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  1. 1. Accelerate to Your Cloud SeminarWhen:Thursday, June 21, 20128:30 am to 1:30 pmWhere:Sykart Indoor Racing Center17450 W Valley HwyTukwila, WA 98188425-251-5060Directions: am - 9:00 am Registration9:00 am – 9:40 am Lap 1: Building Your Cloud by VM AmyFollow me by VM view, iPhone iPad, - > disk top, 1 image, VCE ‘Always on’ ref.9:40 am – 10:20 am Lap 2: Accelerate Your Journey with Storage build for VMware by Matt Cowger – EMC vSpecialist8 years Tech invest R/D $10.5BM&A $14BEasy secure in virture world stFLASH 1SLA optimizationIO skew90% utilization$2.39/GBEffective costFAST Cache R/W  200 vSpecialist  More VCPs > VMware  eLab invest $2B/year  IT Central: emc’S 1 Stop IT Info Ctr  Cardinal Health  Virtul leyer < 5% CPU 10:20 am - 10:35 am Break
  2. 2. 10:35 am - 11:15 am Lap 3: Accelerate Your Journey with Backup build for VMware by Brad Howe EMC Backup TCVM vStorage API for Data ProtectionVM vCenter ServerHashing tech in DD & AvamarAvamar integrated with DD & NetWorkerAvamar 6.1 GA 6/20CBT: Changed Block TrackingAvamar s/w agentSolution sizingBacking up 1,000 VM in 43 minutes for 50 TB am – 11:55 am Lap 4: Accelerate Your Journey with Management for VMware “UIM IntegrationIT OrchestratorProSphere11:55 am - 12:30 pm Lunch12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Accelerate Challenge - Racing200 EMCs in Seattle + Isilon6,000 in MAEMCs Data Domain deal, near 3 years laterSilicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal by Diana Samuels, ReporterWednesday, February 22, 2012Diana Samuels Reporter- Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal Email | TwitterEMCs acquisition of Data Domain in the summer of 2009 was not an altogether smoothtransaction.It took two months to resolve a hostile bidding war between Hopkinton, Mass.-based EMC andSunnyvale-based NetApp for Data Domain, a Santa Clara-based backup company. EMCultimately won with a $2.1 billion offer, outbidding NetApps $1.9 billion price.
  3. 3. Last week, I had a chance to catch up with the president of the combined EMC-Data Domaindivision, BJ Jenkins, who says two and a half years later all is hunky dory at the combinedcompanies, which have merged into EMCs "Backup Recovery Systems Division" headquarteredin Santa Clara."For EMC, its been a core competency for us to acquire companies and help them grow,"Jenkins said. "I think at the time of acquisition there was a lot of talk about East Coast vs. WestCoast culture and how would those two mesh? Were these products going to work together andgrow, or were they going to cannibalize each other? Our experience has been that the growth hasbeen great."The division makes backup systems featuring "deduplication" technology, which can identifyfiles and data that are redundant so it doesnt have to copy them again. Because they are moreefficient, EMC-Data Domain says its systems can reduce a companys storage footprint by 10 to30 times.Jenkins does have some numbers to demonstrate the divisions success: It more than doubled itsrevenue from 2010 to 2011, from $1 billion to $2 billion. Data Domain was pulling in about$485 million when it was acquired.At that time, Data Domain had about 900 employees, about half of them in Silicon Valley. EMCcombined that with 900 employees from the backup division it already had, for a total of about1,800 employees when the companies merged.Today, the division has more than 3,000 employees, with more than 1,000 in Silicon Valley,Jenkins said. It hired more than 550 people in California over the last two years and expects tohire at an even faster pace this year, he said.Leadership at the top has changed, though: Jenkins took over as president in Jan. 2011, replacingFrank Slootman, Data Domains former CEO.Jenkins had worked at EMC for 13 years, and was previously chief of staff of the backupdivision. Slootman is now a venture partner at venture capital firm Greylock Partners and CEOat San Diego-based ServiceNow, a company that makes business process automation software,according to Greylocks website.Jenkins said by acquiring Data Domain, EMC was able to take the cutting-edge deduplicationtechnology and give it the advantage of EMCs huge size and clout."We were able to really take that foundational element that Data Domain provided and just reachmore customers with it," he said. "It was not a redundancy or efficiency type of acquisition at all.We call it an offensive growth acquisition — how can we get this product in front of morecustomers faster than we could as a standalone company."Diana Samuels covers technology, cleantech, biotech and venture capital. Her phone number is408.299.1835.
