It's Official: Dell's Top Execs Sound Off On $24.9 Billion Buyout


Dell executives took the hot seat hours after Michael Dell announced victory in his yearlong fight to keep control of his company and win shareholder approval of a $24.9 billion leveraged buyout. In a phone briefing with media, Dell chairman and CEO Michael Dell and CFO Brian Gladden answered a wide range of questions regarding the buyout, from what's next for Dell to whether it's getting out of the consumer PC business to what channel partners should expect in the next few years.

What follows is a question-and-answer style breakdown of what they had to say about the deal.