Dell began as PCs Limited in 1984 when Michael Dell was a student at the University of Texas.
In 1985, the Turbo PC was launched.
In 1988, the company changed its name to Dell Computer Corporation and went public with an IPO.
In 1996, the company began selling PCs from their website.
In 1999, Dell became the world’s largest PC manufacturer.
In 2003, the company was renamed to simply Dell Inc. to reflect their sales of not only computers but also TVs and other electronics.
In 2006, the company acquired AlienWare. In 2009 the company acquired Perot Systems.
Dell is currently the third largest PC vendor in the world, behind HP and Lenovo.