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Dell

American multinational computer technology corporation based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells, repairs and supports computers and related products and services add

Category: Business (10)

Founded in 1984.

Countries: (36%), United States (34%), United Kingdom (5%)

Main connections: Dell Inspiron, Michael Dell, Dell XPS

Linked to: Alienware, Best Buy, Hewlett-Packard, Apple Inc.

 

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1984

Dell was founded in 1984 add something

 

Michael Dell - In January 1984, Dell banked on his conviction that the potential cost savings of a manufacturer selling PCs directly had enormous advantages over the conventional indirect retail channel

 

Michael Dell - In January 1984, Dell registered his company as "PC's Limited"


1988

The company changed its name to "Dell Computer Corporation" in 1988 and began expanding globally add something


1989

In 1989 Dell occupied in the Arboretum complex add something

 

Michael Dell - Dell married Susan Lynn Leiberman on October 28, 1989 in Austin,_Texas; the couple resides there with their four children


1990

In 1990, Dell had 1,200 employees in its headquarters add something

 

In the 1990s, Dell switched from using primarily ATX motherboards and PSU to using boards and power supplies with mechanically identical but differently wired connectors add something

 

In the early 1990s, Dell sold its products through Best Buy, Costco and Sam's Club stores in the United States add something

 

Acer Inc. - The subsidiary was established in 1990, and is currently Australia's third largest personal computer vendor, behind Hewlett-Packard Australia and Dell Australia and New Zealand


1991

Dell began manufacturing in Limerick in 1991 and went on to become Ireland's largest exporter of goods and its second-largest company and foreign investor add something


1992

In 1992, "Fortune" magazine included Dell Computer Corporation in its list of the world's 500 largest companies, making Michael Dell the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company ever add something


1993

In 1993, Dell submitted a document to Round Rock officials, titled "Dell Computer Corporate Headquarters, Round Rock, Texas, May 1993 Schematic Design add something


1994

Dell stopped this practice in 1994, citing low profit-margins on the business, exclusivingly distributing through a direct-sales model for the next decade add something

 

Dell's lease in the Arboretum had been scheduled to expire in 1994 add something

 

In 1994, Dell announced that it was moving most of its employees out of the Arboretum, but that it was going to continue to occupy the top floor of the Arboretum and that the company's official headquarters address would continue to be the Arboretum add something

 

Acer Inc. - From 1994 to 1995, Acer advanced from 14th to ninth among the world's largest computer manufacturers, surpassing Hewlett-Packard, Dell, and Toshiba

 

Less than one month prior to August 29, 1994, Dell moved 1,100 customer support and telephone sales employees to Round Rock add something


1995

Dell opened plants in Penang, Malaysia in 1995, and in Xiamen, China in 1999 add something


1996

By 1996, Dell was moving its headquarters to Round Rock add something

 

In 1996, Dell began selling computers through its website, and in 2002, it expanded its product line to include televisions, handhelds, digital audio players, and printers add something

 

Michael Dell - In 1996, Dell started selling computers over the Web, the same year his company launched its first servers

 

Advania - The company went public and in 1996 it became the main partner and reseller of Dell products in Iceland

 

As of January 1996 3,500 people still worked at the current Dell headquarters add something

 

One building of the Round Rock headquarters, Round Rock 3, had space for 6,400 employees and was scheduled to be completed in November 1996 add something


1997

From 1997 to 2004, Dell enjoyed steady growth and it gained market share from competitors even during industry slumps add something

 

Dell XPS - From 1997 to 2001, as Dell grew into a large corporation, the XPS line lost its position as the leading-edge performance machines and became essentially just a line for fast computers


1998

In 1998 Dell announced that it was going to add two buildings to its Round Rock complex, adding of office space to the complex add something

 

Xbox - In 1998 four engineers from & Microsoft's DirectX team, Kevin Bachus, Seamus Blackley, Ted Hase and DirectX team leader Otto Berkes, disassembled some Dell laptop computers to construct a prototype Microsoft Windows-based video game console