  4. 4. Pat GelsingerPresident and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure ProductsEMC CorporationPat Gelsinger is President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure Products.With revenues of $20 billion in 2011 and more than 53,000 people worldwide, EMC is a globalleader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver ITas a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovativeproducts and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping ITdepartments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – ina more agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way.Gelsinger is responsible for EMCs Information Infrastructure product portfolio, includinginformation storage divisions, as well as Data Computing, Backup and Recovery Systems, RSASecurity, Enterprise Solutions, and the office of the Chief Technology Officer. He reports to JoeTucci, EMCs Chairman and CEO.At EMC, he has led EMC product engineering and manufacturing divisions through the largest-ever revamp of EMCs industry-leading product portfolio, including the launch of the award-winning VNX family of unified storage platforms, which have gained market share for EMC inthe rapidly growing mid-tier and small-business segments. Under Gelsingers leadership, EMChas grown its Backup and Recovery Systems division into an essential part of EMCs business,combining Avamar and Data Domain to offer next-generation backup solutions designedspecifically for new data center architectures. He has also overseen the integration and growthof Isilon scale-out NAS, as well as the introductions of the Greenplum Unified Analytics Platformfor big data analytics and server Flash caching technology, EMC VFCache. He also leadsEMCs technology partnerships with industry leaders including Intel, SAP, Microsoft, VCE (theVirtual Computing Environment Company, EMCs joint venture with Cisco), and VMware (theEMC majority-owned and publicly-traded market leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure).Prior to this, he led Intel Labs, which encompasses many of Intel research activities, includingleading Corporate Technology Group and Intel Research. As Intels first chief technology officer(CTO), he managed Intels longer-term research efforts and helped ensure consistency fromIntels emerging computing, networking, and communications products and technologies.Gelsinger also led Intels Desktop Products Group, where he was responsible for its desktopprocessors, chipsets, and motherboards for consumer and commercial OEM customers as wellas many of Intels technology initiatives and the Intel Developer Forum. He also led thedevelopment of the Intel ProShare video conferencing and Internet communications product line.He was general manager of the division responsible for the Pentium Pro, IntelDX2 and Intel486
  5. 5. microprocessor families. He was also architect of the original 80486 and a design engineer onthe 80386 and 80286 processor design teams.He holds six patents in the areas of VLSI design, computer architecture and communications, isa well-known speaker on technology trends, and has received a variety of industry recognitionawards. He received an associates degree from Lincoln Technical Institute in 1979, abachelors degree from Santa Clara University in 1983, magna cum laude, and a mastersdegree from Stanford University in 1985. All degrees are in electrical engineering. He is aFellow of the IEEE (2008) and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters in 2008 fromWilliam Jessup University.February 2012…Frank Slootman, the former chief executive of Data Domain, is joining venture firm Greylock partners.It is a somewhat incestuous move, since Greylock backed Data Domain, which was purchased by EMCfor $2.4 billion in 2009.Fifteen-year EMC staffer William “BJ” Jenkins replaces Slootman heading up the BRS team.EMC says that Slootman will stay on as an advisor for next generation backup and recoveryproducts.Frank Slootman will join Greylock as a partner. In his new role, Slootman will invest in datacenter infrastructure start-ups, particularly in the virtualization, networking, storage, cloud andenterprise application sectors. He will also coach and mentor up-and-coming entrepreneurs andexecutives.Data Domain was a big success, and the investors which included Greylock and NEA made abig return. We had the Data Domain guys inside the Cube at EMC World and they had nothingbut good things to say about EMC.
