6 Reasons Dell Should Go Private

Long-Term Plan

Public companies tend to think in shorter cycles: three months, six months or nine months at a time because that's all they can afford to think about given that they are beholden to investors who want regular, consistent returns, said Watchguard's Wang. As a private company, Dell could take a longer-range vision of its transformation from a PC/server-based company to more of an end-to-end enterprise-class solutions company.

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