EMC Corporation

EMC Corporation is an American manufacturer of hardware and software with headquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. EMC operates offices in over 60 countries, such as UK, Germany, France or Egypt. EMC specializes in storage systems for operators of large data centers in the enterprise space, software for document and content management (especially the Documentum product line ) and backup solutions like Avamar or Data Domain. Other important issues are virtualization, information security and Big Data. A product of the EMC Symmetrix VMAX, forms in large data centers the basis of Storage Area Networks. The CLARiiON was acquired by Data General in 1999. Documentum is, according to Gartner Group, the leading enterprise content management system.

Company History

EMC has developed over the last almost 30 years to become a supplier of solutions in the information infrastructure from pure memory manufacturer. EMC was launched in August 1979 by Richard Egan, who had previously worked at Intel, and his college friend Roger Marino in Newton, Massachusetts. They started with the distribution of computer furniture before they successfully developed storage technology and ascended within a few years become one of the most commercially successful U.S. companies. The flagship of the EMC Symmetrix was first presented in 1990.

Joseph M. Tucci directs as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 2001. The trade magazine eWeek According to American in 2008 Tucci took 7th place in the ranking of the most influential personalities in the IT industry is a, David Goulden, president of EMC and CFO, was appointed in 2011 by analysts of Institutional Investor 's best CFO in IT hardware. Under Tucci's leadership, EMC has systematically expanded its service portfolio by investing in research and development as well as through strategic acquisitions of companies such as Documentum, VMware, RSA Security, Iomega and Mozy in all areas of information infrastructure. EMC 2012 was honored by Fortune magazine with 2nd place in the "World's Most Admired Computer Companies". Microsoft was characterized as " Search Partner of the Year" in July 2012 EMC.

Today, EMC is the largest dedicated storage systems manufacturer in the world, with competitors such as IBM, NetApp, Hewlett- Packard, Hitachi Data Systems. EMC tries to take in the Asian market in 2007 with foot investments and the establishment of research laboratories in China in 2006 and Singapore.


The company name was originally formed from the initial letters of the surnames of the company founders acronym for Egan - Marino- C ... Corporation. The "C " comes from two former employees named Connelly and Curley, hence the " C " is written in the logo in the square, which, appropriately, is a parallel to the formula of Albert Einstein. Joe Tucci dismissed in May 2012 on the property's fair EMC World 2012 indicated that the complete company name " EMC Corporation " is and the square is only used in the logo.

Products and Services

EMC offers a wide array of products from the areas of Enterprise Content Management, Storage Area Network, data backup, data recovery, archiving, and information security. In addition, a customer service, customer support and training is IT consulting, offered, as well as various EMC - specific Certificates ( EMC Proven Professional).


The following table shows the largest acquisitions of EMC Corporation in 1996.

EMC Academic Alliance (EAA )

The EMC Academic Alliance is an educational program of the company EMC Corporation, which is offered free of charge worldwide universities, schools and other nonprofit institutions. The Academic Alliance program was launched in the U.S. in 2006 and is now being implemented in over 300 institutions worldwide. The first colleges in Germany, who have joined the program since 2008, are the Fachhochschule Flensburg University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg, and the University of Darmstadt.

From the perspective of EMC, the aim of this commitment is the knowledge gap between practice and teaching in the field of storage and information management, and Cloud Infrastructure & Services, Data Backup & Data Recovery and close Big Data and better prepare students for their future careers. EMC attaches great importance to ensuring that the program is to impart knowledge but no product technology skills.

The program currently includes four curricula: - " Information Storage and Management" - " Cloud Infrastructure and Services " - " Backup and Recovery Architecture" - "Data Science and Big Data Analytics "

EMC Germany GmbH

In the 25 years since the company was founded in Germany EMC has grown steadily. The sales organization with headquarters in Schwalbach am Taunus and offices in Berlin, Dresden, Hamburg, Hanover, Leonberg, Munich, Nuremberg and Neuss care with more than 1000 employees, their customers together with partners. Managing Director of EMC Germany GmbH Sabine Bendiek.

Worldwide Presence

Currently, EMC employs approximately 53,500 employees worldwide, 40 percent of them outside the United States. With up to 400 distributors and partners in over 60 countries, the company has an international presence. The sales and service staff is the world's largest with a focus on information management. EMC works closely with a global network in the fields of technology, outsourcing, systems integration and service as well as sales partners. A special alliance, the VCE, the " Virtual Computing Environment Company", is a joint venture between EMC and Cisco Systems, which were also VMware and Intel are involved .. VCE Vblock sells the product. EMC has additional partnerships with companies such as Accenture, Capgemini, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.

In Ireland, EMC was chosen by the staff to fourth place in the " Best Places to Work" in 2010. In addition, EMC finished in 2010 ranked 33rd of the 50 best jobs worldwide in an analysis of Glassdoor.com.