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How To Solve The Three Biggest HCI Adoption Challenges

Guaranteeing application performance, creating a cloud like consumption model and timing the simultaneous replacement of three data center architectures are the biggest hindrances to HCI adoption. Hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI) promise to simplify a data center, making it more cloud like.

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Previewing EMC World 2015

EMC World has evolved into one of the largest storage events in the industry, taking second place only to VMworld. While the event clearly has an EMC bend to it (it is after all EMC World) there are plenty of

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EMC World 2014 – “Redefine”

During his keynote presentation at EMC World, Joe Tucci discussed how Google disrupted the main revenue source of the newspaper industry through its “AdWords” service. Similar to this example, Amazon has leveraged the ubiquity of the online e-commerce market space

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The EMC, VMware and Pivotal Federation

One of the major themes here at EMC World 2014 is the “Federated” platform. In essence, this refers to the collaboration and partnership for delivering a totally integrated next generation hybrid cloud computing (or in EMC’s parlance – 3rd platform)

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VSPEX Enabled WAN Acceleration

Next up at EMC World we caught up with Tony Thompson and Everett Dolgner from Silver Peak. Our readers will be familiar with the fact that Silver Peak has been on the leading edge of providing software-defined WAN acceleration technology

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Load DynamiX Grabs EMC Connect Award

One of the final highlights here at EMC World 2014 was the announcing of the inaugural winners of the EMC “Connect” award. The EMC Technology Connect program consists of 3rd party solution offerings that have been certified by EMC to

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EMC World Report – Can EMC Beat Google And Amazon With ECS?

At EMC World 2014 in Las Vegas, EMC Cloud Strategy continued to take shape. EMC, at least at this point, wants to be the arms merchant to the cloud provider market, enabling cloud providers and large enterprises to either compete

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EMC Announces The Data Domain DD2200

Beyond Entry Level Protection Storage Today at EMC World, EMC’s Data Protection and Availability division announced the release of the new Data Domain DD2200 platform. This new system is designed to function as the new “entry-level” deduplication appliance in the

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Faster VMAX and Isilon Performance

Another key theme coming out of EMC World Day 1 was a focus on providing a performance boost to EMC’s core storage platforms, beyond just adding solid state disk. The EMC Symmetrix family, the EMC VMAX, and their scale out NAS offering,

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Two horses in the Cloud race

The final theme to come out of EMC World Day 1 was EMC’s attention to the cloud. Cloud providers typically need one of two things from their storage. Cloud Compute Providers are often more concerned about scalable performance and Cloud Storage Providers

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