Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight – (March 1 Edition)

Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight

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


Dell unveils Latitude 10 Enhanced Security tablet – SlashGear, February 27, 2013

Offering users a more secure mobile option, the new Dell Latitude 10 Enhanced Security tablet ships with a built-in fingerprint reader and SmartCard reader – a first for any Windows 8 tablet.


Soho VFX – Jack the Giant Slayer Gets a Little Help from Dell

One of the best things about working for Dell is continually learning how our solutions are being leveraged to do some amazing things that impact our daily lives.  So, I was pretty delighted to learn that Dell’s media and entertainment solutions helped the award-wining visual effects (VFX) studio, Soho VFX, deliver 214 visual effects for today’s opening of the movie Jack the Giant Slayer.


5 social media tricks to steal from Coke and Dell – PR Daily, February 27, 2013

In the past, the chief marketing and communications officers slunk into meetings with their fellow chief executives knowing that their departments were cost centers, not profit centers. Rarely did they have something else that other leaders wanted, Brown says. Now, social media gives the communications and marketing folks something that every C-suite executive sees the benefit of: data.

AnnieTED, February 2013

TED recently featured this video in its series on Ads Worth Spreading.  A persistent fifth grader named Annie decides that she's going to fly. With the help of her Dell laptop, imagination and ingenuity, she brings her dream to life and shows the doubters that where there's a will, there's a way.

Server Security Still Important for Small BusinessesBusiness News Daily, February 26, 2013

Security experts at Dell SonicWALL reinforce that effective security needs to provide multiple layers of defense at strategic points in order to reduce an organization’s overall risk.

Dell’s Project Ophelia Android-powered ‘PC’ fits in your pocketDigital Trends, February 27, 2013

With people leading more mobile lifestyles, there is a need for access to digital content anytime, anywhere. Project Ophelia, equipped with PocketCloud, provides a remote access to apps, movies, personal files and work content through a screen or monitor with a HDMI port.

Dell taps social for B2B gainsZDNet, February 26, 2013

Social platforms help to stimulate long-term business relationships by generating conversations, engagement and authenticity, according to Richard Margetic, Dell’s global director of social media and community.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (Feb 23 – Mar 1)

  1. 1.       Dell Introduces World’s First WiGig-based Wireless Dock for Unparalleled Convenience
  2. 2.       The Greatest Threat to IT Security – Is You
  3. 3.       Efficiency and Productivity is Possible with Desktop Virtualization Solutions from Dell
  4. 4.       Exciting opportunities on the Horizon for Dell and VMware partners
  5. 5.       Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive 9000 series: “Born for carriers, bred for your enterprise.”

Press Release(s) (Feb 23 – Mar 1)


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