Press Release

EMC to Showcase IT Transformation at SHARE Conference

EMC Keynote, Conference Sessions and Booth Demos Will Showcase Next Wave of IT Transformation Via Cloud and Big Data

HOPKINTON, Mass., July 31, 2012 - 

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today announced that Brian Gallagher, President of EMC's Enterprise Storage Division, will deliver a keynote at the SHARE conference on Tuesday, August 7 at 8:00 a.m. PDT in Anaheim, California. The SHARE Conference will focus on two of the biggest trends in IT—Big Data and Cloud in the enterprise. Big Data is now driving day-to-day IT operations and business decisions. In addition, new models of computing—namely Hybrid Clouds—are enabling the efficient delivery of IT resources. EMC's Gallagher will focus on how these two macro trends are transforming IT in mainframe environments and how enterprises and IT professionals need to address new challenges.

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  • Twitter: For EMC event updates follow EMC on Twitter at @EMCSymmetrix and @EMCBackup and join conversations using #EMC and #SHAREorg
  • In Person: Visit the EMC booth (#302)

Key Opportunities to Listen, Learn and Gain Hands on Experience

In addition to the keynote, EMC will lead several conference sessions and technology demonstrations for customers to gain valuable insight to storage and virtualization, backup and recovery and Big Data.

  • EMC Booth Activities (#302): Today, EMC offers a variety of mainframe solutions and technologies. These include EMC's powerful, trusted and smart EMC® VMAX- family, the EMC Disk Library for Mainframe (DLm), storage connectivity with the EMC Connectrix® family, the power of automated storage tiering, and a Global Services organization that specializes in mainframe environments. Attendees can meet subject matter experts and learn about the innovation, performance and scale of EMC technologies during live demonstrations and presentations.
  • EMC Conference Sessions: EMC will also hold a number of technical sessions delivering detailed information about EMC's mainframe offerings. The topics range from automatically optimizing performance with FAST™ VP, to total tape replacement with DLm, to storing and protecting data in virtualized mainframe environments, to harnessing the power of Big Data with predictive analytics and Hadoop.

Customer Quote

Didier Lemaitre, Head of Technology Strategy and Evolution (Corporate Technology Division), Euroclear

"Euroclear is the world's largest provider of domestic and cross-border securities transaction settlement and related services. On average, we settle hundreds of millions transactions, which add up to approximately 600 Trillion Euro's per year. With the size of each transaction, losing data simply isn't an option. Therefore, data management is vital to the role we play as a reliable infrastructure that serves all our customers, which are the major banks and financial institutions all over the world. For more than 17 years, Euroclear has entrusted its mission-critical mainframe data to EMC's portfolio of storage, backup, virtualization and management technologies. We trust that our information will always be available with EMC solutions and services. EMC clearly understands our needs and is taking innovative measures to enable our customers to take full advantage of the efficiencies of cloud computing and Big Data. As Euroclear's IT infrastructure evolves, we will continue to turn to EMC for solutions that meet the performance, scale and availability our mainframe environment requires."

EMC Quote

Brian Gallagher, President, Enterprise Storage Division, EMC

"EMC remains at the forefront of the latest wave in IT Transformation—driven by cloud and big data. This transformation extends into mission critical mainframe environments, offering customers new business opportunities as well as heightened levels of performance, scale and high availability requirements. EMC's innovation and long-standing relationship with IBM for mainframe environments delivers a best-of-breed portfolio to support the unique needs of these customers that include storage and virtualization, backup and recovery, and Big Data—which will all be showcased and demonstrated in great detail at Share next week."

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About EMC

EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing.  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. Additional information about EMC can be found at

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