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Quick Take: Dell Buys EMC, Creating A New Legacy Vendor

The Federation Will Disband; Dell-EMC Won't Spawn A Public Cloud Titan

October 13, 2015


Why Read This Brief

With Dell announcing its $67 billion intent to acquire EMC, EMC's long-anticipated exit begins in earnest. While the new Dell will offer infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals a path to further data center infrastructure rationalization, it offers little direction for the combined firm's (currently confused) cloud portfolio. And the new Dell's security portfolio contains significant conflicts in identity and access management. This quick take offers early analysis of this deal and what it means to I&O pros and their technology management colleagues.

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