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EMC Acquires Infra

HOPKINTON, Mass. -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the
world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced
that it has acquired privately-held Infra Corporation Pty Limited - a
market-leading provider of IT Service Management (ITSM) software.
This acquisition further solidifies EMC's "Closed Loop Service
Orchestration" strategy, designed to automate data center operations
and return visibility and control to IT management. The acquisition
is not expected to have a material impact on revenues or EPS for 2008.

Infra provides a Web-based, ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library)-verified
solution that automates IT Service Management processes in enterprise
organizations. Infra's service desk, with its ability to manage the
full lifecycle of IT services, complements EMC's automated discovery,
rich analytics, native dependency mapping and model-based approach -
better enabling customers to manage service delivery end-to-end.

"With the introduction of virtualization and web-based technologies,
our customers are looking for a dynamic IT service environment that
can keep pace with this rapid rate of change and growing complexity,"
said Chris Gahagan, EMC's Senior Vice President, Resource Management
Software. "The combination of Infra's service management and EMC's
existing infrastructure management capabilities delivers practical and
innovative solutions for today's IT service delivery challenges."

EMC Corp.