Post by Colm Keegan (thank you)
During his keynote presentation at EMC World, Joe Tucci discussed how Google disrupted the main revenue source of the newspaper industry through its “AdWords” service. Similar to this example, Amazon has leveraged the ubiquity of the online e-commerce market space to wrest away a huge chunk of market share from traditional retail organizations. By no small coincidence, both of these organizations also present a very real threat to the long-term hegemony of EMC’s core business – data storage technology. Consequently, this year’s theme at the EMC World show at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas was “Redefine”. Redefine your business and your IT organization to in effect, not be left behind by the sweeping technological changes taking place across every conceivable industry.
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