All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dell’

Dell Buyout Deal Close to Sealed at $23 Billion

The Wall Street Journal today is reporting that a $23 billion deal to take computer company Dell private is close to complete. The Journal cites “people familiar with the matter,” who state the deal could purchase Dell stock at $13.50 to $13.75 per share. These price estimates fit within the range that was rumored as far back as mid-January, when …

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Dell Dude (Slacker Steve) Thinks He’s The Cure for Dell’s Ailments

Last week, it was announced that former force in PC manufacturing Dell was participating in buyout talks, which have included rumors of Microsoft throwing a few bucks at the deal. Dell clearly isn’t what it used to be. But a figure from Dell’s past says that in order to get back to where they used to be, they need to …

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Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment

Last week it was announced that Dell was participating in buyout talks that could take the company private. Silver Lake Partners and Michael Dell were both name-dropped as potential investors in the buyout. Today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft may be willing to toss a few billion dollars into the deal. According to “a person familiar with …

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Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks

Dell may be looking to go private, as the company has been participating in buyout talks with Silver Lake Partners, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The publication, citing a person familiar with the matter, reports that discussions took place on Tuesday for “a leveraged buyout at around $13 to $14 a share,” and that the buyout …

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Dell Acquires Infrastructure Automation Solutions Provider Gale Technologies

Dell announced that it has acquired Gale Technologies, a provider of infrastructure automation solutions. With the acquisition, the company has formed the Enterprise Systems & Solutions organization. Dell says it intends to keep Gale Technologies employees, and will continue to invest in additional engineering and sales capabilities to grow it. This, the company says, is consistent with its approach to …

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Dell Officially Acquires Quest Software

Like HP and other PC manufacturers in the post-iPhone tech era, Dell is hedging its bets by investing in software and security services. Today Dell announced its acquisition of Quest Software has been completed. Quest is an IT management software provider that offers systems, security, applications, and business intelligence services. Dell states that Quest offers “next-generation” virtualized and cloud environments …

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Dell Acquires Quest Software for $2.4 Billion

Today, Dell announced definitive plans to acquire end-to-end IT software provider Quest Software. The deal is all part of Dell’s most recent initiative to grow their enterprise solution portfolio and further distinguish their capabilities from those of their largest competitors. The acquisition will cost Dell $2.4 billion, and is expected to close by the end of Dell’s third fiscal quarter. …

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Dell Exec Knocks iPad For Being “Shiny”

By pretty much any standard you prefer, Apple’s iPad has been nothing short of a smash hit. Love it or hate it, the iPad has completely revolutionized the mobile computing market – to the point that it is even hampering the growth of the PC market. What’s more, it’s not just a consumer device. Research has shown that businesses – …

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Dell Seeks to Develop More ARM-Based Solutions

Today Dell announced that they are starting a new program to enable the ARM-based server ecosystem and integrate more ARM-based application and solutions into their existing product line. The development will be made possible, in part, through a collaboration with Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), and will allow Dell to deliver ARM-based servers to hyper-scale customers. The new program is …

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Dell Introduces Mac-like All-in-One PCs

Dell has announced the release of three new all-in-one PCs to compete with the upcoming iMac line. The three PCs will be the XPS One 27, the Inspiron One 23, and the Inspiron One 20. See any similarities here? Dell will use the term “One” for all of its realeases, perhaps trying to gain the kind of buzz word clout …

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Dell Completes Wyse Technology Acquisition

Back at the beginning of April we reported on Dell’s intention to acquire Wyse Technologies, a specialist in cloud client computing. Today, Dell announced that the acquisition is complete and they are ready to pass on their newly acquired technology to their clients. The partnership puts Dell in a position to be a leader in desktop virtualization, offering true end-to-end …

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Dell Looking Into Acquiring Quest Software Inc.

Dell is one of several companies toying with the idea of acquiring Software developer, Quest Software, Inc. Quest develops software to help organizations manage databases and servers as well as designing recovery programs. Insight Venture Partners, a private equity and investment firm, offered to buy Quest back in March for $2 billion, but Quest has been examining their options. Quest …

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