As you can imagine, potential customers have a lot of very legitimate questions when considering the move to EMC OnDemand. For both new customers as well as those who are migrating their existing content into the EMC secure private cloud one of the questions we hear a lot is, “Why would I choose EMC OnDemand instead of Amazon EC2?”.
I love this question. It gives us a chance to talk about all the EMC OnDemand value-add without the appearance of grandstanding. And in the end, it is clear to everyone this is an apples to oranges question, but the explanation allows us to highlight some key points that resonate very deeply with an EMC customer evaluating cloud offerings.