Dell EMC World 2016 – DSSD!

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!

Dell EMC World 2016 – Analyst Session Notes

I won't pretend this post is God's gift to mankind but thought I'd put out some semi-random notes in case anyone is interested. This is a compilation of items from multiple analyst sessions throughout the day. ~~~~~~~~~ Marius Haas, Chief Commercial Officer and President - breadth and depth of Dell technologies is second to none. … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – Analyst Session Notes

vSphere on AWS – A Deal with the Devil?

Thanks to John Troyer's always excellent TechReckoning newsletter I ended up writing down some thoughts around vSphere on AWS - a topic I've been discussing and reading a lot about recently. While I can't say for sure that what's below is unique to me, I don't think I've read this exact twist anywhere else. If you disagree, … Continue reading vSphere on AWS – A Deal with the Devil?

Live Blog – Dell EMC World 2016 Afternoon Keynote

Updates to come here and on Twitter – @andriven If you’ve not read a live blog from me before, I try to be coherent but don’t stress much about formatting or grammar – this is meant to be a live take on what was said that felt interesting enough to write down. This was teased … Continue reading Live Blog – Dell EMC World 2016 Afternoon Keynote

Dell EMC World 2016 – Leader’s Perspectives Sessions

After Michael Dell it moved to two sessions on Leaders Perspectives with two parts. Client Solutions Presentation and Q&A with Jeff Clarke, Vice Chairman, Operations & President, Client Solutions at Dell. Infrastructure Solutions & Services Presentation and Q&A with David Goulden (President, Infrastructure Solutions Group DellEMC) and Howard Elias (President Global Services) Note: I wasn't super … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – Leader’s Perspectives Sessions

Dell EMC World 2016 – Introduction & Q&A with Michael Dell

Stella Lowe on stage first - forward looking statements so keep that in mind. Almost no PowerPoint today. Michael Dell giving a recap from the keynote - believes has incredible end to end capabilities. Very brief intro and now opening up to questions. Note: I never expect executive Q&A to cover every facet but always … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – Introduction & Q&A with Michael Dell

Live Blog – Dell EMC World 2016 Morning Keynote

Updates to come here and on Twitter - @andriven If you've not read a live blog from me before, I try to be coherent but don't stress much about formatting or grammar - this is meant to be a live take on what was said that felt interesting enough to write down. 😉 Jeremy Burton … Continue reading Live Blog – Dell EMC World 2016 Morning Keynote