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  1. XtremIO 4.0… and don’t trust people who go negative. - I want to open the way I will close: this title above applies to us at EMC (me too!) - frankly anyone. I also don't want to "bury the lead" (as I tend to do in longwided posts), so here's...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Happy Holidays: Happy New Year! - The final of the Happy Holiday wish blog posts which included (for your easy linkage): 2015 predictions a pair of "treats" lettered "A" (vmkernel ScaleIO SDC) and "B" (updated Storage Analytics tools for vRealize Ops 6.0 which itself is also...
  7. Happy Holidays: 2015 Predictions - Well - it's that time of year! I want to thank some people for all the things we did in 2014: 1) my colleagues amongst the SE leadership at EMC;2) all my colleagues amongst the senior leadership across the Federation...
  8. Happy Holidays Part 3: Federation Treat “B” - Yesterday, I did a post on ESA here - which is an example of tight integration and packaging of vRealize Operations Management and the EMC storage portfolio. Today's Federation Treat cuts right to the core of the federation principle of...
  9. Happy Holidays Part 2: Federation Treat “A” - As you might imagine, I get a lot of questions from analysts these days about "this Federation thing - what's the material benefit?" While people in equity markets thrive off speculation (and this becomes a self-fulfilling thing - speculation begets...
  10. Happy Holidays Part 1: A New Tool (and a lesson) - Happy Holidays to all my dear friends and readers! In the Sakac household - the tree is up, the elf on the shelf magically moves every night (man I hate the panicked late night "magic" almost every night). Sure, I'm...

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