EMC recently established EMC Research Europe from the COE in partnership with University College Cork (UCC), advancing EMC’s Cloud, Big data and Data Centre transformation research programmes in Ireland and across the continent. This followed the success of EMC’s investment of €20 million in a Research and Development Centre at the COE in 2008 as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations. The Cork campus also includes EMC’s International Executive Briefing Centre, Global Solutions Centre, Worldwide Customer Service Centre, VMware Support Services, Software Development and Shared Services functions. EMC claims some of Ireland’s most recognised organisations as its customers today. Information about EMC’s products and services can be found at www.EMC.com.