Dell plans datacentres across 10 countries

Hardware and services giant Dell is planning to build datacentres in at least 10 countries around the world, according to its chief executive.Michael Dell told The Australian that Dell will build a datacentre in Australia, along with nine others worldwide.

Hardware and services giant Dell is planning to build datacentres in at least 10 countries around the world, according to its chief executive.

Michael Dell told The Australian that Dell will build a datacentre in Australia, along with nine others worldwide.

"What we're finding is customers want to take advantage of the economics of the public cloud, but they really don't want a public cloud... what they want is a private, secure cloud that has a level of assurance and security with it," Dell said.

Earlier in the month Leo Apotheker, chief executive of Dell rival HP, said his company would deliver its own public cloud "in the near future".