InformationWeek: Although Dell has struggled more than its competitors during the downturn, it reported strong profits during its first fiscal quarter. Net income rose to $441 million, or 22 cents a share, from $290 million, or 15 cents a share, the previous year. Revenue increased 21 percent.
Sales increased across all of the company's market segments. However, Dell's sales to businesses were especially strong, with a 38 percent increase in revenue from servers, storage and services sold to businesses.