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Cloud Client-Computing and Desktop Virtualization Resource Library

Welcome to the Dell Cloud Client-Computing and Desktop Virtualization Resource Library. Use the dropdown boxes above to filter this library by content type. You also can contact a Dell expert to learn how easy it is to ensure security, manage IT and provide reliable flexibility with cloud client-computing and Dell Wyse Datacenter solutions.

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    Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix Reference Architecture

    06/05/2014

    This document addresses the architecture design, configuration and implementation considerations for the key components of the architecture required to deliver virtual desktops via Citrix XenDesktop on Windows Server Hyper-V or VMware vSphere hypervisors.

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    Reference Architecture for Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft® VDI and vWorkspace

    06/05/2014

    Leverage existing Microsoft investments, avoid expensive software licensing and give your workforce the freedom they need. Deploy remote desktop sessions or virtual desktops, application delivery and physical desktops with Dell Wyse Datacenter solutions running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and Dell vWorkspace virtualization software on Hyper-V.

  3. The Total Economic Impact of Dell's Mobile Clinical Computing Solution

    The Total Economic Impact of Dell's Mobile Clinical Computing Solution

    31/10/2012

    Discover how Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare achieved clinical efficiency, data security and IT productivity by implementing the Dell Mobile Clinical Computing (MCC) solution. Examine the total economic impact that you could realize with Dell MCC.

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    Microsoft® Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Reference Architecture

    25/06/2012

    Become familiar with key considerations and reference architectures for Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2011. Review configurations targeted to classrooms and training facilities, and learn relevant hardware requirements and best practices.

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    Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) switches to zero clients, reducing energy consumption and security concerns

    01/10/2014

    Electric utility in Israel drives major investment in capital projects through efficiencies gained from virtualized desktop infrastructure built around Dell Wyse Xenith 2 zero clients and Wyse Device Manager.

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    Celebration Church improves its live streaming capabilities and worker productivity with Dell

    01/10/2014

    Church delivers streaming video and audio of services to users worldwide and can simplify mobile device management with a Dell VDI solution along with PowerVault storage and PowerEdge servers.

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    IRCEM transforms their workspace and improves data protection with its Dell VDI solution

    01/09/2014

    French insurance agency virtualizes its desktop infrastructure by using Dell Wyse thin and zero clients. As a result, staff boosts productivity and levels of job satisfaction while improving data security and cutting costs 20 per cent.

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    First Choice Emergency Room improves data center efficiency and network security

    01/09/2014

    Growing network of emergency health facilities treats patients faster, increases system redundancy and boosts efficiency with a virtualized data center based on Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic hybrid SAN arrays, Dell SonicWALL firewalls and Dell W-Series wireless access points.

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    Shibaura Institute of Technology achieves efficiency through its end-to-end VDI solution

    01/08/2014

    Japanese school staff and students gain better academic results, increase teaching efficiency and reduce cost through VDI solution comprising Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking switches and Dell OptiPlex desktops.

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    Movement for the Intellectually Disabled in Singapore (MINDS) refreshes client and security solutions

    01/08/2014

    Non-profit organization in Singapore empowers students by enhancing learning environments with a high-performance IT comprising Dell PowerEdge servers, PowerVault storage, Wyse thin clients, SonicWALL firewalls, OptiPlex desktops and Latitude devices.

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    For Needs improves productivity and data security while simplifying maintenance with its end-to-end VDI solution

    01/08/2014

    Japanese logistics company boosts employee productivity through an integrated end-to-end virtualization solution comprising of Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Compellent storage, Dell SonicWALL, Dell Wyse thin clients and Dell Networking switches.

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    Luoyang Institute of Electro-Optical Devices (LIEOE) creates an end-to-end virtualized solution

    01/07/2014

    Chinese R&D institute meets changing IT needs with a scalable Dell based end-to-end virtualized data center and desktop infrastructure with Dell PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic and PowerVault storage, Networking switches and Wyse thin clients.

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    Rococo turns to Dell for its end-to-end desktop virtualization solution

    01/07/2014

    Japanese IT solutions and services provider boosts performance and lowers costs with an end-to-end Dell solution for its virtual desktop project featuring Dell PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic storage arrays, Networking switches and Wyse zero clients.

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    La Cité creates a flexible desktop virtualization solution for staff and students

    01/07/2014

    College of applied arts and technology in Ottawa deploys Dell Wyse P25 zero clients, PowerEdge servers, Dell Compellent storage arrays and Dell Networking switches to ease image deployment, increase teaching time and give students and staff more flexibility.

