Dell Weekly Recap & Customer Spotlight (September 3 Edition)

Dell Weekly Recap: News & Product Spotlight

Welcome to the latest edition of Dell’s Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings.


Hands on with the Dell Venue Pro 11, a Windows 8.1 tablet with removable battery

Addressing the need for technology that suits the changing way people live and work today, Dell has unveiled a new family of tablets and laptops that deliver a combination of cutting–edge, ultra-thin design with leading performance and quality.


Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech University System – A Dell Compellent customer profile

A datacenter modernization has enhanced the learning experience at Texas Tech University for more than 48,000 students, professors and staff using Dell storage and server enterprise solutions.


Cloud Vendors Shore Up Security as HIPAA Omnibus Deadline Passes – Sept 25, 2013

The deadline for compliance with the new U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus rule has passed. Martin Edwards, HIPAA compliance officer for Dell Services healthcare and life sciences and Tim Sedlack, senior product manager at Dell Software provide insight as to how this impacts IT vendors, including Dell.

An idiot’s guide to DevOps – Sept 30, 2013

The term DevOps makes very little sense to anyone who does not work in a very specific part of the technology sector. Barton George, director cloud developer programs, Dell Services, discussed the importance of DevOps and how businesses can really benefit from recruiting a DevOps specialist.

What Going Private Means for Marketing at Dell – Oct 1, 2013

Dell’s transition to a privately owned company means it’s important for the company to stay close to its customers and use customer insights to make the best decisions for the brand. Allison Dew, Global vice president of Marketing, Dell, outlined what being a private company means for the Dell Marketing organization moving forward.

Best practices for a Windows XP migration to Windows 7 or Windows 8 – Sept 30, 2013

Companies that have yet to transition from Windows XP to Windows 7 or 8 are at risk if they fail to formulate a migration strategy. Organizations can follow best practice guidelines from Dell Software to simplify the move and to understand what has to be done ahead of next year’s end-of-life date.

Dell updates private cloud to become PCI compliant – Oct 1, 2013

Designed to increase an organization’s security and manageability options on the cloud, the Dell are offering enhancements to their Cloud offering to help businesses running on a private cloud to better meet the challenges associated with operational continuity, security and compliance.

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