EMC Buys Isilon for $2.25b

The data storage market continues to be active on the M&A scene.  EMC, ever acquisitive announced their purchase of Isilon Systems.  At $2.25b, it’s over 10 times this year’s revenues.  The price is a 46% premium from when rumors started circulating back in early October.  Isilon used the infamous Frank Quattrone, founder of Qatalyst Partners, to broker the deal