Management that Empowers IT
Whether your workforce is local, national or global, the DellTM OptiPlex 980 offers easy serviceability and advanced management capabilities that can help IT work at peak efficiency.
- Advanced "Remote Control": Intel® vProTM remote-management capability can reduce the need for software-related desk-side visits*. With integrated Intel® KVM, IT can resolve issues by remotely controlling a user's keyboard, video and mouse.
- Easy Routine Maintenance: Tool-less chassis design provides easy access to internal hardware, while DirectDetect troubleshooting LEDs enable quick diagnosis of hardware issues.
- Dell Software Solutions: The Dell Update Catalog for Microsoft System Center can save time by automating basic system updates. With Dell Client Manager, IT can also automate common tasks associated with owning client systems.
- Customizable Dell Services: Dell offers a portfolio of specialized services* to empower IT. Choose Dell Automated Deployment to shave time off the deployment process; reduce downtime with Dell ProManage-Managed Services; and design your own level of support with Dell ProSupport* for End Users or Dell ProSupport* for IT.
Technology that Drives Business Efficiency
Offering premier-class stability and performance over its 15-month system lifecycle, the OptiPlex 980 can drive efficiency across your organization while providing a low total cost of ownership.
|Power for Productivity: With next-generation Intel® CoreTM i7 or i5 processors and powerful DDR3 memory, the OptiPlex 980 provides up to a 35% performance increase over previous-generation OptiPlex systems.*|
|Quiet Performance: Minimize disturbances across the workgroup with an OptiPlex EcoKit, which is designed to reduce system noise by up to 50% and includes up to 25% post-consumer recycled content.|
|Advanced Display Capabilities: Work on more at once with dual PCIe discrete-graphics options and support for up to 4 simultaneous displays. (Mini Tower and Desktop only.)|
|Information that's always ON: OptiPlex ON technology can reduce lags in productivity by giving end users instant read access to Microsoft Outlook prior to full system boot.|
Robust Security Options
Uncompromised security is the hallmark of the OptiPlex 980, which gives you robust security options and the flexibility to extend your coverage through Dell services.
- Data & System Security: Protect critical data with a range of options, including RAID 1, optional full-disk-encryption or solid-state drives, and TPM 1.2*.
- Theft Protection: A security lock slot and a chassis intrusion switch (which notifies IT in the event of a breach) provide on-site* security against theft.
- Hardware & Security Integration: Dell Custom Factory Integration adds asset tags and security labels to your custom configurations and ships OptiPlex systems direct to you from our ISO 9001-certified factory.
- Secure Online Backup: Choose optional Dell ProManage Online Backup and Restore for a secure 24/7 data backup and recovery solution—no extra hardware or IT staff required.
- Asset Recovery Services: Dell can help you recover, resell, recycle or return to lease your excess computer equipment in a secure, environmentally conscious manner that complies with local regulatory guidelines.
Energy-Efficient Design, Environmental Responsibility
With its energy-efficient, environmentally conscious design, the OptiPlex 980 reflects the potential benefits not just to your operations and your bottom line, while considering the planet as well.
|Efficient by Design: The OptiPlex 980 helps to reduce energy costs through features such as Dell Energy Smart power settings and optional 90% efficient power-supply units. Using the Dell Client Energy Savings Calculator, you can estimate energy usage for multiple OptiPlex systems before you make a purchase.
|High Environmental Standards: Select configurations of the OptiPlex 980 qualify for an EPEAT® Gold rating. Gold is the highest standard in the Electronic Product Environment Assessment Tool (EPEAT), a set of performance criteria for evaluating electronic products' environmental attributes in both public and private sectors.
|ENERGY STAR® Compliance: As an ENERGY STAR-compliant partner, Dell has designed select configurations of the OptiPlex 980 to comply with ENERGY STAR 5.0 standards for energy efficiency.