emc corp/ma (EMC) Key Developments
EMC Corporation Redefines Data Protection for a Software-Defined World
Apr 3 14
EMC Corporation announced new products and technologies that address the full continuum of data protection requirements facing users, both and as they address the challenge of transitioning to software-defined data centers. In software-defined data centers, infrastructure is virtualized and delivered as a service. To maintain effective protection during the transition to next generation environments, data protection strategies and technologies must also evolve to a service-based delivery model. EMC's data protection solutions span the full range of customers' data protection needs, from archive to continuous availability for physical, virtual and cloud environments. With today's announcement, EMC adds new integrations with primary and protection storage platforms, and with hypervisors and enterprise applications, while extending support for cloud environments and delivering new technologies that enable data protection-as-a-service delivery. These innovations drive new efficiencies into customer environments today, while laying a foundation that helps EMC customers move confidently to software-defined data centers. The EMC(R) Data Protection Suite(TM) redefines the usage model for data protection software by enabling flexible application of integrated products to optimize both on-premise and cloud-based backup and archive environments as they evolve. The Data Protection Suite consists of EMC's Avamar(R), NetWorker(R), Data Protection Advisor(TM), Mozy(R) and SourceOne(TM) software offerings. With this significant release of the Data Protection Suite, new capabilities include: Snapshot Management for EMC Isilon(R), EMC VNX(R) and NetApp arrays to improve protection for NAS-based data; Deep support for VMware and Microsoft cloud infrastructures via unique integration with VMware vCloud Suite and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager; Full integration between Avamar and Data Domain(R) provides the best that both platforms can offer; Enhanced security features and new Linux support for Mozy public clouds enable greater adoption by enterprise customers.
EMC Corporation Announces Executive Appointments at EMC Information Infrastructure Business
Mar 25 14
EMC Corporation announced a series of senior executive appointments in support of the EMC Information Infrastructure business. The executive appointments are effective immediately and include: Jeremy Burton has been named President of Products and Marketing, EMC Information Infrastructure. Reporting to David Goulden, CEO of the EMC Information Infrastructure business, Burton assumes responsibility for EMC's Information Infrastructure product divisions including Enterprise & Mid-Range Product Division, Data Protection & Availability Division, Isilon Systems Division, Emerging Technology Products Division and Information Intelligence Group. Burton also is responsible for Marketing, Technical Alliances, Solutions, Cross-Business-Unit Engineering and the Office of the CTO. Denis Cashman has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure, reporting to David Goulden. Cashman, a 25-year EMC Finance executive, is responsible for all aspects of EMC Information Infrastructure financial planning; reporting; accounting; and controllership; including Tax and Treasury; and Investor Relations. David Goulden retains the role as EMC Corporation's CFO. Jonathan Martin has been named Chief Marketing Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure, an expanded role from his prior position as Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing. Martin succeeds and continues to report to Jeremy Burton in this capacity. Since 2011, Martin has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing, responsible for Brand, Creative, Advertising, Web/Social/Mobile Channels, Online Communities, Events and EMC TV. He adds to this Communications, Global Field and Partner Marketing, Executive Briefing Centers and Global Marketing Campaigns.
RSA Teams with Pivotal to Offer Security Analytics and Big Data Playbook
Feb 25 14
RSA, The Security Division of EMC announced the availability of a new reference architecture created with Pivotal to help organizations add flexibility and power to security analytics while laying the foundation for broader IT analytics investments. Building on the expertise of both RSA and Pivotal, this reference architecture helps organizations gain insights into the visibility, analytics and actionable intelligence they need to detect and investigate today's security threats while also providing a solid foundation for a broader 'IT Data Lake' strategy, which helps to control costs and enables organizations to gain maximum value from IT systems. Additionally, the new reference architecture showcases how the technologies from both companies can work together to help organizations investigate and respond to security incidents before they have the opportunity to impact the business. Together, RSA and Pivotal can help security analysts and incident responders with: Greater Visibility through full network packet capture, log collection and contextual data enrichment to spot threats designed to evade detection by common security tools. Enhanced Analytics at the time of packet capture and throughout its lifecycle to its archival and retirement, to spot anomalies and reveal indicators of attack and compromise. Actionable intelligence through data visualization, feeds of suspicious activity, and prioritization of alerts that allow analysts to respond appropriately to threats. Enterprise deployability and scale, using distributed, high availability, scale-out architectures that allow for expansion and flexibility to scale to the largest of environments. Flexibility and Agility through the ability to take advantage of new analytics modules and new data sources as they are developed or integrated, ensuring security operations are 'future-proofed' as threats and business processes evolve. Leveraging an open Hadoop-based data warehouse, RSA Security Analytics allows customers to take advantage of the innovations coming out of the Hadoop ecosystem. By partnering with Pivotal, RSA is able to offer customers the most complete set of analytics tools on the market delivering superior visibility above and beyond traditional log-based solutions while lessening dependence on data science skills.
RSA Enables New Generation of Managed Security Services to Help Enterprises Better Detect and Respond to Advanced Threats
Feb 24 14
RSA, The Security Division of EMC announced a new program designed to enable a new generation of managed security services, leveraging intelligence-driven security solutions such as RSA Security Analytics, to help enterprises better detect and mitigate advanced threats. RSA also announced it has signed Verizon Enterprise Solutions as its marquee global services partner along with three other managed security service providers to reach enterprise customers around the world. The RSA Managed Security Partner (MSP) program provides a technology platform and accompanying professional services and training derived from RSA's portfolio, to enable select partners to offer fully managed security and critical incident response services to customers.
EMC Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable on April 23, 2014
Feb 10 14
EMC Corporation's board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per common share. The dividend will be payable on April 23, 2014 to stockholders of record on April 1, 2014.