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  • EMC bids $1.8 billion for Data Domain

    EMC on Monday moved to head off NetApp's proposed acquisition of data de-duplication vendor Data Domain, offering about US$1.8 billion compared with NetApp's May 20 bid of $1.5 billion.

  • Ex-EMC exec given go-ahead to work at HP

    Former EMC executive David Donatelli has been cleared by a Massachusetts court to work for Hewlett-Packard, but must keep away from storage technology development because a non-compete clause requires him to steer clear of that area for a year.

  • Court bars ex-EMC exec from working for HP

    A state court in Massachusetts has issued a temporary order barring a former EMC top storage executive from joining Hewlett-Packard as its executive vice president for enterprise servers, storage and networking, citing a non-competitive agreement.

  • EMC-HP spat has precedent in Apple-IBM case

    The David Donatelli case is similar to that of Mark Papermaster, a former IBM executive who was blocked last year by a US court from working at Apple, after IBM filed a similar lawsuit to the one EMC filed against Donatelli.

  • 10% pay cut for Tucci, other EMC execs

    EMC's top five executives, including CEO Joe Tucci, are taking 10% pay cuts, the storage vendor reported to the US Securities and Exchange Commission recently.

  • DOJ: EMC paid kickbacks, overcharged US agencies

    The US Department of Justice last week disclosed that it has intervened in a 2006 lawsuit charging that EMC gave kickbacks to federal IT consultants and overcharged government agencies for hardware, software and services.

  • EMC updates NAS line with SSDs, file deduplication

    EMC has announced an upgrade to its entire line of Celerra network attached storage (NAS) systems, saying it will now offer solid-state disks and file-level data deduplication on the arrays and its gateway device.

  • EMC takes the gloves off with VMware

    Five years after purchasing VMware, EMC is becoming more aggressive in selling its own products and services alongside those of its virtualization subsidiary.

  • EMC to lay off 2,400

    Despite expecting to meet revenue estimates for its fourth quarter, EMC said on Wednesday that it is instituting a restructuring program that includes laying off 2,400 people.

  • EMC updates storage management software

    In a bid to make backup and recovery easier for IT administrators to handle, EMC is updating several pieces of its storage management software portfolio.

  • Social computing should influence IT strategy: EMC

    According to EMC, today's knowledge-based economy necessitates that an organisation's IT strategy integrate social computing, team collaboration and enterprise content management (ECM) if it wants to improve its competitive position.

  • EMC to support Fibre Channel over Ethernet

    EMC will support a line of Emulex network adapters that use Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCOE), giving a big-name boost to an emerging technology that could become the common transport across an entire datacentre.

  • Mozy extended to SMBs

    EMC is expanding its Mozy online backup service with a new option targeted mainly at small businesses. MozyPro for Mac will let companies that use Macs back up their information automatically and securely at a remote location.

  • EMC, IBM, MS team on content-management

    EMC, IBM and Microsoft have teamed up to develop a specification that will let content management systems from different vendors interact, providing greater flexibility for enterprise customers.