They are the world’s leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organisations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information.
EMC serves customers in more than 100 countries around the world. These customers include financial services firms, manufacturers, healthcare and life sciences organisations, internet service and telecommunications providers, airlines and transportation companies, educational institutions and public-sector agencies.
The company employs approximately 55,000 people worldwide and had reported revenues of over $21 billion in 2012.
EMC in Ireland
EMC established its manufacturing facility in Ovens, Cork in 1988. This was the first EMC plant outside of North America and is now the largest one outside the US. It is known as a Centre of Excellence and incorporates research, training as well as manufacturing. An investment of €20 million was made in the Research and Development Centre in 2008 as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations. The EMC sales offices are located in Dublin and Belfast.
In 2012, a partnership with University College Cork and the Irish Management Institute (IMI) saw the development of a new executive programme, the Masters in Data Business.
EMC now employs over 3,000 people in Ireland
Find out more about the work of EMC at www.emc.com
This lesson discusses the difference between ‘data’ and ‘information’ and describes how an analogue entity is digitised. The function of the microprocessor is discussed along with the meaning of terms such as machine language’. This leads to the topic of computer programming.
In this lesson we look at the radio spectrum and the communication services that depend on it. We also discuss the role of ComReg in managing the use of the spectrum and the need for such management. An extra Poster Sheet on ComReg is included in the folder.
The topic of this lesson is the ‘Internet of Things’(IoT), also known as the ‘Internet of Everything’. The lesson describes the purpose of the IoT and the characteristics required by ‘things’ in order to operate effectively in that environment. The innovative EMC test platform is also described.