By Will Townsend, Patrick Moorhead - September 12, 2017
Innovation in information technology enables the convergence of telecommunications and entertainment business models – distribution and content creation − and creates new monetization opportunities. Megamergers such as AT&T–Time Warner and Verizon–AOL have the potential to redefine entire business segments. However, a key underpinning to this success is the ability for IT organizations to standardize on a common platform architecture to reduce capital expenditures (CapEx), operational expenditures (OpEx) and gain the benefits of scale, open management, virtualization and cloud-based service efficiencies. You can download the paper here.

Table of Contents:

  • Summary
  • Digital IT Transformation Considerations
  • Dell EMC DSS 9000 Overview
  • Dell EMC Extreme Scale Infrastructure Division as Trusted Advisor
  • Dell Technologies Capability
  • Customer Testimonial: CenturyLink
  • Call To Action
  • Figure 1: Dell EMC Rack Scale Product Evolution

Companies Cited

  • AT&T
  • CenturyLink Technology Solutions
  • Dell EMC
  • Dell Technologies
  • Intel
  • Time Warner
  • Verizon-AOL
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Will Townsend manages the networking and security practices for Moor Insights & Strategy focused on carrier infrastructure providers, carrier services, enterprise networking and security. He brings over 30 years of technology industry experience in a variety of product, marketing, channel, business development and sales roles to his advisory position.

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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.