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It’s falsely assumed that VMware is the source of many performance problems since it is relatively new in the datacenter. Others will claim it’s not VMware but the underlying storage. To break this cycle there are now many new acronyms being introduced to the SAN Storage / VMware envir...
EMC now has a self-service cloud enablement platform for storage that it says is unique and can deliver a complete storage-as-a-service offering to customers in a matter of days as opposed to months. It’s called the Atmos Cloud Delivery Platform and it’s aimed at both service provide...
Gotta love red tape. The mysterious Microsoft-led consortium otherwise known as CPTN Holdings LLC that bought 882 of Novell’s patents for $450 million so Novell could sell out to Attachmate registered with the German antitrust authorities on December 9 and there on the Bundeskartella...
Information is one of an organization's most important assets, and EMC Corporation (EMC) provides the technologies and tools that help release the power of that information. EMC works with organizations around the world to help them design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and sec...
It's common for Storage Administrators to be blamed from the offset when any performance problems occur. They are then forced into spending hours trying to disprove the false accusations only to be left with a mysterious 10% of the puzzle, namely the SAN fabric.Being told that flopping...
Back in 2004 HDS launched the USP, which was then followed by the great but not so radically different USP-V in 2007. Within that same time frame, HDS’ main rival in the Enterprise Storage market EMC, busily went about launching the Symmetrix DMX-3, then the DMX-4 and most recently the...
EMC is going to peel off $2.25 billion in cash money to buy scale-out NAS house Isilon Systems and that figure’s net of the money Isilon has in the bank. It’ll be paying $33.85 a share, roughly a 29% premium over Isilon’s closing price last Friday. Boy, was the Wall Street Journal wro...
Dell not only lost 3Par, the object of its techno-lust, to HP, its madcap pursuit of 3Par also really ticked off EMC, its storage partner of long-standing. The pair is now in what sounds a lot like marriage counseling trying to repair their relationship and establish a new basis of ...
EMC is in “exclusive talks” to buy network-attached storage house Isilon Systems for upwards of $2 billion according to the New York Post – yes, them again. The unconfirmed story credits Frank Quattrone’s Qatalyst Group – the guys who pulled off the great $2.35 billion 3PAR caper – w...
Hey, loonier things have happened. Remember Symantec buying Veritas? Anyway, the desperately-seeking-M&A punters bid up EMC (which owns the lion’s share of VMware) 4.5% Thursday on the back of noise evidently emanating out of the UK press (warning flare) coupled with Citigroup speculat...
Greenplum, now that it’s part of EMC, has decided to go down the same hardware appliance road as competitors Oracle with its highly touted Sun-based Exadata machine and IBM with its new soon-to-be acquisition Netezza. Greenplum, however, thinks it’s got both of them beat dead to rights...
A wise man once told me that if there were a major car crash further up the highway, having a faster car would only get me to the accident quicker. Obvious right? Not so it seems when the wisdom of these words is applied to the analogy of the growing number of SAN infrastructures curre...
Orange Business Services, the France Telecom Orange global systems integration unit has teamed up VCE Coalition stakeholders Cisco, EMC and VMware to offer IaaS and SaaS cloud services to enterprise customers in as many as 132 countries. The four companies joined cyber-hands today for...
SingTel will announce next week a new set of integrated cloud services that includes servers, infrastructure, and applications in what the company claims to be the "world's first intelligent utility". The offering is the first Asian implementation of the technology platform created by...
Aspera, Inc. on Friday introduced three new software products that expand the Aspera ecosystem for transporting and managing digital assets at maximum speed regardless of file size, transfer distance or network conditions. The new solutions – Aspera Sync, Aspera Orchestrator and Asper...
It’s rare to find a solution or product in the storage and virtualization market that can truly be regarded as unique. More often than not most new developments fall victim to what I term the ‘six month catch up’ syndrome in which a vendor brings out a new feature only for its main com...
In the same way that server virtualisation exposed the under utilization of physical server CPU and Memory, the VirtualWisdom solution is doing the same for the SAN. While vendors are more than pleased to further sell more upgraded modules packed with ports for their enterprise directo...
Further powering its customers' journey to the private cloud, EMC Corporation on Tuesday announced the beta program for EMC Ionix Unified Infrastructure Manager 2.0. This new offering transforms infrastructure management by unifying, and making service-driven, the management of network...
Featuring an easy to use dashboard based on the RSA® ArcherTM eGRC platform, the solution is designed to give organizations a complete assessment of security and compliance posture across their VMware virtual infrastructure. This allows customers to centrally manage security across bot...
