Building a Better Dell: More R&D, Less PCs

WSJ: Private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners may soon be wagering $1.4 billion on a bet that many analysts think is sheer folly: To restore computing icon, Dell, to its former luster.

Silver Lake executives and founder Michael Dell have been discussing turnaround plans for months, according to people close to the group. One person familiar with the investor group's thinking said they are "taking Michael's strategy, and cubing it."

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In2iti0n2944d ago (Edited 2944d ago )

They realized finally that the PCs are dying out and that there's no future in them for any company, not just Dell.