Liveblog: EMC Global Partner Summit

EMC global channel chief Gregg Ambulos

EMC global channel chief Gregg Ambulos

LAS VEGAS – EMC kicks off its EMC Global Partner Summit (GPS) as part of its EMC World event here with a 1:00 pm Pacific Time keynote Tuesday afternoon, where it is slated to detail its long-awaited new global partner program.

EMC channel chief Gregg Ambulos and other execs will take the stage to review the year that was, and look forward to the year that will be, as well as to walk partner through what to expect from their new partner program.

It’s a big day for EMC’s channel team, which has spent most of a year leading up to the new program launch. In launching its new partner program, the company is retiring its venerable Velocity partner branding, and introducing a business partner branding. will be on hand for the festivities, and will be live-blogging from the keynote. Expect as-they-happen liveblog updates to start right around 1:00 pm Pacific, 4:00 pm Eastern.

Join us for the liveblog after the jump.

All time stamps are in Eastern Time.


Robert Dutt

Robert Dutt is the founder and head blogger at He has been covering the Canadian solution provider channel community for a variety of publications and Web sites since 1997.