• Press Release

    January 28, 2010

    EMC Awarded Major U S State and Local Government Purchasing Agreement by WSCA NASPOL

    Agreement Underscores EM' Continued Commitment to U.S. State and Local Government Customers

    HOPKINTON, Mass. - January 28, 2010 -

    EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced it has been awarded its first WSCA/NASPO Master Price Agreement, a key U.S. state and local government purchasing vehicle for EMC's information infrastructure products, services and solutions. Issued by the State of Minnesota, Materials Management Division (MMD) on behalf of the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA) and the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), the WSCA/NASPO Master Price Agreement provides participating U.S. state agencies, local governments and education institutions an easy way to achieve cost-effective and efficient procurement of quality products and services.

    "EMC's WSCA/NASPO Master Price Agreement furthers extends our reach into U.S. state and local government, an important sector for the company, by giving customers an efficient and effective way to do business with EMC and our authorized partners," said Jennifer Axt, State and Local Government National Director and General Manager, EMC Corporation. "As these organizations deal with meeting the responsibilities to their constituents, managing exploding volumes of information, adapting to new business models and reducing costs, EMC is committed to providing them the best portfolio of information infrastructure products and services to help them succeed."

    EMC's WSCA/NASPO Master Price Agreement encompasses the following products and services from the company's information infrastructure portfolio:

    • EMC's market-leading information storage systems and software, including the company's portfolio of backup, recovery and archive solutions such as EMC Data Domain® and EMC Avamar® deduplication products
    • EMC SourceOne™ family of products and solutions for information governance
    • EMC Ionix™ IT management software that provide IT management across the data center
    • Information security solutions from RSA®, The Security Division of EMC
    • Analysis and implementation services from EMC Global Services

    EMC's WSCA/NASPO Master Price Agreement, which became effective on September 1, 2009, runs for a term of three years with the option to extend on an annual basis for two additional one-year terms. For more information, visit www.emc.com/emcwsca.

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