View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
  2. Data
October 8, 2015updated 21 Oct 2016 5:33pm

Dell and EMC in merger talks

Report: Server and storage giants could announce within a week

By Sam

Storage giant EMC and iconic PC and server hardware maker Dell are in merger talks reported

EMC’s market capitalisation is around $50bn and the firm has been in the press over the last months with market analysts questioning its strategy. EMC owns 80% of VMware and at one point VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talked down reports that the software company would take over its parent. EMC shareholder activists have called for VMware to be spun off.

EMC which supplies low, medium and high end storgae RAID arrays, flash storage hardware and software has always been a acquisitive company.

Rival Pure Storage IPO’d on the New York Stock Exchange this week at $17 but dropped 5% in initial trading.

Dell, led by founder Michael Dell pioneered the direct sales model for PCs before moving into Wintel servers.


Content from our partners
Unlocking growth through hybrid cloud: 5 key takeaways
How businesses can safeguard themselves on the cyber frontline
How hackers’ tactics are evolving in an increasingly complex landscape

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.