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The term "software defined" has taken many forms in recent months from Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC), Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) to even component vendors adopting the tagline to exalt their own agenda with Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Software Defined Storage ...
QTS Realty Trust has launched the QTS Enterprise Cloud, an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution. Built upon industry-leading VMware, EMC and Cisco technologies, the platform is secure and flexible to meet evolving enterprise IT infrastructure needs. "As a VMware vCloud® Powere...
As businesses aspire to move more and more application workloads outside of the boundaries of their private cloud data centers, public cloud service providers are increasingly implementing a private cloud staple: resiliency. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, John Roese, SVP and Chie...
In the early part of 2013, EMC announced a new storage virtualization product called ViPR that delivers a software interface to block, object and HDFS storage services layered on heterogeneous storage. As part of that announcement there was an architectural discussion regarding how ViP...
VaultLogix on Wednesday announced that it has purchased and is implementing EMC’s Isilon NAS scale-out storage products to ensure that its services for customers are the fastest, most reliable, and secure in the industry. EMC’s Isilon offers massive scalability with the world’s fastes...
Read why customers choose EMC and VMware to dramatically increase performance and improve Oracle licensing ROI. Read how DBAs are getting up to 3X more performance and 80% faster tuning, deploying new Oracle servers and storage in minutes, and more.
Speed – our integrated PBBAs deliver 3x faster performance for SAP backup than the nearest competitor. We’re Direct – our backup software sends SAP data directly to any backup storage target. This is just two of the many reasons why customers choose EMC Backup for SAP– read all seven! ...
The benefits of an EMC virtual infrastructure plug into nearly all Oracle environments today, without changing the Oracle database software or applications. In this guide we will discuss a variety of ways in which small investments can have s dramatic effect in helping DBAs accomplish ...
The journey to private cloud computing begins and ends with virtualization. Removing the physical 1:1 relationship between Oracle database instances and the server hardware they run on unlocks new capabilities for Oracle DBAs. This white paper explores the advantages of EMC for Oracle ...
Reduce infrastructure costs, ensure service quality, and improve SAP user experience so SAP runs better! Today, with the latest generation of cloud technologies and leverage of global EMC and VMware partners, SAP customers can capitalize on the benefits of virtualization while reducing...
When you haven't got time to cook a meal there really is nothing like the convenience of picking up the phone and dialing for a home delivery kebab. You go online choose the meal deal you want and 30 minutes later there's a ring at your doorbell. So when one of our customers asked if V...
Congratulations to Virident for being bought today for $645 Million USD by Western Digital (WD). Virident a nand flash PCIe card startup vendor has been around for several years and in the last year or two has gain more industry awareness as a competitor to FusionIO among others. Ther...
The DevOps methodology is a straightforward and obvious initiative to cater for the changing face of application development and deployment. Despite this it’s greatest challenge lies within people and their willingness to change. For most organisations application releases are analog...
EMC Corporation has kicked off a 24-hour, around-the-world live broadcast announcing new products that help give customers the speed they need to lead their IT Transformation. Today's news includes revolutionary technology advances in the EMC VNX line of midrange storage, new capabilit...
“Our proven technology is displacing legacy boxes that were designed for yesterday’s storage needs across a wide range of industries. What they have in common is breakneck growth of storage needs that were poorly addressed by old-fashioned products from EMC and others," said John Morri...
Depending on who or what is your sphere of influence, or your sources of information and insight are, there will be different views of tiering, particular when it comes to tiered storage and storage tiering for cloud, virtual and traditional environments. Recently I did piece over at ...
EMC is buying ScaleIO and its scalable server-based Elastic Converged Storage (ECS) software. It said it’s paying cash but not how much although the chatty Israeli business press put the price at between $200 million and $300 million. The start-up is supposed to strength EMC’s Flas...
EMC said Monday that it had bought privately held identity verification specialist Aveksa for its RSA authentication unit. The Times of India, where the Massachusetts-based Aveksa does core development work, broke the story and claimed that EMC paid upwards of $225 million in cash for ...
EMC has reportedly paid $200 million to snap up two-year-old Israeli start-up and would-be competitor ScaleIO and its Elastic Converged Storage (ECS) software, which is supposed to let data centers cut storage costs by maybe 80% or more by converging storage into compute. The softwar...
Join us for an exclusive briefing with Gartner where they will talk about how IT Executives are modernizing data centers and transforming operations to focus resources on business value. During the session they will discuss how innovative IT solutions are needed to help IT deliver ag...
