The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker discusses topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Eric looks at EMC's presentation from Barclay's big-data conference. EMC bought Greenplum to delve deeper into data warehousing, but its place in the field is still a mystery to many investors. Eric discusses some of the highlights from the presentation, including how EMC's Greenplum division is looking to separate itself from the big-data pack with collaborative features and its overall placement within the larger data warehousing industry.

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