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Published: 16 Oct 2012

It's summer. it's hot. It was 187 degrees in Las Vegas for CA World. It's hard to think about storage when it's that hot. It's hard to think about anything, but I'll give it a try. I think that EMC paid too much for Legato. I love Legato, but how does one justify $1.3 billion for only about $100 million in annual license revenues? I hope it works out, but that one will be a tough one to integrate into the EMC culture, at the very least. I think it was funny how aggressively Veritas went right at the Legato customer base, intimating that if things weren't already bad enough, now you have to deal with EMC! I could almost hear the ad snickering. I think software licensing is more confusing than craps. I think that there is more cool technology coming out over the next year than at any other time in storage history. There will be many lights at the end of many tunnels soon. The problem will be IT peoples' inability to take advantage of the next cool thing because most of the fundamentals have yet to be addressed. I'm going to try to help later this year by ... Access >>>

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