EMC Corporation develops, delivers, and supports information infrastructure and virtual infrastructure technologies, solutions, and services. It offers enterprise storage systems and software deployed in storage area networks (SAN), networked attached storage (NAS), unified storage combining NAS and SAN, object storage, and/or direct attached storage environments, as well as provides a portfolio of backup products that support a range of enterprise application workloads. The company also offers security solutions that are engineered to provide customers the ability to detect, investigate, and respond to advanced threats; confirm and manage identities; and prevent intellectual property theft, fraud, and cybercrime. In addition, it provides enterprise software and cloud solutions, including EMC Documentum portfolio, which offers information, content management, enterprise archiving, and customer communications; and EMC Syncplicity, which provides secure online file synchronization, sharing, and collaboration. Further, the company provides Pivotal Big Data Suite, a subscription-based software, support, and maintenance package; Pivotal Labs that utilize pair programming methodology to teach customers to build next generation software; and Pivotal Cloud Foundry, an open source, cloud-independent platform-as-a-service. Additionally, it offers virtualization infrastructure solutions, which include a suite of products and services designed to deliver a software-defined data center, run on industry-standard desktop computers and servers, and support a range of operating system and application environments, as well as networking and storage infrastructures. The company also provides installation, professional, software and hardware maintenance, and training services. EMC Corporation markets its products through various distribution channels, as well as directly worldwide. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.