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IBM Acquires Cloud-based MDM Firm Fiberlink
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published December 18, 2013
Big Blue adds Fiberlink's MaaS360 cloud-based MDM platform to its expanding MobileFirst solutions set. Plus: Dell reveals plans to launch an enterprise MDM platform in 2014.
Tags: IBM, Dell, cloud computing, mobile device management, MDM
Dell Readies Enterprise MDM Platform for 2014
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published December 12, 2013
The server maker is tackling BYOD with all-encompassing mobile device and application management platform.
Tags: MDM, mobile device management, Dell, BYOD
Dell Advances Cloud Efforts and Preps for More Innovation
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 12, 2013
Dell announces new OpenStack partnership with Red Hat as Michael Dell talks about innovation and the impact of Dell going private.
Tags: Linux, Dell, OpenStack, Red Hat, cloud computing
VMware’s NSX, Partnerships Challenge Cisco in Data Center
By Jeffrey Burt | Article Published August 27, 2013
The new network virtualization platform also points to what many see as the continued fraying of the partnership between VMware and Cisco.
Tags: VMware, IT infrastructure, cloud computing, network virtualization, Dell, virtualization, HP, enterprise networking, Cisco, SDN
Icahn to Dell: Let the Vote on Buyout Bid Take Place
By Jeffrey Burt | Article Published July 31, 2013
The activist investor says shareholders are against Michael Dell’s bid to buy the company and should be allowed to reject it.
Tags: Dell, IT management, PC, IT services, it mobility, Icahn, IT infrastructure, Enterprise IT
Dell Privatization Deal Looks Unlikely
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 31, 2013
A committee has turned down a request to change the voting rules.
Tags: Michael Dell, Dell, private
Dell's Dilemma
By Rob Enderle | Article Published July 29, 2013
If Michael Dell's plan to take his company private fails to get approval, he could find another creative way to accomplish his goals.
Tags: Michael Dell, private, Microsoft, Carl Icahn, Dell
Michael Dell Increases Bid to Take Company Private
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 24, 2013
$13.75 a share is the "best and final offer."
Tags: Dell, private, PC, Michael Dell
Lenovo Named No. 1 PC Maker
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 11, 2013
PC shipments are in their longest slump ever.
Tags: asus, Acer, Gartner, PC shipments, Dell, HP, Lenovo, IDC
Icahn Continues to Fight for Dell
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 25, 2013
The activist investor is seeking loans and has made a new presentation.
Tags: Dell, Michael Dell, Carl Icahn
NSA Whistleblower Comes Forward
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 10, 2013
Booz Allen Hamilton employee Edward Snowden says he is the person who revealed the U.S. government's secret data collection programs.
Tags: U.S., Booz Allen Hamilton, whistleblowing, data collection, Dell, NSA, government
Dell Committee Says the Icahn Plan Won't Work
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 05, 2013
The committee is urging the board to accept founder Michael Dell's plan to take the company private.
Tags: Carl Icahn, Michael Dell, Dell
Dell's PC Future
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 04, 2013
Instead of giving up on the PC, Dell is focusing on this key product segment.
Tags: channel, laptop, Dell, PC, BYOD
IDC: Server Market Dropped 7.7% in First Quarter
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 30, 2013
It was the sixth quarterly revenue decline in a row for the server industry.
Tags: IBM, Cisco, IDC, revenue, Dell, server shipment stats, HP
Gartner: Server Shipments Fell Slightly in Q1
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 28, 2013
HP and IBM still lead the market, but both experienced declining sales.
Tags: Gartner, IBM, server shipment stats, Dell, HP
Dell Quits Public Cloud Race, Enlists Partners
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 21, 2013
Dell stops sales of its public cloud IaaS offerings. Joyent, ScaleMatrix and ZeroLag will pick up the slack.
Tags: Dell, cloud computing, public cloud
Dell Earnings Drop 79%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 17, 2013
The bad news could be good news for Michael Dell's privatization bid.
Tags: Dell, Michael Dell, earnings, PC sales, revenue
Report: Dell to Release Disappointing Earnings on Thursday
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 15, 2013
How will the PC maker's latest financial numbers affect buyout talks?
