EMC Corporation (ticker: EMC, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
EMC Ranked Second On Training Magazine's Top 125
Training Magazine Highlights EMC's State-Of-The-Art Technical and Sales
Training and Leadership Development Program
HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation
(NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today
announced it has been honored as one of the world's premier companies in
Training magazine's Top 125 list of companies with employer-sponsored
workforce training and development.
This is the fifth consecutive year EMC has appeared on Training magazine's
Top 125 List. EMC advanced one position from last year to number two and
remains the highest-ranked information technology company on the list. Other
companies on this year's top 10 include: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Wyeth
Pharmaceuticals, Verizon Wireless, KPMG, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, General
Mills, SCC Soft Computer, Microsoft and TAP Pharmaceutical Products.
For the seventh year in a row, an outside research and statistical data
company, under the guidance of Training magazine, developed the Top 125 list
by scoring companies based on quantitative and qualitative data supplied by
applicants, including best training practices, evaluation methods, and
outstanding training initiatives. Editors at Training subjectively reviewed
Tom Clancy, Vice President, EMC Education Services said, "By investing in
a broad and balanced portfolio of technology learning and professional
development offerings, we can provide the leading-edge technology training we
need to compete, while also creating the leaders we need to achieve our
aggressive plans for growth."
This prestigious ranking highlights EMC's investment in its employees,
partners and customers, which spans an array of innovative offerings ranging
from New Hire, FastStart and Inside Sales Development for newer employees, to
industry recognized programs such as EMC Proven(TM) Professional Certification
and Sales/Partner Accreditation.
The magazine also emphasized EMC's internal training initiatives, such as
the leadership development process, EMC University and EMC's focus on
diversity inclusion. The magazine underscored EMC University's integrated
processes and programs to develop talent to meet the demand for the next
generation of leaders required to manage a global workforce.
Brian Powers, Senior Director, EMC University said, "Education has become
part of the fabric of EMC and is a critical tool to advance the company's
business objectives while also meeting the career aspirations of employees."
The award also noted EMC's support for math and science education in local
middle and high schools. EMC sponsors regional and national math, science and
engineering competitions, including FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of
Science and Technology) Robotics. EMC's global Academic Alliance Program
offers more than 170 universities an information storage curriculum titled,
"Storage Technology Foundations."
Clancy said, "We believe building technical expertise through schools
eventually creates a more qualified pool of technical talent that benefits
EMC, our customers and the community alike."
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world's leading developer and provider
of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable
organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value
from their information. Information about EMC's products and services can be
found at www.EMC.com.
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CONTACT: Caitlin Noble of EMC Corporation, +1-508-293-6448,
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