 

Michael Dell - In 1998, Dell founded MSD Capital L.P. to manage his family's investments


1999

As of 1999 almost half of the general fund of the City of Round Rock originates from sales taxes generated from the Dell headquarters add something

 

Assembly of desktop computers for the North American market formerly took place at Dell plants in Austin, Texas and Lebanon, Tennessee , which have been closed in 2008 and early 2009, respectively add something

 

Dell moved desktop and PowerEdge server manufacturing for the South American market from the Eldorado do Sul plant opened in 1999, to a new plant in Hortolandia, Brazil in 2007 add something

 

Dell surpassed Compaq to become the largest PC manufacturer in 1999 add something

 

Dell's first acquisition occurred in 1999 with the purchase of ConvergeNet Technologies add something

 

Michael Dell - In 1999, Michael and Susan Dell established the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, which focuses on, among other causes, grants, urban education, childhood health and family economic stability


2000

A popular United States television and print ad campaign in the early 2000s featured the actor Ben Curtis playing the part of "Steven", a lightly mischievous blond-haired youth who came to the assistance of bereft computer purchasers add something

 

Dell grew the fastest in the early 2000s add something

 

In 2000, Dell announced that it would lease of space in the Las Cimas office complex in unincorporated Travis County, Texas, between Austin and West Lake Hills, to house the company's executive offices and corporate headquarters add something

 

Leoni AG - Leoni made all cables and powercords for Dell and Gateway 2000 during the dot-com boom of the 1990s in their plant in Birr, Offaly, Ireland, which was moved to Slovakia

 

Gateway, Inc. - Originally called "'Gateway 2000"', it was one of the first widely successful direct sales PC companies, utilizing a sales model copied from Dell, and playing up its Iowa roots with low-tech advertisements proclaiming "Computers from Iowa-"


2001

In January 2001, the company leased the space in Las Cimas 2, located along Loop 360 add something


2002

Dell's reputation for poor customer service, since 2002, which was exacerbated as it moved call centres offshore and as its growth outstripped its technical support infrastructure, came under increasing scrutiny on the Web. The original Dell model was known for high customer satisfaction when PCs sold for thousands but by the 2000s, the company could not justify that level of service when computers in the same lineup sold for hundreds add something

 

EMF2 closed in 2002, and Dell Inc. has consolidated production into EMF3 add something

 

In 2002 Dell announced that it planned to sublease its space to another tenant; the company planned to move its headquarters back to Round Rock once a tenant was secured add something

 

In 2002, when Compaq merged with Hewlett Packard , the combined Hewlett Packard took the top spot but struggled and Dell soon regained its lead add something

 

Starting in 2002, Dell opened kiosk locations in shopping malls across the United States to provide personal service to customers who preferred this method of shopping to Internet or telephone orders add something

 

Michael Dell - In 2002, Dell received an honorary doctorate in Economic Science from the University of Limerick in honor of his investment in Ireland and the local community and for his support for educational initiatives

 

Dell XPS - Starting 2002, Dell considered buying Alienware, but did not take any action until March 22, 2006, when it agreed to purchase the company

 

Christopher Porco - Eight months earlier on November 28, 2002, Police contend Christopher staged a burglary at his parent's home in which he took a Macintosh laptop computer and a Dell laptop computer


2003

By 2003, Dell moved its headquarters back to Round Rock add something

 

However, company practice in this respect changed in 2003 add something

 

In 2003, Dell briefly sold products in Sears stores in the U.S. In 2007, Dell started shipping its products to major retailers in the U.S. once again, starting with Sam's Club and Wal-Mart add something

 

In 2003, the company was rebranded as simply "Dell Inc." to recognize the company's expansion beyond computers add something

 

It leased all of Las Cimas I and II, with a total of , for about a seven-year period after 2003 add something

 

