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Many enterprises have a 'haphazard process' for managing privileged accounts, Dell poll finds

Many enterprises have "haphazard processes" for managing administrative or other privileged accounts, making them vulnerable to security breaches. That's the finding from a survey of 560 IT pros Dimensional Research carried out on behalf of Dell.

EMC reportedly hoping to take Pivotal public soon

EMC and Dell are hoping to take Pivotal public soon, although Dell will ultimately own the bulk of the company, according to a report in Re/Code that cites unnamed sources.

Dell gives free predictive analytics to all US universities

At EDUCAUSE 2015 on Wednesday, Dell announced its free analytics program for U.S. university students and professors. Statistica, as the advanced analytics program is called, goes further than just an analytics giveaway. It also includes support materials, including a free online statistics textbook, how-to-videos and access to a community of collegiate and professional users in STEM.

VMware and EMC spin out Virtustream as joint venture

One of the reasons Dell likely wanted VMware and EMC was for Virtustream, and shortly after the announcement that Dell was acquiring EMC (and thus VMware) for $67 billion, VMware and EMC unveiled plans to spin Virtustream out into its own company.

Dell and Microsoft: Frenemies?

It seems there have been more and more instances this year of leaders of competitive companies appearing on stage together and today's appearance by the CEOs of Dell and Microsoft at Dell World continues that trend. The CEOs sought to show that they're friends, rather than fierce competitors. 

Spotlight: What industry leaders are saying about the Dell-EMC deal

By now you've heard about the biggest tech acquisition in history: The Dell-EMC merger. Tongues are wagging from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. Who knew a private company could outdo...

Companies using big data, cloud, mobile growing up to 53% faster than laggards

Today Dell released a study which found that companies actively engaged in big data, cloud, mobile and security deployments are reporting up to 53 percent higher revenue growth rates than companies lagging in such investments and use. Here's why...

Spotlight: Acer makes its Windows 10 device announcements

Acer unveiled a couple of new laptops designed around Windows 10. 

It's Pivotal and Virtustream that make Dell's EMC acquisition interesting

While the big names of EMC and VMware may have justified the $67 billion price tag on Dell's acquisition of the companies, it's the smaller businesses of the EMC federation that have the real promise.

Dell plans to acquire EMC for approximately $67B and will keep VMware

Dell will step up its assault on the enterprise with today's announcement of its planned acquisition of EMC. The deal gives Dell solid footholds in the storage and cloud markets.