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Dell sales climb amid plan to list again

Dell Technologies, the world’s largest closely held technology company, reported growing sales and raised its outlook for the year in the midst of its $21.7-billion plan to return to public markets.

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Dell wants greater control of VMware

Dell Technologies will buy out its tracking stock to give it greater control over VMware, a person familiar with the matter said. While VMware will remain independent for now, the move could make

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Why Dell might be headed back to the stock market

When Michael Dell led a group taking his company private four years ago, he extolled the virtues of shading the company from the scrutiny of the public markets. Now he’s considering taking the computer maker public again. What’s changed

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Routed sees big opportunity in SA cloud

A Cambridge University-educated mathematician is hoping to shake up South Africa’s cloud computing sector with a new, vendor-neutral cloud platform hosted in Teraco’s fast-expanding data centres.

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Firms look beyond IT for tech innovation

More than half of South African business leaders believe that the next wave of technology disruption will come from outside the traditional IT department. New research by specialist market research

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Low-cost banks to tackle SA’s big boys

First there were low-cost airlines. Now, get ready for the era of low-cost banks, new-era financial services players than can service customers at a fraction of the cost of the incumbents by using

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Dell completes biggest-ever IT acquisition

Dell Technologies wrapped up the acquisition of EMC in the largest technology deal in history, positioning the company to use its size to invest in new areas and fend off competition from the cloud and other rivals. The combination creates a

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Dell said to be close to buying EMC

Two of the biggest players in enterprise technology, Dell and EMC, are reportedly in talks. According to the Wall Street Journal, the privately held Dell is in advanced discussions to buy EMC in a deal that would be mostly made up of cash

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The S Africans making it big in America

Most say the same thing. They came to the US either to avoid army conscription or apartheid itself in the late 1980s. They planned to stay for just a few years, but they stayed on. A quarter century later, this small generation of South African immigrants has risen to break through, en masse, into such key leadership roles that they’re changing the US. YouTube

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SA-educated Maritz out at VMware

The Zimbabwean-born and SA-educated CEO of VMware appears to be stepping down. A report in IT channel publication CRN quotes “multiple” unnamed sources as confirming that Paul Maritz will relinquish the role. What’s not known, according to CRN, is whether Maritz, who has

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