EMC Corporation (stylized as EMC²) is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States. EMC offers data storage, information security, virtualization, analytics, cloud computing and other products and services that enable businesses to store, manage, protect, and analyze data. EMC's target markets include large companies and small- and medium-sized businesses across various vertical markets. The stock was added to the New York Stock Exchange on April 6, 1986, and is also listed on the S&P 500 index.
EMC has 60,000 employees and is considered the world’s largest provider of data storage systems, competing against NetApp, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Hitachi Data Systems.
Joe Tucci has been EMC's chief executive since January 2001 and chairman of the board of directors since January 2006; he joined the company in 2000 as president and chief operating officer. Tucci is also chairman of the board of VMware Corporation and chairman of the board of GoPivotal, which are partially owned by EMC.
In 2012 and 2013, EMC was included on a number of award lists, including the World's Most Admired Computer Companies, Top 100 Global Innovators, and Best Multinational Workplaces in Europe. EMC also received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign 2012 and 2013 Corporate Equality Index.