EMC World 2012 Wows Delegates with Latest Virtual Solutions
EMC World 2012 brought together 13,000 IT service providers from 105 countries.
The delegates gathered at The Venetian, Las Vegas, from May 21st to 24th. The topics covered the latest aspects of virtual infrastructure hardware, software, and services.
The two general sessions at EMC World 2012 featured Joe Tucci and Pat Gelsinger on Monday 21st, and Paul Maritz on Tuesday 22nd.
Joe Tucci is Chairman, President, and CEO of EMC. Pat Gelsinger is the President and COO of EMC Information Infrastructure Products. Between them, they talked of the dramatic way in which cloud computing is changing IT.
Paul Maritz, CEO of VMware, gave insights into the forces shaping the future of cloud computing.
Keynote talks occurred every day at EMC World 2012. Among the topics were:
Backup and archive transformation
EMC's Information Intelligence Group strategies
The hybrid cloud
The deployment, management, and integration of unified storage
Throughout the four days of EMC World 2012, delegates had a wide choice when it came to breakout sessions. Topics ranged from general overviews to in-depth analysis and included:
Best practices for designing intelligent capture applications
Considerations for securing and protecting your applications in the cloud
Five reasons to virtualize SAP using EMC VNX and VMware
What's new in EMC NetWorker
Perhaps the most popular event at EMC World 2012, though, was Chad's World on May 23rd.
Following their success at least year's EMC conference, Chad Sakac and Wade O’Harrow gave a lively and irreverent view of the latest cloud computing solutions.
Consolidate and Learn
Cloud technology is developing rapidly. EMC World 2012 gave IT service providers a chance to consolidate their knowledge and learn about advanced IT solutions that could benefit their customers.
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EMC Corporation Chairman and CEO Joseph M. Tucci (Image Source: EMC Corporation Newsroom Photo Library)