IT and the Security Watch Dog: Keeping People and Property Safe with a Security System that Never Sleeps

Cameron Shove

Cameron Shove

Director of IT Operations at Protection 1

Protection 1 is one of the nation’s largest full service security companies. We protect residences and businesses around the clock, around the country.

I like to think that we’re no protection 1different from any other IT organization in this: we have two primary imperatives to meet. The first is the business mandate: Be Available Always. Since we’re in the life-saving business, that’s especially important to us. The second is the technology mandate: Do More with Less.

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Big Data Game Changer: Federation Business Data Lake

Josh Kahn

Josh Kahn

SVP, Global Solutions at EMC

Today, the world thrives on data.  Analytics can build competitive advantage, accelerate revenue growth, and even create entirely new industries. But it’s one thing to generate and store a lot of data; it’s another thing altogether to turn it into the kind of actionable insight that can change the game for your company. This is a challenge that EMC Federation members EMC Information Infrastructure, Pivotal, VMware and VCE have undertaken with today’s announcement of the Federation Business Data Lake.

Watch the Federation Business Data Lake Virtual Launch Event.

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EMC Turns Open Source Sensei, Stages First Cloud Foundry “Dojo”

Brian Gallagher

Brian Gallagher

President, EMC Cloud Management Division at EMC

Having reached the rank of second-degree black belt in Shukokai Karate, I’m acutely aware that martial arts excellence requires an all-in commitment by students to master strength, flexibility, discipline and harmony across both body and mind. Like any worthwhile training, students benefit greatly from a teacher, a sensei, to impart experience, skill and wisdom. The same holds true in software and application development.  Pupils learn from masters and advance to create new innovations through the art of code writing. It is through this timeless method that EMC is helping develop the next generation of coding black belts and sensei through the opening of the first Cloud Foundry “Dojo”. For the uninitiated, dojo means “the place of the way” and is a word commonly used to describe a martial arts training facility.

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Brian Gallagher takes Dojo training seriously, even in the data center! @BGallagher32 #CloudFoundry #epicsplits

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Inovalon and EMC Federation Redefine Healthcare through Massive Data Lake

Joe Rostock

Joe Rostock

Chief Technology Officer at Inovalon

Inovalon’s cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms play an integral role in the evolution of the healthcare industry. No other company offers the combination of large proprietary datasets, advanced data integration technologies, sophisticated predictive analytics and deep subject matter expertise. As the industry shifts to value and quality outcome models, the ability to efficiently and rapidly integrate and analyze large sets of data has become increasingly critical for healthcare organizations to be successful. In virtually every stage of the healthcare system– Big Data analytics can provide the clarity needed to achieve meaningful insight and improvement in clinical and quality outcomes, utilization and financial performance across the healthcare landscape.

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March Madness and the Backup Players Who Make it Happen

EMC Pulse

EMC Pulse

March Madness is upon us. And for those of us carrying around our brackets, streaming video highlights over PCs and phones at work, or binging on back-to-back games at home, we know just how maddening it can get. It consumes some of us. And we’re not alone.

scoreboardLast year, the 2014 NCAA College Basketball tournament drew in 69.7 million live video streams across all platforms. The men’s Final Four set an all-time attendance record of 158,682 fans. More than 739,00 fans attended the 36 sessions of the tournament. And according to data from Nielsen, an EMC customer, more than 10.5 million people tuned in to watch the games.

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