Dell Strategy: Small Deals, Not Big Ones

Michael Dell's effort to revitalize Dell is the focus of a lengthy profile in the New York Times.

Michael Dell's effort to revitalize Dell is the focus of a lengthy profile in the New York Times Sunday business section. The story looks at Dell's strategic moves since re-assuming the CEO position in January after a miserable 2006 for the company. The data center is a significant part of that shift, and a couple newsworthy items emerged. One involves Dell's acquisition strategy:

Whereas the Dell of old shunned acquisitions, the company is now willing to go shopping. It has made three deals in the last two months