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EMC

Dell-EMCEMC (formerly known as EMC Corporation and now known as Dell EMC) was a multinational technology company that specialized in data storage. The company was founded in 1979 and played a significant role in the development of the modern data storage industry. In 2016, Dell Technologies acquired EMC Corporation, forming Dell EMC, which is now a subsidiary of Dell Technologies. Dell EMC continues to provide a wide range of storage solutions, leveraging the technologies and expertise of both Dell and EMC.

EMC offers a wide range of products and services, including storage systems, software-defined storage, data protection solutions, content management, and information governance solutions.

Notable EMC products and technologies

  • Symmetrix: EMC Symmetrix is a high-end enterprise storage platform that offers scalability, high availability, and advanced data protection features. It has been widely used in mission-critical environments.
  • VMAX: EMC VMAX is a family of enterprise storage arrays designed to deliver high performance, scalability, and availability. It provides features like dynamic virtualization, automated tiering, and replication capabilities.
  • Isilon (now part of the Dell PowerScale product line: Acquired by EMC, Isilon is a scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) platform that allows organizations to efficiently store, manage, and analyze large amounts of unstructured data. It is commonly used in industries such as media and entertainment, life sciences, and research.
  • Data Domain: Also acquired by EMC, Data Domain is a deduplication storage system that reduces storage requirements by eliminating redundant data. It is used for backup and recovery purposes, providing efficient and cost-effective data protection.
  • XtremIO: XtremIO is an all-flash storage array designed to deliver high performance and low latency for demanding workloads. It leverages inline data deduplication and compression to optimize storage efficiency.
  • RSA Security: RSA Security, a division of EMC (now part of the Dell family of brands), focuses on providing security solutions and products, including identity and access management, encryption, and cybersecurity solutions.

For an up to date history of EMC, be sure to check out Wikipedia. Learn more at Dell Storage.

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