Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight (March 15 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’s XPS 18 All-In-One Doubles As 18″ Windows Tablet, Weighs Less Than 5 PoundsForbes, March 3, 2013

Dell has launched its new portable all-in-one PC, the Dell XPS 18, and appeared at SXSW in Austin, Texas, this week. The Dell XPS 18 strikes an innovative balance between tablet-like functionality and a desktop PC experience.


The Mind Museum

The Mind Museum, a first-of-its-kind science educational facility in the Philippines, utilizes Dell technology to deliver world-class interactive learning experience.  Christopher Papa, Dell Philippines country manager said, “deploying Dell’s computing and open-standard, virtualized data center platform will enable the museum to optimize IT operations, and achieve a scalable, interoperable IT infrastructure that is low on maintenance and energy consumption.”


The Networking Big ThreeEnterprise IT News, March 11, 2013

At a time when IT budgets remain relatively flat, IT organisations are faced with a number of major shifts in networking that cannot be ignored. Finding ways to keep pace with this shifting landscape and the rapid drumbeat of innovation is a challenge certainly, but even for those without limitless budgets, it’s not one which has to prove insurmountable.

Dell’s Kathleen Angel Honored With Prestigious National Business Group on Health AwardBloomberg, March 7, 2013

For her work in helping Dell become a leader and innovator in developing a culture of health for its employees and their families, Kathleen Angel, executive director, Global Benefits and Mobility, Dell, has received a coveted National Business Group on Health award. Dell’s benefit programs incorporate nearly all of the best ideas for value purchasing in the U.S., including a robust wellness program with substantial financial incentives and onsite healthcare clinics.

From Check Boxes to Powering the Possible: Dell Reframes Community ServiceCSR Wire, March 7, 2013

Dell team members volunteered more than 700,000 hours in their communities last year, with more than half of all team members participating. Community service helps the communities in which Dell works, and is a crucial aspect of Dell’s business and work ethic.

Dell Boomi Sizes up Midmarket Cloud MDMInformation Management, March 11, 2013

Dell’s Boomi cloud integration division is targeting the growing jumble of data sources and governance challenges at midlevel businesses with its new cloud-based data management offering.

Now, Indian women own patents tooThe Times of India, March 9, 2013

Indian women inventors are slowly challenging stereotypes about invention being dominated by males. Janorious Rabeela, Dell’s first woman technologist at Dell’s Bangalore R&D center, shares her journey on filing a patent as well as insight into women taking ownership of their intellectual efforts.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (Mar 9 – Mar 15)

  1. Dell XPS 18: Our Thinnest, Lightest and Most Versatile AIO
  2. Celebrating Commonwealth Day
  3. HIMSS13 vision: standards-based data exchange in healthcare
  4. Users should be the center of BYOD management
  5. Intro to Cloud Series – What is Platform as a Service? 

Press Release(s) (Mar 9 – Mar 15)

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