VSPEX BLUE Ushers In Radically Simpler IT

Chad Dunn

Chad Dunn

Senior Director, VSPEX Product Management at EMC

Notice how the pace of business seems to accelerate every year putting IT departments at a disadvantage as they try to keep up with the demands for additional compute, storage, performance and feature functionality?   Yeah, we do too. The struggle to provide agility, on demand scale, low costs and reliability means IT pros have a lot of sleepless nights.

With the VSPEX BLUE hyper-converged infrastructure announced today, EMC is delivering Hyper Converged Simplicity. Now, IT departments can deploy complete infrastructure solutions when and how needed. The VSPEX BLUE appliance is powered by VMware EVO: RAIL and EMC software that delivers compute, storage, networking and management in a single 2U platform. This enables IT to react quickly, free from the burden of advanced IT consumption planning, and provide virtual assets when, how AND where the business demands.

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Two Brains Become One: Identity Redefined

Jim Ducharme

Jim Ducharme

Vice President, Engineering and Product Management at RSA

RSA has been named a “Leader” in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrants, for both User Authentication and Identity Governance and Administration, for the second consecutive year. Being named a leader in both of these categories is particularly exciting because it supports RSA’s IAM vision as we head into 2015.

If you work in Information Security, cost-savings, driving efficiency, and regulatory compliance are themes surrounding you on a daily basis. These are all driving factors in IT decision-making today. Organizations are doing more with less, hence the need to drive efficiency. You need your people to be efficient, your processes to promote efficiency, and your technologies to help you achieve maximum efficiency.

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Teachers Credit Union Turns to EMC for Reliable Anywhere, Anytime Access to Data

Dan Rousseve

Dan Rousseve

SVP- Chief Information Officer at Teachers Credit Union

Smartphones and mobile banking have made most consumers quite accustomed to –even expecting to– getting access to data anytime, anywhere. This in turn has pushed the financial services industry further to offer customers a variety of other services at their fingertips.

While ubiquitous data access is easy and fast for the consumer, it is underpinned by robust technologies—fast and flexible solutions that enable virtualized infrastructures. Teachers Credit Union is an EMC customer and it too is dealing with these demands and the impact on our operations.

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Five EMC Customers Who Redefined Storage and Computing in 2014

EMC Pulse

EMC Pulse

With 2015 in full swing, many a New Year’s resolution has already vanished into the ether. But a few remain intact and nonnegotiable. For example, many IT leaders have resolved to invigorate their companies and organizations through innovations in hybrid cloud computing, big data and adoption of Flash technology. They’re encouraged by other professionals who have successfully come before them and want to achieve similar results for their businesses. Let’s take a look back at five EMC customers who redefined their IT last year and built the foundation for more efficient, less costly, and more powerful data management for their organizations in 2015.

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EMC ViPR Strikes Again with New Support for Flash and Data Protection

Sam Grocott

Sam Grocott

SVP, EMC Emerging Technology Division at EMC

The EMC ViPR team believes that making a great software-defined storage solution even better requires never standing still.  That’s why today we’re announcing updates to EMC ViPR Controller and EMC ViPR SRM.  New enhancements include support  for flash and hybrid flash arrays, including EMC XtremIO and EMC VMAX3 environments, and Data Protection-as-a-Service for EMC Data Domain and EMC VPLEX MetroPoint environments.

With the added support for EMC XtremIO and EMC VMAX3  arrays, storage admins are able to enact policies that automate delivery of storage services for high-transactional workloads in 5 simple steps, all while providing comprehensive automation and visibility.  Plus, with new flash performance monitoring, alerting and trending, administrators will have the insight they need to reclaim and reallocate flash capacity — helping to improve storage utilization by up to 20%.

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