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Joe Tucci speaks at the 2012 EMC World keynote.
Photo: EMC Marketing/Whitney Mullen
This year's EMC World is focused on the transformational effects of cloud computing and in Tucci's mind, the argument over public or private clouds is pointless. Hybrid cloud environments are most certainly the way of the future and they'll become the most pervasive form of enterprise cloud computing, he said.
"We firmly believe, deeply believe, that there will be 100,000s of private clouds and thousands of big companies, new companies, will stand up public clouds. So it's a world of both," Tucci said.
In addition to the rousing speeches, EMC unveiled a whopping 42 products during its Mega Launch II. Chuck Hollis, an EMC CTO, highlights the product launches in more detail on his blog.
We scoured the tweets to find more news, fun facts and images from EMC World. Take a look at what we found.
— Ben Chused (@BChused) May 21, 2012
— MB (@mbvmworld) May 21, 2012
— Suhela Dighe (@suzyspaatz) May 21, 2012
— Howard Rubin (@Howard_A_Rubin) May 21, 2012
— Shawn Cannon (@rolltidega) May 21, 2012
#EMCWORLD - Where the MEN have to stand in line for the restroom.
— Jerry Baum (@AcousticNut) May 21, 2012
— Brian E LeBlanc (@BrianELeBlanc) May 21, 2012
— Laurence Hart (@piewords) May 21, 2012
Made it #emcworld for first time. Big show!
— Marco Coulter (@marcocoulter) May 21, 2012
At #emcworld they announced 42 new products. Love how they tied that back the the hitchhiker's guide to the universe at the end.
— Jason Sturgeon (@osaddict) May 21, 2012
— Max Gill (@Maxwellgill) May 21, 2012
— John Cole (@jgcole01) May 21, 2012
Hah! I knew I'd be able to run VM's on a VMAX. Next year, according to Gelsinger #EMCWORLD
— Brandon Riley (@BrandonJRiley) May 21, 2012
Storage platforms in VMs? VMs on Storage platforms?So one more time which is the red pill and which is the blue pill? #EMCWORLD
— Joyce Tompsett (@joycetompsett) May 21, 2012
EMC data bridge pulling together storage management in a single pane of glass #emcworld
— Rob Brothers (@HW_Support) May 21, 2012
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