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EMC Appoints John Roese as Chief Technology Officer

EMC Corporation recently announced that 20-year IT industry veteran John Roese has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. Reporting to Jeremy Burton, Executive Vice President of Product Operations and Marketing, Roese will play a key role in shaping EMC’s technology strategy as the company embarks on its next phase of growth and leadership across three of the most transformative trends in the history of IT – Cloud, Big Data and Trusted IT.

Jeremy Burton said, “John brings to EMC a unique blend of experience spanning the entire breadth of IT systems from silicon all the way up through networking, storage, servers and virtualization. In addition, he’s directed product development in enterprise, carrier and consumer markets. At heart, John is a true technologist, but he is also a proven strategist and general manager with extraordinary vision and operational expertise within very large, complex organizations. I am thrilled to welcome John to EMC.”
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Posted by on October 5, 2012 in EMC, Technology

 

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Lenovo and EMC team up in strategic worldwide partnership

Lenovo and EMC Corporation recently announced a broad partnership that enhances Lenovo’s position in industry standard servers and networked storage solutions, while significantly expanding EMC’s reach in China and other key, high-growth markets. The new partnership is expected to spark innovation and additional R&D in the server and storage markets by maximizing the product development talents and resources at both companies, while driving scale and efficiency in the partners’ respective supply chains.

The partnership is a strong strategic fit, leveraging the two leading companies’ respective strengths, across three main areas:
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Posted by on August 9, 2012 in EMC, Lenovo, Technology

 

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New EMC NetWorker 8.0 Accelerates Backup Transformation

EMC Corporation recently announced a significant new release of EMC NetWorker Unified Backup and Recovery Software.   NetWorker 8.0 advances the EMC vision for backup and recovery to support the data protection needs of IT environments today and in the future. As enterprises transform their IT infrastructures to move to cloud computing models and deliver IT-as-a-Service, backup transformation is an essential foundational element.  NetWorker has been equipped with a wide array of new features and capabilities that align to the requirements of these transformational IT initiatives.

With over 23,000 customers globally, EMC NetWorker has been a field-proven mainstay of the enterprise backup and recovery landscape for over twenty years. Today, NetWorker has been enhanced with a streamlined architecture for dramatically improved performance and scalability.  It also delivers the industry’s deepest integration with EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems and broadened support for Microsoft applications, as well as new multi-tenancy management which enables cloud service delivery.

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Posted by on July 15, 2012 in EMC, Technology

 

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EMC and VMware Extend Partnership to Develop, Sell and Deliver Storage Analytics for VNX

EMC and VMware extended their long-standing partnership with a new sales and development agreement designed to deliver offerings that combine comprehensive storage intelligence with the analytics and infrastructure visualization of VMware vCenter Operations. As part of the expanded relationship, the two companies will deliver:

  • EMC VNX Storage Analytics Suite, based on VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite, will offer capabilities such as storage performance and capacity optimization and SLA improvement through analytics and diagnostics.

 

  • EMC VNX Connector will provide VNX storage metrics and configurable dashboards within VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite.

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Posted by on June 20, 2012 in EMC

 

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New EMC VMAX Enterprise Storage Family Accelerates Transformation to the Hybrid Cloud

At EMC World 2012, EMC (NYSE:EMC) today announced the new EMC VMAX Family, consisting of the VMAX 10K, VMAX 20K and the newest member of the family, the VMAX 40K. The new EMC VMAX Family is a comprehensive lineup of enterprise storage arrays, all built upon the industry-leading Virtual Matrix Architecture first introduced in April 2009. Complementing the new EMC VMAX Family is a host of new software capabilities that streamline operations and extend the market-proven VMAX to new hosts and applications, while integrating customers’ existing storage assets into an integrated and unified pool of storage resources. Combined, the scalable EMC VMAX Family offers the most powerful, most trusted, smartest and most efficient enterprise information infrastructure for deploying Hybrid Clouds.

The EMC VMAX Family is anchored by the new VMAX 40K, a revolutionary new product that establishes new maximums for performance, capacity and scale in the enterprise storage market. Delivering as much as 3X more performance and 2X the usable capacity of any other enterprise storage product, the VMAX 40K is optimized to support hyper-consolidation of the world’s most demanding big data, transaction processing, analytics and cloud computing applications.