  6. 6. My Angle: This isn’t a firing at EMC, but a graceful exit for someone who is interested intechnology innovation and entrepreneurship. EMC is heads down focused on execution andnew products.Slootman moving to a venture role is a perfect position for Slootman, Greylock and otherentrepreneurs. Storage, data, and converged infrastructure is the sexiest area right now andSlootman brings a lot to the table.Here are some choice quotes from Greylock’s press releaseAneel Bhusri, a partner at Greylock. Bhusri was one of the early stage investors in Data Domainand its chairman at the time of its acquisition by EMC Corporation. Bhusri is also co-founder andco-chief executive at Workday and currently leads Greylock‟s investments in Cloudera, DataRobotics, Proferi and Pure Storage. “Frank‟s experience and perspective will be a tremendousasset to Greylock and he will be a valued partner to entrepreneurs who are building the nextgeneration of enterprise technology companies.”“Joining Greylock will enable me to get involved with many more aspiring and innovativecompanies. The world is buzzing with new ideas and innovation, and this is a great time to seekout, invest in and help bring about the next wave of exciting companies,” says Slootman.Slootman brings with him 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and executive in theenterprise software industry. He most recently served as president of EMC‟s Backup RecoverySystems (BRS) Division. At Greylock Frank will remain in a formal advisory capacity to EMCand to the company‟s BRS Division. Prior to EMC, Frank served as chief executive of DataDomain, a venture-backed storage company that was acquired by EMC. Data Domain wasfounded in 2001 and grew at record pace. The company listed its shares on Nasdaq in 2007and was acquired by EMC in 2009 for $2.4 billion.Prior to Data Domain, Slootman served as a products executive at Borland Software andCompuware Corporation. He started his career at Burroughs Corporation in Detroit, Michigan.
  7. 7. Slootman earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Netherlands School ofEconomics, Erasmus University Rotterdam in his native Holland.…Joseph M. TucciChairman and Chief Executive OfficerEMC CorporationJoe Tucci is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of EMC Corporation.Tucci has been EMCs Chairman since January 2006 and President and CEO since January2001, one year after he joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. He is alsoChairman of the Board of Directors of VMware Corporation. He is based at EMCs corporateheadquarters in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.Tucci has led EMC through a period of dramatic revitalization, continued market share gains,and sustained double-digit growth. He has transformed EMCs business model from what was anear-exclusive focus on high-end storage platforms. With revenues of $20 billion in 2011 andmore than 53,000 people worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and serviceproviders to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to thistransformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC acceleratesthe journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyzetheir most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way.In 2011, Tucci oversaw the most aggressive new product introduction cycle in the companyshistory. Since 2003, he has spearheaded the investment of more than $14 billion in strategicacquisitions to fill out EMCs product portfolio, enter new market segments, and expand thecompanys addressable market opportunity. He has led EMC into multi-platform open software,expanded the companys marketplace beyond large enterprises to commercial and small-medium businesses, broadened the companys industry alliances, and established new selling,partnership and distribution channels. Over the same period, Tucci has strengthened EMCsmanagement team with the integration of executives from other major technology companies.He has championed EMCs use of Six Sigma to improve its business processes and hasengaged employees in the Total Customer Experience, EMCs commitment to consistentlyexceed customers expectations for quality, service, innovation, and interaction. AcknowledgingEMCs rejuvenation under Tuccis leadership, Barrons named him one of the worlds Best CEOsin 2011.Before joining EMC, Tucci directed the financial and operational rebirth of Wang Global duringsix years as its Chairman and CEO. At Wang, he guided the company through a rapid andsuccessful emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and transformed the companyfrom a midrange computer manufacturer into a worldwide leader in networked technologyservices and solutions. Under his leadership, Wang acquired and integrated ten companies
