EMC, the Hopkinton, Mass.-based data storage hardware firm, is buying Kashya, a provider of data recovery and security solutions, for $153 million, the Associated Press reports via the Boston Herald.
The acquisition is the most recent in an ever-expanding line of purchases meant to better position EMC in the data storage software and services space, according to the AP.
San Jose, Calif.-based Kashya will immediately merge with EMC’s software division, the AP reports.
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