Ten fun facts about Dell

Fact 1
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.

Fact 2
The founder initially named the company PC’s Unlimited and the name was changed to Dell Inc only in 2003.

Fact 3
In 1985, the company built its first in-house designed computer called the “Turbo PC” which was sold for a sum of $795.

Fact 4
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.

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Short about Dell
Is a multinational American computer technology company that is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas.

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