Operating an EMC Hybrid Cloud

Peter Lacoste | July 31st

I was reading David Goulden’s interview with CIO Magazine  and he said something that struck me as exceptionally pertinent to my customers.  David said, “You can’t draw a clean boundary around enterprise computing anymore. Businesses need the

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A History Lesson on Economic-driven Business Transformation

Bill Schmarzo | July 31st

The current Big Data craze is nothing new, especially if you view it from the proper perspective.  While the popular debate is around the “disruptive” technology innovations – Hadoop, NoSQL, R, Mahout, YARN, etc. – the real discussion

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Introducing EMC Hybrid Cloud Part 1: Why Hybrid Cloud

Matt Liebowitz | July 29th

As you may have recently read, my colleague Sam Cavaliere published a great write-up on EMC Hybrid Cloud, talking through some of the architecture and describing a Desktop as a Service (DaaS) use case example. As

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Why Cable Company Customer Service Is Suffering

Dave Matson | July 29th

The main cable box in our house recently stopped working, leaving us without cable TV for a little over 24 hours (I know, gasp!!). The process of getting my cable restored shed light into why cable companies are

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Top 3 Misconceptions about Enterprise DevOps

Scott Bils | July 28th

As CIOs face growing pressure to increase agility and responsiveness, it’s no surprise that DevOps is becoming a frequent topic of conversation. While DevOps originally gained traction with startups, it has started to make inroads into larger enterprises

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Data Lake, Data Reservoir, Data Dump…Blah, Blah, Blah…

Bill Schmarzo | July 25th

As is typical from many (but not all) technology vendors, analysts and analyst firms, there is a rush to come up with the “right” name to which the technology vendors, analysts and analyst firms can claim origination honors

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E-Z Pass: Customer Service That’s Not So E-Z

Ben Chused | July 24th

I purchased my first car in the late 1990s to commute from Boston to my Northeastern University co-op  job in Sudbury, MA. My boss recommended a Fast Lane transponder so I could drive on the Massachusetts Turnpike without

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Build Your Own Cloud with EMC Reference Architecture

Edward Newman | July 24th

I’ve written before about how IT needs to find a way to balance increasing agility to meet the requirements for new business initiatives and lower their costs to satisfy the requirements of the CFO.  Many of

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Designing MOOCs: What’s Your Warning Label?

Ernie Kahane | July 24th

There are some products that seem destined to raise eyebrows. Take for example, the Santa Dreidel, a Hanukkah toy that reflects the tradition of Christmas or to put it in extremely awkward terminology, Chrismukkah. While this

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Big Data is Tearing IT Apart

Jeffrey Abbott | July 23rd

Occasionally I see things. Fortunately, I don’t see dead people. But lately, around the board room, I see new people. I see IT diverging. I see “I” and “T” as decoupling into two separate business units. And technology

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