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EMC plans layoffs in wake of weakened outlook

posted onJanuary 30, 2015
by l33tdawg

Storage giant EMC will soon start handing out pink slips as part of a new restructuring effort prompted by a weakened financial outlook.

Though it didn't specify how many staffers will be laid off, EMC said on Thursday that most of the job cuts will be made by the end of the first quarter, with the remainder completed by year's end.

RSA president leaving to take cloud job at parent EMC

posted onJuly 29, 2013
by l33tdawg

RSA President Tom Heiser is transferring from the security company to its parent company EMC to focus on cloud computing initiatives, according to an internal communication sent from the company today.

The move marks the departure of a high-level executive from RSA and an increased focus by EMC on cloud computing initiatives.

EMC vuln gives mere sysadmins the power of storage admins

posted onMay 20, 2013
by l33tdawg

EMC has warned a flaw in the Control Station software for its VNX and Celerra arrays could allow just about anyone logged into them to do just about anything.

EMC's described the fault as stemming from “Script files in affected products exist with ownership permissions for the nasadmin group account.”