Reaching Solid Ground – Addressing Strategic Gaps in Data Protection

Chris Ratcliffe

Chris Ratcliffe

SVP Marketing, Core Technologies at EMC

Data Protection is one of the least glamorous yet important disciplines in the data center.  In many respects it’s like being the goalkeeper in a soccer game – when you do your job effectively, it’s easy to get overlooked.  But, if you fail, it happens when everyone is watching and it generally results in a loss.

As organizations seek new ways to drive efficiencies and reduce costs, the need for data protection doesn’t go away.   More often than not, it actually becomes much more important.  Customers want their data to be protected wherever it resides, regardless of whether it is in their data center or in the cloud.  They also want it to be easily accessible irrespective of where the data is located.

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IDC Lab Validation: EMC Isilon Data Lake Foundation Trumps DAS for Hadoop

Sam Grocott

Sam Grocott

SVP, EMC Emerging Technology Division at EMC

IDC just released this compelling Lab Validation Report on the EMC® Isilon® Data Lake. In this report, IDC concludes that an Isilon Scale-out Data Lake foundation should be core to every enterprise storage strategy and Big Data Workflow. IDC offered this opinion after validating Isilon’s multi-protocol capabilities along with its availability, security and compliance features — delivering on all these enterprise-grade service levels while performing better than direct attached storage (DAS) for Hadoop workloads.

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You Can’t Lose When You Commit to Customers

Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche

Senior Vice President, Global Services at EMC

I recently attended the Technology Services World (TSW) 2014 Service Transformation conference in Las Vegas, where I had the opportunity to meet with IT industry peers to share insights and knowledge. I’m happy to report that EMC was recognized for its continued dedication to its Total Customer Experience (TCE) program at the event, winning the Innovation in Customer Commitment award for the second consecutive year from the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA).

EMC was also recognized for the third time as a customer experience leader and received the prestigious 2014 Customer Experience Excellence Award from Temkin Group.  This award recognizes EMC’s leadership in driving and measuring transformation in four key competencies: Purposeful Leadership, Compelling Brand Values, Employee Engagement and Customer Connectedness.

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EMC-RSA a Leader in Inaugural Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management

Marshall Toburen

Marshall Toburen

GRC Strategist, Enterprise Risk Management at RSA

Vendor management is a critical factor for successful outsourcing, yet many organizations do not currently have adequate tools and processes to manage their vendor portfolios. It is this issue specifically that leads to mistrust amongst third party relationships. As seen with many recent cyber-attacks, third parties are increasingly a vector of attack organizations must address.

What if you could eliminate the risk of surprises cropping up in your third party relationships?  What if you could more effectively prioritize resources to manage third parties, recapturing time and resources to devote to more important things? This is exactly what the RSA Archer Third Party Risk and Performance Management solution is all about.

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EMC Celebrates XtremIO Momentum, Puts a $1,000,000 Guarantee Back on the Table

Josh Goldstein

Josh Goldstein

VP Marketing & Product Management, XtremIO at EMC

EMC’s XtremIO all-flash array has had a blockbuster year by all measures. While celebrating the fact that the XtremIO product line not only leads the industry in revenue and market share, it also is the fastest-growing storage array in EMC history. XtremIO array sales rocketed to a $500 million annualized demand run-rate in its first three complete quarters, with about 30% of systems being sold to net-new EMC customers. Why? XtremIO all-flash arrays deliver transformational simplicity, acceleration, consolidation, and agility for databases, analytics, business applications, private/hybrid cloud, and VDI.

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