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    City of Round Rock improves maintenance and services with an efficient, virtualized IT platform

    01/06/2014

    Fast growing city in Texas implements Dell PowerEdge R720 servers, Dell Wyse Cloud Desktops, and Dell Compellent SANs to give its residents and employees cost-effective technologies that boost flexibility and simplify management.

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    Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie (VGC) implements VDI, enhances efficiency, and improves workforce flexibility

    01/06/2014

    Staff at local authority boost satisfaction and performance with flexible working strategy backed by Dell PowerEdge and VMware® virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution with Intel® Xeon® processors and Dell Wyse zero clients.

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    Pearland ISD saves millions of dollars with PC renewal and BYOD - Video

    01/06/2014

    Fast-growing school district updated and streamlined 11,000 practically useless PCs and laptops with cloud client-computing, using a Dell end-to-end solution from systems integrator Logical Front.

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    Chengdu University of Information Technology (CUIT) collaborates with Dell to devise energy efficient VDI

    01/04/2014

    Chinese IT university standardizes learning environments and promotes innovation while achieving costs savings through a virtual desktop infrastructure powered by Dell Wyse thin clients, PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic storage and Networking switches.

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    Isuzu Ung Nguan Tai Group increases system availability and sales

    01/04/2014

    Thai automotive dealership increases sales performance and overall employee productivity levels with virtualized data center and desktop infrastructure powered by Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage arrays & Dell Networking switches.

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    Pearland ISD uses virtual desktop infrastructure to refresh classroom IT and implement BYOD

    01/04/2014

    Independent school district avoids $4 million in costs to replace and update nearly 10,000 desktop PCs across 24 K–12 campuses with Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 and a range of learning applications by using a Dell cloud client-computing solution.

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    Henan University of Technology upgrades library resources with a customized VDI solution

    01/03/2014

    Chinese technology university improves student performance and productivity by maximizing IT resources with a virtual desktop infrastructure powered by Dell Wyse thin clients, PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic storage, Networking switches and desktops.

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    MBS Logistics drives company growth with scalable IT

    01/03/2014

    Logistics business deploys Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell switches as part of an IT refresh project. Staff have boosted their performance and the business is driving global expansion with flexible IT.

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    Saint Michael's College refreshes its endpoint environment on campus

    01/03/2014

    Private, liberal arts college in Vermont replaces its HP workstations, desktops and laptops with the latest Dell systems to reduce management complexity and to improve IT services and support for faculty and students.

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    Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) enhances services and efficiency with VDI

    01/02/2014

    Top ranked ski resort enhances IT services and communications for staff with a Dell-powered VDI, Dell Compellent storage and Dell Networking switches, allowing them to deliver the best possible mountain experience for resort visitors.

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    International School Lausanne (ISL) utilizes Dell for their easy-to-scale VDI environment

    01/02/2014

    International school in Switzerland helps students, teachers and staff improve performance with a virtual desktop environment and one-to-one device programme. Solutions include Dell PowerEdge, Dell EqualLogic, Dell Networking and Dell Latitude.

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    Fuji Keizai Boosts Employee Efficiency with VDI Refresh

    01/02/2014

    Japanese marketing research firm boosts employee productivity with refreshed VDI solution based on Dell Wyse thin clients, Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell Networking switches and Dell SonicWALL appliances.

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    City of Redondo Beach, California

    01/01/2014

    City refreshes its entire IT infrastructure, from desktops to the data center, with Dell solutions and desktop virtualization, giving city employees new work flexibility and better public PC access, while saving IT staff hundreds of hours annually.

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    EmblemHealth

    01/12/2013

    When Hurricane Sandy flooded its Lower Manhattan headquarters in October 2012, EmblemHealth contacted Dell to provide 900 Latitude laptops in less than two weeks to help get about 700 displaced employees working again.

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    Freescale Semiconductor

    01/12/2013

    Global embedded hardware developer replaces 18 global data centers with a centralized virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) built on Dell™ technology. The Dell VDI reduces IT costs and provides “in the office” app performance for globally distributed engineers.

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    Freescale Semiconductor

    01/12/2013

    See how Freescale Semiconductor transformed its delivery of secure, high-performance engineering apps and reduced its IT service delivery costs by 30 percent by deploying a virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution.

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    Nanning Municipal Bureau of Local Taxation (NMBLT)

    01/12/2013

    With a forward thinking plan to reduce energy consumption and efficiently maximize IT manpower resources, a local Chinese municipal tax bureau selected Dell Wyse thin clients to virtualize their desktop infrastructure and replace desktop PCs.

