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June 23, 2016  6:50 AM

Dell extends Nutanix hyper-converged OEM deal

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC, Hyper-convergence, Nutanix, VMware

LAS VEGAS -- Dell answered one question about its post-EMC merger product lineup Wednesday at the Nutanix .NEXT conference.

May 2, 2016  2:31 PM

Dell plus EMC equals Dell Technologies

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC, Storage

LAS VEGAS – Michael Dell today said his company will be called Dell Technologies after he completes his $67 billion acquisition of EMC. The EMC name will live on for the enterprise business, which will be called Dell EMC. Dell revealed the name during his keynote address at EMC World 2016. He...


April 20, 2016  3:41 PM

EMC sales decline, says Dell deal on track

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

EMC’s storage sales declined more than expected last quarter as the vendor waits to become part of Dell. EMC executives offered several reasons for the drop in sales, but not the most obvious one. That would be, customers are reluctant to buy now until they see what happens if and when the


April 5, 2016  8:01 AM

Dell keeps hyper-converged options open

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC, Hyper-convergence, VMware

Still months away from closing its $67 billion acquisition of EMC, Dell today said it would  immediately start reselling several EMC federation converged products and updated others it...


February 19, 2016  4:14 PM

Michael Dell: ‘Ignore click-baiting cratering media’

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

Michael Dell and other Dell executives have told employees the $67 billion acquisition of EMC will go through despite reports that his group is having trouble securing financing for the...


October 13, 2015  4:05 PM

By the way, EMC’s storage revenue shrunk last quarter

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

Almost lost in the noise around Dell’s estimated $67 billion acquisition of EMC this week was another down sales quarter for EMC storage. EMC reported preliminary revenue...


October 12, 2015  6:27 AM

Dell grabs EMC for $67 billion

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

Dell and EMC made it official this morning – Dell intends to acquire EMC for an expected $67 billion price tag in the largest technology transaction ever. The deal makes EMC a private company, while Dell will maintain EMC-owned VMware as a public company. Dell and its partner Silver Lake will...


October 9, 2015  8:41 AM

Big deals make hyper-convergence a bigger deal

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cisco, Dell, Hyper-convergence, Nutanix, SimpliVity

Partnerships with large hardware vendors are paying off for hyper-converged pioneers Nutanix and SimpliVity. Dell this week...


October 8, 2015  10:08 AM

Dell is EMC’s latest potential dance partner

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Dell, EMC

The EMC rumor machine is in full force again today. This time it’s Dell that is reportedly interested in buying all or some of EMC. Of course, if the sources for these rumors were 100% reliable, then EMC would already be part of


September 22, 2014  1:45 PM

EMC merger intriguing but unlikely

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, Oracle, Storage

There has been a lot of speculation about who will succeed Joe Tucci if the EMC CEO really retires next February as planned. The leading candidates were thought to be from inside...


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