EMC 2 or EMC II: which is which?

David Goulden is the new CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure (EMC II)

Joe Tucci remains Chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation. But what is the difference between the two EMCs? EMC2 or EMC II, which is which?

EMC Information Infrastructure, AKA EMC II is one of the businesses in the EMC Federation.

In their press release on January 8, 2014 EMC says: “Over the past year David has done a phenomenal job of running EMC’s Information Infrastructure business.  David is both knowledgeable and widely respected across EMC and fully deserves this promotion,” said Joe Tucci.  “I am looking forward to continuing to work with David in my current capacity as Chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation.”

EMC2 (Joe Tucci) is the major brand name and lies “on top” of the whole EMC family and the companies EMC II (David Goulden), VMware (Pat Gelsinger) and Pivotal (Paul Maritz) as such. IIG and RSA are part of EMC II.

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