EMC Names Akamai's Paul Sagan to Board of Directors

Akamai's President and CEO Brings Wealth of Technology and Business

Experience Leading Visionary Internet and Media Companies

Dec 20, 2007, 00:00 ET from EMC Corporation

    HOPKINTON, Mass., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE:   EMC),
 the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced
 the election of Paul Sagan to its Board of Directors. Mr. Sagan is the
 President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston-based Akamai Technologies,
 Inc., the leading global service provider for accelerating content and
 applications online, and a recent addition to Fortune's 2007 list of
 fastest-growing companies. Mr. Sagan will also serve as a member of EMC's
 Mergers and Acquisitions Committee.
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     "We're extremely excited to have Paul Sagan join EMC's board and serve
 on our Mergers and Acquisitions Committee," said Joe Tucci, EMC's Chairman,
 President and Chief Executive Officer. "EMC's Board of Directors and its
 Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee regularly evaluate highly-
 qualified candidates for our Board. Paul's success as CEO of a
 fast-growing, industry-leading S&P 500 company combined with his extensive
 knowledge of internet-based technologies and business models make him an
 ideal and strong addition to our Board. We look forward to Paul's
 significant contributions helping to advance EMC's global leadership."
     Mr. Sagan, 48, joined Akamai in October 1998, was elected to the
 company's Board of Directors in January 2005, and became Chief Executive
 Officer in April 2005. During his career, he has led visionary technology
 and media companies; consulted with the World Economic Forum; and supported
 numerous corporate, civic and academic institutions.
     Mr. Sagan also serves as a Director of Maven Networks and is an
 immediate past member of the Dow Jones & Company Board of Directors. He is
 a member of the Dean's Council at the Kennedy School of Government at
 Harvard University; an advisor to the MATCH charter public high school in
 Boston; and a member of the Presidential Advisory Council at the Berklee
 College of Music.
     Mr. Sagan is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of
 Journalism, serves as one of the University's Trustees and is Co-Chairman
 of Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism Board of Advisors.
     About EMC
     EMC Corporation (NYSE:   EMC) is the world's leading developer and
 provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable
 organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create
 value from their information. Information about EMC's products and services
 can be found at www.EMC.com.
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