5 Things That Will/Wont Work for Dell - #3. Acquisitions Lead to Better Storage Offerings

By Scott Ferguson  |  Posted 2008-04-08 Print this article Print
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3. Acquisitions Lead to Better Storage Offerings

Dell took a chance and acquired EqualLogic in 2007, a signal that Dell believes in the future of iSCSI and that savvy storage products can make a big impact in the enterprise market and for small companies looking for solutions to deal with an overabundance of data. Michael Dell believes that iSCSI storage, along with virtualization, will significantly affect the development of the data center.


In early April, CEO Michael Dell offered a blueprint of how his company plans to pull itself out of its current situation and return to the profitability and innovation of years past. To achieve this, the company is moving away from older markets and entering new ones. eWEEK took a look at what is working  for the Round Rock, Texas, company and what is not.


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