EMC inaugurated the permanent headquarters of its big data research & development center, in Brazil. The state-of-the-art building, located in the Rio Technology Park on Fund ã o Island in Rio de Janeiro, is part of EMC’s 2011 $100 million investment in Brazil. EMC’s initial research will be focused on the challenges faced by the oil and gas industry related to the acquisition, mobility, analysis, collaboration and visualization of the geophysical, geological, engineering and business data used through the sector’s life cycle.

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