Tags: buyout, PC, quarterly financials, Dell, earnings, revenue
Icahn, Southeastern Offer a Bid for Dell
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 10, 2013
This buyout deal would keep the company public.
Tags: Dell, Carl Icahn, buyout
Dell Buys Enterprise Cloud Vendor Enstratius
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
The PC maker is boosting its cloud computing management capabilities.
Tags: Enterprise, Dell, software, cloud computing, cloud management, merger and acquistion activity
Blackstone Drops Bid for Dell
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 19, 2013
Now just two investor groups are vying for the company--one led by Michael Dell and one led by Carl Icahn.
Tags: Michael Dell, Blackstone, Dell
Icahn, Blackstone Offer Alternative Dell Buyout Bids
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 25, 2013
Private equity firms are involved in a bidding war for Dell.
Tags: Dell, private equity, buyout
Apple, HP, Dell, Others Sued Over Security Patents
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 27, 2013
Maz Encryption Technologies has filed patent infringement lawsuits against seven technology firms.
Tags: Fujitsu, Dell, HP, Lenovo, patent lawsuit, RIM, Toshiba, Apple
Dell Profit Drops, But Beats Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 20, 2013
The big question is how the PC maker's latest financial report will affect the bid to take the company private.
Tags: quarterly financials, PC sales, sales, Dell, software, earnings, services
HP Slams Dell's Decision to Go Private
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 06, 2013
A statement from the company suggests now would be a good time for Dell customers to switch to HP.
Tags: Dell, Lenovo, HP
Dell Goes Private for $24.4 Billion
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 05, 2013
Michael Dell pulls the trigger and buys back the company he founded.
Tags: PC, Dell
Report: Michael Dell to Spend $1 Billion to Retain Control of Dell
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 31, 2013
The company founder currently has a 15.7 percent stake in the PC maker.
Tags: Michael Dell, private equity, Microsoft, PC, Dell
Private Dell + Microsoft: Now This Could Be Interesting
By Rob Enderle | Article Published January 23, 2013
A Dell-Microsoft deal could result in better products from both firms. Should Apple be worried?
Tags: Dell, investment, Microsoft, Deal making, Surface
Report: Microsoft May Invest in Deal to Take Dell Private
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 22, 2013
Unnamed sources say the company may invest as much as $3 billion.
Tags: investment, Microsoft, Dell, private equity
Report: Dell in Buyout Talks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 15, 2013
Rumors say the talks are in preliminary stages, and the deal could fall apart.
Tags: Dell, PC, buyout, private equity
PC Sales Slump During Holiday Quarter
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 11, 2013
HP remains the top PC vendor.
Tags: HP, smartphones, Dell, laptops, PC sales, tablets, IDC, Acer, desktops, asus, Lenovo
Michael Dell at Dell World 2012: CEO Keynote 101
By Rob Enderle | Article Published December 13, 2012
The Dell CEO showed other technology leaders how a keynote is done.
Tags: Dell, Michael Dell, CEO, keynote
Dell Commits to Open Source Cloud Strategy
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 13, 2012
The company says it will use OpenStack technology for its public and private cloud offerings.
Tags: servers, open source, Michael Dell, cloud computing, Dell, OpenStack
Dell KACE Tackles BYOD
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 11, 2012
New appliance provides Mobile Device Management, so (in theory) businesses can now handle the blizzard of employee-owned handhelds. 
Tags: mobile device management, MDM, Dell, BYOD
Consequences of Dell Embracing Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published December 10, 2012
At this point, Dell offers only one compelling Ubuntu-based product for home users--not enough to show that it is taking desktop Linux seriously.
Tags: ultrabook, XPS, Dell, Canonical, Ubuntu, laptop
Server Revenues Fall in Q3
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 03, 2012
Dell and Cisco were the only two vendors to see market share gains during the period.
Tags: revenue, IBM, Cisco, HP, Dell, Gartner, Linux, server, IDC
Dell Extends BYOD Reach with Wyse PocketCloud
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 27, 2012
Dell's cloud-connected file and content sharing platform targets more tablet users as it heads to iPad and Windows RT.
