The Fool's Seth Jayson recently homed in on the key challenge facing Dell
The company is desperately trying to get its mojo back. And one of its latest strategies is to get cozy with supergrowth company Google
What's more, Google's trend of server-heavy uses for the Internet is catching on. Social networking sites, like News Corp.'s
Dell's new line of PowerEdge servers is based on Intel's
Serving it up
The explosive growth of data on the Net means plenty of room for growth for server companies. And by teaming up with Google, Dell will enhance its credibility in the market as well as get a good amount of buzz.
Yet Dell must still deal with fierce competition from megaplayers such as Hewlett-Packard
So at least Dell has a goal to focus on -- and a plausible chance to recapture its growth-stock status. Now it's a matter of building strong products and aggressively capturing market share. Certainly, the deal with Google is a great start.
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Fool contributor Tom Taulli does not own shares of companies mentioned in this article.