EMC World 2016 12 Factor App FTW

    Last week Brian Verkley (@bverkley) and I had the extreme pleasure of presenting at the 2016 EMC World in Las Vegas.  We were part of “Code and Modern Operations” Track.  Our discussion was around 12 Factor App development as it relates to Cloud Native Apps.  We took the audience made up mostly of […]

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New Year with a new focus

  Over 5 years ago I left a storage startup to move to EMC to be a vSpecialist.  Probably one of the most Pivotal (pun intended) moves I’ve ever made.  The numerous opportunities afforded to me here at EMC has been crazy.  I went from being a vSpecialist individual contributor, to a vSpecialist Manager to […]

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My thoughts on EMC and Dell

    If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it hundreds of times. If you don’t like change, you are going to like irrelevance even less and that is no truer yesterday than it is today and tomorrow. The amount of change IT is going through is incredible. If you aren’t always trying to figure […]

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On to my next adventure

  I’ve been in presales for about 15+ years and in that time I’ve been an individual contributor as well as managed and built presales engineering teams.  It’s something I’ve always enjoyed doing.  Another aspect of these different roles is it gave me a tremendous opportunity to learn different kinds of technologies, applications, solutions and […]

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Getting Your Hands Dirty With ViPR

  One of the most requested conversations I’m asked to present on, other then End User Computing, is EMC’s Strategy as it relates to the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC).  As you can imagine it’s a big conversation.  It seems I get the most questions and excitement when I bring up ViPR which is our […]

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