Dell Announces Intent to Acquire Wyse Technology Red Rock, Texas: Apr 02, 2012 Dell today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, to significantly extend its desktop virtualization offerings. The addition of Wyse will expand Dell’s desktop virtualization capabilities and provide new solutions and services opportunities for the full range of Dell’s enterprise offerings. In some environments, a virtual desktop allows enterprises to more efficiently and securely manage their users and end point devices. With this acquisition, Dell expands its enterprise solutions portfolio and offers customers an ever broadening array of tailored solutions to meet
Cloud Spending Helps Techs as PC Sales Stagger Oct 14 (Reuters) – Big U.S. Internet computing companies should outshine their plainer PC cousins when earnings season kicks off next week, as corporations and fast-growing Web players dramatically accelerate their pace of hardware spending. Corporations are increasingly turning to new technology to make themselves more productive in a downtrodden global economy. Meanwhile, a social networking and e-commerce boom is spurring massive outlays on the giant server factories that power Internet computing. That’s good news for Intel Corp , which is supplying more of its microchips direct to companies building their own servers, and
Hewlett-Packard May Spin Off PC Business To Focus On Cloud Computing Hewlett-Packard Co (HPQ.N), which may spin off the world’s largest PC business, is no longer a “safe haven” stock, said Robert W. Baird, which downgraded the stock to “neutral” on weak results and the company’s decision to overhaul its portfolio. As part of a series of moves away from the consumer market, the iconic company associated with the birth of Silicon Valley plans to kill its new tablet and buy British software company Autonomy Corp (AUTN.L) for $11.7 billion. “We are directionally positive on the shift to high-growth, high-margin
Dell enters Cloud Computing and Tablet PC market in 2011 HONG KONG (Reuters) – Dell Inc, the world’s No.2 PC maker, expects to launch a significant number of tablet PC models next year, its chief executive said on Tuesday, drawing the product’s growing popularity since the launch of Apple Inc’s iPad. Speaking at an event in Hong Kong, Michael Dell added that it was easier to develop smartphones on a platform using Microsoft’s Windows operating system than using Google’s popular free Android system. Dell also said the company would make an announcement later on Tuesday related to cloud computing.
By BEN WORTHEN Via The Wall Street Journal As technology giants rush to add products and services for the fast-growing part of the industry known as cloud computing, VMware Inc.—a Silicon Valley company that helped usher in the mania—is readying a new push of its own. Cloud computing is an industry term for information that is stored remotely on equipment operated by outside specialists and accessed via the Internet. At its annual conference this week, VMware on Tuesday will unveil technology aimed at both making it easier for businesses to move information into the cloud and to run their own
By Associated Press SEATTLE — Hewlett-Packard Co. has again raised its bid for 3Par Inc. above an offer from rival Dell Inc., suggesting that the little-known data-storage maker could be worth more with one of the PC companies’ marketing muscle behind it. The latest offer from HP for $27 per share in cash, or about $1.69 billion, is nearly three times what 3Par had been trading at before Dell made the first bid last week. Earlier on Thursday, Dell said 3Par had accepted its second offer of $24.30 per share in cash, or $1.52 billion. Dell made its first offer,