Episode #17: XtremIO Truly Transformational with Itzik Reich

XtremIO Truly Transformational, that’s been the heartbeat of the EMC XtremIO story since its launch over 2 years ago.  I asked the XtremIO CTO, Itzik Reich (@itzikr) to elaborate.  Itzik presented “Best Practices for Running Virtualized Workloads on All-Flash Arrays” at VMworld 2015. Don’t miss “EMC The Source” app in … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini October 14th, 2015

Episode #15: Talking Databases with Sam Lucido

EMC: The Source Podcast Episode #15:  EMC and Oracle have partnered for more than 15 years, helping more than 80,000 customers optimize their Oracle software on EMC virtual infrastructure. EMC has invested deeply in joint engineering, Proven Solutions, and global Joint Escalation Centers making the EMC-Oracle relationship unique in the … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini September 30th, 2015

Escape from Alcatraz is Like a Data Protection Plan Gone Bad

‘Ready for any’, the theme of VMworld 2015, points out that mission critical data is sitting in a variety of locations, including the cloud.  In addition, any application and device should have access to the data.  We all expect and need data to be available at our fingertips 7×24 365 days … READ MORE

Deanna Hoover September 28th, 2015

Episode #13: Desktops in the Clouds (VMworld 2015 EUC Solution)

Today’s end users are more mobile than ever and expect continuous access to business-critical information when, where, and from any device they choose.  IT must strike a balance between open, accessible infrastructure supporting collaborative, real-time, resource-intensive applications and maintain a secure environment that protects the business and its digital assets.  … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini September 16th, 2015

Episode #11: VMworld 2015, The Bleeding Edge

EMC: The Source Episode #11: VMworld 2015, The Bleeding Edge!  VMworld is here, and I found “The Source” of everything EMC VMware – The Virtual Geek, Chad Sakac!  I ran into Chad just before the Monday morning Keynote address, and we talked show expectations and what to look for.  Chad … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini September 2nd, 2015

Are you Ready for Any? VMworld 2015 Preview!

Are you “Ready for Any”?  We are!!!   EMC is once again a Diamond Sponsor oVMworld!  The amount of work that goes into an event like VMworld is amazing.  In addition to the EMC Trade Show booth, you will be able to find a Federation Booth, Virtustream and VCE.  EMC is … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini August 29th, 2015

Episode #10: VMworld 2015 Preview

The Source Episode #10: VMworld Preview.  Are you “Ready for Any”?  We are!!!   EMC is once again a Diamond Sponsor of VMworld!  The amount of work that goes into an event like VMworld is amazing.  In addition to the EMC Trade Show booth, you will be able to find a … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini August 26th, 2015

It Takes a Village or Sometimes Just an Online Community…

We have all been to one type of industry trade show or another in our careers. The focus of these events is usually product or solution education, activities and sweepstakes that drive attendees to the tradeshow floor, big after hours networking parties, and, of course, the announcement of what the … READ MORE

Jamie Doherty October 9th, 2014

Inside Flash: Episode #17 VMworld 2014 Recap

EMC was once again a Global Diamond Sponsor of VMWorld.  If you made it to San Francisco, you were sure to see the EMC booth front and center in the solutions exchange. You’ll find us in the same spot in Barcelona. I caught up with @AaronChaisson, @Alxjalmeida and @mcowger and … READ MORE

Sam Marraccini September 16th, 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 heard by … READ MORE

Ilya Leybovitch September 15th, 2014

Inside Flash with Sam Marraccini: Episode #16: Josh Goldstein XtremIO – VMWorld 2014

It’s hard to believe, but it has been a full year since InsideFlash Episode #13 when I last interviewed Josh Goldstein. Josh is the VP of Product Management & Marketing for XtremIO. A year ago at VMWorld 2013, XtremIO was in Directed Availability, and everyone wanted to know what exactly EMC was working on. The primary focus of XtremIO then was Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, VDI. The always on in-line deduplication at memory speeds made VDI a natural fit for XtremIO, and it continues to be a great use case.

Sam Marraccini September 2nd, 2014
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