Ten fun facts about Dell
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Michael Dell built and sold computers by himself in 1984, right out of his dorm room. He was all of 19 years of age at that time.
The founder initially named the company PC’s Unlimited and the name was changed to Dell Inc only in 2003.
In 1985, the company built its first in-house designed computer called the “Turbo PC” which was sold for a sum of $795.
Dell made it to the Fortune 500 list in 1992 for the first time. At that time, Michael Dell was the youngest ever CEO to have led a company that was on the list.Fact 5
The company sustains active business relationships with 99 percent of the Fortune 500 companies.Fact 6
The company started with seed money of $1000 and grew at such a rapid pace that its Initial Public offering in 1988 raised its price to $30 million.Fact 7
In 1996, Dell started computers via its official website and outran Compaq in sales within a matter of two years.Fact 8
Dell was the first company to equip corporate systems with the Red Hat Linux.Fact 9
The first Gold Standard notebook EPEAT was shipped by Dell.Fact 10
Dell’s massive company campus is sprawled across 2.1 million square feet of land. It is a completely “green” campus in that it runs entirely on wind power that converts landfill emissions to gas. Click here for more business facts ❯
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