Dell World: What did the first day reveal about future?
With new team, tech firm aims to shift to comprehensive business solutions.
Michael Dell continues to reinvent his technology company — and he’s reinventing his top management team along with it.
The Dell Inc. founder and CEO told a gathering of industry analysts at the Dell World technology show that his company continues to move away from being simply an ingredients maker and move toward being a provider of end-to-end solutions to solve a range of complex information technology problems.
The answer to those problems will come from Dell’s offerings in advanced systems, services and software, Dell said. The company will continue to make acquisitions in those areas and it will invest more research and development in its existing businesses.
The company is moving from the high-tech “ingredients business” to being a fullscale business solutions provider, its CEO said.
“Dell as a company had a rather rapid rise doing one thing (making personal computers) that people could understand in a straightforward way,” he said. “And now we have a broad set of capabilities. The challenge for us is how do we bring all the pieces together and change
Jeremy Perkins assembles a Mars rover replica at the Dell World event at the Austin Convention Center on Tuesday. The replica was built for Dell World to highlight Dell’s relationship with NASA. Dell’s HPC or high performance computing clusters helped teach the rover how to land.