Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight – (February 22 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.


Don’t Wait To Engage: Dell Social Media Head Tells SMEs to Start Talking OnlineSmart Company, February 22, 2013

Businesses shouldn’t wait to hear noise about their brand on social media in order to start a conversation, but instead should look to engage in commentary about their industry, Dell’s head of social media has urged Australian SMEs.



Digital Sense (pdf)

Digital Sense delivers improved connectivity between customer sites and hosted IT systems while reducing costs per port by 25 percent by deploying Dell Force10 40-gigabit core switches.


Dell Launches New Switching Platform With SDN CapabilitiesEnterprise IT News, February 19, 2013

To enable customers to enhance their networks so that they can thrive in next-generation, software-defined 10G cloud and virtualized data centers, Dell has announced new additions to its networking portfolio including a new switching platform with SDN capabilities.

How U.K. Travel Company Ensured Happy HolidaysInformation Week, February 14, 2013

Online travel agency Thomas Cook says that end-user Web application performance monitoring using Dell’s Foglight has boosted sales by 30 percent – equivalent to $426,000 USD per hour.

Dell upgrades its developer edition Ubuntu Linux laptopZDNet, February 19, 2013

Featuring a new, brighter display, with much wider viewing angles compared to the original, Dell announced the availability of the XPS 13 Developer Edition with full HD.

Security must-knows for schoolsThe Star, January 31, 2013

Tips to help schools safely navigate the security minefield and protect their IT networks from viruses, malware, unauthorized access and data leaks have been provided by K.T. Ong, general manager, Commercial Business, Dell Sales Malaysia.

How She Leads: Trisa Thompson, Dell –, February 18, 2013

To research and understand customers’ sustainability needs, Trisa Thompson, vice president of corporate responsibility, Dell, builds partnerships across all Dell functions with the aim of continuing Dell’s leadership as a sustainability innovator in the industry.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (Feb 16 – Feb 22)

  1. 1.       New Dell Data Backup and Recovery Solution Offers Customers Improved Flexibility and Cost-Efficiency for Disaster Recovery
  2. 2.       Taking Telecom to the Cloud
  3. 3.       Partner perspective: Fordway – How Dell PartnerDirect helped Premier Partner Fordway
  4. 4.       Dell Delivers Connected Security at RSA 2013
  5. 5.       PBS Engineering and Environmental wins “Journey to Your Cloud Makeover Contest”

Press Release(s) (Feb 16 – Feb 22)

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