  8. 8. from 1995 through 1999, and its market capitalization more than tripled. In June 1999, Wangwas acquired by Getronics NV.Prior to joining Wang in 1990, Tucci was President of U.S. Information Systems for UnisysCorporation, a position he assumed after the 1986 merger of Sperry and Burroughs that createdUnisys. He began his career as a systems programmer at RCA Corporation and holds abachelors degree from Manhattan College and an MS in Business Policy from ColumbiaUniversity.He is one of 150 CEO members of The Business Roundtable and the former chairman of itsTask Force on Education and the Workforce. He is one of nine chief executives who steer TheTechnology CEO Council, the IT industrys leading public policy advocacy organization, and is amember of the Executive Committee of TechNet, a network of CEOs who work to advance theU.S.s global leadership in innovation. In addition, Tucci is a member of the Board of Directors ofPaychex, Inc.; a member of the Board of Advisors of the Carroll School of Management atBoston College; a member of the Board of Trustees of Northeastern University; a member of theBoard of Overseers, Columbia Business School; a member of the Advisory Board of TsinghuaUniversity, in Beijing, China; and an Overseer of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.February 2012…Industry Veteran William "BJ" Jenkins Appointed President of EMCs Backup Recovery Systems DivisionHOPKINTON, Mass. - January 12, 2011EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today named William "BJ" Jenkins, a 13-year EMC veteran, asPresident of EMCs Backup Recovery Systems (BRS) Division where he most recently servedas the divisions Chief of Staff. Jenkins replaces Frank Slootman who served as the President ofthe business unit since 2009. Slootman will remain in a formal advisory capacity to EMC and tothe companys BRS Division, continuing to help guide EMCs next-generation backup andrecovery initiatives. Both executives will report into Pat Gelsinger, President and ChiefOperating Officer of EMCs Information Infrastructure Products Business.With more than 15 years of IT experience, Jenkins will leverage his diverse and deep expertiseacross EMC and the information technology industry to move forward EMCs fast-growing BRSbusiness. Central to this mission is the continued pursuit of innovation and helping EMC and itspartners bring to market backup and recovery solutions that address customers top priorities asthe rapid growth of information and "big data" accelerate and organizations shift to cloudcomputing architectures.Pat Gelsinger said, "EMC has built one of the deepest, most accomplished executive leadershipteams in the IT industry. Among this talented group, we are extremely fortunate to have a leaderof BJs caliber, industry track record and technology vision to lead EMCs fast-growing BackupRecovery Systems business. BJs extensive knowledge of the information technology industry,long-standing relationships with our customers and ability to drive business growth are greatadvantages for EMC."Joe Tucci, EMCs Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are grateful to Frank for hisextraordinary leadership. The success of Data Domain in the marketplace and the performanceof the business as part of EMC have been nothing short of remarkable. We look forward tohaving Frank continue to provide his time and advice as we continue to advance the business."Jenkins, 45, joined EMC in 1998 and has held a wide range of EMC senior leadership roles,including Senior Vice President of Global Marketing; Vice President of Telecom, Media and
  9. 9. Entertainment and Outsourcing Sales; Vice President of Global Field Marketing and Director ofOperations Global Channels. Jenkins most recently served as Chief of Staff for EMCs BRSDivision, where he led the highly successful post-merger integration of Data Domain as thefoundation for the newly formed division. Since its formation, the BRS Division has grown at avery rapid pace, becoming the Fortune 1000s top choice for next-generation data protectionsystems.Prior to joining EMC, Jenkins was President and CEO of Snow River Products, a manufacturingcompany in Brattleboro, Vermont, and a Senior Consultant at Accenture. Jenkins is a graduateof the University of Illinois and received his MBA from the Harvard Business School.About EMCEMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the worlds leading developer and provider of informationinfrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform theway they compete and create value from their information. Information about EMCs productsand services can be found at ContactsLesley Ogrodnick508-293-6961lesley.ogrodnick@emc.comSean lamb: “It was exciting to be around here when EMC finallyended up acquiring us, but there was still trepidation.”Frequently Asked Questions: EMC and Data Domain CustomersQuestion: What does the acquisition mean for EMC, Data Domain and our customers?Answer: For EMC, Data Domain significantly strengthens an already strong portfolio of backup and recovery products. For Data Domain, EMC brings a robust worldwide channel that will expand sales on a global basis and in Enterprise accounts. EMC also brings a strong, global support infrastructure that will accelerate deployment of Data Domain products. Our combined customers will benefit from the resources that EMC brings to rapidly develop, integrate, and support worldwide, a broad backup and recovery portfolio.Question: Who are some of the customers who have deployed the Data Domain product? What are they using it for?Answer: Data Domain customers cut across virtually all vertical industry types, including automotive, consumer/retail, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, media and entertainment and telecommunications. The US Army, City of Houston, Lloyd’s TSB, TiVo, Teck, Ingram Entertainment, and The New York Mets, all have deployed Data Domain to minimize the cost and complexity of tape backup in their environments. These case studies are publicly available on
