Gartner Research

The Dell/EMC Merger: Is Your Server Investment at Risk?

Published: 13 January 2016

ID: G00293682

Analyst(s): Philip Dawson , Mike Chuba , Andrew Butler, George J. Weiss , Carl Claunch


Dell's proposal to buy EMC creates market uncertainties that will particularly affect new server acquisition through 2016 (and potentially 2017 as well). This research presents short- and midterm guidance for existing and prospective server buyers, based on known facts and probabilities.

Table Of Contents
  • Recommendations


  • Gartner Guidance
    • Support
    • Brownfield
    • Greenfield
  • Postacquisition Strategy for IT Leaders

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