Dell Sells Boomi: 9 Key Facts from 10 Years of Ownership

What did we learn from Dell's 10-year ownership of Boomi?

Jeffrey Schwartz

May 4, 2021

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Dell’s asset liquidation continued on Monday. Francisco Partners and TPG said they are acquiring Boomi from Dell for $4 billion.

The deal poses various questions. Private equity firms always seek a return on investment. Perhaps they haven’t determined their plan. Maybe it will lead to an eventual IPO or sale to another company, or perhaps they will fund other acquisitions to grow the Boomi business.

Those answers will come over time. Meantime, the slideshow above shares 10 noteworthy facts about Dell’s stewardship of Boomi, which lasted for just over a decade.

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Jeffrey Schwartz

Jeffrey Schwartz has covered the IT industry for nearly three decades, most recently as editor-in-chief of Redmond magazine and executive editor of Redmond Channel Partner. Prior to that, he held various editing and writing roles at CommunicationsWeek, InternetWeek and VARBusiness (now CRN) magazines, among other publications.

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