Dell acquired another storage company, Compellent Technologies, for $960 million. HP paid $2.35 billion for 3Par.
"We showed a good discipline and didn't make an emotional decision," Dell told the World Economic Forum in Davos. "I think HP paid way too much for 3Par."
Dell shares are up 0.88%, or $0.12, to $13.86."
"Shares of computer maker Dell Inc. (DELL) are trending higher after Bloomberg reported comments made by company founder Michael Dell regarding Hewlett-Packard's (HPQ) acquisition of storage company 3Par. Dell had engaged in a bid