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EMC's move to buy Virtustream positions it to offer infrastructure as a service and take a larger piece of the cloud pie. EMC is also trying to look a lot more like IBM and other tech giants that offer managed services.
EMC said it will use Virtustream's portfolio as part of its new managed cloud services business.
Enterprise customers rank the biggest software companies by which are easiest to work with.
The storage giant is partnering up to bring its hardware to the major OpenStack clouds.
Enterprises want a mix of proprietary and open source code and EMC taking the plunge with its ViPR Controller, which manages its arrays as well as systems from third parties.
EMC's latest all-flash array software is designed to consolidate more enterprise workloads and cut down on storage sprawl.
EMC CEO Joe Tucci said that aside from woes in China and Russia the company wasn't "executing as crisply as we had expected."
VCE believes that the adoption of a hybrid cloud strategy is practical for enterprises, as it gives them the choice of where to place their applications.
Oracle, VCE and Cisco dominated the standards as integrated system sales surged in the fourth quarter and 2014.
This data lake stack includes VMware, Pivotal, EMC and third party Hadoop vendors such as Cloudera and Hortonworks as well as analytics platforms including SAS and Tableau.
VCE, now an EMC portfolio company, set up a path forward that offers VMware's software defined networking software.
EMC's Chad Sakac said that while there is a universal understanding that big data has its benefits, Australian companies are still working on how to take full advantage of it.
EMC's latest array can scale to 50 petabytes. The system is designed to be part of the storage giant's data lake strategy.
The appliance is the first product to come out of EMC's converged business unit, which joins the VCE Vblock and VSPEX systems.
The data storage company did not say how many jobs would be cut, but expects to take as much as a $150 million charge as a result.
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