Pivotal Announcements

At EMC World yesterday, the newly formed joint venture between EMC and VMware, along with a strategic investment by General Electric (GE) was discussed by Paul Maritz (former VMware CEO) in the morning’s keynote address.  Pivotal combines intellectual property and engineering resources (1200 employees) from both EMC and VMware to focus on solving big and fast data problems.  Pivotal combines solutions such as EMC Greenplum and VMware Cetas to serve and analyze ‘Big Data’, VMware Gemfire to rapidly ingest ‘Fast Data’, VMware’s Spring and vFabric technologies, and Pivotal Labs software for rapid … [Read more...]

EMC Elect Shirts!

I've said it before, and I'll say it again - it's awesome working for an awesome company that supports the greater EMC, VMware and Cisco communities.  The inaugural class of EMC Elect are finding the custom shirts that Clearpath had made for them at EMC World.  The shirts are just one of our ways of saying thanks to the EMC Elect for their contributions to the EMC community.  If you are one of the EMC Elect, make sure you stop by the Bloggers area at EMC World to pick up your custom shirt! … [Read more...]

EMC DataDomain DDOS 5.3 Released

The Clearpath team is attending EMC's EMCworld event in Las Vegas this week.  EMC is announcing new products and solutions, and we'll be covering those announcements in a series of posts on the Clearpath Blog.   If you're not already following Clearpath, feel free to subscribe to our RSS feed or fill out the form for email updates on our site.  The first update of the week is from Ted Evans, our Baltimore area pre-sales technical consultant.  Ted writes about EMC's DataDomain OS upgrade (DDOS) to version 5.3.  5.3 includes a host of improvements that will improve backup performance using … [Read more...]