Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight (March 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.


Dell claims half of BYOD firms have suffered a security breachV3 Co UK, March 15, 2013

BYOD and embracing consumerization can make businesses more agile; however, organizations need to develop policies that meet an organization’s unique requirements while addressing security and manageability concerns..


Southern Illinois University

Freshmen arriving on campus for the fall term at Southern Illinois University will collect a Windows 8 tablet along with their course and dorm assignments.  As part of SIU's Mobile Dawg initiative, they will be issued Dell Latitude 10 tablets, part of a long-term plan to provide tablets for every student, one class at a time.


Dell's XPS 18: Radically Rethinking the Tablet – e-Commerce Times, March 19, 2013

The iPad was the tablet market maker, and for a while, its competition appeared to be limited to a handful of imitators that had a hard time distinguishing themselves. That's no longer true. Innovation is alive and well among tablet vendors — with the possible exception of Apple. One of the most interesting new form factors is the mega-tablet, which combines tablet portability with an all-in-one computing experience.

Making sustainability your business – Tech Bubbles UK, March 18, 2013

Highlighting the importance of sustainability strategies for businesses today, David Lear, executive director, corporate sustainability at Dell, discusses how Dell is doing its part to care for the environment with its supply chain and packaging initiatives.

The Changing Face of Startup Angel Investors – The Huffington Post, March 19, 2013

To enable entrepreneurs to overcome obstacles to funding, the 100 million Dell Innovators Credit Fund aims to unite entrepreneurs with the financial and technology resources they need to grow. Dell Entrepreneur-in-Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt described her experiences with fundraising as a seasoned investor, serial entrepreneur and driver of the Dell Innovators Credit Fund.

How To Cure Your App Bloat Diagnosis – IDG Connect, March 18, 2013

IT infrastructure can be enhanced to help tackle the thousands of abandoned and rarely used applications that cost organizations millions of dollars every year. Dell has shared tips for how an application performance monitoring (APM) solution, like Dell Foglight, can diagnose bloated apps and bring an infrastructure back to life.

Dell Targets New Tablet For Government Use – National Defense Magazine, April 2013

Helping to balance the military’s need for greater mobility with the need for network assurance and overall security, the Dell Latitude 10 Enhanced Security tablet is highlighted as a key solution that addresses each of these needs.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (Mar 16 – Mar 22)

  1. Dell EqualLogic Sweeps IT Brand Pulse iSCSI Awards
  2. Dell Announces Cloud Services for SharePoint
  3. Dell Cloud Client Computing Will Soon Offer Windows Embedded 8 Standard Thin Clients
  4. 2013 Dell Social Innovation Challenge Semifinalists: By the Numbers
  5. The XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop now available in multiple European countries

Press Release(s) (Mar 16 – Mar 22)

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