A quick report from EMC World 2012 in Las Vegas
Pretty busy day this Tuesday with a lot of topics covered by Cisco experts and partners
Interesting conversation between EMC Josh Mello (@joshmello), Presidio Steve Kaplan (@ROIdude), and Cisco Ravi Balakrishnan who addressed major questions in this panel such as common barriers for adoption, architectural innovations and value proposition brought by each company
More about VDI from Steve Kaplan here , and from Cisco with Tony Paikeday and Jonathan Gilad
This Tuesday was also the opportunity to meet Nexus Colin McNamara (@colinmcnamara) and EMC Damian Karlson(@sixfootdad) to talk about VSPEX awareness and potential.
Stay tuned for a video blog in the following days
Meanwhile you may want to check this to-the point blog from Colin VSPEX EMC’s Flexible Reference Architecture Explained
Also in the pipe a video conversation between Greenplum Will Davis (@willcmdavis) , MapR Technologies Jabori Norton , and Cisco Raghunath Nambiar on Big data reporting the latest evolutions on the market , and the key differentiators brought by this alliance -Coming soon !
Chad Sakac Panel
Great panel also at the TC conference , with an interesting conversation between EMC Chad Sakac , Cisco Dom Delfino (@domdelfino), Intel , VMware and Brocade
Two highlights amongst a lot of golden nuggets – Conversation about the “buzzword du jour = SDN “ and kudos from Intel to Cisco for the UCS success , with a nice recognition from every panelist including..Brocade.
We videotaped also a great conversation between Chad and Dom. Expect this video very soon.
The Cisco booth was packed again with a lot of conversations and interest for UCS, DCNM and FCoE – Stay tuned for a series of videos with pods owners and theater speaker
If you are in Las Vegas , please stop at the booth 402 to attend some of the presentations starting at 1:00 pm PST – BTW the slide decks will be available in the following days on our Slideshare account.
EMC World has been also a great opportunity to meet a lot of our bloggers friends thanks to the great blogger lounge put in place by EMC – Kudos to the EMC social media team
Amongst them Forrester Analyst Vanessa Alvarez (@VanessaAlvarez1) , EMX Scott Lowe (@scottlowe) , Fred Nix (@Nixfred), VCE Jae Ellers(@jellers) , Aaron Delp (@aarondelp), Jay Cuthrell (@qthrul)…and many others