Seen and Heard at EMC World 2012 — Day 1
Joe Tucci speaks at the 2012 EMC World keynote.
Photo: EMC Marketing/Whitney Mullen
In front of 15,000 attendees — the biggest audience ever in the history of EMC World — EMC CEO Joe Tucci officially welcomed everyone to the cloud era at EMC World 2012.
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.
That's One Big Screen
Joe Tucci keynote at #EMCWorld, screen is the actual length of a football field ~~> twitter.com/BChused/status…
— Ben Chused (@BChused) May 21, 2012
EMCWorld general session screen is huge. #emcworld twitter.com/mbvmworld/stat…
— MB (@mbvmworld) May 21, 2012
Check out the huge #EMCWorld keynote screen. It's as a long as a football field! fb.me/1xyYrWh0E
— Suhela Dighe (@suzyspaatz) May 21, 2012
EMC World: Good Information and Good Times
#EMCBackup & Recovery Hands-On Labs Bonanza at #EMCWorld 2012 twitter.com/EMCAcademics/s…
— Howard Rubin (@Howard_A_Rubin) May 21, 2012
Nice magnet board in bloggers lounge.Build a blog!!#EMCWorldvia.me/-1a8glw2
— Shawn Cannon (@rolltidega) May 21, 2012
#EMCWORLD - Where the MEN have to stand in line for the restroom.
— Jerry Baum (@AcousticNut) May 21, 2012
Official EMC photographer on the lookout for some candid shots while on stage at #EMCWorld keynote twitter.com/BrianELeBlanc/…
— Brian E LeBlanc (@BrianELeBlanc) May 21, 2012
Notes from @jvanrotterdam session on #Documentum Arch. Grt Session! ow.ly/b3jgm #EMCWorld #MMTM12
— 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
Storage and Tech Talk
RT @ChrisFendya General rule of thumb is 50-150IOPs when figuring VM IOPs #EMCWorld < Read/Write split is very important
— Max Gill (@Maxwellgill) May 21, 2012
All storage platforms now run in virtual machines.#EMCWorld #CloudFreakyGreat for training.VPLEX virtual appliance coming
— 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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