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EMC Corporation: Big Data And Cloud Computing Are The Future


  • The IT industry is heading towards big data, especially cloud computing which is one of the most disruptive technologies to have come into force in the recent times.
  • According to IDC the market for big data will reach $16.1 billion in 2014 growing 6 times faster than the overall IT industry.
  • EMC is acquiring companies to expand its operations and product offerings and this is quite a good strategy to benefit from growth in the developed and emerging markets.

EMC Corporation (EMC) is the world's largest provider of data storage systems. EMC offers data storage, information security, analytics, and virtualization, cloud computing, and other services that enable companies to store, manage, analyze and protect data.

IT spending was lower than expected during 2013 however EMC experienced growth across all of its business segments. The increasing demand for high-end business storage including EMC VMAX, Data Domain and increasing demand for emerging business storage due to strong demand of EMC Isilon, EMC Atom and EMC VPLEX contributed towards a 4% growth in the information storage segment with revenues of $10,694 million.

Since its formation in 2013 Pivotal has made good progress and generated $110 million in revenues with a growth rate of 4%. To capture increasing demand for platform-as-a-service (PAAS) and accelerate its future growth prospects, Pivotal has recently launched Pivotal One comprising next-generation data fabrics, application fabrics and Cloud Foundry, a cloud-independent PaaS that is gaining momentum and becoming the standard for PaaS.

The increased sales volume resulted in more revenues from VMware licenses and $2,225 million in revenues from VMware's virtual infrastructure with a growth rate of 9%.

The increasing data security concerns in the digital age have increased the usage of information security systems and RSA information security segment's revenues of $453 increased by 10% for fiscal year 2013. This increase was primarily driven by growth both in identity and protection and security management and compliance businesses. Security continues to become increasingly more important in IT decisions and RSA continues to benefit from this trend with its advanced and data driven security offerings.

The Big Data and Cloud Computing Industry Prospects

The IT industry is heading towards big data, especially cloud computing which is one of the most disruptive technologies to have come into force in the recent times. At

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