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NetApp earnings reflect intensifying battle with EMC

Editor’s note: Angela Lambert is a research analyst in the Computing Practice at Technology Business Research, Inc. She provides analysis of NetApp’s most recent quarterly earnings report and the growing competition with EMC. Both firms have a big – and growing – presence in the Research Triangle Park area. HAMPTON, N.H. – NetApp’s struggles to offset EMC’s strong emergence in the channel led to the first quarter of revenue decline in more than three years on Wednesday. EMC is leveraging its scale and recognizable storage brand to chip away at NetApp’s (Nasdaq: NTAP) comfort zone, launching its midmarket-centric VNXe product and...

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After Another Strong Quarter, What’s Next for EMC?

Editor’s note: Allan Krans is an analyst with Technology Business Research. EMC operates a research and development center as well as a production plant in the Research Triangle region. HAMPTON, N.H. – As the economy stands on the edge of an uncertain 2008, EMC drove a strong close to 2007, reporting its sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth. On Tuesday, EMC (NYSE: EMC) reported 4Q07 revenue of $3.8 billion, an increase of 19.2% compared with revenue of $3.2 billion during 4Q06. EMC’s 4Q07 results were the result of even contributions across all product and geographic areas, as EMC...

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