Revenues amounted to $22.8 billion but it turned in operating income of $836 billion which is definitely an improvement on the operating loss of $356 million last year.
Dell said its storage revenues were up seven percent, its Vmware revenues up 11 percent and its client solution group's revenues rose by five percent.
Chief financial office Tom Sweet said the quarter was characterised by its diverse approach.
He said that Dell outperformed its rivals in the PC market.
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