Day One Highlights
Day One highlights Highlights of opening day included keynotes by EMC vice president of development Mark Lewis, who is astute at framing the pain points and solutions noted above and explaining what enterprises must do to address them; and storage industry analyst Arun Taneja, whos been researching this sector about as long as anybody else and has deep insight into trends within the genre.Lewis said he sees four key pillars of this new infrastructure:
Lewis, fast becoming a legitimate spokesperson for the whole of the storage industry, said that the IT industry in general needs to change from an "OS- and platform-centric industry that is static and procedural" into one that is "service-oriented, dynamic, Web-based and with virtualized management," so that work flow gets accomplished as efficiently and painlessly as possible.
- a flexible, tiered infrastructure
- intelligent information management
- "orchestration" of IT (not management)
- information-centric security