Dell gets serious about ramping its solutions skills and capabilities with organic and inorganic investments in key intellectual property and talent. By 2011, the company has its best solutions portfolio ever and celebrates the largest single-year revenue increase in company history.

In 2012:

  • We establish a new software group and focus on four key growth areas: end user computing, enterprise solutions, software and services.
  • We continue to invest to meet customers’ end-to-end IT needs by acquiring AppAssure, SonicWALL, Clerity, Make Technologies, Wyse, Quest, Gale Technologies and Credant.
  • For the first time in company history, Dell begins paying quarterly cash dividends to shareholders.
  • Dell is among the first to market with touch-enabled Windows 8 devices which combine an exceptional user experience with the security and manageability companies need.
  • Industry analysts recognize our strategic evolution and strength in PCs, the data center, software and services. Gartner positions Dell as a leader in 11 Magic Quadrant reports.
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