EMC Buys Greenplum


Hopkinton, MA-based EMC (NYSE:EMC) announced today that it will acquire Greenplum, a San Mateo, CA-based maker of massively parallel database software for corporate data warehousing and analytics. The size of the all-cash transaction was not disclosed. EMC said Bill Cook, CEO of seven-year-old Greenplum, will head a new data computing product division within the company’s Information Infrastructure business.

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