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EMC Corporation (EMC)

3/20/2006 Proxy Information

In 2005, EMC leased certain real estate from Carruth Management LLC (“Carruth”), for which payments aggregated approximately $3,816,000. EMC initially assumed the lease in connection with its acquisition of Data General Corporation in 1999 and renewed it in 2003 for an additional ten-year term. John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, and his siblings are the beneficial owners of Carruth. EMC believes that the terms of this arrangement were fair and not less favorable to EMC than could have been obtained from unaffiliated parties.

In 2005, EMC purchased from Nexaweb Technologies, Inc. (“Nexaweb”) a prepaid license to software products for approximately $3,500,000. John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, is the managing partner and general partner in a limited partnership which is a shareholder of Nexaweb. EMC believes that the terms of this arrangement were fair and not less favorable to EMC than could have been obtained from unaffiliated parties.

From time to time during 2005, EMC paid for the use by a number of EMC employees and Directors of an aircraft owned by Carlisle Holdings LLC (“Carlisle”) for EMC business trips. EMC payments for use of the aircraft aggregated approximately $590,000 in 2005. Michael C. Ruettgers, a current employee and former executive officer and Director of EMC, is the beneficial owner of Carlisle. EMC believes that the terms of this arrangement were fair and not less favorable to EMC than could have been obtained from unaffiliated parties.

EMC is a large global organization which engages in thousands of purchase, sales and other transactions annually. EMC enters into purchase and sales transactions with other privately and publicly-held companies, universities, hospitals and not-for-profit organizations in which members of the Board of Directors or executive officers are executive officers or members of boards of these entities. EMC enters into these arrangements in the ordinary course of its business.

In connection with relocating to the Hopkinton, Massachusetts area, on July 22, 2002, EMC loaned Mark S. Lewis, an executive officer of EMC, $1,200,000 for the purchase of a home. The loan bears interest at a rate of 5% per year. In accordance with the terms of his employment arrangement, on each successive anniversary date of the loan over a three year period, the loan will be forgiven in increments of one-third so long as Mr. Lewis remains an employee of EMC on or prior to such respective anniversary date. In accordance with the above, in 2005 EMC forgave the remaining aggregate principal amount and accrued interest under the loan, or $434,335.

A son-in-law of Joseph M. Tucci, an executive officer and Director of EMC, a brother of David G. DeWalt, an executive officer of EMC, the spouse of Diane Greene, an executive officer of EMC, and a brother, son, daughter and son-in-law of W. Paul Fitzgerald, a Director of EMC, are employed by EMC and each of their compensation exceeds $60,000 annually. None of these employees is an officer of EMC. EMC believes that the annual compensation paid to each of these employees is appropriate and comparable with the compensation paid for similar positions by other leading employers.

John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, is the nephew of W. Paul Fitzgerald, a Director of EMC.

3/11/2005 Proxy Information

Mr. Ruettgers has been Chairman of EMC Corporation since January 2004, having served as Executive Chairman from January 2001 to December 2003. Previously, he served EMC as Chief Executive Officer from January 1992 to January 2001, President from January 1990 to January 2000, Chief Operating Officer from October 1989 to January 1990 and Executive Vice President of Operations from July 1988 to October 1989.

In 2004, EMC leased certain real estate from Carruth Management LLC (“Carruth”), for which payments aggregated approximately $2,942,000. EMC initially assumed the lease in connection with its acquisition of Data General Corporation in 1999 and renewed it in 2003 for an additional ten-year term. John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, and his siblings are the beneficial owners of Carruth. EMC believes that the terms of this arrangement were fair and not less favorable to EMC than could have been obtained from unaffiliated parties.

In 2004, EMC purchased from Centerstone Software, Inc. (“Centerstone Software”) a three-year prepaid license to software products for approximately $258,000. In 2004, EMC also sublet facilities to Centerstone Software from which EMC was paid approximately $32,000. In 2004, EMC also purchased from Nexaweb Technologies, Inc. (“Nexaweb”), upgrades to or licenses to, software products, for approximately $30,000. John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Centerstone Software and is the managing partner and general partner in a limited partnership which is a shareholder of Centerstone Software and Nexaweb. EMC believes that the terms of these arrangements were fair and not less favorable to EMC than could have been obtained from unaffiliated parties.

EMC is a large global organization which engages in thousands of purchase, sales and other transactions annually. EMC enters into purchase and sales transactions with other privately and publicly-held companies, universities and hospitals in which members of the Board of Directors or executive officers are executive officers or members of boards of these entities. EMC enters into these arrangements in the ordinary course of its business.

