What is EMC World?…To me…

I get asked by my friends and family not in the tech business what is EMC World & why am I so excited to attend.

EMC World was just a thought but I was fortunate to win a registration into this conference from EMC Symmetrix group via a Twitter contest. Not that I wouldn’t attend but for my personal situation trying to explain to Maura why I want to spend $2k+ on a week long conference and not a family vacation wouldn’t fly to well.  So starting Sunday May 9th 2010 I will be experiencing this “Superbowl of Storage” as stated by Stuart Miniman of EMC.

What is EMC World?

 EMC answer: I checked http://www.emcworld.com and clicked into the overview page.

EMC World is the ultimate educational forum for all EMC customers and partners.

Learn how to put private cloud computing in action from EMC engineers, customers, and partners. Participate in 500+ breakout sessions, technology updates, keynotes, lectures, live demonstrations, hands-on workshops, and birds-of-a-feather sessions.

Challenge your expertise with tutorials, business tracks, technical training, and developer sessions ranging from novice to expert.

Explore integrated solutions with exhibitors in the Solutions Pavilion.

Connect with your peers at fun and informative networking events.

What is EMC World to me?

 My perception of EMC World is a place where I can solidify connections that I have made in the “Virtual world” & to learn on subjects that interest me.

I’m just getting started into the whole storage front and have ALOT to learn but it fascinates me so much.

My posts covering EMC World  are going to be based off exactly what I am, a new comer to the Storage Industry and a 1st time EMC World Attendee.


All my posts on this blog for EMC World will be tagged w/ EMCWorld2010 on my blog and #emcworld from @ldanakos on twitter.

I plan on tweeting live from sessions and then recording some key points for blog posts later. Also to use in discussion once EMC World is done with on the ECN – EMC Community Network discussion forum found at http://www.community.emc.com

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