"Dell Buys EMC" Posts

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Dell Memo Addresses Financial Chatter: EMC Deal On Track

In a memo to Dell employees, Chief Integration Officer Rory Read said the EMC buyout doesn’t face financial headwinds. He insisted Dell-EMC will become one.

Dell-EMC Buyout Financing: So What’s Next?

Dell’s pending $67 billion buyout of EMC has hit a snag with lenders, but the first of several financial windows to get the deal done still remains open.

Dell-EMC: Keep or Sell RSA Security?

As Dell seeks to complete the EMC buyout, what will become of EMC’s RSA Security business? Fresh questions emerge as RSA Conference 2016 approaches.

Dell-EMC: Only Act of God Can Stop Buyout Deal

Dell’s $67 billion buyout of EMC and VMware will proceed and close on schedule — only an “Act of God” can stop it, an EMC board member said.

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Dell Perot Sale: Atos Denies Buyout, Acquisition Rumors

Is Michael Dell still trying to sell Perot Systems? If so, Atos — the French IT outsourcing company — has denied being among the potential bidders.

EMC CEO: Dell Buyout Is ‘Best Strategic Option’

EMC CEO Joe Tucci, discussing Q4 2015 earnings results, says Dell’s buyout of EMC and VMware remains the best strategic option for all parties. Here’s why.

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VMware Q4 2015 Earnings: A Closer Look

VMware’s Q4 2015 showed strong momentum for End-User Computing, NSX & Virtual SAN solutions, but 800 layoffs and a 2016 forecast caused some concern.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 26 Jan 2016

Today’s updates involve Mac management for MSPs; VMware and EMC earnings; a Datto milestone; a new cloud monitoring player; Oracle cloud partners & more.

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Michael Dell: VCE Won’t Abandon Cisco Systems

Amid Dell’s pending takeover of EMC, Michael Dell says VCE (now the EMC Converged Platforms Division) and Cisco Systems will still partner closely.

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VMware Layoffs 2016: 5 Percent Job Cuts?

VMware apparently is set to cut about 900 positions, or about 5 percent of its workforce. Layoff details may come on Jan. 26 VMware earnings call or sooner.