More Than 1,000 Colleges And Universities To Date Have Joined With EMC To Close Technology Skills Gap
EMC Maintains its Relentless Focus on Closing the Technology Skills Gap with Specialized Training and Certifications That Equip Next Generation of IT Professionals to Manage the World’s Accelerating Data Growth
- Through the EMC Academic Alliance program, now more than 1,000 colleges and universities worldwide are using EMC-developed courseware to prepare the next generation of IT professionals for careers in information infrastructure, cloud computing and Big Data analytics.
- EMC was one of the first to address the cloud and data science skills gap by offering open, vendor-agnostic training and certification programs to educate students and IT professionals in information infrastructure technologies for the evolving IT landscape.
- The 6th EMC-sponsored IDC Digital Universe study, “Big Data, Bigger Digital Shadows and Biggest Growth in the Far East” (IDC Digital Universe Study sponsored by EMC, December 2012) projects that by 2020, the number of servers will grow 10x and information managed by enterprise data centers will grow 14x, yet the number of IT professionals will grow by a factor of less than 1.5, creating a huge technology skills gap, which EMC is helping to fill.
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