Dell EMC Story

Dell Technologies story.

Listen to customers, identify needs, offer solutions:
The pillars of Dell’s corporate philosophy

From an unconventional PC start-up to the world’s leading technology provider—many years have passed since Dell was founded, but one thing has always been at the heart of everything we do—our customers. Dell enables states, communities, customers and people worldwide to turn their ideas into reality with technology. People rely on Dell to provide the best technical solutions to help them achieve more, whether that’s at home, in the office, at school or any other environment.
Dell drives the innovation of devices, eco-systems and services and designs solutions that are perfectly tailored to how users work. From award-winning thin clients, tablets and notebooks to high-performance workstations and rugged devices. Dell EMC provides the foundation for the modernisation, automation and transformation of your data centre with industry-leading servers, storage and cloud computing solutions and convergent infrastructure technologies.
In 2016, Dell and EMC merged to create Dell Technologies—the largest fusion in the IT sector to date, making Dell the undisputed global leader in enterprise-class solutions. Customer satisfaction is at an all-time high as they experience the positive effects of the excellent focus of a private company.

Key milestones in Dell’s history.

Dell’s company history is packed full of interesting developments. Here are a few of the highlights:

1984: At the age of 19, Michael Dell founds PCs Limited with a starting capital of just $1,000 and a ground-breaking vision for the technology industry.


1988: Dell sells its first shares valued at $30 million and its market valuation increases from $1,000 to $85 million.


1992: Dell makes it onto the Fortune 500 list for the first time with Michael Dell as the youngest CEO.


1996: goes online. Just 6 months later, the website is generating $1 million in revenues.


2001: Dell becomes the world’s leading supplier of computer systems.

2005: Dell comes out on top of Fortune’s list of America’s Most Admired Companies.


2010: According to Gartner, Inc., Dell is the world’s leading supplier of IT services for health services.


2013: Michael Dell and the private equity investor, Silver Lake Partners, buy Dell back from public shareholders in order to push its solutions strategy and shift the focus onto innovations and long-term investments that deliver the most value to its customers.


2016: Dell and EMC merge to create Dell Technologies—the largest fusion in the IT sector to date.