Hopkinton, Mass. - April 12, 2006 -
EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, announced today that American Express has signed a multi-year services agreement with EMC to manage American Express' distributed storage environment, which is comprised of its core business-critical applications and thousands of servers. With comprehensive onsite managed services, EMC will provide American Express with high performance, flexibility and efficiency throughout its distributed storage environment.
"Our distributed environment has thousands of servers and supports a cross section of all our applications – from utility services such as email to our core business applications," said Matthew Robinson, senior vice president, Technology Infrastructure at American Express. "We sought flexibility for the way we manage our infrastructure and to tier our data storage according to performance, availability and price requirements. We have a longstanding relationship with EMC and are confident they can efficiently and effectively manage our storage environment."
"American Express has always been an industry leader when it comes to IT innovation and maximizing business performance," said Derrell James, senior vice president, EMC Technology Solutions. "EMC Technology Solutions group is excited to be working closely with American Express and providing the people, best practices, and best-of-breed services to plan, implement and manage a cost-effective solution."
American Express partners with leading global IT vendors to support its operational infrastructure and to help manage a portion of the company's non-network infrastructure. The company selected EMC's Technology Solutions group to provide managed services to help maximize performance of the distributed storage environment, while increasing flexibility with regard to its capabilities and cost.
Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.