At EMC we use our own technology, solutions and IT organization to architect our cloud strategy.
Learn more about our journey here. Our hands-on experience and lessons learned will help you accelerate your own journey to the cloud.
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EMC's journey began in 2004. The goal—improve IT efficiency and agility while enhancing security and
choice for the business.
PHASE 1: IT Production
Virtualize IT-owned applications.
PHASE 2: Business Production
Virtualize mission-critical applications.
PHASE 3: IT-as-a-Service
Run IT as a business.
Click on the milestones to learn more about each step:
15%: Storage Optimization
Consolidated storage into large SANs. Implemented information lifecycle management. Reduced storage footprint by 50%.Learn more »
30%: Server Virtualization
Introduced server virtualization and a "virtual first" architecture policy. Implemented a new virtual hosting platform.Learn more »
40%: Backup & Recovery Systems
Introduced disk-based backup for short-term backup and recovery. Deployed disk-based deduplication for all backups.Learn more »
60%: Desktop Virtualization
Empower users with a next-generation client experience. Introduced Virtual Desktop-as-a-Service.Learn more »
80%: Applications and Cloud Integration
Adopted a cloud integration platform as the architectural standard for new applications and interface development.Learn more »
92%: Getting Ready for IT-as-a-Service
Released first IT-as-a-Service offerings and the cost model needed to ensure financial transparency to our internal customers.Learn more »
EMC built a new virtual data center to accelerate our private cloud deployment.
Our enterprise data center in Massachusetts was running out of capacity. We decided to build a super-efficient, next generation virtual data center in Durham, North Carolina.
Here’s how we accomplished our migration to the Durham data center.
A series exploring how EMC IT is architecting for the future and our progress toward offering IT as a Service to the business.
Click below to learn more about EMC's work in the cloud:
More efficient and agile than ever, EMC is now ready for a dynamic future in the cloud.
EMC eliminated silos and altered our traditional approach to IT, proactively consulting with the business to deliver IT-as-a-Service and relying on certified Cloud Architects and other emergent roles to build, manage, and support our cloud-based environment.