EMC Acquires Infra

EMC acquires leading IT service management (itsm) software provider, Infra

March 11, 2008

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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."

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