Dell (DELL +1.1%) doesn't plan to carry out huge job cuts or asset sales post-LBO, sources tell...

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

Dell (DELL +1.1%) doesn't plan to carry out huge job cuts or asset sales post-LBO, sources tell Henry Blodget. Instead, the company's turnaround hopes are being pinned on enterprise R&D investments and a focus on providing soup-to-nuts solutions (PCs included) for SMBs (rather than battling with IBM, H-P, Oracle, etc. over the IT budgets of major enterprises). Meanwhile, some big shareholders are already criticizing the deal. (previous)