EMC Appoints Industry Veteran Prasad Rampalli as Senior Vice President, Global Solutions

Oct 01, 2010, 13:00 ET from EMC Corporation

HOPKINTON, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that 27-year Intel veteran Prasad L. Rampalli has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Global Solutions.  Reporting to Frank Hauck, EMC Executive Vice President. Mr. Rampalli will lead EMC's Global Technology Solutions Business including Global Solutions Centers in the United States, Ireland, Switzerland, China and Singapore; EMC's Global Integration and Proof of Concept teams; and the company's solutions practices responsible for helping sales take EMC Proven infrastructure, application and industry solutions to market that demonstrate end user value.

"Prasad is a very welcome addition to EMC's leadership team," said Pat Gelsinger, President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure Products. "With his extensive experience building transformative IT solutions for mission critical applications and EMC's industry-leading technologies and services, we will continue offering customers unrivaled proven solutions to reduce cost and complexity while increasing IT agility on their journey to the private cloud."

"Cloud computing is completely reshaping IT business models, applications, and their underlying architectures," said Rampalli. "There's no question that information infrastructure is the central design point around which evolving cloud models are being built.

"I am very excited to be part of EMC's mission to deliver the absolute best information infrastructure technologies and most comprehensive, targeted, value-add solutions to help customers along their journey to private cloud computing," Rampalli added. "Having watched EMC closely for many years, I'm proud to be joining a winning team and look forward to making significant contributions as EMC continues to set the pace for the industry."   

Prior to joining EMC, Mr. Rampalli served as Vice President and Director of End-User Platform Integration, Intel Architecture Group. In this role, he drove usage model innovation and standards across Intel's enterprise and embedded telecommunications platforms with a focus on cloud computing and end user value. During his long and distinguished Intel career, he also led significant transformational roles across Manufacturing, Information Technology and Platform Business Units.

Named to CIO Magazine's Top 100 Honoree List in 2001 and 2002, Mr. Rampalli has a master's degree in industrial engineering from University of Texas, Arlington and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India.  He is an adjunct professor at the Beijing Jaitong University and advisor to the Ministry of Railways (MOR) and Ministry of Health (MOH), People's Republic of China as part of its Government stimulus plan.

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