EMC World 2014 — VMware SDS Roadmap Discussions

Chuck's Blog - EMC

EMC World 2014 software defined storage Storage VMware Yes, it''s that time of the year again -- EMC World ! I don’t do many industry events, but EMC World is mandatory for me — if you want to seriously talk storage (and everything that touches it!), it’s in a league all by itself.    The event, the people, the content -- all top-shelf.

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The 2014 FedCyber Event will be 5 November 2014: Register now to ensure your seat

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The next FedCyber will be held November 5, 2014 in Tysons Corner VA. By Bob Gourley. FedCyber is an annual cybersecurity event hosted by Matt Devost and Bob Gourley that brings together several hundred attendees to advance the dialogue on critical enterprise and federal government challenges.

Greetings From VMworld 2014

Chuck's Blog - EMC

No surprise, I’m out in gorgeous SF for the annual gathering of the vFaithful — VMworld 2014.    As before, it’s quite an experience, even for a jaded event veteran like me. 

2014: The Year of DCIM

Data Center Knowledge

2014 is the year of DCIM – the year that DCIM will drive increasing business value for users, writes Gary Bunyan of iTRACS. And he asserts that DCIM''s that are "open" will be better to employ than those that are not. Industry Perspectives

2014 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners Announced

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Congratulations to the 2014 Pentaho Excellence Award Winners and Honorable Mentions. Speaking at PentahoWorld 2014. We will announce the overall User of the Year at the Awards Ceremony at PentahoWorld in Orlando, Florida on October 8-10, 2014. By Bob Gourley.

Executive Level Overview of FedCyber 2014

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The video at this link and embedded below provides a short overview of FedCyber 2014. Our yearly event is a non-attribution session, and we are careful to respect that in this clip, but we do provide some context you may find relevant from the event.

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Federal Cyber Security Practitioners: FedCyber is 5 Nov 2014

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If you are a cyber practitioner with lessons to share or learn please sign up for our 5 Nov 2014 Summit. By Bob Gourley.

Observations from TiECON East 2014

The Investing Edge

I attended TiECON East 2014 last month in Cambridge, and had the opportunity to speak on the Internet of Things (IoT) panel. TiECON East bills itself as the largest startup conference on the East Coast, and this year drew a crowd of more than 500 entrepreneurs.

2014 Analyst Forum: Data Analytics and Ancestry.com

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— Trajectory Magazine (@TrajectoryMag) July 30, 2014. "Making — EM Simpson (@charlie_simpson) July 30, 2014. "Also, — EM Simpson (@charlie_simpson) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry.

Greetings From VMworld 2014

Chuck's Blog - EMC

No surprise, I’m out in gorgeous SF for the annual gathering of the vFaithful — VMworld 2014.    As before, it’s quite an experience, even for a jaded event veteran like me.    Like a desert blooming after a rainstorm, Moscone Center is transformed into a fascinating technology experience, and  — then — we wait until next year for it to happen all over again.

Analytics 2014: Insights For Mission Impact

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Analytics 2014: Insights for Mission Impact. By Bob Gourley. We are partnering with the highly regarded community-focused United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to coordinate this event.

Hugo Summer 2014 Update

SPF13

Hugo, the fast and flexible static site generator, is really coming of age. I wanted to give a quick update about the progress Hugo has been making over the past couple months. New Website. Hugo can now be found at [link]. Update your bookmarks. New Team Members. I want to formally welcome our newest team members. Tatsushi Demachi has been making excellent contributions hugo, particularly with extensions to the template capabilities.

Planning Underway for 30 July 2014 Analyst One and USGIF Analytics Forum

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We are very excited to be working closely with the the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to coordinate the 2014 Analytics Forum, which will be held 30 July in Reston VA. Analysis Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Events Government Health IT Mobile The Future 2014 Analytics Forum USGIF By Bob Gourley.

2014 Analyst Forum: Lessons Learned From The National Security Community

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— Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. — Joe Boutte (@joeboutte) July 30, 2014. — Joshua S Campbell (@disruptivegeo) July 30, 2014. — Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry.

3rd Annual World Congress of Cloud Computing 2014

Cloud Musings

Today I am proud and honored to announce that I will be participating in this year''s 3rd Annual World Congress of Cloud Computing 2014! Highlighting the theme of “Chinese Dream in Cloud” the event will be held in Dalian, China from June 19 to 21, 2014.

Pre-Event Video Context for FedCyber 2014

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The video embedded below and at this link provides some pre-event context on FedCyber: FedCyber is an annual cybersecurity event hosted by Matt Devost & Bob Gourley that brings together several hundred attendees to advance the dialogue on critical enterprise and federal government challenges.

