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  1. Trouble in the Federation re ScaleIO and VSAN? - Is there fighting in the family? Actually, that’s just an intentionally inflammatory, eye-ball grabbing headline – everything is actually great, and even getting better :-) I just wanted to try on for size how it would feel to build a...
  2. Big Moves by Big Players in a Big Week in Big Data - This week has seen big moves, big changes in the big data landscape – and that’s big :-) First, the industry took a dramatic turn – led by HortonWorks, Splunk, Pivotal and others with the creation of the Open Data...
  3. vSphere 6 – epic on every level - Huge news today at VMware PEX - and I don't want to re-iterate all, but want to quickly hit it for readers :-) "Godzilla VM" scaling (128 vCPU, 4TB vRAM). Why it matters: with each release, VMware just keeps moving...
  4. VSPEX Blue: Hello World! - Today, EMC announced VSPEX Blue, which is an awesome new Hyper-Converged appliance - designed to deliver great and unique capabilities, global supply chain and support - and do it in a small, inexpensive package. VSPEX Blue delivers everything you need...
  5. VMware PEX 2015 Bootcamp: Prepare to have faces melted… 10,9,8… - It's that time! VMware Partner Exchange is RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. While I've been travelling furiously, I've also been working as furiously on the EMC Bootcamp opener. VMware PEX is for me THE partner event of the year - and...
  6. XtremIO 4.0… and don’t trust people who go negative. - [UDPATE: 1/28/2015: 8:13pm PT - Some people have taken some erroneous impressions from this post, so I want to make a couple things clear: Poop flinging is bad whoever does it. I'm not claiming EMC is innocent (I thought this...
  7. 2015 – what to expect and “This I Believe” Part II. - To all - welcome to 2015! Just came back from the Leadership meeting (couple days with leaders across the EMC Federation and then days focused on the EMC Information Infrastructure business specifically). Very inspiring. While I can't divulge everything publicly...
  8. I want to know how YOU feel. - Right at the beginning of every year, the EMC leadership (including VMware and Pivotal for a "Federation day") get together for a couple of days. Inevitably, during those days, I end up speaking for many of you that can't be...
  9. First present of ‘15: Free to use Recoverpoint for VMs! - Well - here's the first present of '15 (and we've got more coming!) The incredible, the awesome Recoverpoint for Virtual Machines (find out more here) is available for FREE DOWNLOAD: http://www.emc.com/getrecoverpointforvms I want to be CLEAR on what you get...
  10. Welcome to 2015! - Well - the year is of to a quick start. I hope you all had a GREAT holiday with your friends and family, and are as energized as I am :-) In the spirit of transparency, I want to share...

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