Michael Dell On Leveraging Dell’s Scale To Grab Share In 2017, The VMware AWS Deal, The Cisco Partnership And The ‘Golden Age’ Of Information Technology
#DellTechnologies Chairman and CEO Michael #Dell spoke with CRN about his outlook for 2017 and the company’s plan to drive share gains in a consolidating market, Dell’s supply chain advantages, the #VMware – #AmazonWebServices partnership, the #Cisco partnership and what he called the new “golden age” of information technology. Dell’s comments come just three months after the company completed the biggest acquisition in the history of IT – taking control of storage market leader $EMC in a $58 billion blockbuster deal. The acquisition creates the largest privately held IT company in the world – a $74 billion technology behemoth with a product line that spans PCs to a complete software defined data center portfolio and multiple cloud services offerings. Dell Technologies, which recently posted third quarter sales of $16.8 billion, a 28 percent increase from the year ago period, is set to unveil its new unified Dell EMC channel program in January.