EMC Plans On-Demand Storage Offering
CEO Joe Tucci says the company's planned storage service offering will bring it great opportunities in the SMB space.ORLANDO, Fla.According to CEO Joe Tucci, EMC plans to develop a storage service offering to penetrate the SMB market, where it has "relatively little share today." Speaking in an interview with eWEEK editors here at the EMC World partner conference, Tucci would not reveal details of the planned offering, but said, "Were way beyond planning. Were into some form of execution, but were not into the launch phase yet." EMC partner AmeriVault says it isnt worried by EMCs move into online archiving. Click here to read more.
Tucci admitted that offering storage as a service represents some risk to the companys traditional on-premises business, but said that if EMC didnt take the risk, someone else would do it for them.