Network Computing is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

EMC Gets SMARTS

The competition will be stiff. Concord Communications added exception management through the acquisition of Aprisma. BMC added configuration management by buying Marimba. And Hewlett-Packard continues to develop its management technology.

EMC has shown it can work outside the storage box with its VMware and Documentum acquisitions. Can it push SMARTS to the top of the service-management pile? Yes, if management matters.