How to Drive Storage Performance Up and Costs Down

Just think about duplicate data for a second. Think about your own computer right now and how many copies of the same you file are storing, managing and protecting?  Just think about when that is multiplied by 100 or 1000 in a virtual desktop environment.  What about the attachments that … READ MORE

Mark Geel October 21st, 2015

Keeping the Lights on for the Microsoft Productivity Suite

Many modern enterprises are looking for strategies to deliver always on business operations. It is critical to get the business back on track as fast as possible in case of any failures in the stack. From application perspective, most businesses leverage a combination of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL to … READ MORE

Stefan Voss October 19th, 2015

Surveillance Trends: A Tale of 2 Architectures

The surveillance market has traditionally been built on closed architectures.  From the very beginning when video surveillance was called Closed Caption Television (CCTV), surveillance had largely been a closed system. This closed system had its advantages when it came to service calls and simplicity in design. When a customer would … READ MORE

Ken Mills September 17th, 2015

Let’s Build a Data Center – The Power of a Strong Portfolio

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 Marketing, run … READ MORE

Stefan Voss July 1st, 2015

Why Do Hybrid Flash Arrays Matter?

Let’s face it; the use of flash drives in enterprise class storage arrays is growing at a very healthy rate. This will only accelerate with improvements in flash drive endurance, increase in capacities and with the continued downward movement in flash drive pricing and especially with the advent of flash … READ MORE

Mark Geel June 22nd, 2015

EMC is Doubling-Down on VNX Software

As Lee Iacocca once said, “lead, follow or get out of the way”, this sums up the storage software market over the past few years. Established IT vendors are required to constantly morph to stay relevant in the changing software world, and EMC is no exception.   Every day customers are … READ MORE

Brian Maher June 8th, 2015

A Software Defined Departure for EMC Midrange Storage

As many of you have heard by now, EMC World marked yet another significant event this year as EMC launched its first software-defined storage platform based on the industry-leading VNX midrange storage technology stack.  This first release of the vVNX enables users to create a virtual VNX unified storage environment … READ MORE

Phil Treide June 1st, 2015

Fibre Channel Customers Get Another 16Gb Boost

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 for Fibre … READ MORE

Doug Fierro May 21st, 2015

Transformation and Disruption; Riding the Big Waves

Transformation and disruption are two words heard frequently when describing the IT landscape. Joe Tucci, EMC Chairman and CEO, described these times as “unprecedented” and compared the new digital era to a giant wave bearing down on business which you can choose to be either on the good side or … READ MORE

Michael Wilke May 12th, 2015
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