I like this major new trend known as software-defined data center and this will be a highly disruptive force in enterprise computing. Gone are the days of expensive physical data center owned by large corporations. Now it is the rise of … Continue reading →
An Enterprise PaaS must truly be agnostic to the underlying elastic infrastructure, and fully support open standards. So the big question is whether the Pivotal Initiative will be able to break away from its roots with EMC and VMware and the associated ties to VSphere?
“By making this source code easily accessible on GitHub and providing open APIs such as NFS and ODBC, MapR is ensuring that end users have available an open and flexible, enterprise-grade platform for Hadoop,” said Tomer Shiran, director of product management at MapR Technologies, Inc....
"The Evolve IP Virtual Data Center aligns price and predictability for IT decision makers looking to take advantage of consumption-based computing," said Joe Corvaia, Vice President of Cloud Computing for Evolve IP, as Evolve IP released its Virtual Data Center service. "It couples gua...
JFrog, the company that's revolutionizing the way software is built, announced today the availability of Bintray to the public. In only six weeks of private beta testing, thousands of developers became active users contributing to tens-of-thousands of projects. Publically available aro...
MapR Technologies, the Hadoop technology concern, has gotten a $30 million C round of financing led by new investor Mayfield Fund. Existing backers Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA and Redpoint Ventures participated. The new money brings total funding to $59 million. The new financing...
Late last Thursday a Reuters exclusive hit the wires saying IBM and EMC as well as other unidentified folks are talking acquisition with SoftLayer Technologies, the Dallas-based cloud and web hosting company founded in 2005. It said the price could be over $2 billion and that SoftLayer...
EMC, as widely expected, is spinning out Pivotal, its cloud-ified Big Data-analytics initiative, as a free-standing company apparently under former VMware CEO and now EMC’s chief strategy officer Paul Maritz, who’s been hatching the fledging since before Christmas when the idea was fir...
“Together we will separate the hype from reality and deliver the true SDN benefits of agility, operational simplicity and cost savings to our mutual customers,” said Dante Malagrinò, Embrane’s co-founder and chief executive officer, as SDN leader Embrane announced a strategic partners...
QLogic on Monday announced that its 2600 Series 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters are now available through the EMCSelect program for a broad range of EMC storage platforms. EMC customers can now implement QLogic's award-winning 16Gb Fibre Channel technology for high performance storage envi...
There's still a need for a more focused and refined understanding of what Cloud service level agreements should be and ultimately a more concerted approach towards the applications. So while neologisms such as speed, agility and flexibility remain synonymous with Cloud Computing, its s...
"By allowing companies to focus on business innovation instead of technology integration, VCE represents the future of IT. Together with EMC, we intend to lead this industry for years to come," said John Chambers, Chairman and CEO of Cisco, as Cisco and EMC announced earlier this week ...
EMC and its Greenplum unit claim they have tamed some of the bears in Hadoop, the popular but difficult-to-work-with open source Big Data platform. They’ve created a new Apache Hadoop distribution called Pivotal HD that natively integrates Greenplum’s massively parallel processin...
Yesterday VCE and their proud parents announced revenues had reached an annual run rate of a billion dollars. Today VCE announced some new products along with enhancements to others. Before going forward though, lets take go back for a moment to help set the stage to see where things ...
It isn’t often that you can get access to a thousand-node network to test your latest app, but thanks to the efforts of EMC’s Greenplum unit and some additional computing vendors, you can, and more amazingly, it is free of … Continue reading →
VMware said last month that it was still into acquisitions although business had turned rocky and it was going to trim 7% of its workforce in a rightsizing exercise, an announcement that carved 20% off its share price. So, on Monday in that spirit of M&A it said it’s buying Virsto So...
Talend, the global integration software leader, on Tuesday announced that 2012 marked a year of sustained growth and expansion in a market increasingly driven by the need to maximize the value of enterprise information assets. Providing Integration at Any Scale, Talend’s integration so...
Is Big Data a buzzword with no clear definition? Wikipedia defines Big Data as… …a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications… Here is a collection of 13 (unluck...
EMC said Tuesday that it means to offer its cloud-based online file-sharing service Syncplicity, acquired last May, with its Isilon and Atmos widgetry so customers can store files as in the cloud as well as on-premise. The stuff’s in beta. It’s supposed to increase productivity, fl...
This is a follow-up companion post to the larger industry trends and perspectives series from eariler today (Part I, Part II and Part III) pertaining to today's VMAX 10K enhancement and other announcements by EMC, and the industry myth of if large storage arrays or systems are dead. T...