According to Bloomberg, besides not liking Dell (which explains why it picked Lenovo for its new partnership to build server and storage systems together), EMC is a “data centre survivor” since Joe Tucci took the helm as CEO about a decade ago. It has been an impressive stretch of growth for EMC. And we wouldn’t be a channel-focused web site if we didn’t point-out much of that success came once EMC truly embraced the indirect model. Thankfully, we don’t have to; Tucci credited the channel himself earlier this year at EMC World.
The bot threat
Some of the most serious threats networks face today are "bots," remotely controlled robotic programs that strike in many different ways and deliver destructive payloads, self propagating to infect more and more systems and eventually forming a "botnet."