Virtual computing outfit VMware
EMC's third-quarter report comes at a time when the company is subject to buyout speculation and the storage industry as a whole looks like a great place to put your investment dollars. Record sales of $4.2 billion and 57% stronger GAAP earnings year-over-year showed off EMC's fundamental strength. If Oracle
Large storage arrays of the kind offered by EMC and storage rivals NetApp
Storage-hungry system integrators like Oracle or the multi-headed beast that Cisco Systems
Add EMC to your watchlist so you don't miss it if and when the buyout offers start trickling in. I, for one, welcome our massively integrated IT overlords.
Fool contributor Anders Bylund is not Kent Brockman but he can do a mean impression. He holds no position in any of the companies discussed here. VMware is a Motley Fool Rule Breakers recommendation. The Fool has written calls (Bull Call Spread) on Cisco Systems. The Fool owns shares of IBM and Oracle.
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