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  • Blog Post: VLog with Dave Johnson, SVP of Corporate Strategy

    Recently on DellShares, we highlighted key strategic investments Dell is making around optimizing the value chain , differentiated view of the enterprise , and online leadership . I interviewed Dave Johnson, our SVP of Corporate Strategy, who provided more insight on our goal to deliver on all of our...
  • Blog Post: Review of Dell's 2009 Analyst Meeting

    Dell Equity Analyst Meeting Today more than 200 participants, including analysts and investors, joined us in Austin for Dell's Analyst meeting. There were also a record breaking number of webcast attendees for this meeting, where we broke our record of 400, rising to nearly 500 participants. This...
  • Blog Post: Dell - Perot Systems

    Today, Dell and Perot Systems entered a definitive agreement for Dell to acquire Perot Systems in a transaction valued at $3.9 billion. Terms of the pairing were approved by boards of both companies. We anticipate the combination will close by end of Dell's fiscal 4th quarter, pending regulatory...
  • Blog Post: Efficient Enterprise Solutions: Continued Momentum in Dell's Services and Product Portfolio

    In recent posts here on DellShares, we've discussed our differentiated view of the enterprise and our commitment to delivering Efficient Enterprise Solutions to our customers. We also announced plans at our analyst meeting to grow our enterprise mix, with a focus on open, standards based technology...
  • Blog Post: CFO Brian Gladden Addressed Investors at Morgan Stanley’s Annual Technology Conference

    Brian participated in a fireside chat at the Morgan Stanley Annual Technology Conference yesterday. You can sign up and be notified in advance via email of these events . He started off by providing a brief overview of our latest quarterly and fiscal year results and then did some Q&A. In his message...
  • Blog Post: Discussion with Mike Cote, Dell SecureWorks

    In February 2011, Dell acquired SecureWorks , an IT security services leader focused on working with organizations of all sizes to protect their IT assets, comply with regulations and reduce security costs. Dell SecureWorks is led by Mike Cote who was Chairman and CEO at the time of acquisition. We recently...
  • Blog Post: Dell Announces Intent to Acquire SonicWALL

    Today we announced Dell’s intent to acquire SonicWALL , a leader in Unified Threat Management (UTM) solutions. This acquisition is an important next step in broadening Dell’s software portfolio in the critical area of security, which continues to be one of the biggest areas of concern for...
  • Blog Post: Dell Global Services and the Services Supply Chain

    Thanks for joining us on Dell Shares. I recently sat down with Steve Schuckenbrock, President of Dell Global Services and CIO, to get some more insight into our services business. Our discussion focused around what we're doing with cloud services and remote infrastructure management. We also...
  • Blog Post: Dell Completes MessageOne Acquisition

    Dell today announced the completion of its $155 million acquisition of MessageOne. Steve Schuckenbrock, SVP and President, Global Services and CIO, wrote a blog covering today's close of MessageOne and its context within a broader services strategy. In the post, Steve discusses our move towards a...
  • Blog Post: Year-End Review on Enterprise Strategy

    As we approach our fiscal year-end, we'd like to reflect on activities that occurred over the past year and how it ties to our overall strategy. Dell is transforming to a more solutions oriented company focused on efficient enterprise solutions that will provide cost savings and optimal efficiency...
  • Blog Post: Conversation with John Swainson, President of Dell’s Software Group

    On Friday, Dell announced that we completed the acquisition of Quest Software, an award-winning IT management software provider offering a broad selection of solutions that solve the most common and most challenging IT problems. John Swainson, President of Dell’s Software Group joined us on DellShares...
  • Blog Post: Dell Announces Intent to Acquire Wyse Technology

    Dell has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wyse Technology , a global leader in cloud client computing, to significantly extend its desktop virtualization offerings and provide new market opportunities for the full range of Dell’s data center solutions and services. Wyse Technology, ranked...
  • Blog Post: Update on our Acquisition and Integration of KACE

