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August 17, 2015  3:06 PM

EMC, VMware, Might Swallow Each Other

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
EMC, Storage, Virtualization, VMware

As you may recall, a year or so ago, activist investor Elliott Management Corp. took a large position in EMC stock, with the goal of “releasing shareholder value”...

April 9, 2015  8:10 AM

EMC in an Unfamiliar Role: Gay Activist

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
EMC, Isilon, Pivotal

When you think of EMC, the first word that comes to mind is not typically “activist,” and particularly not “gay activist.” Nonetheless, the Hopkinton, Mass. -based storage company was among the first to leap up and express its opposition to Indiana’s recent so-called Religious Freedom...

October 30, 2014  6:37 PM

The Breakup of the Great Ottoman Storage and E-Discovery Empires

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Autonomy, Documentum, E-discovery, ediscovery, EMC, HP, Storage, Symantec

With this being the centennial of the start of World War I, and with what's going on in the storage industry lately, it isn't surprising if you're also being reminded of the decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire. Well, okay. Maybe only if you're a history buff. In case you were dozing in the...

September 29, 2014  12:03 AM

Nobody Puts EMC In the Corner

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, Oracle, VMware

You may recall that an activist investor called Elliot Management Corp. bought a $1 billion chunk of EMC earlier this summer -- about two percent, big enough that it...

July 21, 2014  11:41 PM

Investor Calls for EMC to Divest Itself of VMWare

Sharon Fisher Sharon Fisher Profile: Sharon Fisher
Documentum, EMC, VMware

On the eve of the annual VMWorld conference in San Francisco, scheduled for next month, people are talking a lot about VMWare, but not for the usual reason. It's because one of EMC's largest investors is calling on the company to break itself up -- specifically, by taking VMWare...


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