Transform No Matter What
Old-school hardware is still a big business. It's big for EMC, and big for its partners and customers, but the future is digital, Tucci said "Go on the offensive and become digital. Build a digital agenda, new, digital-era apps. Rediscover software," Tucci said. "We know there are thousands of well-functioning legacy data centers out there that cost billions to build and deploy, and they're generating trillions in revenue for your companies. But we must transform IT. We must lower costs to pay for the new digital agenda, and we have to dramatically improve efficiency, agility and innovation. Move to a cloud technology, private or public. This is the best way to get ready for Platform 3 and run 'Platform 2.5' transition apps."