PCI-X - In 2003, Dell announced it would skip PCI-X 2,0 in favor of more rapid adoption of PCI Express solutions

 

Kingston Technology - In April 2003 Kingston received the "Diverse Supplier Award for Best Overall Performance" from Dell


2004

Dell became the first company in the information technology industry to establish a product-recycling goal and completed the implementation of its global consumer recycling-program in 2006 add something

 

In 2004, Michael Dell resigned as CEO while retaining the position of Chairman, handing the CEO title to Kevin Rollins who had been President and COO since 2001 add something

 

MicroUnity - In March 2004, the company filed suit against Intel and Dell alleging infringement of multiple patents

 

Michael Dell - On March 4, 2004, Dell stepped down as CEO, but stayed as chairman of Dell Inc.'s board, while Kevin Rollins, president and COO, became president and CEO. On January 31, 2007, Dell returned as CEO at the request of the board, succeeding Rollins


2005

Dell XPS - In 2005 Dell revamped their XPS line as a direct assault on the market share of companies such as Alienware and Falcon Northwest

 

Dell XPS - In 2005 Dell separated their home desktop systems into two lines, Dimension and XPS. Their home notebooks were separated into two lines, Inspiron and XPS. While the XPS designation used to mean the hardware was high-end and well suited for gaming, that is no longer the case


2006

By the fourth quarter of 2006, Dell lost its title of the largest PC manufacturer to rival Hewlett Packard whose Personal Systems Group was invigorated thanks to a restructuring initiated by their CEO Mark Hurd add something

 

However, the company's approach has changed, as cited in the 2006 Annual Report, which states, "We are continuing to expand our use of original design manufacturing partnerships and manufacturing outsourcing relationships add something

 

In 2006, Dell Inc. opened one full store, in area, at NorthPark Center in Dallas, Texas add something

 

In 2006, Dell acknowledged that it had problems with customer service add something

 

The call-center had opened in 2006 after the city of Ottawa won a bid to host it add something

 

These include elimination of 2006 bonuses for employees with some discretionary awards, reduction in the number of managers reporting directly to Michael Dell from 20 to 12, and reduction of "bureaucracy add something

 

Intel - & Dell eventually did adopt AMD as a secondary supplier in 2006, and Intel subsequently stopped their rebates, causing Dell's financial performance to fall

 

Gearbox Software - In 2006, they partnered with Dell and Intel to provide development computer systems and technology for their studio

 

Dell XPS - The first example of a special edition in Dell's XPS series was the XPS 600 Renegade released in early 2006, which included an Intel Pentium D Extreme Edition 965 processor that was overclocked at the factory from 3,73 GHz to 4,26 GHz

 

Apple Inc. - In January 2006, Apple's market cap surpassed that of Dell

 

Advanced Micro Devices - On May 18, 2006, Dell announced that it would roll out new servers based on AMD's Opteron chips by year's end, thus ending an exclusive relationship with Intel

 

A battery recall in August 2006, as a result of a Dell laptop catching fire caused much negative attention for the company though later, Sony was found responsible for the faulty batteries add something

 

A Dell advertising campaign for the XPS line of gaming computers featured in print in the September 2006 issue of "Wired" add something


2007

Also in 2007, Dell began using the slogan "Yours is here" to say that it customizes computers to fit customers' requirements add something

 

In 2007 the Chennai facility had the target of producing 400,000 desktop PCs, and plans envisaged it starting to produce notebook PCs and other products in the second half of 2007 add something

 

In 2007, Dell switched advertising agencies in the US from BBDO to Working Mother Media add something

 

In late 2007, Dell Inc. announced that it planned to expand its program to value-added resellers , giving it the official name of "Dell Partner Direct" and a new Website add something

 

The company introduced the term "The Re-Generation" during a round table in London commemorating 2007 World Environment Day add something

 

Infibeam - After working for Dell computers and Amazon.com in the US for five years, Mehta returned to India in 2007 and started Infibeam along with a group of ex-Amazon employees

