EMC Acquires Virtustream to Own Conversations with Business Leaders

EMC, the federation, is in hot pursuit of mission critical business applications that are vital and often the most difficult and costly for IT organizations to manage and maintain. Lower tier applications tend to have more fluidity and flexibility, lending themselves to fly around the data center or off to the cloud with relative ease while mission critical applications tend to have a more “caution do not touch” mentality. This is good, but not necessarily the most efficient and economical decision given today’s choice of consumption models and pressure to drive further automation and efficiencies into the IT operational model.

Topics: EMC VMware hybrid cloud VMware vCloud Air Virtustream

EMC Hybrid Cloud Bridges Private and Public Clouds

Businesses of every size are evaluating or integrating with some kind of cloud computing model. But how they get there and who they turn to remains a challenge. At an IT industry level, it also is fascinating to observe which IT vendor's cloud strategy will be successful and how IT professionals leverage trusted relationships they have built with IT vendors. Businesses also see the value in hybrid cloud and want IT to capture the control, management, and orchestration across both on-prem and off-prem consumption models as they broker traditional and new IT services to the business.

Topics: Microsoft EMC public cloud private cloud Amazon Web Services Infrastructure-as-a-Service VMware vCloud Air platform-as-a-service