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    Your Housing Group

    01/11/2013

    UK-based housing non-profit supports doubling of staff by choosing Dell Compellent Storage Center storage arrays to provide the backbone of a new infrastructure, as well as Dell Compellent Copilot Support for 24/7 access to storage experts.

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    arvato

    01/11/2013

    France-based outsourcing firm deploys Dell Wyse thin clients, increasing staff performance with tailored desktop views and a better work environment. The firm also boosts staff retention and customer service.

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    San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated ISD

    01/11/2013

    School district avoids $1.25 million in annual PC replacement costs using Wyse thin clients in a Dell desktop virtualization and private cloud solution. Flexible budget further allows freshmen to receive Dell laptops for use through 12th grade.

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    Canton of Solothurn

    01/11/2013

    Swiss authority deploys Dell PowerEdge servers as the foundation for an updated Citrix® XenServer® and Citrix® XenApp® desktop solution. With a highly available and multi-featured desktop platform, staff can work more efficiently.

  32. Kerrville Independent School District

    Kerrville Independent School District

    01/10/2013

    Public school district replaces a Cisco network with one from Dell, and uses Dell™ appliances, software and services to give students and staff a faster, more reliable infrastructure that can support BYOD and digital learning.

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    Emergency Operations Center (EOC), State of Oklahoma

    01/09/2013

    Having just replaced old PC workstations with a Dell™ Desktop Virtualization Solution, Oklahoma’s Emergency Operations Center was ready to respond when a tragic tornado struck. The solution includes Dell Wyse thin clients and PowerEdge servers.

  34. Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS)

    Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS)

    01/08/2013

    Nonprofit hospital has Dell™ Managed Services deploy an EMR system with virtual desktops and servers, BYOD, security and single sign-on using the Dell Cloud and thin clients, thereby simplifying processes and improving care while boosting agility.

  35. Moffitt Cancer Center

    Moffitt Cancer Center

    01/08/2013

    Cancer research center deploys Dell™ Wyse Xenith 2 zero clients, cutting physician EHR access time from six minutes to 20 seconds. Physicians can spend more time with patients, IT management is easier, and the organization can meet EHR objectives.

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    Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District

    01/08/2013

    New York public school system implements a Virtualized Desktop infrastructure built on Dell™ PowerEdge servers, Dell Compellent storage, and Dell Wyse zero client desktop and mobile devices, saving an estimated $1.1 million on IT over five years.

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    Kentalis

    01/07/2013

    Netherlands-based Kentalis deployed virtualized Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic,Dell PowerVault storage, and a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Today, the organisation can focus on better care and innovative staff services with simplified IT.

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    Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS)

    01/06/2013

    The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System deploys Dell Wyse zero client and single sign-on solution to improve patient care and IT efficiency.

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    Mamoeketsi School - Video

    01/06/2013

    Primary school in Lesotho achieves highest examination results out of 700 schools, reduces truancy and enhances student potential with Dell Wyse clients and Windows® MultiPoint Server.

  40. Cloud Client Computing

    How Dell Does IT: Cloud Client Computing

    01/06/2013

    In Dell’s Global Learning & Development classrooms, students start class with a fresh disk image, optimizing their learning and saving six hours a week in IT staff time.

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    Green Clinic Health System

    01/05/2013

    Green Clinic helps nurses and physicians work smarter and boost efficiency, while the IT team streamlines systems deployment, management and HIPAA compliance.

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    Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)

    01/05/2013

    Kwantlen Polytechnic University is replacing 1,600 desktops with Dell Wyse thin clients, enhancing IT services for staff and students and achieving savings of about $647,000.

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    Indianapolis Public Schools

    01/04/2013

    Indianapolis Public Schools optimizes storage performance for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) with solid-state drives (SSDs) and perpetual licensing, saving $2 million every desktop refresh cycle.

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    Mater Health Services

    01/03/2013

    Mater Health improves access to clinical data with a virtual desktop environment built on robust Dell Wyse zero clients.

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    Blue Quills First Nations College

    01/03/2013

    Blue Quills First Nations College eliminates downtime while offering more educational opportunities to students.

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    Essex Industries

    01/03/2013

    Leading manufacturer Essex virtualizes 280 desktops with Dell to lower hardware and management costs, enhance business continuity and improve customer service.

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    Socorro Independent School District

    01/02/2013

    Socorro Independent School District delivers modern computing capabilities on 10-year-old desktop computers using VDI technologies.

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    The Law Offices of Aaron I. Katsman, P.C.

    01/02/2013

    The Law Offices of Aaron I. Katsman, P.C. improves employee productivity and customer service by increasing server availability to 99.99 percent.