Tags: Wyse, Dell, BYOD
Greenpeace Releases Annual Guide to Greener Electronics
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 19, 2012
Indian firm Wipro tops the list of green technology companies.
Tags: Dell, green technology, wipro, RIM, Acer, HP, Greenpeace, Apple
Dell Acquires Gale Technologies in Private Cloud Play
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 16, 2012
Seeking to add momentum to its cloudy ambitions, Dell snaps up the infrastructure automation and orchestration startup.
Tags: Dell, cloud computing
Dell Quarterly Profits Drop 47%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 16, 2012
Consumer PC sales are way down.
Tags: merger and acquistion activity, earnings, PC sales, Dell, quarterly financials
Dell Gets Wyse to BYOD
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published November 08, 2012
Months after snapping up the thin client company, Dell leverages the tech to bring cloud-based MDM to bear on the chaos that BYOD brings to IT departments.
Tags: Wyse, Dell, BYOD policy, BYOD
IBM, HP Server Sales Fall in Q2, While Dell Revenue Grows
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 29, 2012
IBM and HP tie as the manufacturers with the highest revenue from server sales.
Tags: IBM, HP, Dell, server shipment stats, IDC
Dell Names Ex-HP Exec to Head Enterprise Solutions Unit
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 22, 2012
Marius Haas will replace Brad Anderson.
Tags: Dell, HP, solutions, Enterprise
Dell's Profits Plummet by 18% as PC Sales Slump
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 22, 2012
The company slashed its earnings outlook for the third quarter.
Tags: Dell, earnings, revenue, PC sales
Dell Hit by PC Slump
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 22, 2012
Consumer PC market drags down Dell as enterprise business remains strong.
Tags: enterprise datacenter, Dell, PC
Microsoft Confirms Windows RT Partners
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 14, 2012
Dell, Lenovo, Asus and Samsung will offer Windows RT tablets.
Tags: Windows RT, Samsung, Lenovo, Windows 8, tablets, Microsoft, Dell, asus
Dell Launches Military Data Centers-In-A-Box
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 18, 2012
The Tactical Mobile Data Center (TMDC) fits into a standard military container and can withstand harsh environmental conditions.
Tags: military, servers, Dell, data center
Some Ultra Disappointments for Computer Makers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 12, 2012
Market research firms report sluggish PC sales for the second quarter.
Tags: ultrabook, HP, IDC, PC sales, Acer, Lenovo, Gartner, Dell, laptop
Dell Acquires Quest Software for $2.4 Billion
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 02, 2012
Dell adds Quest's security, management and data backup solutions to its growing portfolio of software assets.
Tags: Dell, Quest Software, software, SaaS
Dell Acquires Quest Software for $2.4 Billion
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 02, 2012
The previously unnamed bidder won the battle to acquire the enterprise software maker.
Tags: enterprise software, merger and acquistion activity, Quest Software, Dell
PC Unit Sales Could See 10 Percent Drop in Q3: Analyst
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 26, 2012
Peter Misek doesn't believe Windows 8 will improve PC sales in the fourth quarter either.
Tags: tablets, PC sales, HP, Dell, Microsoft, Windows 8, analyst
Dell Launches Two XPS Laptops, One with Ultrabook Capabilities
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 26, 2012
Both new laptops retail for more than $1,000.
Tags: ultrabook, laptop, Dell
Quest Software Bid Raised to $2.32 Billion
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 25, 2012
The bidding war continues.
Tags: Dell, data management, merger and acquistion activity, Quest Software
Dell Made Rival $2.15 Billion Bid for Quest: Sources
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 15, 2012
Sources say the PC maker is trying to outbid Insight Venture Partners for Quest Software.
Tags: Quest, software, Dell, merger and acquistion activity, networks
Server Shipments Rise Slightly, but Revenues Decline in Q1
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 31, 2012
Cisco Systems and Fujitsu had a pretty good quarter, but HP, Dell, IBM and Oracle had a difficult quarter for server sales.
