Q4 FY10 Earnings Conference Call
Event Occurred on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 4:00PM CT.
Dell hosted a conference call to discuss its Q4 FY10 results. The call lasted approximately 60 minutes and included a question and answer session.
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This call featured Chairman and CEO Michael S. Dell and Senior VP and CFO Brian T. Gladden.
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