LAS VEGAS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC WORLD 2012 --
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At EMC World 2012, EMC (NYSE: EMC) today announced a brand new enterprise management tool—EMC DataBridge, which empowers IT operations teams with "single-pane of glass" management to easily build customizable dashboards for delivering ITaaS. As customers continue to transform their IT infrastructures, they require powerful—yet simple—new ways to better manage their ever-growing virtual data centers. With DataBridge, which will be available later this year, customers will have real-time IT infrastructure management data at their finger-tips. DataBridge will mashup management information to increase infrastructure visibility, improving overall IT operations management and investment decisions across both physical and virtual environments.
Traditional IT infrastructure management software provides deep, detailed insights into compute, storage and network, however these insights only represent a specific view of what's happening within the datacenter. With DataBridge, customers can break down these silos, combining and relating this infrastructure management data in a way that provides a more complete multi-dimensional view of their infrastructure. DataBridge will support EMC ProSphere®, EMC Data Protection Advisor™, EMC Unified Infrastructure Manager, EMC IT Operations Intelligence Suite™, EMC Storage Configuration Advisor™ and EMC AppSync®, in addition to non-EMC data sources. This enables customers and partners to build DataBridge widgets that combine the data from these products with other EMC management software and customer data sources in new, meaningful ways for increased visibility.
DataBridge will include the DataBridge studio, an enterprise mashup environment where customers will go to build DataBridge widget. With DataBridge studio, customers can build and add new DataBridge widgets to their DataBridge library to share with others in the organization—simply and quickly. It enables customers to automate the collection and consolidation of IT data from various sources, filter that data with business logic and add visualizations, all packaged in use-case specific DataBridge widgets. With a few clicks, IT operation teams can build and modify intuitive dashboards from a library of pre-built widgets that can be dragged-and-dropped into their dashboard.
DataBridge integrates IT operations data, embeds business logic and generates rich interactive dashboards in new ways, enabling customers to:
Leverage Existing Investments
Visualize IT Infrastructure Data in New Ways
Customize Dashboard Preferences
EMC Global Services accelerates IT transformation at every phase of the services lifecycle, and solutions such as DataBridge have the potential to further advance these services through technology design, deployment, optimization, operations management, education, and customer support. In addition, EMC ISVs, service providers, and partners who provide customization services, will all be able to leverage EMC DataBridge to expand their service offerings.
Industry Analyst Quote
Jason Buffington, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
"EMC DataBridge delivers visibility across a business' IT infrastructure in both the physical and virtual environments–providing customers with integrated dashboards, and analytics with better visibility across the organization. These new capabilities—combined with EMC's storage and infrastructure solutions, and the ability to include third party data sources—create valuable new opportunities for companies looking to exploit and leverage real-time data from their cloud environment."
Jay Mastaj, Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMC Infrastructure Management Group
"Businesses today are bombarded with so much information from many different sources. An average IT Operations professional manages data across hundreds of networks, storage arrays, firewalls and applications, each with its own management tool and data source. Manual processes are no longer viable in today's world of instant business decisions. Our vision is to continue developing these types of solutions to help our customers move their crucial data and business operations to the cloud environments."
EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about EMC can be found at www.EMC.com.
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