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EMC Posts Record Q2

HOPKINTON, Mass. -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC - News), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced record second-quarter revenue results and its 20th consecutive quarter of double-digit year-over-year revenue growth. The company achieved balanced execution with double-digit revenue growth in systems, software and services and across all of its major business segments and geographies. EMC's total consolidated revenue for the second quarter of 2008 was $3.67 billion, an increase of 18% over the $3.12 billion reported for the second quarter of 2007.

Second-quarter GAAP net income was $377.5 million or $0.18 per diluted share. Non-GAAP second-quarter net income, which excludes stock-based compensation and intangible amortization, was $511.7 million or $0.24 per diluted share, 20% higher than the non-GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.20 for the year-ago period.

Joe Tucci, EMC Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "EMC demonstrated solid second-quarter performance. I'm proud that we've achieved 20 consecutive quarters, or half a decade, of consecutive double-digit revenue growth. Very few companies, particularly of our size, can make that claim. Our focus on information infrastructure and virtual infrastructure is paying off and is the driving force behind our strong financial position, our successful business model and our competitive advantage."

EMC Corp.