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 … READ MORE

Michael Wilke May 12th, 2015

Beachbody Gets Fit with VNX2 and Isilon

Whether you’re looking to strengthen your abs or shed a few pounds, everybody needs motivation and support. That’s why millions of people get fit with Beachbody.  We sell some of the most popular fitness and nutrition products, including the well-known P90X®, T-25®, and Insanity® programs. To help people … READ MORE

Jeff Rochlin April 20th, 2015

Hybrid Flash Array Matters

Check out the new VNX Hybrid Flash Array Calculator As red hot as the All Flash Array market is, the Hybrid Flash Array market will continue to be >4X the size of the all flash array market through 2018, according to IDC. When you read this, does Mark … READ MORE

Joe Catalanotti March 30th, 2015

Which Camera Lens is Your Storage Environment?

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

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Guy Churchward

Guy Churchward

Guy Churchward is President of the Core Technologies Division at EMC Corporation. He is responsible for a division that is redefining storage, through a comprehensive portfolio of core storage solutions encompassing the award-winning VMAX, VNX, VNXe, XtremIO, VPLEX, and Data Domain technologies and a cutting-edge software portfolio that delivers simplified storage systems management, continuous availability, replication, backup, and archive solutions.

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.

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Guy Churchward February 26th, 2015

Entry Level VNXe + Enterprise-Level Replication = New Possibilities

Since the introduction of the VNXe3200 less than a year ago, this advanced new storage platform from EMC has continued to attract new customers as well as industry accolades – including the #1 ranking from Computer Reseller News in the … Continue reading

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Phil Treide

Phil Treide

Phil Treide is a Product Marketing Manager in EMC’s Core Technologies Division, where he has been responsible for the launch and marketing of multiple generations of external storage platforms targeted at the small to midsized business market. Prior to joining EMC, Phil held a variety of product management and marketing positions with leading IT vendors including CA, Quantum Corporation and Digital Equipment. He has over twenty years of industry experience covering both hardware and software products.

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Phil Treide February 19th, 2015

Getting to know EMC Storage Analytics 3.0

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

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Cedric Zhuang

Cedric Zhuang

I am a senior software developer and have been working in EMC for 8 years. In the latest 4 years, I focus on performance analysis tools for VNX and VNXe like analyzer, the metrics dashboard for VNXe and EMC Storage Analytics.

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Cedric Zhuang January 30th, 2015

EMC CloudArray 5.0 is here!

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

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Nicos Vekiarides

Nicos Vekiarides

Former co-founder and CEO of TwinStrata, Nicos Vekiarides is now Vice President of Cloud Technology following the recent acquisition of TwinStrata by EMC. In his 20+ years of experience, Nicos has led teams focused on revolutionizing storage virtualization, data replication and cloud storage.

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Nicos Vekiarides January 22nd, 2015

Meet Your Data Protection SLAs for NAS Servers

A Network Attached Storage (NAS) server is a storage system connected to a network providing access to a variety of clients, and optimized for file-level access. It doesn’t seem that long ago when NAS systems were just a few Terabytes, and a traditional full backup could complete in … READ MORE

Heidi Biggar January 21st, 2015

Hybrid Flash Arrays: The Storage Work Horse

EMC partnered with IDC to capture the global thoughts of customers using VNX2. In today’s business environment, it is common to hear that IT budgets are flat, and in some cases even shrinking, while the demands of IT  continuing to … Continue reading

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Kristine Beauchamp

Kristine Beauchamp

Kristine Beauchamp is a Marketing Program Manager for EMC’s Core Technologies Division, responsible for Customer References.

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Kristine Beauchamp January 14th, 2015

Delivering Vital Services to Children Faster with EMC

KVC Health Systems, headquartered in the greater Kansas City area, is a private, nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization committed to enriching and enhancing the lives of children and families by providing medical and behavioral healthcare, social services, and education. In its … Continue reading

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Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell is the IT Director for KVC Health Systems.

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Christopher Campbell December 16th, 2014

Customers Reach the Flash Impact Zone with Flash Powerpacks

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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Phil Treide

Phil Treide

Phil Treide is a Product Marketing Manager in EMC’s Core Technologies Division, where he has been responsible for the launch and marketing of multiple generations of external storage platforms targeted at the small to midsized business market. Prior to joining EMC, Phil held a variety of product management and marketing positions with leading IT vendors including CA, Quantum Corporation and Digital Equipment. He has over twenty years of industry experience covering both hardware and software products.

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Phil Treide December 11th, 2014
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