 

Linux adoption - For example in early 2007, Dell did not sell specific hardware and software with Ubuntu 7,04 computers, including printers, projectors, Bluetooth keyboards and mice, TV tuners and remote controls, desktop modems and Blu-ray disc drives, due to incompatibilities at that time, as well as legal issues

 

Dell XPS - In 2007 Dell announced a special X-Men version XPS desktop system that was going to be given away

 

Backlight - In 2007, Asus, Dell, and Apple introduced LED backlights into some of their notebook models

 

After four out of five quarterly earnings reports were below expectations, Rollins resigned on January 31, 2007 and founder Michael Dell assumed the role of CEO again add something

 

On February 6, 2007, the National Recycling Coalition awarded Dell its "Recycling Works" award for efforts to promote producer responsibility add something

 

In April 2007, Dell opened a retail store in Budapest add something

 

On June 5, 2007, Dell set a goal of becoming the greenest technology company on Earth for the long term add something

 

In July 2007, Dell released new advertising created by Working Mother to support the Inspiron and XPS lines add something

 

On July 19, 2007, Dell announced that it had exceeded targets in working to achieve a multi-year goal of recovering 275 million pounds of computer equipment by 2009 add something

 

Dell XPS - Released on November 19, 2007, the Dell XPS One is an all-in-one desktop designed for "minimal fuss and maximum cordless connectivity", and ships with the power cord, and a wireless keyboard with a touchpad and wireless mouse prepared to the system

 

In the UK, HMV's flagship Trocadero store has sold Dell XPS PCs since December 2007 add something

 

Devo - In December 2007, Devo released their first new single since 1990, "Watch Us Work It," which was featured in a commercial for Dell

 

Karolina Kurkova - In December 2007, she was featured in print ads for Dell

 

PC World (retailer) - On 13 December 2007 it was announced that PC World would begin selling Dell PCs in their stores


2008

As of 2008, the large supermarket-chain Tesco has sold Dell laptops and desktops in outlets throughout the UK. add something

 

Dell agreed to distribute a variety of makes of both desktops and notebooks, including Studio and XPS systems in late 2008 add something

 

Dell's 2008 CSR report ranked as "Application Level B" as "checked by GRI" add something

 

In 2008, Dell received press coverage over its claim of having the world's most secure laptops, specifically, its Latitude D630 and Latitude D830 add something

 

In 2008, Dell redesigned services-and-support for businesses with "Dell ProSupport", offering customers more options to adapt services to fit their needs add something

 

"The Wall Street Journal" reported in September, 2008 that "Dell has approached contract computer manufacturers with offers to sell" their plants add something

 

Salesforce.com - Salesforce.com migrated to Dell servers with AMD processors running Linux from Sun Fire E25K servers with SPARC processors running Solaris in 2008

 

From January 2008 the UK stores of DSGi have sold Dell products add something

 

On January 30, 2008, Dell shut down all 140 kiosks in the U.S. due to expansion into retail stores add something

 

On February 14, 2008, Dell closed the Service Center in its Dallas NorthPark store and laid off all the technical staff there add something

 

In April 2008, Future Shop and Best Buy began carrying a subset of Dell products, such as certain desktops, laptops, printers, and monitors add something

 

In May 2008, Dell reached an agreement with office supply chain, Officeworks , to stock a few modified models in the Inspiron desktop and notebook range add something

 

On December 9, 2008, Dell and EMC announced the multi-year extension, through 2013, of their strategic partnership that began in 2001 add something


2009

As of 2009, the company sold personal computers, servers, data storage devices, network switches, software, and computer peripherals add something

 

Dell was the first company to publicly state a timeline for the elimination of toxic polyvinyl chloride and brominated flame retardants , which it planned to phase out by the end of 2009 add something

 

