Dell filing reveals poor state of the PC industry
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Published: 08 Apr 2013
MicroScope: April 2013

This article is part of the April 2013 issue of MicroScope: April 2013

Dell has revealed the dire state of the PC industry, poor take-up of Windows and the need for the company to invest in research and development (R&D). The company’s chairman, Michael Dell, is battling to win over the hearts and minds of Dell shareholders, in a bid to reprivatise and reinvent the company and faces a battle with US billionaire investor Carl Icahn and private equity group Blackstone in a bidding war over the computer company he founded. In one of the filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which was sent to staff, Dell noted that the company would be hiring additional R&D, services and sales personnel to extend the depth and breadth of its capabilities and to increase the number of customers to whom such services and solutions are provided. In a letter to employees, he stated: “Dell’s strategy of becoming an integrated provider of end-to-end IT solutions is expected to require additional investments in converged infrastructure solutions, software, cloud solutions, application development and modernisation, consulting, and ... Access >>>

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