Science & Technology in Action


EMC is a global leader in enabling organisations to implement cloud computing and to store, manage, protect and analyse their most valuable asset - information.

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

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