Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight (January 25 Edition)

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


Dell sees social media as vital future revenue stream  –  Irish Times, January 17, 2013

Dell senior vice president and chief marketing officer Karen Quintos is backing social media to become a vital revenue stream for the company.  However, during a flying visit to Dell’s Dublin offices in Cherrywood, Quintos added that aside from its recently launched Social Media Services offering, overall Dell product development this year “won’t deviate” from established products such as notebooks, desktops and tablets, as well as infrastructure and cloud-based IT services.


Lufthansa Systems (pdf document)

Lufthansa Systems partnered with Dell to deploy Windows Server® 2012 running on Dell infrastructure. As a result, the company has reduced total cost of ownership and doubled virtual machine density.


A new computer that defies categoryComputer World, January 23, 2013

Preloaded with PocketCloud and designed to appeal to consumers, BYOD workers and creative IT managers, Dell’s “Project Ophelia” allows users to transform new spaces into cloud-enabled environments and expand their personal cloud capabilities. The absence of both screen and keyboard in the forthcoming device defies industry convention.

Dell XPS One 27 TouchPC Mag, January 18, 2013

With a feature set that “lets users run faster and farther than other all-in-one PCs,” the Dell XPS One 27 Touch has been hailed as “the way everyone should first use Windows 8,” and has received an Editor’s Choice award and a 4.5/5 rating.

Tech entrepreneurs will have more options in 2013Venture Beat, January 22, 2013

 2012 was a good year for the entrepreneur. Exponential leaps in technology have made it continually easier for widespread adoption of a good idea and for a small business to scale successfully to an empire. As we look ahead to 2013, all eyes are on upcoming trends which will fuel innovation, job creation and economic growth worldwide.

Study: BYOD Brings Employee Productivity GainsCRN, January 22, 2013

More than two-thirds of businesses see boosts in employee productivity and customer response time by letting employees bring their own devices to work, and more than half of companies feel they would be at a competitive disadvantage without BYOD, according to a new study by Dell (NSDQ:Dell) Software.

Dell’s Mobile Clinical Computing Solution Provides Significant Savings While Enhancing Mobility and Security for Healthcare ProvidersEMR Daily News, January 17, 2013

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare relies on Dell’s Mobile Clinical Computing solution to gain easy access to data within a secure environment and to improve clinical efficiency so patients experience faster time to care.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (January 21st  – January 25th )

  1. Calling all student entrepreneurs
  2. Hacking our Standard PowerEdge Servers to Meet Unique OEM Customer Needs
  3. Software Companies as Hardware Companies: Challenge 3: Global Support
  4. Videomaker Names Dell Precision T7600 Best Video Editing Desktop Workstation & “A Dream Come True”
  5. Dell Cloud Provides End-to-End Computing now with Cloud On Demand

Press Release(s) (January 21st  – January 25th )

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