    We are now about six months into our integration effort so it seems a good time to update everyone on our progress. KACE fits into Dell's overall growth strategy to provide customers with the most efficient solutions for the enterprise. More and more, customers are coming to Dell when considering...
  • Blog Post: Dell to Acquire 3Par

    This morning we announced Dell and 3PAR have entered a definitive agreement for Dell to acquire 3PAR for $18 per share. The transaction is valued at approximately $1.15 billion, net of 3PAR's cash. Terms of the pairing were approved by boards of both companies. We anticipate the combination, pending...
  • Blog Post: Dell Force10: Strong momentum 1 year after acquisition

    In Q3 FY12 (August, 2011), we closed our acquisition of Force10 Networks, a leader in high-performance data center networking. One year later, we’re taking a closer look at the acquisition and the impact it has had on our networking business. Dell has a track record of investing in acquired companies...
  • Blog Post: Review of 2010 Analyst Meeting

    Today, more than 300 webcast attendees and approximately 200 participants joined us in Austin for Dell's Analyst meeting. The presentations from this meeting are available for viewing online. The meeting was opened by Michael Dell , Chairman and CEO, followed by a financial review from Brian Gladden...
  • Blog Post: Dell's Services Strategy

    We have been getting a lot of calls and questions today. Many are wondering about Dell's services strategy, especially in light of the news in the tech industry today . In fact, many of our customers enjoy the benefits of the partnership between Dell and EDS and we look forward to meeting their needs...
  • Blog Post: EqualLogic

    This week, we announced a definitive agreement to acquire EqualLogic , a provider of iSCSI storage products in the fast-growing storage area network market. While the deal still requires regulatory approval, we're extremely pleased to be acquiring the #1 pure-play iSCSI provider in an industry expected...
  • Blog Post: Dell Announces Intent to Acquire Quest Software $DELL $QSFT #Acquisitions

    Today we announced Dell’s intent to acquire Quest (QSFT), an award-winning IT management software provider offering a broad selection of solutions that solve the most common and most challenging IT problems. Quest provides critical components to expand Dell’s software capabilities in systems...
  • Blog Post: Dell Files Tender Offer for Perot Systems

    We're moving right along with the acquisition of Perot Systems! Today, we commenced our tender offer to acquire the company. What is a tender offer you ask? The tender is a formal process of making a public offer directly to Perot's shareholders to buy their shares at the previously stated...
  • Blog Post: Dell Acquires AppAssure

    Today Dell announced the acquisition of AppAssure , a global leader in complete application protection for virtual, physical and cloud infrastructures. This acquisition is clearly aligned with our strategy of finding best-in-class technologies in rapidly growing areas of our business. Dell can...
  • Blog Post: Dell’s Planned Acquisition of MessageOne

    E-mail has become one of the most ubiquitous and critical applications in business today; it can impact revenue, productivity, and a company's reputation. Due to increased regulatory and business requirements, e-mail management--including measures for compliance and disaster recovery--is now more...
  • Blog Post: Dell Storage – Dell EqualLogic, PowerVault and now Compellent

    Dell storage has come a long way in the past three years. We have transitioned from being mostly a reseller of storage to becoming a full provider of storage technology. Storage is an area that not only enhances Dell’s technology offerings, but also continues to transform Dell’s P&L....
  • Blog Post: Dell Services President, Peter Altabef, Discusses Dell Services Opportunity and Perot Integration

    I am pleased to have Peter Altabef , President of Dell Services, join us on Dell Shares to provide his views on the overall IT services opportunity, our new services organization, our approach to providing services, and the financial impact of the Perot acquisition. I strongly encourage you to read...
  • Blog Post: Dell Announces Intent to Acquire SecureWorks

    This morning we announced Dell’s intent to acquire SecureWorks , which is a global recognized provider of information security services. Dave Johnson , Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, and Peter Altabef , President of Dell Services, joined us on Dell Shares to provide background on...