Michael Dell On Double-Digit Channel Growth In Year One Of Dell Technologies, The Rise Of AI, And The Partner Opportunity In Pivotal Container Service

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The structure of the company has remained remarkably stable since the acquisition. Are you following EMC's ‘Federation’ strategy, the loose group of companies that run autonomously?

No. The 'F' word you mentioned is he who will not be named around here. We don't do that anymore. What we do are strategically aligned business. This means a business like VMware or Pivotal or Secureworks, Virtustream, RSA, Boomi, they can have open, independent ecosystems. A good example of this is when you go to VMworld, you see everybody in the industry, so that open ecosystem is incredibly important. The strategically aligned part, we can be super strategically aligned with VMware and our other businesses in the family. We don't want to be competing with each other. We can create deep technical integration and innovation. A few weeks after we closed the combination a year ago, we were introducing new versions of VxRail. VxRail growth was 400 percent. You saw what we did at VMworld with Pivotal Container Service. We're getting the members of the family to work together in a very strong way. That's what we mean by strategically aligned. It's not a holding company type strategy.

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