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The New Dell: Integrating Enterprise-Class As-a-Service Solutions Essential

HfS examines the implications of Dell’s acquisition of EMC on the services market. Focusing on the likely success of Dell as a hybrid cloud provider. Dell has finally made its long-awaited big market move, after its 2009 acquisition of Perot, surprising the industry with the second largest technology acquisition of all time by acquiring EMC for around $67 billion, in a combined cash and stock deal. Dell now becomes the sixth-largest player in the global IT services industry, but the question remains whether this is too much too late, or a timely ingestion of size and scale?

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