Dell opens fresh chapter with buyout approval

Dell's shareholders approved the $24.9 billion management-led buyout that will take the company private. Free from Wall Street, the retooling of Dell is about to begin in earnest.

Dell buyout plan wins key endorsement

Michael Dell's plan to take Dell Inc. private moves forward, but winning final approval is just the beginning of what will be a long, hard journey.

U.S. courts release $95M Dell product contract

The U.S. courts plan to buy nearly $100 million in Dell products over the next five years, and has released a solicitation that will go to a single Dell Federal Premier Partner.

Other investors join battle to buy Dell

A billionaire and a private equity group have joined the battle against Michael Dell to buy his company and take it private, but the big question is, what will Dell become?

4 ways a private Dell helps the government market

This analysis predicts that a private Dell will bring multiple benefits to government customers and partners looking for innovation and lower costs.

Dell goes private; what’s next?

Michael Dell has led a buyout of his company that takes it off the public markets. Is that enough cover for Dell to remake itself?

Navy considers Dell-only procurement

The Navy is looking to buy some laptops and workstations, but they must be Dell products.

Is Microsoft Dell's $2B white knight?

Microsoft may invest $2 billion in Dell as part of a move to take the company private.

What were 2012's top issues and trends?

Editor Nick Wakeman looks back at 2012, and picks the stories and trends that had the biggest impact on 2012, and some that we'll continue to feel in 2013.

Dell's deals focus on simplicity

Dell Inc. is following a familiar pattern with its merger and acquisition strategy -- buy and integrate technologies that can make life easier for IT managers.

Who are the biggest contractors at DHS?

The top 20 contractors at DHS take in over a third of all the spending the agency does with contractors. Who tops the list?

College grads pick contractors as desirable employers

Government contractors will be represented on a list of the 100 most desirable places to work, according to a survey of recent college grads.

Troy West returns to lead Dell federal

Troy West has returned for a second round leading Dell's federal business.

Who won GSA's $2.5B cloud-based email contract?

GSA awards 20 contracts to 17 companies, including four small businesses, in an attempt to save money and increase the use of the cloud.

Dell to pay $2.4B for IT management software firm

Acquisition will provide Dell with critical components to expand software capabilities within its new Software Group.

Dell wins $100M Alliant order from NIH unit

Computer giant’s support includes network infrastructure, engineering services and cloud computing services.

10 named to $775M Marines hardware award

The multiple award contract provides a mechanism for a wide array of computer equipment for the Corps.