Dell EMC's Goulden And Burton Discuss Software- Vs. Hardware-Defined Storage, Overlapping Storage Lines, And The Future Of Cisco In VxBlock

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Dell EMC Navigates A Host Of New Technology Issues

David Goulden, president of Dell EMC, and Jeremy Burton, chief marketing officer for Dell EMC (pictured l. to r.), are helping the company navigate a sea of technology changes impacting the data center infrastructure business.

In this part of a two-part conversation, Goulden and Burton talk about why archrival Cisco Systems is still part of its billion-dollar Vblock/VxBlock business, why it is keeping its overlapping midrange Unity and Compellent storage lines, and why storage hardware will remain a key differentiator for the company even as it faces pressure from an industry rapidly adopting software-defined storage technology.

Read on to learn more, and then look for the other half of the discussion, which focuses on Dell EMC business issues.

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