Dell (DELL) is looking to hire a CTO, as the company steps up its efforts to be viewed as a...

|About: Dell Inc. (DELL)|By:, SA News Editor

Dell (DELL) is looking to hire a CTO, as the company steps up its efforts to be viewed as a serious rival to IBM and H-P (HPQ) in the realm of higher-margin IT hardware, software, and services. Sources claim Dell, which recently appointed new sales and software chiefs, is "looking for someone to shape its data-center product strategy and serve as a public face for customers and the press."