Dell inks deal with rec-products maker

Bombardier Recreational Products has signed a seven-year deal with Dell.

John G. Spooner Staff Writer, CNET News.com
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Bombardier Recreational Products, maker of Ski-Doo snowmobiles and Johnson outboard motors, among other motorized devices, has signed a seven-year deal with Dell. Bombardier, also known as BRP, plans to purchase 5,200 Dell systems, including desktops, notebooks, servers and storage, as well as a menu of related services from the Round Rock, Texas, PC maker.

The first phase of the deal, whose total value is in the tens of millions of dollars, according to a Dell spokesman, is already underway at BRP sites in Canada, the United States and Europe.