EMC Big Data

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EMC Big Data
Type Public
Industry Data Science
Founded 1979
Slogan Where Information Lives
Headquarters South Street Hopkinton, MA,United States
Key people Joseph M. Tucci (CEO)
Jeremy Burton (President of Products & Marketing)
Howard D. Elias (President of Global Enterprise Services) [1]
Number of employees 10,000+
Related Certifications Certificate in Data Science Industry Overview

EMC Corporation helps in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
It offers enterprise storage systems and software deployed in storage area networks (SAN), networked attached storage (NAS), unified storage combining NAS and SAN, object storage, and/or direct attached storage environments along with a portfolio of backup products that support a range of enterprise application workloads and cloud software and infrastructure-as-a-service.
EMC Corporation markets its products through various distribution channels, as well as directly worldwide. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.


EMC Corporation was founded in 1979 and was acquired by Dell for $67 billion on October 11, 2015. It made several acquisitions and investments in the process.

Date Company Amount
May, 2016 Pivotal Software $653M
Aug, 2015 Nantero $9.39M
Aug, 2015 Zscaler $85M
Oct, 2013 MongoDB $150M
Apr, 2013 Pivotal Software $946M
Nov, 2012 FreeBrie $5k
Dec, 2011 Silver Spring Networks $24M
Nov, 2009 VCE Undisclosed
Jan, 2009 Varonis Systems $15M
Jun, 2008 StoredIQ $13.1M
Jun, 2008 Initiate Systems $26M
Aug, 2007 Aristos Logic $13.36M
Jun, 2007 Verari Systems $20M
Oct, 2000 Archive $18M
Sep, 2000 FreeDrive $20M
Sep, 2000 ManagedStorage International $50M
Sep, 2000 Abridge Undisclosed
Jul, 2000 Rioport $31.5M
Jun, 2000 eMotion $34M
May, 2000 Xdrive $45M
May, 2000 e-media $27M
Apr, 2000 FusionOne $50M
Mar, 2000 IDrive Inc. $10M
Date Company Amount
May 26, 2015 Virtustream $1.2B
Oct 28, 2014 Maginatics Unknown
Oct 28, 2014 Spanning Cloud Apps Unknown
Oct 13, 2014 Cloudscaling Unknown
Jul 8, 2014 TwinStrata Unknown
May 5, 2014 DSSD Unknown
Jul 8, 2013 Aveksa Unknown
Jun 19, 2013 ScaleIO $200M
May 15, 2013 Adaptivity Unknown
Oct 30, 2012 Silver Tail Systems $250M
Sep 19, 2012 Silicium Security Unknown
May 31, 2012 Watch4Net Unknown
May 21, 2012 Syncplicity Unknown
May 10, 2012 XtremIO Unknown
Mar 20, 2012 Likewise Software Unknown
Mar 20, 2012 Pivotal Labs Unknown
Aug 1, 2011 Asankya Unknown
Apr 4, 2011 NetWitness Unknown
Nov 15, 2010 Isilon Systems $2.25B
Nov 10, 2010 Bus-Tech Unknown

Big Data Solutions

Data Lake

Data Lake is scale-out storage for data consolidation. It allows for Big Data accessibility using traditional and next-generation access methods to gain value through analytics.

  • Isilon - Isilon allows to store, manage, protect, and analyze all the unstructured and semi-structured data in enterprise edge, core and cloud locations. Consolidate and eliminate inefficient islands of storage, reduce costs and simplify management.
  • Elastic Cloud Storage - Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) is a single, shared, multi-purpose, enterprise class object storage system built for your next generation applications. Deliver the ability to scale effortlessly and global access without data residency or compliance risks.
Data Lake Extensions
  • DSSD - DSSD makes Big Data actionable with high performance enterprise grade Hadoop and enables organizations to efficiently use flash for Hadoop and simplify your architecture for delivering real-time analytics.
  • XtremIO - XtremIO is an all-flash array that offers the ability to consolidate transactional and analytic workloads on a single platform that delivers predictable consistent performance at sub-millisecond response time.
  • ScaleIO - ScaleIO is a software-defined solution turning existing DAS storage into shared block storage for your structured and unstructured data needs. Deployment options include software, storage-only or as a hyper-converged system.


  • Pure Storage Slams EMC's Injunction Bid After $14M Verdict - Electronic data storage company Pure Storage Inc. urged a Delaware federal court Tuesday to reject rival EMC Corp.'s bid for an injunction barring Pure Storage from selling its new line of storage products, saying it has redesigned its software in the wake of a $14 million patent infringement verdict. [2]
  • Proposed Dell/EMC merger slapped with another lawsuit - The class action complains that the Proxy Statement relating to the acquisition omits critical information relating to EMC’s projected finances for the year ahead, including its GAAP revenue, gross profit, operating and net income, unlevered free cash flows and various charges the company will have to pay. [3]
  • EMC accuses Pure Storage of stealing trade secrets in lawsuit - EMC has filed a lawsuit at the U.S. District Court in the District Court of Massachusetts against flash array maker Pure Storage, with the former accusing the latter of stealing trade secrets. [4]

Top 5 Recent Tweets

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Top 5 Recent News Headlines

  • What did we learn from EMC’s data protection report? - EMC has recently released its Global Data Protection Index 2016 where it claims only 2% of the world would be considered ‘leaders’ in protecting their own assets, [5]
  • EMC debuts software-only version of its Data Domain platform - EMC Corp. this morning became the latest big name to join the bandwagon by unveiling a new virtual incarnation of its Data Domain backup appliance series. [6]
  • EMC’s all flash VMAX an answer to extend hybrid VMAX, says Wikibon’s Floyer - EMC’s new VMAX all flash array (AFA) solves performance problems for IO constrained VMAX users. This, according to Wikibon CTO David Floyer in his latest Professional Alert.[7]
  • OneNeck IT Solutions Achieves Gold Status with EMC - Through a strategic and evolving collaboration with EMC, OneNeck will continue to define and develop new hybrid cloud solutions. [8]
  • New EMC Flash Storage Targets Big Data Analytics - EMC's flash storage box available as a unit that plugs directly into a data center’s server racks, providing flash storage to servers running Hadoop or other analytics. [9]


  1. http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=121729
  2. http://www.law360.com/articles/794830/pure-storage-slams-emc-s-injunction-bid-after-14m-verdict
  3. http://siliconangle.com/blog/2016/02/04/proposed-dellemc-merger-slapped-with-another-lawsuit/
  4. http://www.zdnet.com/article/emc-accuses-pure-storage-of-stealing-trade-secrets-in-lawsuit/
  5. http://www.businesscloudnews.com/2016/07/04/what-did-we-learn-from-emcs-data-protection-report/
  6. http://siliconangle.com/blog/2016/04/05/emc-debuts-software-only-version-of-its-data-domain-platform/
  7. http://siliconangle.com/blog/2016/03/25/emcs-all-flash-vmax-a-tactical-answer-to-extend-hybrid-vmax-says-wikibons-floyer/
  8. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/03/prweb13282572.htm
  9. http://fortune.com/2016/02/29/emc-dssd-flash-storage/

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