At EMC World in Orlando this week, I did an interview with EMC’s Len Devanna in the ZDNet Blogger Lounge. We talked about a few of the highlights of the event and its forward-looking approach to the data center.

We also talked about the fact that I spend time at these events inviting product managers and engineers from technology vendors like EMC to join the discussion of these hot topics on TechRepublic. I often point to a TechRepublic poll from March in which 90% of TechRepublic respondents said vendors should be part of the discussion.

Here is the three-minute interview: