Shares in computer services firm VMware — whose main Irish offices are in Cork —plunged yesterday after broadcaster CNBC reported it is considering acquiring Dell Technologies in a reverse merger, bringing Dell back to markets in what could be the industry’s biggest deal ever.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
Computer giant Dell has formally completed its multi-billion dollar takeover of cloud computing and IT security group EMC, positioning the company to use its size to invest in new areas and fend off competition from the cloud and other rivals.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Michael Dell, the founder of Dell, this week took the company private after seeing its share price plummet in recent years. Ireland, where the company employs about 2,000 people, will be watching on, hoping Dell’s fortunes can be revived, writes
Sat, 09 Feb, 2013
Dell Inc forecast fiscal fourth-quarter sales that missed analysts’ estimates as falling personal computer sales hamper the company’s efforts to diversify into more profitable products for data centres.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
Quest Software, which makes tools to help companies manage computer systems, has accepted a sweetened $2.17bn (€1.73bn) $25.75-a-share bid from Insight Venture Partners and agreed to the addition of Vector Capital to the buyout group.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2012
There was no makeshift memorial or candlelight vigil for Steve Jobs at the Apple Store in downtown Chicago. The news of his death, and then the tributes and condolences, were in news alerts, tweets and messages pulsing through the gadgets inside.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee, which monitors public spending, last week issued a scathing report on the travel abuses within Fás. The state training agency wrongly allowed executives and board members to travel first class since 1992.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2009
YOU reported recently that the cost of flying Tánaiste Mary Coughlan and Defence Minister Willie O’Dea to Texas to meet Michael Dell last December was more than €164,000, even though the cost per person on a scheduled service would have been less that €1,000. The Charvet shirt philosophy hasn’t gone away.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2009