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EMC RECEIVES "strong positive" rating in leading analyst firm's storage services MarketScope report.

EMC Corporation EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is an American Fortune 500 and S&P 500 manufacturer of software and systems for information management and storage. It is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA.  (NYSE NYSE

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:EMC (1) (EMC Corporation, Hopkinton, MA, www.emc.com) The leading supplier of storage products for midrange computers and mainframes. Founded in 1979 by Richard J. Egan and Roger Marino, EMC has developed advanced storage and retrieval technologies for the world's largest companies. ), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that EMC received a "Strong Positive" rating in Gartner's report entitled "MarketScope for Storage Services, North America, 2009."1 EMC was one of 11 vendors evaluated in the report, and received the highest possible rating, "Strong Positive."

"EMC Global Services' broad portfolio of end-to-end services and solutions enable customers to maximize the value of their technology and infrastructure investments, reduce risk, and reap the benefits of initiatives such as virtualization An umbrella term for enhancing a computer's ability to do work. Following are the ways virtualization is used.

Hardware Virtualization
Partitioning the computer's memory into separate and isolated "virtual machines" simulates multiple machines within one physical computer.
 and the transformation to private cloud, which is especially critical with today's budget pressures," said Wael El Nadi, Technology Solutions Manager -- EMC Turkey, Middle East & Africa. "We believe Gartner's 'Strong Positive' rating is validation of EMC's continued innovation and leadership in delivering outstanding services and solutions, and exemplary total customer experience. Customers tell us our services capabilities are a key contributor to the overall value of partnering with EMC and it is gratifying grat·i·fy  
tr.v. grat·i·fied, grat·i·fy·ing, grat·i·fies
1. To please or satisfy: His achievement gratified his father. See Synonyms at please.

2.
 to see this industry recognition."

The following services comprised Gartner's core storage services segmentation and served as a baseline for Gartner's market sizing and market share assessments:

* Storage Hardware Maintenance and Support Services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services * Storage Software Maintenance and Support Services* Storage Consulting Services* Storage Implementation Services* Storage Management Services See SMS.

(storage) Storage Management Services - (SMS) Software that enables network administrators to route backup data from various devices on a network to another device such as a server or a magnetic tape backup unit.
 

To be considered candidates for Gartner's Storage Services MarketScope, vendors had to deliver services in at least two of the categories, have annual storage services revenues greater than $100 million, and provide services for multiple market segments. Evaluation criteria used by Gartner to rate the vendors included Customer Experience, Innovation, Market Understanding, Market Responsiveness and Track Record, Operations, Marketing Execution, and Overall Viability. 2009 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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