back to article Gorging Dell crams Canadian legacy-app rebore outfit into cakehole

Michael Dell is on a binge. Not drinking, but buying software companies. Dell has made its second acquisition of the week aimed at legacy applications running on proprietary mainframe and minicomputers from IBM by snapping up Make Technologies. This is Dell's third acquisition this week, and the fifth in the past month. With …


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  1. Robert E A Harvey
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    So will Make's customers suddenly discover they can only order via a web site, and that what is delivered will have two parts of the original order missing? And customer service will tell them they never ordered them in the first place?

  2. W.O.Frobozz

    I wonder...

    Once upon a time the joke was that Michael Dell is in Waterloo with his knee pads on, up at RIM HQ. I wonder if he's in Waterloo with his cheque book this time...

  3. Anonymous Coward
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    Sounds like an exciting product line.


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