The Integration Will Be Complete Just Months After The Deal Closes
"We think six to nine months out, but each [transaction] is different," Read said. "It's all about getting the team in place, real talent, using the tools, using the experience, using discipline. It's nothing but hard work and commitment." Dell has said it expects the transaction to close in the third quarter of 2016. The merger would be the largest in tech industry history and create a more-than $80 billion conglomerate with market leadership in a variety of businesses.