While not a MarTech deal, it is hard to ignore the largest acquisition in tech history. Dell Inc. and EMC Corp. closed the transaction to combine Dell and EMC on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Dell Technologies, the name of the new combined company, began operating immediately following the close of the transaction.
Enterprise Solutions, Cloud
From the Press Release:
“This is an historic moment for both Dell and EMC. Combined, we will be exceptionally well-positioned for growth in the most strategic areas of next generation IT including digital transformation, software-defined data center, converged infrastructure, hybrid cloud, mobile and security,” said Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies. “Our investments in R&D and innovation, along with our 140,000 team members around the world”
Link to press release: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160830006294/en/Historic-Dell-EMC-Transaction-Set-Close-September