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Important U.S. Tax Information for McDATA Spin-Off

This page contains important information to assist stockholders in determining their tax basis in EMC common Stock and McDATA Class A common stock. Tax regulations require that you attach to your U.S. Federal income tax return for the year in which the McDATA Class A common stock was received a statement setting forth certain prescribed information about the distribution. In order to assist you in complying with this tax requirement, we are attaching a sample form of the statement to be completed by you and filed with your 2001 Federal income tax return.

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1. Important Tax Information for McDATA Spin-Off
Letter to stockholders concerning the McDATA Spin-Off.

2. Important Tax Information for McDATA Spin-Off
This form needs to be completed and attached to your 2001 Federal income tax return.

3. Tax Basis Worksheet
Use this sheet to assist you in calculating your tax basis in your shares of EMC Corporation (original basis).