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May 4, 2016  2:25 PM

EMC goes Nitro with all-flash Isilon array

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
EMC

LAS VEGAS -- EMC dropped a surprise at EMC World today by previewing an all-flash version of its Isilon clustered NAS system. C.J. Desai, president of EMC's Core Technologies Division, said "Project Nitro," has been in the works for 18 months and is scheduled to go into beta in the second half...

May 2, 2016  2:31 PM

Dell plus EMC equals Dell Technologies

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC, Storage

LAS VEGAS – Michael Dell today said his company will be called Dell Technologies after he completes his $67 billion acquisition of EMC. The EMC name will live on for the enterprise business, which will be called Dell EMC. Dell revealed the name during his keynote address at EMC World 2016. He...


April 20, 2016  3:41 PM

EMC sales decline, says Dell deal on track

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

EMC’s storage sales declined more than expected last quarter as the vendor waits to become part of Dell. EMC executives offered several reasons for the drop in sales, but not the most obvious one. That would be, customers are reluctant to buy now until they see what happens if and when the

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April 5, 2016  8:01 AM

Dell keeps hyper-converged options open

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC, Hyper-convergence, VMware

Still months away from closing its $67 billion acquisition of EMC, Dell today said it would  immediately start reselling several EMC federation converged products and updated others it...


March 31, 2016  11:42 AM

EMC adds weight to ScaleIO

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
EMC, ScaleIO

Private and hybrid cloud storage is a big piece of EMC’s strategy, and this week the vendor upgraded one...


February 19, 2016  4:14 PM

Michael Dell: ‘Ignore click-baiting cratering media’

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

Michael Dell and other Dell executives have told employees the $67 billion acquisition of EMC will go through despite reports that his group is having trouble securing financing for the...


January 28, 2016  11:30 AM

EMC aims for all-flash, all-the-time primary storage

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
EMC

While waiting to become part of Dell, EMC is planning a massive flash injection into its storage systems. David Goulden, CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure, teased new...


January 26, 2016  9:00 AM

EMC expands Elastic Cloud (object) Storage

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
EMC, Object storage

EMC today launched Elastic Cloud Storage 2.2, making its object storage platform more mature as it prepares to take over use cases from EMC’s other object storage products, Atmos and Centera. ECS is available as a...


October 13, 2015  4:05 PM

By the way, EMC’s storage revenue shrunk last quarter

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

Almost lost in the noise around Dell’s estimated $67 billion acquisition of EMC this week was another down sales quarter for EMC storage. EMC reported preliminary revenue...


October 12, 2015  6:27 AM

Dell grabs EMC for $67 billion

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

Dell and EMC made it official this morning – Dell intends to acquire EMC for an expected $67 billion price tag in the largest technology transaction ever. The deal makes EMC a private company, while Dell will maintain EMC-owned VMware as a public company. Dell and its partner Silver Lake will...


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