Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight (March 8 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 @SXSW 2013 – #DellSXSW

Dell will have a significant presence again this year during South by Southwest (SXSW), held annually in our hometown of Austin, Texas. Beginning with SXSWedu and through Interactive, Film and Music, Dell will show and tell how its customers are using Dell technologies to create music, film and momentum for growing businesses. You can join the conversation on Twitter using #DellSXSW.



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Cause & Effect: Is giving back the ultimate return-on-investment? – HUB Magazine, March, 2013

Dell CMO Karen Quintos has explained how social responsibility is being applied across Dell into areas where technology can have the biggest impact — for example, enabling thousands of schools around the world through connected classroom solutions and digital learning solutions.

Dell releases first wireless ultrabook docking station – Computer World, February 27, 2013

With speeds of up to 10 times today’s fastest Wi-Fi networks, the Dell Wireless Dock is the first commercially available wireless docking system based on the multi-gigabit Tri-Band Wi-Fi standard (WiGig).The new wireless docking station is currently compatible with the Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook and is selling in select countries.

Dell’s hand found in slaying “the Giant” CIO Asia, March 1, 2013

To create the stunning visual effects for the new Hollywood film “Jack the Giant Slayer,” award-winning studio Soho VFX turned to Dell’s media and entertainment solutions which provided both stability and processing power.

Dell Networking looks to beat HP at own convergence game – CRN, ChannelWeb UK, March 5, 2013

Dell's new EMEA head of networking is hoping to lure in the vendor's client and infrastructure VARs with a converged technology approach emulating that of rival HP. Dominique Vanhamme told CRN that he wants to focus on pushing a "converged infrastructure" message out to the vendor's channel.

Building the intelligent network at Mobile World Congress 2013: Part IIThe Mobile Network, March 2013

Telco organizations are increasingly reliant on technology partners to help build intelligent networks while reducing the time taken to bring new services and solutions to market, according to Franklin Flint, global telecommunications strategy and marketing lead, Dell OEM Solutions.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (Mar 2 – Mar 8)

  1. What's New in Windows 8?
  2. Countdown to March Madness – Let the Network Mayhem Begin!
  3. XPS 12 (and other Dell products) Strikes Gold at the iF Product Design Awards
  4. Dell brings real-time business productivity to the über-connected workplace!
  5. Fluid Cache for DAS 1.0 — enabling our customers' potential

Press Release(s) (Mar 2 – Mar 8)

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