  10. 10. Question: How is EMC organizing the Data Domain business for future success?Answer: Data Domain will form the foundation of a new product division that will focus on next generation backup, recovery and archive solutions. The new EMC product division will be led by Frank Slootman and report directly into Joe Tucci. EMC will enhance the division with additional products, technology and investments.Question: Can I still purchase Data Domain products from Data Domain even though they are now part of EMC?Answer: Yes. Data Domain products will continue to be offered through Data Domain and its affiliated partner program. Please contact your existing Data Domain sales representative or partner representative to assist you, or visit for contact information. EMC will continue to offer the Data Domain product line after the deal closes.Question: Should Data Domain customers continue to call Data Domain customer support?Answer: Yes. Data Domain is operating as the foundation of EMC’s new high-growth product division focused on the back up and recovery of business information. Data Domain customers should continue to use existing Data Domain contacts for support, professional services and sales to address immediate and ongoing needs.Question: Should Data Domain customers continue to contact their Data Domain sales representative?Answer: Yes. Data Domain is operating as part of a new, high-growth product division of EMC, and customers should continue to rely on existing relationships with Data Domain.Question: Will this acquisition impact any existing project, deployment or services engagements?Answer: The acquisition of Data Domain by EMC is about growth and expansion of Data Domain’s product portfolio. This transaction is not expected to impact any existing project, deployment or services engagement.Question: Will training on Data Domain products continue?Answer: Yes. EMC plans to continue and expand Data Domain’s existing education program.Question: How does EMC plan to maintain Data Domain’s deduplication technology and product expertise?Answer: The Data Domain management team and employees around the world will be
  11. 11. integral in the execution of EMC’s plans to grow and expand Data Domain’s deduplication storage business.Question: Do EMC and Data Domain products overlap?Answer: The combination of EMC and Data Domain creates the best and broadest portfolio of deduplication products and solutions in the market. The portfolio is highly complementary offering customer’s industry-leading products in both source-based and target-based deduplication platforms. There are many different customer use cases for deduplication technology, and if there are areas of overlap, EMC and Data Domain’s field organization will offer the best solution for the customer based on their requirementsQuestion: What does this announcement mean for the Disk Library family?Answer: The Disk Library 4000 series will be unaffected by the acquisition, and will continue to execute on its current roadmap. The deduplication engine for the DL4000 will transition to the Data Domain architecture over time. The DL1500 and DL3000 models will continue to be offered and supported according to standard EMC policy.Question: What does this announcement mean for the Avamar family?Answer: Beyond strengthening our overall portfolio, the addition of the Data Domain products will have minimal effect on the Avamar product family. Avamar uniquely provides customers with a backup solution with source deduplication that has proven extremely successful –with thousands of customer deployments across a wide range of environments.Question: What does this mean for the Data Domain gateway products?Answer: The Data Domain gateway products will continue to be offered and supported according to standard Data Domain product policy and compatibility matrix.EMC Acquires Majority Ownership of Data DomainAnnounces Subsequent Offering Period to Expire on July 22; Data Domain To BecomeFoundation of New Product Division Focused On Next-Generation Backup, Recovery andArchiveHOPKINTON, Mass. - July 20, 2009EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, todayannounced that it has acquired majority ownership of Data Domain, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDUP).Once EMC completes the acquisition of Data Domain, which is expected by the end of July,Data Domain will become the foundation of a new product division within EMCs storagebusiness focused on the development and delivery of next-generation disk-based backup,recovery and archive solutions.
