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EMC World 2015 conference coverage

Follow along with Storage Media Group editors at EMC World 2015 for the latest news and analysis.


LAS VEGAS -- Attendees at EMC World 2015 will get the first look at launches and upgrades around product lines such as Data Domain backup, XtremIO all-flash platform, ViPR software-defined storage and VMware integration. Legendary EMC CEO Joe Tucci is also predicted to to talk about the storage stalwart’s plan for acquiring smaller vendors.

Storage Media Group editors and news writers are on the EMC World 2015 showroom floor to bring you all the latest developments. Be sure to check out the Storage Soup blog for live updates throughout the show.

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Latest news from EMC World 2015

Our team brings you up-to-date news coming straight from Las Vegas. Check back for details on EMC updates to products such as DataDomain, VCE hyper-converged systems, VMAX and XtremIO.


Twitter reactions to EMC World 2015

EMC World 2015 earned kudos and some critics in the Twitterverse. Here’s a sampling of our favorites. Continue Reading


VxRacks help users connect to cloud

EMC used the EMC World conference to expand the VCE portfolio with hyper-converged VxRack systems. Continue Reading


EMC World 2015 preview: Flash, backup and company roadmap

EMC will roll out products in its Data Domain, XtremIO and ViPR platforms at EMC World 2015, but what about a CEO succession plan? Continue Reading


XtremIO, Data Domain, VCE announcements kick off EMC World 2015

Day One of the EMC World 2015 conference included new product launches of all-flash arrays, data protection, hyper-convergence and enterprise storage arrays. Continue Reading


EMC's all-flash array portfolio expands

Flash was a prominent theme in product launches at EMC World 2015 with upgrades to XtremIO and a new all-flash VNXe model. Continue Reading


Software-defined storage launches at EMC World 2015

EMC provides details on Project Liberty, and divulges plans for a software version of Data Domain. Continue Reading


Tucci touts Federation as providing fast track to cloud

Joe Tucci and other top EMC execs argue at EMC World 2015 that all the Federation pieces make the best on-ramp to private and hybrid clouds. Continue Reading


Channel execs detail new plans for EMC partners

SearchITChannel talked to a number of EMC channel partners at EMC World to get their take on changes to the vendor's partner program. Continue Reading


EMC upgrades Enterprise Hybrid Cloud

EMC said the upgrade was made to provide better integration with VMware, and it enables customers to stand up hybrid cloud in less than one month. Continue Reading


EMC looks to tightly align Federation and partner program

The EMC World 2015 Partner Summit keynote focused on making it easier for channel partners to sell federated product sets. Continue Reading


Users at EMC World prefer hybrid clouds

IT executives from large organizations say they want to provide the same services as public clouds, but for less money internally. Continue Reading

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Live from Las Vegas

Attendees and analysts react to the events of EMC World 2015.


What EMC hyper-converged additions mean for the market

Analyst George Crump discusses where the newly-announced, highly-scalable VxRack fits into the overall the hyper-converged market.


EMC moves into the open source world

The vendor used EMC World 2015 as an opportunity to open up ViPR code to developers, as well as release a free version of its ScaleIO software.


Schulz on EMC's SDS strategy

Greg Schulz says EMC has the right idea by focusing its software-defined storage strategy on management.

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Overheard at EMC World 2015

Take a look at what people are talking about on social media while attending the EMC World 2015 conference.

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EMC's evolving storage strategy

Highlights from EMC World 2014 included a lot of software-defined storage talk with product announcements about ViPR and VSAN technologies. There was also a focus on EMC's Federation -- the strategy behind having four CEOs who oversee different parts of the same company. Take a look back at the major announcements from last year to get an idea of how those focuses are shifting now that EMC is another year older.


How EMC's Federation will operate

EMC's four CEOs discuss how they work together and apart in a changing IT world. Continue Reading


EMC execs discuss the difference between ViPR, VSAN

What's the difference between EMC's various software-defined storage products? That's a question EMC execs get a lot these days. Continue Reading


EMC acquires flash startup DSSD

A product resulting from EMC's acquisition of startup DSSD for server-side flash technology is expected in the coming months. Continue Reading


Elastic Cloud Storage launches with ViPR upgrade

The ECS platform is designed to provide exabytes of object and block storage capacity to enterprises and service providers. Continue Reading

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