The Hybrid Cloud – Its Place In The Move To ITaaS

Jay Snyder | April 18th

In my last post, I examined the demands IT transformation places on organizations that want to provide IT as a service (ITaaS). I suggested that while those demands

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Importance of Metadata in a Big Data World

Bill Schmarzo | April 17th

Last week, EMC announced the 2014 EMC Digital Universe, a study with IDC that details what the Digital Universe will look like in 2020 and the opportunities it presents. One of the interesting challenges coming out

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Dual Perspectives: Conflicting Viewpoints

Denise Partlow | April 17th

A recent study by IDG Research shows an interesting dichotomy. IT leaders’ opinions of the progress they’ve made toward ITaaS, (i.e. running IT like a business), denotes that IT has made considerably more progress than their customers, the

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Here Comes the 4th Platform

Ben Chused | April 17th

The title of this piece is not a typo. I’ll explain…

EMC’s 2014 strategy is built on the premise that IT as we know it is being redefined by the 3rd platform. It’s almost impossible to attend

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Point-Counterpoint: Eight (No, Nine!) Problems with Big Data

Bill Schmarzo | April 14th

The New York Times recently published an article titled “Eight (No, Nine!) Problems with Big Data.” This is my rebuttal, or better yet Point-Counterpoint, for all you old school Saturday Night Live fans. Actually, I think

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Trust in a Nutshell

John McDonald | April 14th

I’ve spent the last few weeks working with customers to help them understand what EMC’s doing around trust and why it’s critical in a 3rd platform environment, and one request I’ve gotten a few times is for a

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5 Ways the Internet of Things Drives New $$$ Opportunities

Bill Schmarzo | April 9th

BOOM!! That’s a sonic explosion caused by the explosive growth of data in the digital universe. The EMC Digital Universe Study – with research and analysis by IDC – highlights this data eruption with a

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Google Drive’s price cut, Box’s IPO and what it could mean for the future of cloud tools

Guest Author | April 7th

by Anne Ward Last week, Box announced their intentions to file for IPO. This comes on the heels of Google’s announcement a couple weeks ago that they will offer one terabyte (TB) of data for only $9.99 a...»

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Viewing Big Data as Disruptive Innovation

David Dietrich | April 6th

Big Data is a hot topic everywhere you look these days and many people are making predictions about its impact. As Freakanomics author Steven Levitt points out in his podcast, predictions are a strange thing. Many pundits

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Gaining an Unfair Advantage with Big Data and Analytics

Bill Schmarzo | April 4th

I’m surprised at how many organizations are still having trouble understanding the differences between business intelligence (BI) and advanced analytics. Well, Step 1 in the Big Data transformation is not only realizing that “Big BI” is

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