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Coming in 2014: Cloud Sprawl, Personal Clouds and More

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What does the road ahead hold for cloud computing in 2014? More cloud sprawl, personal clouds, evolution of hybrid clouds and much more. Cloud columnist Bill Kleyman offers his thoughts on the year ahead. Featured Cloud Computing predictions

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Top 10 Data Center Stories, December 2014

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Here''s a look at the most read articles on Data Center Knowledge during the month of December. Read More. DCK Featured

@MeriTalk Hosts Data Center Brainstorm 13 March 2014

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Our friends at MeriTalk are hosting another brainstorm event designed to move the federal datacenter community forward on 13 March 2014. By Bob Gourley. Here are some details from: [link] datacenterbrainstorm.

Guidance Software Federal Summit 6 March 2014

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By Bob Gourley 2014 Guidance Software Federal Summit: Cybersecurity | E-Discovery | Enterprise Forensics.

Security Innovation Network Innovation Summit 17 July 2014 in NYC

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This post provides some additional information on a 17 July 2014 session they have pulled together in NYC, one that I believe will help the community collectively tackle some key issues. Here is more from the event site : Innovation Summit 2014. 17 July 2014. ITSEF 2014 Keynotes. By Bob Gourley. We have written before about the Security Innovation Network ( SINET ).

2014 Analyst Forum: Insights from Abe Usher of HumanGeo

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From the Twitterverse: First panelist on law enforcement @USGIF #DataAnalytics , Abe Usher, CTO @TheHumanGeo , lists his favorite things: "People, Data, Beverages" — Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014.

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T5 Plans Expansion Into Northeast in 2014

Data Center Knowledge

T5 Data Centers plans to expand into the Northeast in 2014, according to President and CEO Pete Marin, who shared his outlook on the company and the industry in a year-end blog post.

2014 Analyst Forum: Cyber Security Panel Recap

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— Michael Nelson (@MikeNelson) July 30, 2014. — Matt Devost (@MattDevost) July 30, 2014. By Shannon Perry. On July 30 th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with data analytics. Academia, government, and industry came together to provide a comprehensive approach to investigating how we can better extract knowledge from information.

Links for July 13 2014

Eric D. Brown

Innovators overcome the can’ts. Quote : Merely recognizing the can’ts and addressing them in advance can help, but that’s not enough. Doubt and prior experience always creep back in, so even if you can stymie the can’ts early on, you’ll need to constantly fight the same battles throughout an innovation activity.

Links for June 29 2014

Eric D. Brown

This Transformation Feels Different. Disruptively So. Quote :The drawing board for all of these newly created disruptors isn’t a better retail store or a cheaper factory. The drawing board for these mentioned disruptors comprises of data in an excel sheet and a code editor. This is the new battleground that the digitally savvy C-Suite is quickly becoming aware of. Ruth Chang: How to Make Hard Choices.

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Links for June 22 2014

Eric D. Brown

Cloud security is not an oxymoron. Quote : I get it: there is a lot of data that can’t move to the cloud, not because IT managers don’t understand the issues, but because they need to comply with regulations that were designed before we understood the scope of our security problems. If you’re in one of those businesses, which includes most of the health and banking sectors, you’re out of luck.

Links for June 15 2014

Eric D. Brown

Fulltime IT hiring is in; CIOs who can’t manage change are on the way out. Quote : What does this mean for CIOs? According to Lane, the most important trait to demonstrate to the business today is that you can manage the enterprise transition from legacy systems to technologies like the cloud and mobile. And if you can’t help your company make that change, watch out.

Links for June 8 2014

Eric D. Brown

A social media contrarian speaks out on the limited value of tweet analytics. Quote : Tools are becoming more powerful and easier to use, so we have that. Where there’s a shortage is of people who are good at analyzing the data. One of the things I’ve championed for is that the consumer insights/market research folks should play a greater role [here] because they have so much experience analyzing customer behavior already. Big Ass Fans’ new ceiling fan is really a robot.

Links for June 1 2014

Eric D. Brown

On Being Present And Engaged. Quote : Catching peoples’ time, capturing their attention is a huge challenge for all of us. When we finally do, we need to make sure we are totally present and engaged. If we aren’t it’s a huge missed opportunity, it’s a waste of time on everyone’s part, and getting that next conversation becomes even more difficult. A Digital World Calls for Counterintuitive CIOs. Quote : So what’s a CIO to do in a counterintuitive world increasingly driven by software?

OpenStack Silicon Valley 2014: Video Interview with Jonathan Bryce

Data Center Knowledge

Last week at the 2014 OpenStack Silicon Valley conference, the WHIR spoke to Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation. Read More. Shared

Links for May 4 2014

Eric D. Brown

Time to rethink your business model. Quote : If your business model is so obsolete that the only way to make money is to extract fees when your customers make mistakes, or to charge for stuff that was once free, it’s time to innovate your business model. The Future of Retail and the Cloud Wars. Quote : Retail is undergoing a massive transformation as we speak. Thanks to the rise of smartphones and apps, constantly connected customers are now able to do what was once pure fantasy.

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Top 10 Data Center Stories, November 2014

Data Center Knowledge

Here''s a look at the most read articles on Data Center Knowledge during the month of November. Read More.