Dell.’s shares jumped in late trading after fourth-quarter profit topped estimates and the company made headway in the market for data centres. Excluding some costs, profit was 53 cents in the quarter, which ended Jan. 28, Round Rock, Texas-based Dell said..
Dell, the third-largest personal-computer maker, is counting on a boom in cloud computing to help fuel its next wave of growth. Chief Executive Officer Michael Dell has used acquisitions to offer a broader range of storage, software, security and services, which often carry higher profit margins than PCs. The company expects to keep making deals in a bid to double sales from the data-centre business to US$30 billion.
Get the latest Datacentre industry news
Subscribe now to receive your daily news email with insights, worldwide headlines & much more, and it's FREE.
Sign-up today and receive a free detailed overview of the acclaimed "Western Europe Data Centre Market" Report plus unique 25% discount off the full price.