Dell Makes Canadian Acquisition

by Rob Lewis | Business

Dell announced this morning that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vancouver's Make Technologies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Award-winning Make Technologies provides application modernization software and services that reduce the cost, risk and time required to re-engineer applications.

Make Technologies was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Vancouver. Make Technologies’ approximately 100 employees will be joining the Dell Services team.

"The combination of Make Technologies and Dell provides the market with a single vendor solution for any modernization activity and is an exciting step in expanding growth opportunities for our core application modernization software and services," said Bill Bergen, president and CEO Make Technologies, Inc. "Together, with Dell's global reach, scale and reputation for customer support, Make's methodology and tools will become even more accessible to more customers struggling with the dilemma that surrounds legacy environments."

Dell Computer Corp.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dell Canada is Canada's #1 direct computer systems company. Dell Canada currently ranks #1 in overall Canadian PC shipments and the Canadian and world marketshare leader. (IDC Canada. IDC's worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker Q1-01 Historical Canadian Update) Dell Canada offers a complete suite of products including best-of-breed Desktops, Notebooks, Workstations, Servers, Storage, and Internet... more

MAKE Technologies
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Culture is a system of building identity, arising from the dynamic that occurs when a varied group of people work together to achieve common goals and objectives. MAKE has evolved since 1999 as a tight-knit group of engineers and visionaries focused on the goal of delivering exceptional Java-based solutions through toolsets, methodologies and services. With this unwavering commitment to first... more

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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