Dell Inc. (stylized as DELL) is an American privately owned multinational computer
technology company based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells,
repairs, and supports computers and related products and services. Eponymously
namedafter its founder, Michael Dell, the company is one of the largest
technological corporations in the world, employing more than 103,300 people
Dell sells personal computers (PCs), servers, data storage devices, network
switches, software, computer peripherals, HDTVs, cameras, printers, MP3 players,
and electronics built by other manufacturers. The company is well known for its
innovations insupply 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 was a pure hardware vendor for much of its existence, but with the
acquisition in 2009 of Perot Systems, Dell entered the market for IT services.
The company has since made additional acquisitions in storage and networking
systems, with the aim of expanding their portfolio from offering computers only
to delivering complete solutions for enterprise customers.