- Get Out and Vote!
It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year, but VMworld sessions are once again up for vote. So, at the risk of sounding like Ryan Seacrest, to ensure your favorites make it to the next round, you gotta go on-line today (polls close Friday) and vote. Stephen Manley is on the ballot to present “Accelerating ...Continue Reading »
- The Road to Transformation Went Straight through EMC World
Wow! I’ve been to EMC Worlds before (three if I remember correctly) but not for several years and never as an EMC employee. Boy, have things changed! And I’m not just talking about the size of the crowd, which has grown to more than 10,000+ users; the high-octane spectacular that’s become the Tucci and Gelsinger ...Continue Reading »
- Transform and Experience Backup Freedom
Will you be assimilated by the BORG or transform and achieve freedom? So you Trekkies know what I am talking about, but for everyone else let me explain. EMC World’s image depicts the transformation from a hard wired robot-like humanoid (BORG) to a highly evolved human. This can be true for your traditional IT environments ...Continue Reading »
- What’s Faster Than a Speeding Bullet and Leaps the Competition in a Single Bound?
Although the new Data Domain DD990 may not exactly be a superhero, it certainly has left the competition scrambling for kryptonite. Although a new system alone would be enough of a product launch for some companies, we didn’t stop there. Last week at EMC World, along with the DD990, we also announced new Data Domain ...Continue Reading »
- #EMCWorld Day 3 Wrap-Up
The final day of the Solution Pavilion at EMC World was just as busy as the rest of the days. Many people visited us to find out more about the new releases of Avamar and Data Domain. Our long time loyal NetWorker customer base came by to say hi and find out what’s coming next. ...Continue Reading »
- #EMCworld Day 2 Wrap-up
Guest post by Allison Johnson, Senior Social Media Manager Yesterday was a busy one for us here at Backup and Recovery, with our day ending at Pole Position—an indoor go kart raceway. We had a little friendly competition at our customer appreciation event with winners from each heat vying for the Grand Prix Champion title. ...Continue Reading »
- What Does a Transformed Backup Environment Look Like?
As I’ve roamed the halls of EMC World over the past two days, the most frequent question I’ve been asked is “What does a transformed backup environment look like?” (Actually, more people have asked me what Zolla and I were doing on stage during the keynote? So, for the last time, his mike wasn’t working ...Continue Reading »
- One Small Step for EMC…One Giant Step for IT
Guest Post by Peter Smails, Sr Director, EMC Backup and Recovery Systems Greetings from Planet Data! It was a monumental opening day here at #EMCWorld! If only I could travel as fast EMC solutions…so much to cover and so little time; here goes: After an inspiring and visionary keynote from Joe Tucci about transformation and ...Continue Reading »
- Why It’s More than Okay to Say “No”
As I’ve been preparing for today’s EMC World 2012 super-session with BJ Jenkins, president, EMC Backup Recovery Systems (aka ‘my boss’), I’ve been thinking about some of the lessons I’ve picked up while speaking to customers. None is more poignant than my first… I was a 25-year-old engineer, and I had just walked out of ...Continue Reading »
- Move Like Jagger
Isn’t it funny how when you are prepping to go to a conference, it’s the prospect of the live entertainment that is many times what gets you jazzed? Well, maybe it’s just me? … And, as you may already know, MAROON 5 is scheduled to play Wednesday night during the upcoming #EMCWorld! How cool is ...Continue Reading »