Taking The Long-Term View
Dell's planned $67 billion acquisition of EMC is on schedule and moving fast, and the companies' top executives came together to pump up EMC's sales force in a virtual sales kickoff meeting. While the merger is creating turmoil in the short term, it is creating huge opportunities for salespeople, the executives said. A transcript of excerpts from a "fireside chat" with Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell and EMC Chairman and CEO Joe Tucci moderated by Bill Scannell, EMC president of global sales and customer operations, was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday. Here are eight key quotes from the presentation.