Dell Buys U.K. Storage Consultancy

By Sara Driscoll  |  Posted 2007-12-21 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Dell acquires The Networked Storage Co. and adds to implementation services.

Dell acquired Dec. 21 The Networked Storage Co., a storage consultancy firm based in the United Kingdom.

The Networked Storage Co. provides IT and storage consultancy, and offers customers a service called Point of Proof, which provides an auditable process to evaluate and implement technology and IT infrastructure primarily around storage networks. According to the firm's Web site, "Client industries include financial services, retail, manufacturing, automotive, consumer goods and media."

"The Networked Storage Co. has an extremely talented team that has developed an industry-leading approach enabling customers to simplify and validate their IT infrastructures. We plan to incorporate their expertise and world-class methodologies as part of our consulting offerings and scale globally," Stephen Murdoch, Dell's vice president of Global Infrastructure Consulting Services, said in a statement.

Terms were not disclosed, and the purchase will not be final until all closing conditions are met.
 
 
 
 
Sara Driscoll began her journalism career at 16 years old on her local newspaper, The Watford Observer. Working part time, she covered a range of beats. Leaving to complete her Journalism Degree at Bournemouth University, UK, Sara then went on to graduate and work for Emap. She began as a reporter on APR, Emap's construction title, being promoted to senior reporter with a year.Sara then joined VNU Business Publications as Deputy News Editor on CRN, the weekly trade title for channel players. She covered industry/business news from vendors, distributors and resellers, product announcements, partner announcements as well as market and trend analysis, research and in depth articles to predict up and coming trends in the sector. She was promoted within a year to News Editor, a year later to Deputy Editor and the following year became Editor. Sara remained editor of CRN for three years, launching the magazine on new platforms including CRN TV and eBooks, as well as several magazine and web site redesigns. She was called on for expert industry comment from various publications including appearing on live BBC news programs. Sara joined Ziff Davis Enterprise as Editor of eWeek Channel Insider. She runs the title in all formats – online up to the minute news, newsletters, emails alerts and events. She also manages the brand of Channel Insider in all formats - events, shows, awards, panel debates and roundtables.Sara can be reached at:sara.driscoll@ziffdavisenterprise.com
 
 
 
 
 
























 
 
 
 
 
 

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