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Information Technology (I.T)

Table Of Content

1. ABSTRACT..................................................... 3

2. INTRODUCTION............................................ 4

3. CURRENT SCENARIO................................... 7

4. FUNCTIONALITY.......................................... 14

5. ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES......... 15

6. IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY.......................... 17

7. CONCLUSION.................................................. 23

8. MARKING GRID............................................... 24

ABSTRACT

This project is about a company called "DELL Inc". Dell Inc. is an I.T based organization. In this project we will discuss the current scenario of the organization. The impact of I.T in general scenario's of the organization. How I.T help out to achieve the organizational goals. The advantages and disadvantages of I.T in the organization. How does its products function. Also the impact of technology in the world.

Introduction

Dell Inc. (formerly Dell Computer) is an American Multinational Computer Technology Corporation based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells, repairs and supports computers and related products and services. Bearing the name of its founder, Michael Dell, the company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 103,300 people worldwide. Dell is listed at number 44 in the Fortune 500 list. It is the third largest PC vendor in the world after HP and Lenovo. Dell has grown by both increasing its customer base and through acquisitions since its inception; notable mergers and acquisitions including Alien ware (2006) and Perot Systems (2009). As of 2009, the company sold personal computers, servers, data storage devices, network switches, software, and computer peripherals. Dell also sells HDTVs, cameras, printers, MP3 players and other electronics built by other manufacturers. The company is well known for its innovations in supply chain management and electronic commerce, particularly its direct-sales model and its "build-to-order" or "configure to order" approach to manufacturing—delivering individual PCs configured to customer specifications. Dell is the sixth largest company in Texas by total revenue, according to Fortune magazine. It is the second largest non-oil company in Texas – behind AT&T – and the largest company in the Greater Austin area. On February 5, 2013 Dell announced a leveraged buyout by founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, with additional funding from Microsoft. The deal is pending shareholder approval as of March 2013.

Dell traces its origins to 1984, when Michael Dell created PCs Limited while a student of the University of Texas at Austin. The dorm-room headquartered company sold IBM PC-compatible computers built from stock components. Dell dropped out of school to focus full-time on his fledgling business, after getting about $300,000 in expansion-capital from his family. In 1985, the company produced the first computer of its own design, the Turbo PC, which sold for $795. PCs Limited advertised its systems in national computer magazines for sale directly to consumers and custom assembled each ordered unit according to a selection of options. The company grossed more than $73 million in its first year of operation. The company changed its name to Dell Computer Corporation in 1988 and began expanding globally. In June 1988, Dell's market capitalization grew by $30 million to $80 million from its June 22 initial public offering of 3.5 million shares at $8.50 a share. In 1992, Fortune magazine included Dell Computer Corporation in its list of the world's 500 largest companies, making Michael Dell the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company ever. In 1993, to complement its own direct sales channel, Dell planned to sell PCs at big-box retail outlets such as Wal-Mart, which would have brought in an additional $125 million in...
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