Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight (Feb 15 Edition)

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


Dell Helps Partners Build Innovative and Competitive Business Solutions with Technology Partner ProgramYahoo Finance, February 13, 2013

Dell today announced new milestones for the Dell Technology Partner Program, a program that helps Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs) and Solution Providers build innovative and highly competitive solutions using Dell platforms. Thousands of registered technology partners and more than 100 certified technology partners have joined the program since inception to leverage Dell’s global network and strong customer relationships to deliver integrated solutions.




 Communication University of China  (pdf document)
CUC develops the country’s media and communications industry by deploying a Dell data center solution to support a virtual cloud platform.


Dell Reconnect: Turning E-Waste into a Community ResourceSustainable Brands, February 12, 2013

Early research conducted by Dell found that the majority of customers wanted their old IT equipment to be either reused or recycled. With more than 2,000 drop-off locations in North America, the Dell Reconnect program was started to meet this need and has diverted more than 250 million pounds of e-waste from landfills since 2004.

Next wave will focus around result: Adriana Karaboutis, CIO, Dell – Economic Times, February 15, 2013

The lines between IT and business have blurred; it is no longer just about renewing server infrastructure but about how technology can transform a business. Dell CIO, Adriana Karaboutis has talked about the importance of aligning IT with the core business and how Dell is focused on being both a strategic partner and provider of change-enabling technology. Highlighting innovation as the key to competition, she shared her perspectives on the opportunities for Dell in India and what Indian IT firms can do to take advantage of emerging technology trends.

The United Nations of EntrepreneursFast Company, February 11, 2013

The United Nations’ Global Entrepreneurs Council, which aims to promote entrepreneurship worldwide, has announced its 2013 class which includes Dell’s Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt and Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network alumni Tina Wells.

Survey: U.S. Falls Behind on User-Centered BYODComputer World, February 13, 2013

Singapore leads the way in allowing users to own an untethered mobile device, according to a survey of 1,500 users in 10 countries by Dell; U.S. corporations lead on using VDI to control data on those devices.

Infographic: Dell Boomi exceeds One Million integrations per day and other trends in the SaaS industryDell Boomi, February 15, 2013

Boomi AtomSphere allows you to connect any combination of Cloud, SaaS, or On-Premise applications with no appliances, no software, and no coding.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (Feb 9 – Feb 15)

  1. 1.       Dell launches 13 products in EPEAT imaging registry
  2. 2.       Dell Cloud Client Computing Partner EcoSystem – More Solutions for the Virtualized Enterprise
  3. 3.       Dell: Powering The Conservation Fund
  4. 4.       Introduction to Cloud Series: What is an Infrastructure Cloud?
  5. 5.       Technology Investment for Growth

Press Release(s) (Feb 9 – Feb 15)


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