This is an overdue post from Dell EMC World (Oct 17-20). Full disclosure that DellEMC paid for my flight/hotel/conference pass. Also, full disclosure that I've since then accepted a position with a company that competes with EMC in certain areas (blog post on that to come later this week). You be the judge if any of … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – DSSD!
Got here a bit later due to giving feedback to a product manager on MyService360...when I came in, the room was doing introductions and topics were interested in. General topics of interest are around Dell/EMC/VMware, Software Defined Cloud/Storage, NFV - lots of familiar faces in the room. I've sat in several of these sessions (invite … Continue reading EMC World 2016 – EMC Elect Meetup with John Roese, EMC CTO
Got here a bit late due to VCE PTAB on the 5th floor - had to hike down to get a seat in the Analyst section. Started with a Mission Possible theme - Jeremy Burton in a bowtie, etc. CJ Desai Software Defined strategy has 3 components - 1) ScaleIO, 2) ECS, 3) IsilonSD Edge … Continue reading EMC World 2016 – Day 3 Keynote
Nina Hargus, 1st Speaker, CMO Opening recap of yesterday's events. "Leaders of the Modern Data Center" awards to customers - Jeremy Burton on stage with Nina 1st Award - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Congrats to Sheila Hartness with Wake Baptist Medical Center in NC for winning an EMC Leadership award. Lightstorm (James Cameron/Avatar company). … Continue reading EMC World 2016 – Day 2 Keynote
First Speaker - Nina Hargus - Chief Marketing Officer now on stage. Reviewing EMC World overall and general goal. Modernize the Industry, Modernize the Data Center, Modernize the <one more thing> Stats - 500 breakouts, 1000 meet ups, 50+ vLabs, 1,700 Proven Professional Exams Use Twitter hashtag #EMCWorld Reviewing Diamond Sponsors - Cisco, Brocade, Dell … Continue reading EMC World 2016 – Day 1 Keynote
If memory serves, this will be my 5th EMC World (yes, the last 6 years since joining Varrow and now Sirius have been something of a blur). Each year at EMC World has been a bit different for me. The first two years I was attending as a senior presales engineer and was heavily focused … Continue reading EMC World – Here we go!
In the category of "hopefully better late than never", I wanted to acknowledge the honor of being selected for EMC Elect 2015 as well as jot down a few thoughts. For those not familiar, EMC Elect is a community-driven recognition program with core characteristics focused around Engagement, Commitment, and Leadership. Read more here if not … Continue reading EMC Elect 2015! (with a Varrow thought)