Moving Tier 3 & 4 workloads to the hybrid cloud with EMC and vCloud Air

Moving Tier 3 & 4 workloads to the hybrid cloud with EMC and vCloud Air

In a recently published solutions brief, VMware and EMC discussed the top 4 use cases for EMC clients for using VMware’s vCloud Air solution, with the number one use case focusing on the need to move Tier 3 and Tier 4 applications to the Cloud.

With the opportunity to free up overburdened IT departments and reduce OpEX to meet budgetary constraints, it’s easy to see the advantages of migrating packaged applications from the on-premises data center to the cloud.

Watch Suzan Picket, Manager of Systems Engineering at Columbia Sportswear discuss how this apparel designed and manufacturer streamlined internal service delivery and automation with EMC and VMware vCloud Air.

If you’re interested in learning more about EMC and VMware vCloud Air, connect with your Softchoice Account manager or post a comment below.

Telemerge’s President on Telepresence-as-a-Service (TPaaS)

Telemerge's Cisco-powered TPaaS Video Conferencing Technology

While we think of Simon as a unique leader, his focus on ensuring customers are delivered the experience they deserve is something I’d wager he shares with CEOs across the board. And when it comes to video collaboration, in particular, there’s no exception. So we sat down with Simon to discuss Telemerge’s recent TPaaS certification from Cisco. Happy Reading!
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Mixing Flash, SSDs And FAST Software For Automated Storage [EMC]

In 1906, Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto created a mathematical formula to describe the unequal distribution of wealth in his country, observing that 20% of the people owned 80% of the wealth. If you think about it, that 80/20 rule applies to just about everything. Likely you wear 20% of the clothes in your closet 80% of the time, and I bet that only 20% of your company’s data is active 80% of the time.

Even though you may have spent a small fortune of your company’s money on a storage array, 80% of that array goes mostly unused. While that kind of statistic is expensive to hear, there is a solution – automated storage tiering.

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