In connection with relocating to the Hopkinton, Massachusetts area, on July 22, 2002, EMC loaned Mark S. Lewis, an executive officer of EMC, $1,200,000 for the purchase of a home. The loan bears interest at a rate of 5% per year. In accordance with the terms of his employment arrangement, on each successive anniversary date of the loan over a three year period, the loan will be forgiven in increments of one-third so long as Mr. Lewis remains an employee of EMC on or prior to such respective anniversary date. In accordance with the above, in 2004, EMC forgave $400,000 of the loan. Prior to such forgiveness, the aggregate principal amount and accrued interest under the loan was $468,670.

A son-in-law of Joseph M. Tucci, an executive officer of EMC, the spouse of Diane Greene, an executive officer of EMC, and a brother, son, daughter and son-in-law of W. Paul Fitzgerald, a Director of EMC, are employed by EMC and each of their compensation exceeds $60,000 annually. None of these employees is an officer of EMC. EMC believes that the annual compensation paid to each of these employees is appropriate and comparable with the compensation paid for similar positions by other leading employers.

John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, is the nephew of W. Paul Fitzgerald, a Director of EMC.

3/21/2003 Proxy Information

John R. Egan and W. Paul Fitzgerald is a former employee of EMC.

In 2003, EMC leased certain real estate from Carruth Management LLC (“Carruth”), for which payments aggregated approximately $2,500,000. EMC assumed such leases in connection with its acquisition of Data General Corporation in 1999. John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, and his siblings are the beneficial owners of Carruth. EMC believes that the terms of this arrangement were fair and not less favorable to EMC than could have been obtained from unaffiliated parties.

In 2003, EMC purchased from Centerstone Software, Inc. (“Centerstone Software”) and Nexaweb Technologies Inc. (“Nexaweb”), upgrades to or licenses to, software products, for which payments aggregated approximately $87,000 and $180,000, respectively. John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Centerstone Software and is the managing partner and general partner in a limited partnership which is a stockholder of Centerstone Software and Nexaweb. EMC believes that the terms of each of the arrangements were fair and not less favorable to EMC than could have been obtained from unaffiliated parties.

In connection with relocating to the Hopkinton, Massachusetts area, on July 22, 2002, EMC loaned Mark S. Lewis, an executive officer of EMC, $1,200,000 for the purchase of a home. The loan bears interest at a rate of 5% per year. In accordance with the terms of his employment arrangement, on each successive anniversary date of the loan over a three year period, the loan will be forgiven in increments of one-third so long as Mr. Lewis remains an employee of EMC on or prior to such respective anniversary date. In accordance with the above, in 2003, EMC forgave $400,000 of the loan. Prior to such forgiveness, the aggregate principal amount and accrued interest under the loan was $1,233,041.

In connection with EMC’s acquisition of LEGATO Systems, Inc. in October 2003, EMC assumed a loan originally made by LEGATO Systems in December 2000 to David B. Wright to repay a loan to a former employer. Mr. Wright is an executive officer of EMC. In 2003, the principal amount of the loan was $250,000 and the loan bore interest at the rate of 6.5% per year. In December 2003, pursuant to the terms of the loan, the remaining unpaid principal amount and all accrued interest under the loan, which aggregated $302,152, was forgiven.

John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, is the nephew of W. Paul Fitzgerald, a Director of EMC.

3/21/2003 Proxy Information

In 2002, EMC retained the Thomas A. Fitzgerald Company to act as an insurance broker for various forms of corporate insurance and performance bonds. During the year, EMC paid the Thomas A. Fitzgerald Company approximately $612,429 (which includes brokers' fees aggregating $75,000). Thomas A. Fitzgerald is the brother of W. Paul Fitzgerald, a Director of EMC, the brother-in-law of Richard J. Egan, a former Director of EMC, and the uncle of John R. Egan, a Director of EMC.

In 2002, EMC leased certain real estate from Carruth Capital Corporation ("Carruth"), for which payments aggregated $2,237,792. EMC acquired such leases in connection with the acquisition of Data General Corporation in 1999. John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, and his siblings are stockholders of Carruth.

In 2002, EMC purchased from Centerstone Software, Inc. ("Centerstone Software"), upgrades to and additional licenses to, space planning and facilities operational software previously installed in 1998, for which payments aggregated $75,775. John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, became a director of Centerstone Software in 2002 and is a principal in a limited partnership which became a stockholder of Centerstone Software in 2001.

EMC believes that the terms of each of the arrangements described above were fair and not less favorable to EMC than could have been obtained from unaffiliated parties.

John R. Egan, a Director of EMC, is the nephew of W. Paul Fitzgerald, a Director of EMC.