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 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

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.