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Dell purchases Wyse, strengthens enterprise arm with cloud, virtualization

Dell purchases Wyse for an undisclosed amount. Could be aiming for the cloud.
By Trace Hagan from Apr 2, 2012 @ 15:27 CDT

Acquisitions and mergers are a common occurrence in business and today sees Dell acquiring Wyse. Dell purchased Wyse for an undisclosed amount in order to focus more on its corporate customers. Wyse specialized in thin-clients, offering vertically integrated, centralized computing solutions for corporations.

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Dell could benefit from Wyse's experience in the business computing market. Also, Dell may be setting its sights on the cloud as they referred to Wyse as a "cloud client" leader. Wyse has about 500 employees, 180+ patents, and is valued at roughly $350 million. Dell will probably combine Wyse's experience in centralized computing with its own reach and ability to produce inexpensive computers. This sounds like a match made in heaven.

NEWS SOURCES:Techspot.com


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