A Season of Unprecedented Growth

Dell’s rocket ship growth earns it a spot among the top five computer makers in the world. The company sets its sights on No. 1 and a new untapped market — the network server.

1992 1992
  • Dell debuts on the Fortune 500. Michael becomes the youngest CEO to lead a company that receives this honor.

1993 1993
  • Dimension and OptiPlex™ desktops debut for consumer and business users.
  • We join the ranks of the top five computer system makers worldwide.
  • Subsidiaries in Australia and Japan are our first entries into the Asia Pacific Region.

1994 1994
  • Challenging the proprietary network server market, we introduce the Dell™ PowerEdge™ server line.
  • As part of the Latitude™ XP Launch, we are the first to introduce the Lithium-ion battery, which breaks every industry record for battery life.

1995 1995
  • Dell expands worldwide operations in Europe, Asia, Japan and the Americas.