EMC works with organizations around the world, in every industry, in the public and private sectors, and of every size, from startups to the Fortune Global 500. Our customers include banks and other financial services firms, manufacturers, healthcare and life sciences organizations, Internet service and telecommunications providers, airlines and transportation companies, educational institutions, and public-sector agencies. EMC also provides technology, products, and services to consumers in more than 100 countries.
Strong leadership record
Our differentiated value stems from our sustained and substantial investment in research and development, a cumulative investment of approximately $10.5 billion from 2003-2010. To strengthen our core business and extend our market to new areas, EMC has invested $14 billion in acquisitions over the same period and has integrated 36 technology companies since 2006 alone.
EMC is supported by thousands of technical R&D employees around the globe, the industry’s broadest portfolio of systems, software, and services, our ability to create total integrated solutions, and our commitment to delivering the best Total Customer Experience in this or any industry.
We operate R&D centers in Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Ireland, India, Israel, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, and the U.S., and manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Ireland. We hold the most stringent quality management certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 9001), and our manufacturing operations hold an MRP II Class A certification.
EMC employs approximately 48,500 people worldwide. We are represented by approximately 400 sales offices and scores of partners in more than 80 countries around the world. We have the world's largest sales and service force focused on information infrastructure, and we work closely with a global network of technology, outsourcing, systems integration, service, and distribution partners.
We are committed to acting in a socially and environmentally responsible manner and to being an attentive and thoughtful neighbor in our local and global communities. We are a publicly traded company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EMC, and are a component of the S&P 500 Index.