EMC's Deal Gets Dissed

Analysts say the data-storage giant's $2.1 billion acquisition of RSA Security is too pricey. EMC Chairman Joseph Tucci begs to differ

EMC (EMC) pulled off an amazing string of 17 acquisitions in the past three years without stumbling, and all the while analysts cheered. But the cheering stopped abruptly on June 29 when the data-storage giant announced a $2.1 billion takeover of data-security leader RSA Security (RSAS).

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