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EMC Acquires Voyence

HOPKINTON, Mass. -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Voyence a leading provider of network configuration and change management solutions that automate critical change, compliance and activation processes.

The acquisition complements and extends EMC’s position in the rapidly-emerging IT Service Management marketplace. The agreement immediately advances EMC’s solution for managing IT service delivery, providing dramatic new capabilities in network compliance, serviceability and security for end-to-end visibility and control across complex, multi-vendor enterprise and service provider network infrastructures. The announcement is not expected to have a material impact on revenues or EPS for 2007.

Chris Gahagan, EMC’s Senior Vice President, Resource Management Software, said, “As we continue to build on the success of our Smarts model based management technology – as well as the technology leadership of EMC ControlCenter – we are well positioned to take advantage of Voyence’s cutting-edge capabilities. EMC’s leadership in cross-domain incident and problem management will be combined with Voyence’s network change and configuration management to provide premier closed-loop orchestration, enabling customers to address the complexities associated with intersection of problem and change management.”

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC)

Voyence Inc.