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Posted by on May 24, 2012 in EMC

 

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EMC First to Deliver Complete Control of Oracle Backup and Disaster Recovery to Database

Advanced Integration Between EMC Data Domain Boost and Oracle Recovery Manager Provides a Faster, More Efficient Database Backup Solution

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced new EMC Data Domain Boost (DD Boost) integration with Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN). DD Boost software provides advanced integration between EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems and applications for faster, more efficient backup and recovery. DD Boost distributes part of the deduplication process to the Oracle database server and enables RMAN to directly manage Data Domain replication. Tight integration between the Oracle RMAN native backup and recovery utility and industry-leading Data Domain systems gives Oracle database administrators (DBAs) complete control over their Oracle database backup and disaster recovery.

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Posted by on April 27, 2012 in EMC

 

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EMC reports record fourth-quarter and full-year revenue and profit

EMC Corporation reported record financial results for both the fourth-quarter and full-year 2011. For the fourth quarter, the company achieved all-time record quarterly consolidated revenue, net income and EPS on a GAAP and non-GAAP basis and all-time record operating cash flow and free cash flow. Full-year 2011 results were highlighted by all-time record consolidated revenue, net income, EPS, operating cash flow and free cash flow that each exceeded prior company outlook. The results were also highlighted by all-time record quarterly and full-year gross margins on a GAAP and non-GAAP basis.

Fourth-quarter consolidated revenue was $5.6 billion, an increase of 14% compared with the year-ago quarter. Fourth-quarter GAAP net income attributable to EMC increased 32% year over year to $832.0 million. Fourth-quarter GAAP earnings per weighted average diluted share increased 31% year over year to $0.38. Non-GAAP net income attributable to EMC for the fourth quarter was $1.07 billion, an increase of 16% compared with the year-ago quarter. Fourth-quarter non-GAAP1 earnings per weighted average diluted share were $0.49, an increase of 17% year over year.
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Posted by on January 25, 2012 in EMC

 

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EMC Expands Greenplum Big Data Analytics Appliance Family

EMC Corporation announced three new additions to its EMC® Greenplum® Data Computing Appliance (DCA) line of products – the High Capacity DCA, the High Performance DCA and the Data Integration Accelerator – and version 4.1 of Greenplum Database. High Capacity DCA and High Performance DCA join the first and award-winning Data Computing Appliance (announced in October 2010) to expand the EMC Greenplum family of lightning-fast data warehouse systems that leverage massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture to enable Big Data to be processed and analyzed significantly faster at substantially lower cost.  The announcement comes on the same day that SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, said that it will expand its high-performance computingofferings with the introduction of SAS® High-Performance Analytics on the EMC Data Computing Appliance platform.

“EMC is truly driving the future of data warehousing and analytics with the release of its Data Computing Appliance family of products. There’s a growing recognition that there are new value-generation opportunities that can arise from assembling unprecedented amounts of information. The Performance and Capacity versions of EMC Data Computing Appliance enable organizations to gain greater insight and value from Big Data to support new business initiatives, new competitive advantages, new sources of revenue and new ways of doing research, while addressing the increasing needs for performance and storage options,” said Bill Cook, President and General Manager of the Data Computing Division, EMC.
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Posted by on April 8, 2011 in EMC, Technology

 

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New EMC Services and Solutions Optimize Oracle Application Environments and Pave the Way to the Private Cloud

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced a new portfolio of services from EMC®Consulting and EMC Proven™ Solutions with applied technology best practices that help customers with Oracle® and other application environments move forward on their journey to the private cloud.

These new offerings from EMC help enterprises gain operational efficiencies and control costs as they deploy virtualizationsolutions across business application environments ranging from testing, development and production – to online transactional processing (OLTP) and data warehouse systems.
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Posted by on September 21, 2010 in EMC

 

TTX Chops Power Use in Half and Datacenter Space Over 75%, Eliminates Tape Management

EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced that TTX Company has deployed EMC® and VMware® products and solutions to serve as the foundation of the company’s virtual datacenter and next generation backup and recovery implementation.

The new datacenter has enabled TTX, North America’s leading provider of railcars and related freight car management services, to sharpen its competitive edge by speeding access to critical business information; virtualizing 98% of its servers; and significantly reducing operational costs associated with its newly streamlined backup and recovery processes.
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Posted by on September 11, 2010 in EMC