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May 5, 2009  3:40 PM

EMC fights Donatelli departure tooth and nail

Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, EMC, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Noncompete agreements

EMC isn't taking the defection of David Donatelli to Hewlett Packard lying down. In fact it's suing to put the kibosh on the move and a

November 12, 2008  1:45 PM

Tom Brady knee injury inspires EMC campaign

Posted by: Bcournoyer
Colin Steele, Data storage management, EMC, News

tom brady knee injuryOn Sunday, Sept. 7, Patriots quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Tom Brady suffered a season-ending knee injury -- dashing the dreams of fans across New England, giving...

September 25, 2008  10:45 PM

Oracle takes on storage partners

Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Data storage management, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, Networking technology, Oracle

Forrester Research's Andrew Reichman has a good take on Larry Ellison's latest competitive foray. During his Oracle OpenWorld Keynote, Ellison did, in fact, position the HP Oracle Database Machine (or Exadata) as...

September 9, 2008  8:18 AM

NYT: Tucci fired Greene in front of her husband, offered her seat to him

Posted by: Bcournoyer
EMC, News, Virtualization, VMware

Wow. Looks like all that speculation about bad blood between Joe Tucci and Diane Greene wasn't just true -- it was worse than people thought. The New York Times today has an explosive story with the...

September 5, 2008  3:24 PM

Microsoft’s virtualization party

Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco, Citrix Systems, Dell, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, News, Oracle, Server virtualization, Sun, Vendor partner business issues, Virtualization, VMware

Microsoft wants customers and partners to know that it's really, really REALLY ready to virtualize. So it's hosting its "Get Virtual Now" event Monday.

It's invited a few dozen of its...

August 5, 2008  11:52 PM

Cisco will go acquisition hunting in FY ’09 — but not necessarily for EMC

Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Cisco, EMC, IBM, Microsoft, VMware

Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers said Tuesday that regardless of “challenging macroeconomic times,” the company would make major acquisitions in the coming year -- though he didn’t indicate that one of those purchases would be EMC. Chambers made the comments during a fourth quarter earnings...

July 20, 2008  3:51 PM

Is Fibre Channel over Ethernet really ready for primetime?

Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Channel partner programs, Cisco, Data storage management, EMC, Enterprise applications, Hewlett-Packard, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, Networking technology, News, Reseller channel business development, Servers and desktop hardware, Sun

Ask Cisco executives about Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) deployment in data center and storage networks and they’ll tell you it’s a no-brainer. The technology will be ready for volume deployment by next year or 2010, and the channel should gear up and start training now.

July 8, 2008  12:44 PM

VMware CEO Diane Greene suddenly replaced

Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Channel, Data storage management, EMC, Enterprise applications, Microsoft, Networking technology, News, Server virtualization, Servers and desktop hardware, Virtualization

VMware CEO Diane Greene -- who is widely credited with driving server virtualization into the mainstream -- was suddenly replaced by Microsoft veteran Paul Maritz. Maritz had most recently been running the cloud computing division at VMware parent company EMC. The industry-shaking announcement...

May 16, 2008  1:18 PM

EMC to sell VMware? To Intel?

Posted by: Bcournoyer
EMC, News, Virtualization

EMC stock is rising amid speculation the company will sell off VMware, according to a Bloomberg story hot off the virtual press. The story quotes one New York equity trader who says rumors about EMC...

March 19, 2008  11:04 AM

Hyper-V gets closer

Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, EMC, Microsoft, Server virtualization, Virtualization

Microsoft says it delivered a "feature complete" release candidate of Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V today. The RC has been qualified for guest OSes including Windows Server 2003 SP2, SUSE...

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