Graphics display resolution - A few LCD QWXGA monitors were available in 2009 with 23- and 27-inch displays, such as the Acer B233HU and B273HU , the Dell SP2309W, and the Samsung 2343BWX. As of 2011, most 2048x1152 monitors have been discontinued, and as of 2013 no major manufacturer produces monitors with this resolution

 

Incredible Connection - In 2009 Dell announced that it would makes its products available to Incredible Connection

 

Razer Switchblade - In 2009, Razer secretly hired a team of engineers who used to work for Apple, HP, and Dell

 

Linux adoption - Just under a third of all Dell netbook sales in 2009 had Linux installed

 

Overland Storage - Other executive team changes in 2009 included Jillian Mansolf, formerly of & Dell Inc., Maxtor and Data Robotics Inc., as the new vice president of worldwide sales and marketing; Geoff Barrall, formerly the CEO and founder of Data Robotics Inc. and BlueArc, as chief technology officer and vice president of engineering and Chris Gopal, most recently of Dell, as vice president of operations

 

On January 8, 2009 Dell announced the closure of its manufacturing plant in Limerick, Ireland with the loss of 1,900 jobs and the transfer of production to its plant in Poland add something

 

On January 8, 2009, Dell announced that it would move all Dell manufacturing in Limerick to Dell's new plant in the Polish city of ?ód? by January 2010 add something

 

Intel - As of February 2009 the biggest customers of Intel are Hewlett-Packard and Dell

 

Netbook - In May 2009 a contractor of & Dell announced it is porting Adobe Flash Lite to Android for Dell netbooks

 

Alienware - On June 2, 2009, The M17x was introduced as the First Alienware/Dell branded system

 

In July 2009, Dell apologized after drawing the ire of the Taiwanese Consumer Protection Commission for twice refusing to honour a flood of orders against unusually low prices offered on its Taiwanese website add something

 

Netbook - By August 2009, when comparing a & Dell netbook to a Dell notebook, CNET called netbooks "nothing more than smaller, cheaper notebooks," noting, "the specs are so similar that the average shopper would likely be confused as to why one is better than the other," and "the only conclusion is that there really is no distinction between the devices

 

Acer Inc. - In October 2009, Acer passed Dell as the world's number 2 PC maker


2010

Nichicon - In 2010 Dell settled a civil lawsuit for its shipment of at least 11,8 million computers from May 2003 to July 2005 that used faulty Nichicon components and were prone to major failure

 

Dell Venue Pro - On October 11, in an official statement, Dell announced the phone to be available in the U.S. in holiday season of 2010

 

By June 3, 2010, Dell had shut down all of its mall kiosks in Australia add something

 

Dell Inspiron Mini Series - On August 19, 2010, & Dell Europe announced the introduction of the Dell Mini 1018

 

Dell XPS - The Dell XPS i5, released in October 2010, is a new desktop replacement laptop in the XPS Laptop line

 

Dell Streak - While FM radio support is not an official feature, an FM radio chip was found upon inspection of the Streak's internal hardware, and can be accessed though a user's modification of the OS. The versions released previously have had Android 1,6 installed, with Dell offering unlocked Streaks with Android 2,2 in December 2010


2011

In 2011, The Brand Trust Report, India study revealed that Dell is ranked as the 27th most trusted brand, as compared to Samsung, which stood at 5th, and HP at 23rd add something

 

It revised this commitment and now aims to remove these toxics by the end of 2011 but only in its computing products add something

 

Credant Technologies - A major step in the field of security services was made by Dell at the start of 2011 when the acquired SecureWorks and in 2012 with the aqcuisition of SonicWall, best known for their firewalls and Intrusion Detection and Prevention appliances

 

SiriusDecisions Summit - Previous winners include F5 Networks, Iron Mountain and Kronos Incorporated in 2011; Adobe Systems, Citrix, Concur, &SAP (SAP_AG) and Symantec in 2012; and CDW, Dell, &LinkedIn, Pegasystems and Siemens PLM Software in 2013

