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November 17, 2010 08:30 ET

Equity Research on EMC Corporation and Quantum Corp. -- Consolidation Trend in Data Storage

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2010) - www.stockcall.com/ offers investors comprehensive research on the data storage devices industry and has completed analytical research on EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) and Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM). Register with us today at www.stockcall.com/ to have free access to these researches.

An overall shift towards cloud computing has ramped up the demand for offsite data storage centers. The rapidly growing demand for data storage has predictably brought lots of competition as well. Larger storage companies have simply found acquisitions to be a more viable way to deal with the uptick in competition. In the past year alone, there have been over 6 data storage company acquisitions. The latest in the list of acquisitions is network storage company Isilon Systems which is about to be acquired by industry giant EMC Corporation. EMC Corporation research report is accessible for free by registering today at www.stockcall.com/EMC171110.pdf

www.stockcall.com/ is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the data storage devices industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on EMC Corporation and Quantum Corp.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html

The data storage market is currently valued at around $45 billion but the current rate of storage demand could expand that figure to as much as $100 billion over the next 5 years. Visit www.stockcall.com/ to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

The staggering rate at which storage companies are being acquired has dented short-term profits for some larger companies though. Share prices may have dipped for some in the past few weeks but the majority of price movement can be attributed to acquisition related expenses. Register now at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html to have free access to our reports on the data storage devices industry.

At the moment, data storage is one of the most rapidly growing facets of the technology sector. The ongoing shift to cloud computing and an overall consumer preference for digital storage are primarily fueling the growth. As a result, the long-term outlook for storage companies is very positive.

On the earnings front, the number one maker of data-storage computers, EMC Corp. saw profit jumped 58% for the third quarter of 2010 with revenue climbing close to 20%. Conversely, tape storage company Quantum Corp. posted revenue of $168 million and GAAP earnings of $0.01 per share. Quantum Corp. research report is available for free by signing up now at www.stockcall.com/QTM171110.pdf

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