Smartphones and tablets not a threat to PCs, says Michael Dell

Tablets have been reigning the tech terrain for some time now. The question that often arises is will this be a threat to the PC market. At an event held in Bangalore, Michael Dell, the founder of the renowned Dell PCs expressed that he doesn’t believe that tablets are a threat to PCs. He said that tablets and smartphones aren’t likely to replace PCs.

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Dell plans to expand their manufacturing unit and research and development in India, as it considers the nation to be a manufacturing hub for its computers. He talks about the exceptional growth shown by India and China for Dell. The company also plans to acquire some small and mid-sized companies, to further enhance growth.

The adoption of Dell technology by the industry isn’t something new. Dell reveals that the rise in the use of the cloud technology isn’t unnoticeable, but it's only time that will show the real impact it has. Dell gets a huge chunk of its revenue by selling hardware components to other companies and also the government. Last year, Gartner also revealed the sluggish growth of the PC industry, while IDC envisages that tablets and smartphones won’t replace PCs.

Published Date: Jan 10, 2012 04:03 pm | Updated Date: Jan 10, 2012 04:03 pm