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    eClerx

    01/02/2013

    eClerx gains 40 percent process and cost savings efficiencies through desktop virtualization.

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    University of West Alabama

    01/01/2013

    University of West Alabama restores mission-critical systems fivefold faster using 50 percent less storage capacity for backup data.

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    Haggar Clothing Co.

    01/12/2012

    Haggar reduces storage management time by 70 percent, while reclaiming 40 hours a month for end users.

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    Universidad Europea de Madrid

    01/12/2012

    Universidad Europea de Madrid promotes its bring-your-own-device policy with a cloud-based virtual desktop service, purchased via monthly payments to Dell Financial Services to spread the cost.

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    Thomas Carr College

    01/11/2012

    Thomas Carr College delivers students with consistent, anywhere access to learning resources and content from tablet devices while achieving 27 percent ICT budget savings.

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    San Diego State University

    01/11/2012

    San Diego State University Library improves client systems' performance, while reducing IT administration time, using VDI on zero clients.

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    Marienhospital Stuttgart

    01/11/2012

    Medical professionals improve care with mobile clinical computing.

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    Richter + Frenzel

    01/11/2012

    Wholesaler in Germany consolidates IT by nearly 50 per cent and integrates subsidiaries 50 percent faster.

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    NTTX Select

    01/10/2012

    IT services provider achieves savings of £3.7 million a year and delivers new services through deployment of latest server platform.

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    Community Bank & Trust of Florida

    01/10/2012

    Community Bank & Trust of Florida achieves 5-minute virtual machine recovery.

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    Hudson County, New Jersey

    01/10/2012

    Hudson County achieves fivefold faster time to value with Dell vStart.

Videos

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    Dell VDI eBook Animation

    This video animation highlights the benefits that a variety of organizations have seen from Dell Cloud Client-Computing solutions for desktop virtualization.

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    Pearland ISD saves millions of dollars with PC renewal and BYOD - Video

    01/06/2014

    Fast-growing school district updated and streamlined 11,000 practically useless PCs and laptops with cloud client-computing, using a Dell end-to-end solution from systems integrator Logical Front.

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    Freescale Semiconductor

    01/12/2013

    See how Freescale Semiconductor transformed its delivery of secure, high-performance engineering apps and reduced its IT service delivery costs by 30 percent by deploying a virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution.

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    Mamoeketsi School - Video

    01/06/2013

    Primary school in Lesotho achieves highest examination results out of 700 schools, reduces truancy and enhances student potential with Dell Wyse clients and Windows® MultiPoint Server.

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    IDC Case for Desktop Virtualization

    11/04/2011

    IDC Research Analyst Ian Song discusses desktop virtualization and provides helpful hints for gaining executive buy-in.

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    Dell VDI eBook

    This case study compendium highlights several examples of how Dell Cloud Client-Computing and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions have benefited customers.

  2. Delivering virtual desktops in mixed environments

    Delivering virtual desktops in mixed environments

    Cohesive end-to-end management helps simplify large virtual desktop deployments, optimizing scalability and performance on diverse endpoints and platforms.

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    Cloud Client-Computing Interactive Brochure

    Dell offers a complete spectrum of virtual desktop solutions and service delivery models including both pre-configured and customized options, on-premise infrastructure options, hosted and managed services offerings, subscription-based Dell cloud Desktop-as-a-Service, and desktop virtualization hardware and software components.

  4. Dell Wyse Datacenter for Windows® Server 2012 Customer Brochure

    Dell Wyse Datacenter for Windows® Server 2012 Customer Brochure

    27/06/2014

    Simplify your virtual desktop management and improve data security, control and compliance with Dell Wyse Datacenter for Windows Server 2012 — a pretested, preconfigured and validated solution for implementing cost-effective, end-to-end desktop virtualization on Hyper-V.

  5. Dell cloud client-computing solutions for Citrix

    Dell cloud client-computing solutions for Citrix

    This is an interactive brochure for end-to-end cloud client-computing Dell Wyse Datacenter and thin client solutions and services for Citrix XenDesktop. Learn about the Dell approach to VDI, which helps you gain the most from your virtual desktop investment.

  6. The Total Economic Impact of Dell's Mobile Clinical Computing Solution

    The Total Economic Impact of Dell's Mobile Clinical Computing Solution

    31/10/2012

    Discover how Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare achieved clinical efficiency, data security and IT productivity by implementing the Dell Mobile Clinical Computing (MCC) solution. Examine the total economic impact that you could realize with Dell MCC.