Don’t just focus on the hardware

Reading this week that the folks from Raspberry Pi have shipped their 5 millionth unit  made me think about the true cost of hardware. Here we have a basic computer that ships for less than $30 and now with version 2 shipping runs a vast number OS’s including … READ MORE

Mark Galpin February 19th, 2015

A Valentine’s Day KISS from VSPEX BLUE: (Kiss It Simple, Stupid)

“VSPEX Blue is EMCs EVO:Rail”  Absolutely true, EMC has embraced the EVO:Rail program providing a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure designed for rapid deployment of Enterprise Cloud.  Remember, VMWare EVO:Rail is all about keeping it simple (KISS), simple to deploy, simple to manage and simple to acquire. EMC has taken the … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini February 14th, 2015

Inside Flash Episode #19: VMWare Partner Exchange 2015 (NDA Required)

VMWare Partner Exchange is the go to conference for VMWare Partners; it’s also the perfect opportunity for EMC to update our partner community on the latest product roadmaps and strategies. In fact, there is a full day session every year on the topic, “EMC Update and Partner Technology Transfer”. The session features a half day of Chad Sakac covering every product and every roadmap. The session required a signed NDA.

Sam Marraccini February 3rd, 2015

SAP HANA and EMC Technology: Architecting for the Future

A few months ago, EMC IT successfully migrated its mission-critical, SAP Business Warehouse (BW) from an Oracle database to SAP HANA, an in-memory, relational database management system that offers several benefits over our existing system. Not only is SAP HANA providing us with speed and efficiency needed to … READ MORE

Debajit Banerjee November 21st, 2014

All Paths Lead To A Federation Data Lake

Is your organization constrained by 2nd platform data warehouse technologies with limited or no budget to move forward towards 3rd platform agile technologies such as a Data Lake? As an EMC customer you have the advantage of leveraging existing EMC investments to develop a Federation Data Lake at minimal cost. … READ MORE

Mona Patel October 30th, 2014

Crowd Sourcing to Find the Winners from VMworld 2014

What do Virtual Volumes, 3D VDI graphics, OpenStack and multidimensional thumb wresting have in common? They are some of the things the alumni of VMworld 2014 got to experience in San Francisco last month. By the numbers, there were more than 230 vendors vying to get their message … READ MORE

Ilya Leybovitch September 15th, 2014

Streamline Data Protection for YOUR Cloud

No two clouds look alike. Just like snowflakes, each one is unique. This is one of the reasons I think the term “cloud” turns out to be an apt term to describe the virtualized IT infrastructures we are all working in today. I have yet to see two … READ MORE

Alex Almeida September 8th, 2014

Hadoop-as-a-Service: An On-Premise Promise?

Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) is generally referred to Hadoop in the cloud, a handy alternative to on-premise Hadoop deployments for organizations with overwhelmed data center administrators that need to incorporate Hadoop but don’t have the resources to do so. What if there was also a promising option to successfully build … READ MORE

Mona Patel September 3rd, 2014
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