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Cisco Live 2016 Recap

July 28, 2016

Eileen Nekava, Marketing & Business Development

Cisco held its annual IT convention July 10-14, 2016, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. There, thousands of networking and communications professionals met together to learn about the future of the industry's networking - and expanding global security - leader.

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EMC World 2016 - Ben's Top 5

May 18, 2016

BEN REMSA, TECHNICAL ARCHITECT, R2 UNIFIED TECHNOLOGIES

During this year's annual customer conference, EMC chose the theme "Modernize" for EMC World 2016. In addition to announcing the new Dell-EMC merger, they unveiled new products and services aimed at their applicability to the modern datacenter. All eyes are on Dell Technologies now to see if they can uphold EMC's standing as a leader in support and management services, product reliability and performance.

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EMC World 2016 - The Big News - Unity

May 18, 2016

BEN REMSA, TECHNICAL ARCHITECT, R2 UNIFIED TECHNOLOGIES

Earlier this month, EMC announced its product suite, Unity, in Las Vegas at EMC World. Unity is a mid-market storage solution that will revolutionize storage for the small to medium sized enterprises. The Unity suite products are fairly inexpensive and have the ability to scale and claim three times the performance of previous versions of the product. Available in four configurations - All Flash, Hybrid, Converged and Virtual -all versions are designed to run mix workloads by the end of this year.

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Dreaming of Warmer Destinations?

JULY 10, 2015

R2 UNIFIED TECHNOLOGIES

Be aware of the latest marketing propaganda that the BSA and SIIA are displaying on social media sites. Learn more how to protect you and your organization from software violation audits.

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XtremIO and Horizon Updates

JUNE 16, 2014

BEN REMSA, TECHNICAL ARCHITECT, R2 UNIFIED TECHNOLOGIES

The best performing All Flash Array on the market just got... smaller? EMC's XtremIO is now available in a Starter X-Brick (5TB), which is great news for customers with smaller VDI deployments, high performance workloads that don't require the capacity and those interested in doing a proof of concept. This isn't a stripped down product either, it packs the same punch as the bigger models. For those of you unfamiliar with the XtremIO guarantee, EMC put a million dollars behind it. Not too shabby. If you need scale or want to swing that POC into production, the Starter X-Brick can be become a full X-Brick simply by adding drives. And it's non-disruptive.

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VMWare Partner Exchange 2015

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

BEN REMSA, TECHNICAL ARCHITECT, R2 UNIFIED TECHNOLOGIES

With VMware Partner Exchange winding down last week, this turned out to be one of those cycles where we actually have some big news to report (and a lot of it). On the surface, the news was all about the vSphere 6.0 announcement, but along with the new version comes a heap of under-the-hood changes and improvements, new features and partner announcements. There’s quite a bit to cover, so let me start with some of my personal highlights of the announcement itself.

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