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23 Mar 2016
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The Pillars Of The Modern Data Center
By Jeremy Burton, President, Products & Marketing

Jeremy blogs, "On the heels of launching VMAX All Flash and DSSD D5, it's important to round back on how critical it is to implement and run a modern data center. To deliver on the capabilities of a digital business, there's no question that IT organizations must modernize and automate their infrastructure, and transform their data center operation into a cloud environment - one that is fully automated and self-service. But what infrastructure should underpin this new cloud environment?

The bad news is that the journey to digital breaks all of the traditional infrastructures that have been put in place over the last 15 or 20 years. The good news is that a rapid shift in data center technologies will enable enterprises to optimize existing IT and legacy investments to free up resources for next generation IT that will transform the business. We see these new technologies as pillars for the modern data center.

So what are the pillars of the modern data center?..."
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21 Mar 2016
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Thoughts From Mobile World Congress: The Next Big Opportunity for Telco and Service Providers
EMC, March 21st, 2016

John Roese writes, "As I look back on my experience at Mobile World Congress (MWC) held last month in Barcelona, I'm struck by how rapidly the Telco and Service Provider industry is changing. As I mentioned in my previous post Telcos and service providers are all engaged in large, complex, multi-year infrastructure and service delivery transformations. The technology transformation is the replacement of dedicated network appliances such as routers and cellular network switches with software running on commercial off-the-shelf hardware. The industry term for this is Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). The aim of NFV is to reduce the time to service, and cost for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to deliver network services..."
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