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

Summary

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

Analysis

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

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