has delivered on many promises: massive consolidation, huge cost savings, dynamic scheduling and live migrations of applications and storage. But, with all the simplifications from virtualization, comes the complications of end-to-end visibility and management of the storage infrastructure through the various layers of abstractions. … READ MORE
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 →
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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