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EMC Public SaaS Solutions

When I first heard about this idea almost a year ago my first reaction was – “Why in the world would you want to do that?” Realizing that this phrase is the closest thing in business to “get off my lawn” I decided to put more thought into it and think about the business rather… Read More ›

A Few Thoughts on Upgrades

It is a reality of enterprise software that eventually you have to upgrade the stack. I know that the cloud lobby say they solved that problem but I will not take on that conversation in this post. As with  everything in technology reality is very different from the marketing. This is one of the biggest topics… Read More ›

Developer Edition – FINALLY

I am attending the Momentum Developer’s Conference in California this week. This is one of my favorite events as I get to connect with partners and developers and have really geeky conversations about all things Documentum. The biggest and most welcome announcement to me so far is the return of the Developer’s Edition of Documentum…. Read More ›

EMC World – First Impressions and Partner Summit

I attended the Global Partner Summit this morning. First impressions at EMC World are great.  There were several panel discussions from leadership and rather than a play by play  I will just these take aways and random thoughts that stuck with me. As an old airline guy I was pleasantly surprised to see that businesses technical challenges… Read More ›

2012 – Predictions Scorecard & Year in Review

Since we have averted the Mayan apocalypse I am collecting my 2013 predictions for the ECM market, Before that a few words about my scorecard for last year’s predictions. On average I have had better years. Still there was one or two predictions I can feel good about from last year’s post.

Syncplicity – Sync Now,Integrate Later

[A friendly remember. I work for EMC but this is my own opinion and not reviewed or approved by the company.] I have been spending a lot of time with Syncplicity getting used to the tool and understanding where it fits in my personal technology ecosystem. As I play with it I am finding that… Read More ›

Syncplicity – EMC Buys Into Sync and Share

This is probably the most important story about the IIG portfolio in recent memory. EMC announced today the acquisition of cloud file sync and share vendor Syncplicity. This is significant on different levels and there will be posts from many sources official and otherwise attempting to understand it all but here are a few of… Read More ›

xCP 2.0 Test Drive at EMC World

Earlier this week David Le Strat teased some of the hands on xCP 2 opportunities available at EMC World next week in Vegas. The product is still a few months away but I was part of a small group last week that got to spend three days with the current build. Before you embark on… Read More ›

Writing a Blog and Keeping Our Job

One of the highest compliments we get is when people acknowledge the relative degree of neutrality we maintain and still manage to keep our jobs at EMC. It is not an easy thing to do. I have had this conversation so often lately I thought I would share some things about the blog that help… Read More ›

Motorola Acquires Cloud Store and Stream Vendor Zecter

Motorola announce that their mobility division is acquiring Zecter – a cloud based provider of personal content storage and streaming.   If you had asked me five years ago if EMC would ever have a presence in my personal tech inventory I would have said no. The Iomega and Mozy acquisitions though made EMC a… Read More ›