EMC Corporation (stylized as EMC²) is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States. EMC offers data storage, information security, virtualization, analytics, cloud computing and other products and services that enable businesses to store, manage, protect, and analyze data. EMC’s target markets include large companies and small- and medium-sized businesses across various vertical markets. The stock was added to the New York Stock Exchange on April 6, 1986, and is also listed on the S&P 500 index.
EMC has over 70,000 employees and is the world’s largest provider of data storage systems by marketshare, competing against NetApp, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Hitachi Data Systems (arranged in descending order of external data storage marketshare).