Organization information: Dell EMC is shaping the future of Information Technology infrastructure through projects that are innovating new technology, processes, and storage architectures. With our team of leading IT researchers and innovative R&D projects, we are able to identify new problems, define potential challenges, and create innovative IT storage solutions. As a member of the Dell Technologies unique family of businesses, Dell EMC serves a key role in providing the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. Dell EMC enables our enterprise customers’ IT and digital business transformation through trusted hybrid cloud and big-data solutions, built upon a modern data center infrastructure that incorporates industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage, and cybersecurity technologies. Dell EMC brings together Dell’s and EMC’s respective strong capabilities and complementary portfolios, sales teams and R&D. We seek to become the technology industry’s most trusted advisor, providing capabilities that span strategy development, consultative services, and solution deployment and support, to help our customers and partners drive the digital transformation of their businesses. DELL EMC works with organizations around the world, in every industry, in the public and private sectors, and of every size, from startups to the Fortune Global 500. Our customers include global money center banks and other leading financial services firms, manufacturers, healthcare and life sciences organizations, Internet service and telecommunications providers, airlines and transportation companies, educational institutions, and public sector agencies. Dell EMC believes that, in order to solve the really hard technology challenges of today, we must collaborate extensively with the external technology innovation ecosystem, including the thousands of universities globally.Dell EMC has world-recognised research capabilities, across a broad spectrum of ICT technologies, such as its research centre in Ireland, which drives Dell EMC’s future networks and cloud security research agenda, and is a leader in a number of major standards efforts. The centre was established in 2011, to advance its Cloud Computing, Big Data and Data Centre transformation research agenda, through collaboration with European industry and academic partners, with application focus areas including: next-generation data centres and networks, security analytics for critical infrastructures, industrial IoT enablement platforms and cloud security. The research team in Ireland, in its short history, has established itself as a core contributor to a number of national funded research programmes and is currently participating in six EU projects: SPECS, SPARKS, SOLAS, ESCUDO, SAFEcrypto and NEAT. Many of the results derived from these research initiatives have directly influenced Dell EMC product, service and solution offerings.

Role in SERENA: Dell EMC will bring its technical expertise to the SERENA consortium.