Singapore, 3 Nov 1999 -- EMC Corporation today announced three new initiatives to boost its role as a provider of core infrastructure for tomorrow's Internet-driven economy.
Deeper alliance with Oracle -- the two corporations are expanding their four-year alliance to exploit know-how for Internet-based database and storage systems solutions. Oracle will form an EMC Strategic Business Unit and Joint Development Center, dedicating full-time engineering and alliance resources to optimize and integrate Oracle8i and EMC enterprise storage systems and software.
EMC ControlCentre software -- A new enterprise information management software that provides a centralized view through which companies will manage all information remotely or over the Internet. ControlCentre can be integrated with enterprise management framekworks like Bull OpenMaster, CA Unicenter TNG, Hewlett-Packard OpenView and IBM Tivoli TME, to present a single user-console for implementing all of of EMC's existing and future management software.
E-infostructure programmes -- This is a new Internet infrastructure validation and cooperative marketing programme to help companies capitalise on their infrastructure investments. The programme recognises and validates EMC internet-based customers who have the E-infostructure necessary to operate at peak efficiency, adapt to a constantly changing business climate, and easily manage Internet-driven growth. Member companies will display the EMC Proven logo on their web sites and in promotional materials, and participate with EMC in joint marketing initiatives.
An existing E-Infostructure Developers Programme has been enhanced to increase the ability of customers to quickly integrate third-party software with EMC enterprise storage, through the immediate open availability of new and enhanced application programming interfaces. Announced today, these new APIs can help software developers build software paths for their applications to take advantage of the advanced features and functionalities of EMC's Symmetrix Enterprise Storage systems and software.