Detail map of Città del Vaticano, Vatican City,Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States

A: Città del Vaticano, Vatican City, B: Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States

The Historic Vatican Library Will be Digitized; First Phase Will be 2.8 Petabytes


On March 7, 2013 EMC Corporation, headquartered in Hopkinton, MA, announced that it will support the Vatican Apostolic Library in digitizing its catalogue of 80,000 historic manuscripts and 8,900 incunabula as part of EMC’s Information Heritage Initiative. The project will result in 40 million pages of digital reproductions. "The first phase of the nine-year project will provision 2.8 petabytes of storage, utilizing a range of industry-leading solutions from EMC including Atmos®, Data Domain®, EMC Isilon®, NetWorker® and VNX®."

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