In pictures: EMC Forum 2012

Jul 31, 2012
Delegates arrived in droves to EMC's annual Forum 2012, nearly filling the almost-1000 seat Sydney Convention Centre auditorium this morning. The morning keynote was emceed by futurist Tim Longhurst, and featured the likes of EMC global CTO Chuck Hollis, Cisco APAC VP Les Williamson, and VMware APJ general manager Andrew Dutton.
<p>The annual Forum has been running for nine years,and gives EMC's channel and customers the opportunity to hear from EMC's vendor partners on the future of IT.</p>
<p>The theme of the conference, 'Transform', was highlighted through Dutton's comments that IT as it used to be done is dead.
<p>"The ability to stop doing things that are clearly not serving the business seems to be so hard for IT. Good companies are saying throw it out, virtualise it," he said. "Old IT can't exist anymore, it's inappropriate for the huge amounts of data we're seeing coming through, and when you add the Internet of Things to that, it's only going to get bigger."</p>  
 
Delegates arrived in droves to EMC's annual Forum 2012, nearly filling the almost-1000 seat Sydney Convention Centre auditorium this morning. The morning keynote was emceed by futurist Tim Longhurst, and featured the likes of EMC global CTO Chuck Hollis, Cisco APAC VP Les Williamson, and VMware APJ general manager Andrew Dutton.

The annual Forum has been running for nine years,and gives EMC's channel and customers the opportunity to hear from EMC's vendor partners on the future of IT.

The theme of the conference, 'Transform', was highlighted through Dutton's comments that IT as it used to be done is dead.

"The ability to stop doing things that are clearly not serving the business seems to be so hard for IT. Good companies are saying throw it out, virtualise it," he said. "Old IT can't exist anymore, it's inappropriate for the huge amounts of data we're seeing coming through, and when you add the Internet of Things to that, it's only going to get bigger."

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