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EMC to Showcase Solutions and Strategies for Optimizing Oil and Gas Information Infrastructure at Seg 2007

EMC, Industry Partners to Demonstrate New Approaches for Accelerating Exploration at Premier Oil and Gas Exploration Conference

Hopkinton, Mass., Tuesday, September 18, 2007 - 

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced its participation at SEG 2007, (September 23-28, 2007, San Antonio, Texas), the annual exposition of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. Exhibiting in booth # 634, EMC will showcase solutions and strategies that enable customers in the oil, gas and mineral exploration industry to leverage their digital information assets to achieve more efficient operations and extend their competitive advantages.

IT managers in the oil and gas industry are challenged to support the future growth and capacity requirements of their businesses while lowering their total cost of ownership - without compromising the availability, scalability or performance delivered via their information infrastructure. EMC combines best-of-breed platforms, software and services into high-value, low-risk solutions that address critical information management challenges spanning regulatory compliance, content management, business continuance, data backup and recovery, and information security.

Among the EMC programs and solutions to be highlighted at SEG 2007, EMC and industry partners including Schlumberger, Landmark (a product and service line of Halliburton’s Drilling and Evaluation Division) and Enigma Data Solutions will be delivering theater presentations at EMC’s booth throughout the event. EMC will also host ongoing presentations and/or demonstrations on the following topics:

EMC will also be participating in a panel discussion on the future of exploration and production data management, sponsored by Landmark and hosted by Upstream Technology Magazine’s Jeanne Perdue. Focused on strategies for enhancing collaboration, information accessibility, data protection, and resource utilization, this session will take place onsite at SEG 2007 on September 25th, at 11:00AM and will feature EMC Vice President Roy Sanford, a twenty-five year veteran of the IT industry. For more information and registration, visit

EMC will be demonstrating several of its industry-leading data management and storage solutions throughout the event, including EMC CLARiiON networked storage systems, EMC Celerra IP storage systems, and EMC Rainfinity file virtualization and data mobility software. EMC experts will also be on hand to discuss recent developments across other key product portfolios, including the EMC Centera content addressed storage and archiving system, and Documentum 6, which features seamless integration with Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007.

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) International Exposition and Seventy-Seventh Annual Meeting will bring together all of the major companies involved in global oil, gas, and mineral exploration, and new areas of civil engineering, environmental and archaeology. Geophysicists, geologists, earth scientists, energy industry executives, researchers, and software developers attend the conference to learn about the latest technology and advances in exploration. Members of the media are invited to attend. For more information about SEG 2007, visit

For more information about EMC's product and service offerings for the Oil and Gas industry, upstream and downstream, visit:

About EMC

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world’s leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. Information about EMC’s products and services can be found at

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