Fred Kohout's blog

Channel Power Players: Five EMC Execs Named to CRN’s 2015 Women of the Channel

You’ve heard EMC talk a lot about how we and our partners are leading the IT transformation (something we’re very proud of!). Yet, we don’t talk often enough about the people who drive that revolution. Harry Truman said, “Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.”

Connecting the Dots: Why You Should Sell Key IIG Products

Throughout my time at EMC, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with many of you about your opportunity for growth through our expanding storage and related product lines. But typically we’ve not discussed the opportunity within our enterprise content management (ECM) division, the Information Intelligence Group (IIG).

Dive into the Data Lake

No matter how many times I see the numbers, I’m still blown away by the projected growth in unstructured (aka “Big”) data: from 4.4 zettabytes last year (just writing “zettabytes” is a statement in and of itself!) to 44 zettabytes in 2020, according to IDC. That means it’s going to double every two years.

Introducing Marketing Academy for EMC Business Partners!

We just got back from our 3rd annual Global Partner Summit event, and all I can say is 'WOW!' What an incredible conference. For partners, there were so many big announcements and so much rich content, but one highlight that I am especially thrilled about is the brand new Marketing Academy for EMC Business Partners.