  12. 12. The new EMC product division will be led by Frank Slootman, Data Domains President andCEO, reporting to Joe Tucci, EMCs Chairman, President and CEO, and Frank Hauck, EMCExecutive Vice President leading EMCs Storage Business. EMC will increase its investment inthe division, adding resources, technologies, and products. The company expects this newdivision to continue growing revenue at significant double-digit rates achieving $1 billion inrevenue in 2010. EMC and Data Domains highly complementary technologies will continue todeliver customers tremendous savings and value while promising entirely new and excitingprospects for integrated solutions in the future.Joe Tucci said, "I am delighted to welcome Data Domain and its dedicated, talented andseasoned team to the EMC family. Together we will shape the future of next-generation disk-based backup, recovery and archive solutions, making life significantly better for our jointcustomers, changing the game in the storage software market, and creating new marketopportunities for growth."Frank Slootman added, "We are pleased to see the merger with EMC becoming a reality. Weenvision great opportunity to accelerate our business through EMCs massive worldwidedistribution network and customer base, and we cant wait to begin seeing that play out in themarket place."Data Domain stockholders have tendered approximately 78.2 percent of the outstanding DataDomain shares (not including shares tendered by notice of guaranteed delivery). Together withthe 3.9 percent of outstanding Data Domain shares previously held by EMC, EMC now controlsapproximately 82.1 percent of Data Domain shares outstanding.The initial offering period of EMCs tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of DataDomain common stock expired at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), on Friday, July17, 2009. EMC has accepted for payment the approximately 50,947,657 shares tendered in theoffer.EMC also today announced a subsequent offering period commencing on Monday, July 20,2009 and expiring at 12:00 midnight EDT, on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, unless furtherextended. The subsequent offering period will permit all stockholders who did not tender sharesin the initial offering period to obtain the $33.50 per share offer price for their shares prior toconsummation of the second-step merger. EMC expects to complete the second-step mergerand close the acquisition shortly after expiration of the subsequent offering period so long asEMC controls 90% or more of the outstanding Data Domain shares at such time.During the subsequent offering period, EMCs acquisition subsidiary Envoy Merger Corporationwill accept for payment and promptly pay for Data Domain shares as they are tendered.Stockholders who tender shares during such period will be paid the same $33.50 per sharecash consideration paid during the initial offering period. During the subsequent offering period,shares may not be tendered through procedures for guaranteed delivery and shares tenderedmay not be withdrawn. Envoy Merger Corporation may extend the subsequent offering period. Ifthe subsequent offering period is extended, Envoy Merger Corporation will notify the depositaryfor the offer and issue a press release prior to 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 23, 2009.About EMC
  13. 13. EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world’s leading developer and provider of informationinfrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform theway they compete and create value from their information. Information about EMC’s productsand services can be found at ContactsMichael Gallant508-293-6357Gallant_Michael@emc.comEMC is a registered trademark of EMC Corporation. All other trademarks used are the propertyof their respective owners.Information about the Tender OfferThis press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell any sharesof Data Domain. EMC and Envoy Merger Corporation ("Envoy") have filed with the Securitiesand Exchange Commission ("SEC") a tender offer statement on Schedule TO containing anoffer to purchase, forms of letters of transmittal and other documents relating to the tender offer,and these documents have been mailed to the stockholders of Data Domain. These documentscontain important information about the tender offer and stockholders of Data Domain are urgedto read them. Investors and stockholders of Data Domain are able to obtain a free copy of thesedocuments and other documents filed by EMC and Envoy with the SEC at the websitemaintained by the SEC at In addition, the tender offer statement and relatedmaterials may also be obtained free of charge by directing a request to the Information Agent forthe offer, Morrow & Co., LLC at (800) 662-5200, or by email at StatementsThis release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined under the Federal SecuritiesLaws. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-lookingstatements as a result of certain risk factors, including but not limited to: (i) adverse changes ingeneral economic or market conditions; (ii) delays or reductions in information technologyspending; (iii) our ability to protect our proprietary technology; (iv) risks associated withmanaging the growth of our business, including risks associated with acquisitions andinvestments and the challenges and costs of integration, restructuring and achieving anticipatedsynergies; (v) fluctuations in VMware, Inc.s operating results and risks associated with tradingof VMware stock; (vi) competitive factors, including but not limited to pricing pressures and newproduct introductions; (vii) the relative and varying rates of product price and component costdeclines and the volume and mixture of product and services revenues; (viii) component andproduct quality and availability; (ix) the transition to new products, the uncertainty of customeracceptance of new product offerings and rapid technological and market change; (x) insufficient,excess or obsolete inventory; (xi) war or acts of terrorism; (xii) the ability to attract and retainhighly qualified employees; (xiii) fluctuating currency exchange rates; (xiv) litigation that we maybe involved in; and (xv) other one-time events and other important factors disclosed previouslyand from time to time in EMCs filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.These statements are forward-looking, and actual results may differ materially. EMC disclaimsany obligation to update any forward-looking statements in this release after the date of thisrelease.EMC and Data Domain: A Profitable Decision