 

Irish Cancer Society - Since 2011 & Dell is the main corporate sponsor for Daffodil Day. Many Dell employees from the Dell offices in Cherrywood and Limerick support the event

 

SecureWorks - On January 4, 2011, & Dell announced that it would acquire SecureWorks to be part of Dell Services

 

Dell SecureWorks - On January 4, 2011, Dell announced that it would acquire SecureWorks to be part of Dell Services

 

SecureWorks - It became part of Dell in February 2011

 

Dell SecureWorks - It became part of Dell in February 2011

 

Dell Compellent - The purchase was completed in February 2011 and the product line sold as Dell Compellent

 

Dell Venue Pro - On February 3, 2011, Dell launched Venue Pro in India

 

SecureWorks - & Dell SecureWorks officially began operating as a Dell brand on February 7, 2011

 

Dell SecureWorks - Dell SecureWorks officially began operating as a Dell subsidiary on February 7, 2011

 

Dell XPS - As of July 2011 Dell is still offering Red products

 

Force10 - On July 20, 2011 Dell announced it intended to fully acquire Force10 for an undisclosed amount

 

Force10 - In August 2011, & Dell completed the acquisition of Force10 and changed the name to Dell Force10

 

Dell XPS - On 6 September 2011, Dell upgraded the choices for the optional extra Core i5 and i7 processors

 

Dell Venue Pro - On September 23, 2011, & Dell posted that the Dell Venue Pro will get the Mango update "later this fall" on the unlocked Cincinnati Bell and T-Mobile devices

 

In November 2011, Dell ranked 2nd out of 15 listed electronics makers add something

 

Dell Venue Pro - As of December 1, 2011 all Dell Venue Pros have been upgraded to Mango, including those shipped from the factory

 

Dell Streak - The larger Streak 7 was discontinued on December 2, 2011; Dell continues to sell a 10-inch tablet in China


2012

In its 2012 report on progress relating to conflict minerals, the Enough Project rated Dell the eighth highest of 24 consumer electronics companies add something

 

Irish Cancer Society - In 2012 over 500 Dell employees in Ireland supported the campaign: not only on the day itself, but in the weeks before by assisting the Society in their Dublin based warehouse to send out the merchandise to all companies and organisations that support Daffodil day

 

Dell XPS - The Dell XPS 13 was unveiled at CES 2012

 

Force10 - From January 19, 2012, through mid-2013, Force10 products were available as & Dell products and newly ordered products were sold with the Dell logo and colors

 

Dell Venue Pro - As of March 8, 2012 & Dell are discontinuing future production of the Dell Venue Pro and Venue smartphones This was announced internally to Dell staff on the 8th of March

 

Dell Venue Pro - On March 28, 2012 & Dell posted that the Venue Pro and Venue are no longer for sale on Dell.com, the reason was stated that the devices had come to their end-of-life

 

Dell Wyse - In April 2012, Dell announced an agreement to purchase Wyse for an undisclosed amount

 

Dell Wyse - On 2 April 2012, & Dell and Wyse announced that Dell intends to take over the company

 

Quest Software - On July 2, 2012 Dell announced that it was buying Quest Software for 2,36 billion dollars

 

Aerohive Networks - "CRN Magazine" noted in November 2012 that it is both "often viewed as another IPO candidate" and potentially a target for a company like HP or Dell to acquire

 

Dell Venue - In December 2012, & Dell announced that they will stop their smartphone business and discontinue their line of Dell Venue smartphones

 

Fred Durst - On December 11, 2012, Durst performed with Camp Freddy covering "Sweet Emotion" by Aerosmith for the technology expo, Dell world, at the ACL Moody Theater in Austin, Texas

 

Credant Technologies - On 18 December 2012, Dell announced that it has reached agreement with Credant that it would acquire the company


2013

SecureWorks - Dell Secureworks continues to expand its portfolio around the world and in May of 2013, they arrived in the ANZ region

