Growing at roughly 80 percent annually, Dell takes the plunge and goes public. The company, now officially renamed Dell Computer Corporation, uses the newly acquired capital to expand its product offerings and global presence.
- After just four years, Dell completes its initial public offering, raising $30 million and increasing market capitalization from $1,000 to $85 million.
- Dell joins the mobile computing revolution with its first laptop computer, the 316LT.
- We open a manufacturing center in Limerick, Ireland, to better serve customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
- International sales more than double for the third consecutive year.