Tags: Oracle, IBM, Dell, Fujitsu, server shipment stats, HP, Cisco
Dell Business PCs Get an Ivy Bridge Boost
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 31, 2012
The company has unveiled a host of new Latitude laptops and OptiPlex desktops.
Tags: laptops, OptiPlex, Dell, Latitude, desktops
Dell's Profit Shrinks in the First Quarter
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 23, 2012
The PC maker's earnings per share failed to meet analyst expectations.
Tags: Dell, earnings
Dell Sees Brisk Sales of New Ultrabooks
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 02, 2012
The company says XPS 13 sales have "exceeded our expectations."
Tags: ultrabook, Dell, Enterprise
Dell Cloud Computing: Ricky Santos Interview
By James Maguire | Article Published April 30, 2012
The head of Dell Cloud Services provides advice about deploying assets to the cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, Dell
World PC Market Grew 2.3%
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 12, 2012
Although market research firms predicted PC sales would decline in the first quarter of 2012, they actually increased slightly.
Tags: Dell, Acer, HP, PC sales, Lenovo
Dell Buys Application Modernization Firm Clerity
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 03, 2012
The PC maker continues to snap up software companies.
Tags: Dell, software, merger and acquistion activity
Dell Picks Up Wyse to Extend Desktop Virtualization Offerings
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 02, 2012
The companies did not divulge the financial terms of the deal, which should close before 2013.
Tags: cloud computing, Desktop Virtualization Technologies, merger and acquistion activity, Thin clients, Dell
Dell, Lenovo Readying 'Day One' Windows 8 Business Tablets
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 19, 2012
Companies vie for first place as signs point to an October launch date for Microsoft's tablet OS.
Tags: tablet, Dell, Windows 8, Lenovo
Dell Sees Room to Challenge Apple in Tablets
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 19, 2012
The PC maker is planning to announce a line of Windows 8 tablets later this year.
Tags: Dell, Windows 8, tablet
Dell to Buy IT Security Company SonicWall
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 13, 2012
With the PC market faltering, Dell is looking to beef up its software portfolio.
Tags: Dell, SonicWall, security
Dell: 'We're Not Really a PC Company Anymore'
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 28, 2012
http://informationweek.com/news/hardware/virtual/232601609
Tags: PC, Dell, data center, Enterprise
Dell Shares Fall After Sales Forecast
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 22, 2012
The PC maker's 4th quarter income fell 18 percent, and Dell predicts sluggish sales for the current quarter.
Tags: Dell, earnings
Dell Kills Off Its Last Android Tablet in the US
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 06, 2011
The company will begin producing Windows 8 tablets next year.
Tags: Dell, Android, tablet
Gartner Server Numbers Tell an Interesting Story
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 30, 2011
The recent horse race between IBM, HP, Dell, Oracle and Lenovo reveals larger industry trends.
Tags: servers, HP, Oracle, Dell, Server Market, Lenovo, IBM
Managing Data Storage Growth: Buyer's Guide
By Kavitha Nair | Article Published November 09, 2011
Storage virtualization offers major advantages yet also raises key concerns about cost, performance and data availability.
Tags: buyer guide, DataCore, data storage, Virtualization Management, VMware, Dell
Dell: The PC Isn't Going Away
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 13, 2011
Michael Dell re-affirms his firm's commitment to the PC as the basis for his business and the foundation for enterprise growth.
Tags: Dell, Enterprise IT, smartphone, tablet, PC
Dell and Baidu Team Up for Tablets, Mobiles
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 06, 2011
Dell will work with China's largest search engine to create tablet PCs and smartphones for Chinese consumers.
Tags: mobile, Dell
Dell Launches a VMware-Based Cloud; Azure Next
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 29, 2011
Dell Cloud offers pay-as-you-go or contract-based pricing.
Tags: cloud computing, Dell
How to Select a Dell Server
By Drew Robb | Article Published August 24, 2011
An overview of the many choices Dell offers in its broad line of computer servers.
Tags: hardware, server, Dell
Dell Posts a Strong Quarter - But Not Enough
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published August 17, 2011
Becoming a credible leader in enterprise goods and services is taking some time.
Tags: earnings, Dell