These Are Some of the Biggest Buyouts in the Tech Industry

A look at the top tech buyouts.

VCE: The Secret Behind the Magic

I visited with VCE last week and after chatting with a number of customers it was clear this company, which has been massively successful, is also incredibly unique. VCE was created to provide a best of breed approach to hyper-converged solutions but “best of breed” approaches generally fail due to inconsistencies and conflicts between the components. That didn’t happen here. In fact, VCE showcases that best of breed can work but only if you approach the problem very differently. Let’s focus on the secret behind the VCE Magic this week. Why Best of Breed Fails The reason most “best of breed”...

Dell’s 43” Wonder: Are 43” Monitors Too Big? Hell No!

The size of monitors like the speed of processors keeps going up. I remember when we were there was a serious argument that the Intel 486 provided more performance than anyone needed in a PC even and that 17” was simply too big a monitor for the desktop. The processor in your phone is massively faster than that old 486 and the market largely moved to 24” monitors some time ago. This came to mind when I was briefed on the amazing new 43” Ultra HD 4K Multi-Client monitor from Dell which, I have to admit, I have lust in my heart for. (Hey it's an election year). Let’s talk about monitors where...

Contrasting Michael Dell and Meg Whitman

I’m at EMC World 2016 this week and it is likely the last EMC World. Next year, the company will be called Dell EMC and operate as a unit under the Dell Technology Group. In what was an elegant hand off during the opening keynote, EMC CEO Joe Tucci passed the torch, figuratively not literally (though that would have been cool), to Michael Dell who will be chairman of the new combined entity. Michael has not been known previously for being a great speaker but he really stepped up. His poise, timing and eloquence were a match for some of the best CEO speakers I’ve seen. One thing he seemed to...

Why The PC Market Is Soft And Why AMD Should Be Excited

Brian Krzanich, Intel’s new CEO, upon announcing an historic layoff and blaming poor PC sales performance has handed AMD one hell of an opportunity.

Dell Adamo 13 vs. Microsoft Surface Book: How Far We Have Come In 6 Years

I thought it would be interesting to contrast these two products to give you an idea how far we have come since this decade began.

EMC/Dell Merger FUD Kryptonite

The end result should be the most customer focused technology company at scale that has ever existed.

Dell playing big, planning one of the biggest tech takeovers

Dell could become the largest corporate IT service provider.

Windows 10: Ah The Beauty of A Clean Installation

I think you’ll like this OS but especially when it comes on new hardware.

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