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Sam Marraccini

Sam Marraccini

Director, Global Portfolio Messasging at Dell EMC
Sam Marraccini is a 17-year EMC veteran and 26-year technology veteran. Part of the Dell EMC Global Portfolio Team, Sam is focused on developing and evangelizing the unique benefits of Dell EMC Products, Technologies and Solutions.
Sam Marraccini
Sam Marraccini
Sam Marraccini

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#74: Converged Platforms and Magic Mirrors

Dell EMC The Source Podcast Episode #74: Converged Platforms and Magic Mirors

Dell EMC The Source Podcast Episode #74: Converged Platforms and Magic Mirors

It’s an age-old proverb that “Time is Money”, and the Dell EMC Converged Infrastructure Portfolio is designed to focus your IT resources on business innovation instead of infrastructure. Recognized by IDC and Gartner as the leader in converged and integrated systems, the Dell EMC Converged Infrastructure Portfolio has been proven to deliver 4.4x faster time to market at 36% lower cost. Time is Money!

This week on Dell EMC The Source, Brian Carpenter (@IntheDC) Dell EMC Global Portfolio Messaging Director, joins me to talk Converged, Magic Mirrors, Raspberry Pie and Opportunity Costs.

The Source Podcast: Episode #74: Converged Platforms and Magic Mirrors

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EMC: The Source Podcast is hosted By Sam Marraccini (@SamMarraccini)

#73: Mainframe Momentum with Robin Fromm

Dell EMC The Source Podcast Episode #73: Mainframe Momentum

Dell EMC The Source Podcast Episode #73: Mainframe Momentum

Dell EMC has been helping enterprise solve mainframe storage problems for decades and is now redefining the traditional storage array; morphing it into a “Data Services Platform” that will become the bridge between the 1st and 3rd platforms to modernize and deliver the next generation of Hybrid Cloud computing and storage with the ultimate in availability, data integrity, and TCO management.

Over the past 12 months, Dell EMC has introduced primary storage models, disk library solutions, tape replacement solutions, recovery solutions and cloud enablement extensions allowing Mainframe participation in object based solutions.

In select cities, the Dell EMC Forum event series featured a Mainframe breakout track. I caught up with an old friend, Robin Fromm (@rlfromm) CTO Dell EMC Mainframe Solutions, to get the latest. For the latest mainframe developments, be sure to visit the ECN community page at www.emc.com/mainframe

The Source Podcast: Episode #73: MainFrame Momentum with Robin Fromm

Don’t miss “Dell EMC The Source” app in the App Store. Be sure to subscribe to Dell EMC The Source Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher Radio or Google Play and visit the official blog at thesourceblog.emc.com

EMC: The Source Podcast is hosted By Sam Marraccini (@SamMarraccini)

#72: OpenStack Summit Barcelona (Recap & Live Reports)

Dorian Naveh (@DorianNaveh), Sr. Director Technology Alliances joined me back in episode #66 “Dell EMC Cloud Ecosystem”; during that episode, Dorian teased us with the Dell EMC Premier sponsorship of “Open Stack Summit Barcelona 2016”

Dell EMC The Source Podcast #72: OpenStack live report

Dorian is fresh back from the summit, check out his recap blog here!  This week he shares his perspective of the conference along with a few quick interviews he conducted at the conference.  From Open Stack Consumption Model discussions with Kamesh Pemmaraju (@kpemmaraju), VP Mirantis and Dell EMCs own VS Joshi (@vsJoshi) to Dev Ops with Monty Taylor (@e_monty) Red Hat evangelist and Nigel Kersten (@NigelKersten), CIO Puppet

For more information, visit the ECN community Everything OpenStack, and for more on OpenStack Barcelona check here.

The Source Podcast: Episode #72: OpenStack Summit Barcelona (Recap & Live Reports)

Dell EMC The Source Openstack Chalk talk

Dell EMC The Source Openstack Chalk talk

Don’t miss “Dell EMC The Source” app in the App Store. Be sure to subscribe to Dell EMC The Source Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher Radio or Google Play and visit the official blog at thesourceblog.emc.com

EMC: The Source Podcast is hosted By Sam Marraccini (@SamMarraccini)

#71: Dell IT Proven – The Journey to Platform as a Service and Beyond

Dell EMC IT Proven

Dell EMC IT Proven

Dell IT Proven allows customers to leverage Dell IT’s first-hand experience to accelerate their own IT transformation journeys.

As the IT organization for a global tech company, we have an intimate view of the challenges IT faces and the opportunities ahead. Through IT Proven, we share our experiences and best practices to help you embrace cloud computing, IT as a service, and big data to further your company’s objectives.

I sat down with Ajaz Munsiff, Sr Director IT Proven; we talked about the beginning of the program, over 7 years ago, how the journey has progressed and what the future holds. For more, visit the Dell IT Blog and the IT Proven landing page.  Thanks for listening.

The Source Podcast: Episode #71: Dell IT Proven

 

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EMC: The Source Podcast is hosted By Sam Marraccini (@SamMarraccini)