Dell, which still generates a slight majority of its revenue from PCs, isn’t really in the PC business anymore. So says founder and CEO Michael Dell, who spent a majority of his time at a conference hosted by Fortune today speaking about corporate servers, storage, networking, security, and IT services — anything, basically, but the PC business. “In the last five years, we really made a concerted shift to end-to-end IT services,” Dell said. He calls it the “new Dell,” a shift away from the PC business as the technology industry embraces the notion of the post-PC era. Dell said his company spends a majority of its research and development budget — not to mention billions of dollars in acquisitions — transforming the company. Read the full story at CNET.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.