  14. 14. MARI A D E UT SCH E R | FEBR UAR Y 24T HREAD MOREStorage giant EMC has acquired backup company Data Domain for a massive $2.1B BACK in2009, after winning in a bidding contest against competitor NetApp with an offer $200 millionhigher than the latter’s. Overall, the merger has worked out okay, according a recent interviewwith BJ Jenkins, the current head of the integrated unit.“For EMC, it‟s been a core competency for us to acquire companies and help them grow,”Jenkins said. “I think at the time of acquisition there was a lot of talk about „East Coast vs. WestCoast‟ culture and how would those two mesh? Were these products going to work together andgrow, or were they going to cannibalize each other? Our experience has been that the growthhas been great.”Jenkins provided a few figures to help demonstrate his point. The main highlight is that DataDomain’s revenue ballooned from $1 billion to $2 billion between 2010 and 2011; a very bigincrease, especially when compared with the $485 million annual revenue the companyreported prior to the EMC takeover.There have also been some internal improvements, at least from an operational standpoint.Data Domain’s original number of 900 employees was doubled right after the deal uponintegration with EMC’s backup business, and today that number has grown to 3,000. The veryleast this indicates a strong commitment by the storage giant to continue and invest in what, inretrospective, is turning out to be an increasingly profitable decision.EMC is fleshing out its on-premise storage equipment and software as new trends such as bigdata disrupt the market. At the same time, cloud providers are doing the same in the remotedatacenter. A more recent acquisition was that of Sharepoint 911, a Sharepoint servicesprovider, by cloud host Rackspace.In the same vein: EMC Breaks More Records with Symmetrix and Other New Products EMC Rolling Strong Breaking Records “Joe Tucci Loves The Cloud Action” NetApp Needs Some Missing Pieces To Keep Pace Fusion-IO Continues Its Path to Dominance in Storage Market HP, Dell and IBM Continue to Languish Compared to EMC and NetApp
  15. 15.  Brocade on the State and Future of Networking – Customer Choice is Key…Jeffrey M. NickSenior Vice President and Chief Technology OfficerEMC CorporationJeff Nick is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at EMC Corporation.With 2011 revenues of $20 billion and approximately 53,000 employees, EMC Corporation is aglobal leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations anddeliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Throughinnovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping ITdepartments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – ina more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.Nick leads EMCs Corporate Office of Technology, which is responsible for defining thecompanys evolving information infrastructure technology vision and strategy. He works directlywith customers, EMCs executive team, and leading technologists across EMCs storageplatforms, software products and global services divisions to develop future products andsolutions.Nick chairs EMCs CTO Council, which is the companys internal forum for technicalcollaboration on information infrastructure design initiatives, and co-chairs EMCs TechnicalAdvisory Board (TAB) with Pat Gelsinger; a board composed of external technical luminariesfrom industry and academia, which meets to work with EMC to define the company, and theindustrys future technical direction. He also chairs EMCs external Industry Technical AdvisoryCouncil (ITAC), a select customer forum for tackling industry technology trends affecting EMCand its customers alike. In his role as CTO, Jeff drives EMCs internal Innovation Network,which links all of EMCs R&D efforts worldwide. He also oversees EMCs sponsorship ofuniversity research globally, as well as EMCs involvement in industry standards bodies. TheOffice of the CTO also evaluates emerging industry trends and plays a major role in settingtechnical direction for EMCs M&A activities.Nick founded and chairs EMCs corporate Fellow and Distinguished Engineer Review Boards,which are responsible for recognizing and leveraging EMCs top technical talent in shapingintegrated technology solutions for EMCs customers. He is based at corporate headquarters inHopkinton, Massachusetts, and reports to Pat Gelsinger, President and Chief Operating Officer,EMC Information Infrastructure Products, Executive Office of the Chairman.Nick joined EMC in September 2004 from IBM, where he held the distinguished title of IBMFellow, the highest technical honor that IBM bestows on its IT innovators. During his 24-yearcareer at IBM, he held a wide range of technical leadership positions with skills developedacross a broad array of computer technology disciplines, including software development,microcode, systems architecture, clustered and distributed systems, database sharing
  16. 16. algorithms, and transaction processing. Nick was Vice President, Architecture and Design,responsible for IBMs On Demand infrastructure initiative. He also led IBMs Grid Computingstrategy. Nick began his IBM career as a software engineer focusing on the System 390 MVSoperating system, and he eventually became the lead architect for the S/390 z-series platformand IBMs industry-leading Parallel Sysplex data-sharing platform.Nick graduated Magna Cum Laude from Marist College. He currently holds more than 80 U.S.patents in computer systems technology.March 2012