Project Carnation – Microsoft as EMC Customer

A big group of EMC’ers are on the Microsoft campus this week getting updated on the latest integration points across Hyper-V, Exchange, SQL, and SharePoint and infrastructure-related products.   After 4 years, we’ve really got it down to a science – attendance and the session content gets better every year.

One of the sessions that stood out to me was Lee Donahoo’s presentation on Project Carnation.

The aptly-named project was a Microsoft IT initiative to consolidate a lot of midrange hardware products into a few Enterprise storage hardware platforms – saving enough money to power the entire town of Carnation, Washington for a year.

And with that, I will let the chart speak for itself.

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