Dell has been targeting devs with an Ubuntu-powered Ultrabook for about a year now with its XPS 13 Developer Edition.
It is starting to look like Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) is to be a glorious alliance including Intel, Broadcom, and others which aims to give Cisco a kick in the nadgers.
Numbers companies count products and equate market leadership to market share in terms of numbers of products sold. But this is a revenue model and revenue isn’t really the best measure of success in business. Rather, the optimal measure of success is typically profit, or how much cash the company has left after expenses.
Dell’s Wyse Cloud Connect is an Android PC-on-a-stick that can be plugged into a TV or monitor, transforming it into a thin client device. Meaning, users can login to a remote server to run Windows or other enterprise software.
Dell really is pushing hard against the mindset that the PC is dead this week. The industry heavyweight had one of their largest PC launches ever and while tablets were a part of the launch, the devices didn’t eclipse the overall initiative. Personally, I think this is quite a strategic approach, simply because tablets haven’t been trending that well of late (particularly for Apple), and while volumes continue to rise, they are mostly tied to really cheap products.
Taking Dell private was never going to be an easy task. It is a big corporation and pulling together the cash to make this happen while jumping through all of the regulatory hoops would, for many CEOs, be more effort than it is worth.
I just finished reading an article in the WSJ talking about Icahn’s move against the Dell buyout and I think it is nonsense. Well, not the article, but rather, Icahn’s move to profit off killing the company.
A new data center in Lulea, Sweden, is an exemplar of the good Facebook is capable of. It is trying to do for hardware what Linux did for software. And it may be succeeding.
I’m at the Dell Analyst conference this week and the Thursday morning session was all about security.
Troubled hardware maker Dell has become one of the first high profile companies to dump its public cloud plans.
Back in January, we discussed how and why Dell was looking beyond the traditional desktop and notebook PC markets. Indeed, the industry heavyweight is currently prepping an Android-powered mini-PC known as Project Ophelia.
Dell's quarterly net profit has slipped 79 percent as the company endures the struggle to see who will carve up the majority share and in which direction it will be taken.
Hardware company Dell has introduced two server products that it claims are best of class.
A report claimed that Dell will announce results tomorrow that don’t match the expectations of financial analysts.
Michael Dell and his Silver Lake cash cow pal have been dealt a potential blow in their bid to buyout Dell.
Hardware maker Dell Inc has been left red faced after former Apple fanboy Syrian president Bashar al-Assad managed to buy shedloads of his gear, despite a UN embargo.
Opinion If you read the financial press you might be surprised to learn that AMD is about to be bought by every company under the sun.
Just as Lenovo started climbing the ladder to become a top PC seller when it picked up IBM's PC business, it is now rumoured to be in early discussion about buying Big Blue's x86 server business.
Blackstone has given up its quest to own Dell and cleared the way for tinman Michael Dell and his private equity partner Silver Lake to go ahead with a $24.4 billion deal to acquire the PC maker.
Although Windows RT is starting to look like a massive flop, Dell doesn’t appear to be ready to jump ship just yet. The company is still working on future generations of Windows RT gear, namely its XPS 10 tablet.