There has been a lot of talk over the past year, especially on my blog, about the issues with the traditional vendors. While I’ve focused on EMC, most of these issues face every Content Management platform vendor. The challenges of from the Open Source vendors and the emergence of the cloud as a concept broader than simple hosting have beset the establishment.
The thing is, the vendors are not in immediate trouble. There are a lot of organizations that require more functionality, trust, and faith than Open Source or cloud vendors can provide. For the next several years, as long as the older vendors can provide value and show progress towards a viable future, they are going to be a significant piece of the Content Management landscape.
With that in mind, let’s look at EMC and its allure as a real partner.
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