Dell, Inc. (NASDAQ: Dell, HKEX: 4331) is an American multinational information technology corporation based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells and supports computers and related products and services. Bearing the name of its founder, Michael Dell, the company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 103,300 people worldwide. Dell is listed at number 41 in the Fortune 500 list.
Dell has grown by both increasing its customer base and through acquisitions since its inceptionâ€”notable mergers and acquisitions including Alienware (2006) and Perot Systems(2009). As of 2009, the company sold personal computers, servers, data storage devices,network switches, software, and computer peripherals. Dell also sells HDTVs, cameras, printers, MP3 players and other electronics built by other manufacturers. The company is well known for its innovations in supply chain management and electronic commerce.