EMC Acquires Internosis
Acquisition Significantly Expands Services Expertise for Microsoft Technologies
EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced it has acquired Internosis, Inc., a fast-growing, privately held North American-based IT services firm that specializes in IT strategy, application development, IT infrastructure and managed services for Microsoft environments. The acquisition is a key step in EMC's professional services evolution, extending EMC's capabilities to build and deliver tightly integrated solutions around application infrastructure. The acquisition is not expected to have a material impact to EPS for 2006.
Derrell James, Senior Vice President, EMC Technology Solutions, said, "As a best-of-breed provider of services and solutions in Microsoft-oriented application infrastructure and development, Internosis significantly expands EMC's services reach and capabilities. The addition of Internosis's extremely talented people and world-class processes to our own growing professional services and solutions business will help to further accelerate customer adoption of information lifecycle management solutions. The addition also will improve on our ability to provide specialized services and complete solutions for our customers' rapidly growing Microsoft-based environments."
Based in Greenbelt, Maryland, Internosis is one of the fastest-growing IT services firms focusing on the integration of Microsoft technologies within the enterprise. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and seven-time Microsoft Partner of the Year, Internosis's approximately 250 service professionals apply processes and solutions to help clients minimize risk and maximize productivity around directory services, knowledge management, collaboration and end-to-end migrations.
Robert Stalick, Internosis's CEO said, "Few companies in IT have EMC's combination of a strong brand, industry-leading products, solutions and service, and an ‘A-list' of enterprise customers. We're very excited to join forces with EMC and accelerate the delivery of EMC information lifecycle management solutions in Microsoft environments."
Internosis will become the Microsoft Practice within EMC Technology Solutions, EMC's professional services organization. Internosis's services will be marketed and sold primarily through EMC's North American sales channels and business partners. With more than 9,000 technology experts globally, EMC's services organization brings a unique mix of information infrastructure experience and strategic business focus to give customers a full range of consulting, design, implementation and support services. Details of the transaction are not being disclosed.
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC ) is the world leader in products, services and solutions for information management and storage that help organizations extract the maximum value from their information, at the lowest total cost, across every point in the information lifecycle. Information about EMC's products and services can be found at www.EMC.com