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Dell

Dell
Company nameDell, Inc.
Company typePublic
IndustryComputer peripherals, Computer software, Computer systems, IT consulting, IT services
FoundedAustin, Texas, U.S.
(November 4, 1984)
Founder(s)Michael Dell
Headquarters1 Dell Way, Round Rock,
Texas
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleMichael Dell
(Chairman & CEO)
ProductsDesktops, netbooks, notebooks, peripherals, servers, printers, scanners, smartphones, storages, televisions
Revenue(+) US$ 61.49 billion (2011)
Operating income(+) US$  3.43 billion (2011)
Net income(+) US$  2.63 billion (2011)
Total assets(+) US$ 38.59 billion (2011)
Total equity(+) US$  5.64 billion (2011)
Employees103,300 (2011)
SubsidiaryAlienware, Dell Services, Force10

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Dell, Inc. (Nasdaq - DELL) is an American multinational information technology corporation based in 1 Dell Way, Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells and supports computers and related products and services. Bearing the name of its founder, Michael Dell, the company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 103,300 people worldwide. Dell is listed at number 41 in the Fortune 500 list.

Dell has grown by both increasing its customer base and through acquisitions since its inception-notable mergers and acquisitions including Alienware (2006) and Perot Systems (2009). As of 2009, the company sold personal computers, servers, data storage devices, network switches, software, and computer peripherals. Dell also sells HDTVs, cameras, printers, MP3 players and other electronics built by other manufacturers. The company is well known for its innovations in supply chain management and electronic commerce.

Fortune Magazine listed Dell as the sixth largest company in Texas by total revenue. It is the second largest non-oil company in Texas (behind AT&T) and the largest company in the Austin area.


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