Dell Inc. (stylized as DELL) was a multinational computer technology company based in Round Rock, Texas and, along with Dell EMC, is a subsidiary of Dell Technologies, one of the largest technology companies in the world with 138,000 employees.[ Dell manufactured, sold, repaired, and supported personal computers (PCs), servers, data storage devices, network switches, computer software, computer peripherals, high-definition televisions, cameras, printers, and electronics built by other manufacturers. The company was known for its innovations in supply chain management and e-commerce, particularly its direct-sales model and its “build-to-order” or “configure to order” approach to manufacturing—delivering individual PCs configured to customer specifications.Dell was eponymously named after its founder, Michael Dell.
With a market share of 15.9%, Dell was the third largest PC vendor in the world in the first quarter of 2017, after Lenovo and HP Inc.(formerly The Hewlett-Packard Company). In the first quarter of 2016, Dell was the largest manufacturer of computer monitors in the world, with a market share of 16.8%.