EMC's Channel Journey: A 14-Year Odyssey

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Oct. 12, 2004 -- EMC Acquired Dantz

EMC acquired Dantz Development, a small developer of data backup and restore software under the Retrospect brand, in its first true small business play.

The deal, which cost EMC under $50 million in cash, gave the vendor a new entry-level backup and recovery software tool for small businesses and a new group of solution providers, as well as leadership in the Apple Macintosh backup space.

However, within a few years, Dantz and its Retrospect software had pretty much disappeared.

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