EMC is a global leader in products and services to enable their customers to transform their businesses, in cloud technology and IT as a Service (ITaaS). Organically and through $17 billion in acquisitions, EMC transformed from a provider of storage hardware to a much broader provider of cloud and information products and services with a diverse set of business models and processes.

"By architecting and delivering the right kinds of platforms, with Informatica as a partner, we have taken data delivery from days down to hours or even minutes in some cases.”

— Narayanan (KK) Krishnakumar, VP and Chief IT Architect, EMC


Business Need

EMC is experiencing an explosive rate of data growth and more demand for data from all corners of the business.

Support the system architecture with a simple, agile enterprise data management architecture. One that ensures systems, processes, analyses and business users have access to the right data when they need it.



Data ingestion and integration challenges, coupled with immature data quality, make data management an epic challenge.


Solutions & Results

Rationalized and, consolidated hundreds of systems and data from more than 70 technology companies, allowing the IT team to innovate, improve responsiveness and increase IT agility.

Identified, cleansed and transformed vast volumes and variety of data to feed the global data warehouse – allowing EMC to unleash the potential of timely, relevant and trustworthy data for competitive advantage.

EMC retired 65 legacy systems and migrated the business to 20 SAP modules that run the global business for more than 300 sites.

Cleansed, converted, archived and purged more than 100 million records prior to the data being moved to the new SAP platform.

Enhanced the business end user experience with a glossary of terms, reports and assets.


Technologies Used

Informatica PowerCenter

Accesses, integrates, and delivers any and all data quickly and cost-effectively, without hand coding.

Informatica Master Data Management

Improves operations by empowering business users with consolidated and reliable business-critical data

Informatica PowerExchange

Accesses mission-critical data and delivers it throughout the enterprise wherever it’s needed, on any schedule.

Informatica Data Archive

Significantly improves application performance and cost-effectively manages data growth in a range of enterprise business applications while lowering cost and risk.

Informatica Data Quality

Transforms the way your business works by instilling trust in data at all times.

Informatica Address Doctor

The world’s leading solution for certified international address verification, correction and standardization.

Informatica Business Glossary

Enables data stewards to build and manage a common business vocabulary and make it available across an organization.

Informatica Professional Services

An award winning global consultancy dedicated to designing and successfully implementing Informatica solutions.

Informatica Global Customer Support

Designed to provide your organization with the support you need, where and how you need it.

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