"From our standpoint as a leading healthcare institution, EMC and VMware technology are the foundation of our move toward a private cloud infrastructure. This will enable us to more cost effectively and efficiently provide our 2,400 employees and more than 500 physicians with the techn...
PCs are part of everyday life in just about every organization. First there’s the purchase of the hardware and the necessary software followed by an inventory recorded and maintained by the IT department. Then normal procedure would dictate that the same IT department would then instal...
Having witnessed the financial rewards of server virtualization, enterprises are now taking note of the benefits and usage of virtualization to support their desktop workloads. Consolidation, centralization are now no longer buzz words which were once used for marketing spin but are in...
PCs are part of everyday life in just about every organization. First there's the purchase of the hardware and the necessary software followed by an inventory recorded and maintained by the IT department. Then normal procedure would dictate that the same IT department would then instal...
When faced with a tirade of client consultations and disaster recovery proposals/assessments, you can't help but be inundated with opportunities to showcase the benefits of server virtualization and more specifically VMware's Site Recovery Manager. It's a given that if an environment h...
EMC Corporation, a provider information infrastructure solutions, on Monday announced support for the new IBM zEnterprise System and unveiled a range of new information management and protection capabilities for IBM System z environments to help customers accelerate their journey to th...
EMC is buying Greenplum and its data warehousing widgetry, which means it’ll be competing with Oracle’s pet Exadata widgetry, not to mention Teradata, Netezza and the other famously data-inclined. In fact, EMC is going to use the privately held Greenplum to start a new data computing ...
MTI, a provider of consulting services and comprehensive information infrastructure solutions for mid- to large-size organisations, has sold the first Vblock 1 solution in Europe. The customer, Cobweb, is a leading managed services provider in the UK and Europe. Vblock infrastructure p...
The world's leading provider of information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire California-based Greenplum, Inc. Greenplum is a privately-held, fast-growing provider of disruptive data warehousing technology, a key enabler of "big d...
ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac Takes Home Top Prize in Category. On Wednesday ABBYY UK Ltd. announced that ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac has received the award for "Best Professional Software" from Macworld UK magazine. The award was handed out at the Macworld Awar...
On Friday ABBYY UK Ltd and Interactive Ideas announced a distribution agreement in the UK and Ireland. The relationship with Interactive Ideas is designed to create market awareness and demand for ABBYY products and increase customer reach through the existing distribution channels in ...
Talk to the average Storage Engineer who manages the growth of your datacenter’s modular system about Petaflops, Exabytes, Petabytes of Archives or 1TB of sustained bandwidth and you’ll probably find them scratching their heads in disbelief. This is the reality that does exist in the w...
Platform as a Service (PaaS) requires a robust tool-set that has to go through a stringent selection process before someone picks it as their platform to build strong solutions on. The folks selecting it usually know the risks associated with picking a wrong platform. That is why I pi...
Azaleos Corporation on Wednesday announced that it has deepened its existing technical and business partnership with EMC Corporation. As part of the broader relationship, Azaleos has extended its patented ViewX monitoring system to provide advanced troubleshooting of EMC CLARiiON AX an...
LineSider Technologies, a provider of cloud automation and orchestration, on Monday announced that it is collaborating with EMC to automate their cloud computing infrastructure. EMC has implemented LineSider’s OverDrive to automate the provisioning and deployment of network services in...
Michael Capellas has been tapped to run the cloud-bent Acadia joint venture between Cisco and EMC that Intel and VMware are invested in as well as the companies’ equally cloud-bent and even more important Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) coalition, both formed last year. Capellas...
Cisco and EMC announced industry veteran Michael D. Capellas has joined the team to lead all aspects of the Virtual Computing Environment (VCE) coalition and has also been appointed to the complementary role of CEO of Acadia, a Cisco-EMC joint venture with investment from Intel and VMw...
StorSimple on Wednesday announced integration with Amazon, EMC, Iron Mountain, and Microsoft to enable customers to seamlessly and securely use these cloud storage services with their existing data-center applications. By providing an easy on-ramp to cloud storage for application-speci...
In the past week HDS finally revealed their response to the VMware-Cisco-EMC alliance with the launch of a unified computing platform including integrated storage, server, and networking technology. With the aid of Microsoft, HDS have stated that their centralized storage, server and ...
Last year EMC’s somewhat controversial acquisition of Data Domain right under the noses of NetApp raised several eyebrows to say the least. Considering the reported amount of $2.1 billion and their already deduplication packed portfolio which consisted of the source based Avamar, the f...
To capitalize on what it figures is its vanguard position in the great cloud explosion EMC has recruited one-time Veritas exec Jeremy Burton as its chief marketing officer, and made him responsible for the global structure, strategy and execution of all its marketing efforts. The com...