 

Michael Dell - Dell received the 2013 Franklin Institute's Bower Award for Business Leadership

 

Force10 - In 2013 the name FTOS will be replaced by DNOS as the generic operating system name for all Dell Networking portfolio

 

Force10 - In mid 2013, the Force10 designation was dropped from the products in favor of the data center networking line of the Dell Networking brand

 

Black Friday Sale - Many leading online retailers such as Zalando, Disney Store, Saturn, Galeria Kaufhof, Deichmann, The Body Shop, Sony, Yves Rocher and Dell participated in the event in 2013

 

On February 5, 2013 Dell announced a leveraged buyout by founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners with additional funding from Microsoft add something

 

In March 2013, the Blackstone Group and Carl Icahn expressed interest in purchasing Dell add something

 

Accretive Health - In April 2013, Mary Tolan stepped down as CEO. Tolan was replaced by former Dell executive Stephen Schuckenbrock

 

Blackstone Group - In April 2013, the company confirmed that it backed out of the proposed Dell buyout

 

Dell XPS - The Dell XPS 18 was announced in April 2013

 

In May 2013, Dell joined his board in voting for his offer add something

 

Dell XPS - In July 2013, Dell released its XPS 12 with Intel Haswell processor

 

On September 12, 2013, the buyout was approved by a majority of the shareholders add something

 

Dell Venue - In October 2013, & Dell announced their first renewed 4 Dell Venue tablets

 

Dell Venue - However on October 2, 2013, & Dell announced that they will revive previous Dell Venue brand and transform it into tablet brand

 

Michael Dell - Dell Inc. officially went private on October 29, 2013

 

It was a publicly traded company and a component of the NASDAQ-100 and S&P 500, until it was taken private in a leveraged buyout which closed on October 30, 2013 add something


2014

Cumulus Networks - In 2014 Dell made a deal with Cumulus to offer the option of the Cumulus Linux network OS with their switches

 

On July 18, 2014, Dell announced that customers would be able to make purchases on its website using Bitcoin, claiming to become the biggest retailer yet to accept the virtual currency add something

 

Graphics display resolution - Such a resolution can scale SD content to fit by natural numbers, 6 for NTSC and 5 for PAL. The first display with this resolution is the Dell UltraSharp 27, announced on September 5, 2014


2015

Personal computer - & Microsoft Windows is the collective brand name of several operating systems made by Microsoft which, as of 2015, are installed on PCs built by HP, Dell and Lenovo, the three remaining high volume manufacturers

 

Microsoft Surface - On September 8, 2015, Microsoft announced the "Surface Enterprise Initiative", a partnership between Accenture, Avanade, Dell Inc., and HP, to "enable more customers to enjoy the benefits of Windows 10

 

Software - On October 12, 2015, Dell announced its intent to acquire the enterprise software and storage company EMC Corporation add something

 

Also in November 2015, a researcher discovered that customers with diagnostic program Dell Foundation Services could be digitally tracked using the unique service tag number assigned to them by the program add something

 

In November 2015 it emerged that several Dell computers had shipped with an identical pre-installed root certificate known as "eDellRoot" add something

 

On November 19, 2015, Dell, alongside ARM Holdings, Cisco Systems, Intel, Microsoft, and Princeton University, founded the OpenFog Consortium, to promote interests and development in fog computing add something

 

SecureWorks - On December 17, 2015, Dell subsidiary SecureWorks filed to go public

 

Dell SecureWorks - On December 17, 2015, Dell subsidiary SecureWorks filed to go public


2016

Michael Dell - The Dell Medical School will begin enrolling students in 2016

 

On September 7, 2016, Dell Inc. acquired EMC Corporation to form Dell Technologies, restructuring the original company as a subsidiary of Dell Technologies add something


2017

In 2017, the event was moved to Las Vegas add something


2018

Since 2018, Dell has seen significant increase in consumer satisfaction add something