HOPKINTON, Mass - September 25, 2012 -
EMC (NYSE:EMC) today announced immediate storage and backup support for customers deploying the new IBM zEnterprise EC12 Mainframe System. Through this support, EMC is offering EC12 customers with powerful, trusted and smart storage for the world’s most demanding mission-critical mainframe environments.
For over 20 years, EMC has invested and innovated to address the specific performance, availability and backup needs of mission-critical mainframe applications and data. The result is one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of mainframe solutions and technologies, including the powerful, trusted and smart EMC VMAX Family, EMC Connectrix storage connectivity capabilities, fully automated storage tiering (FAST) software and the EMC Disk Library for mainframe.
In addition, EMC Global Services provides the expertise to help customers achieve maximum stability, performance and agility from their mainframe architecture. The EMC Backup Infrastructure Assessment service aligns mainframe backup infrastructure, applications, policies and procedures to meet business demands and SLA requirements. The EMC Mainframe Transformation Services enable customers to modernize and accelerate their mainframe applications to seize new business opportunities.
Brian Gallagher, President, Enterprise Storage Division at EMC
“EMC is thoroughly committed and continues to innovate for mainframe customers. Hybrid cloud and Big Data are forcing organizations to rethink their overall IT infrastructure, including mainframe environments. EMC continues to deliver new innovation for the mainframe community to meet the performance, protection, availability and efficiency requirements demanded by zEnterprise customers—while enabling them to keep up with the mega industry trends of Cloud and Big Data. As the market leader in storage, we’re pleased to support the needs of zEnterprise EC12 customers right out of the gate.”
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