CRN Dell, AMD Dell Picks Up AMD-Based Line With Alienware Purchase: "Andy Kretzer, director of sales and marketing at Bold Data Technology, a Fremont, Calif.-based system builder, said the deal shows just how quickly the IT space is changing. 'Intel in Macintosh, AMD in Dell,' Kretzer said. 'It's a strange new world.'
The most interesting part of the deal, said Kretzer, is Dell finally tying the knot with AMD despite pressure from Intel. 'This is a back-door in for AMD,' he said. "