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These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Jamie Doherty

Consultant Social Media Engagement Manager, Dell EMC
Jamie brings over 20 years of experience in both traditional and digital marketing and has worked for companies like Direct to Retail Advertising, The Robb Report Magazine and Monster.com. She joined Dell EMC over four years ago to manage the Advanced Software Division’s social media strategy, and since then has taken on the challenge of managing the social media strategy for Dell EMC's Core Technologies Division. Her newest role will be managing Digital Campaigns for the Dell EMC Data Protection Division as well as leading strategy for Social Media in both the Data Protection and Storage Divisions. Jamie is also a Beachbody Coach helping to inspire others to live a healthier and more active lifestyle. When she is not Tweeting on behalf of Dell EMC or working out to Beachbody, you can find her at a live music venue watching her favorite artist or planning her next theme party. Follow her on Twitter @MnkyGrl47 or @CoachFab40

”Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Bright copper kettles and warm woolen sound of musicmittens. Brown paper packages tied up with strings. These are a few of my favorite things.” These lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein and sung by Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music movie always remind me of my childhood.  This was my favorite movie as a kid and I was always excited for the yearly viewing.  As the song is now stuck in my head and I’m guessing yours too, I think of some of my favorite things from 2015.

One of my favorite things I do at my job, for instance, is manage this blog.  The Core was born in April of this year.  We have had a ton of different content ranging from leadership advice to preparing your data for a natural disaster to advice on trying to help you run your data center seamlessly.  Our authors can tell you how super picky I am about what gets published on The Core blog.  I know as they read this they are nodding their heads up and down.  I have appreciated all of the great writings posted since April.  A few of them were my favorite things. (more…)

Comprehensive Cloud Vendor Digital River Provides A Worry Free eCommerce Experience for Customers Globally

Lisa Matzdorff

Voice of Customer, Data Protection and Availability Division
I have a passion for listening, more specifically, listening to customers share their IT stories, their experiences, their successes! Over the past 7 years in the role of customer reference manager and customer advocacy manager, I’ve had the pleasure of listen to amazing stories and meeting some very interesting people. The one thing that makes my job even better…I get to share those stories. When I’m not working, I’m volunteering with foster children, running 5K fun runs, playing fashion consultant “What Not To Wear” style, traveling, and watching reality t.v

The holidays are upon us and shoppers are in vigorous pursuit to acquire the ‘hottest’ holiday gift items. eMarketer.com stated, “in 2015 eCommerce holiday shopping should see an estimated year over year growth of 5.7 percent”. I’d like to pause here for a second and ask you to think about the e-commerce demands and what it takes to process our transactions. As a consumer, I know I am constantly looking for my transactions to process faster, what about you? Many companies simply don’t have the resources, infrastructure, and experience to pull it off, especially on a global scale. In this blog I’d like to introduce you to an EMC customer who provides support for companies in the eCommerce world.
tablet Shopping cart icon 183204651Digital River is a Minnesota-based company, who delivers cloud-based eCommerce solutions globally for clients large and small; these solutions provide cutting-edge resources to address today’s commerce demands and challenges. They handle everything from personal information to PCI data and credit card numbers. So the end game for Digital River is to support their client’s requirements, while delivering fast, flexible solutions at a competitive price point.

Digital River relies on a combination of private and third party clouds to deliver their hybrid cloud solution. This approach affords them the flexibility of a plug and play infrastructure, almost as easy as putting together LEGO building blocks. The Digital River cloud environment runs custom-developed global commerce and payments applications backed by Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and IBM DB2. (more…)

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