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 End-to-End Play is a Long Way from Personal ComputersForbes, December 27, 2012


Dell World has continued to capture media interest, particularly around its end-to-end strategy and transformation into a powerful IT solutions provider.


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UK Special Needs Students Gain Control With Tech

Remember how it felt to learn something new at school? Most of us can recall one or two "wow" moments we had as kids. Those special moments that made us feel powerful, clever, and hopeful. Let's look at how a British school paired Dell desktops and multi-touch monitors to help severely disabled students create their own amazing moments.


To help more customers in China improve efficiency, respond more quickly to business demands, mitigate security risks and simplify IT infrastructure, Dell will steadily increase its investments in the country.

Customers need flexibility and predictability when choosing a platform for cloud. Dell will wait for OpenStack to mature before launching public cloud so that it can offer stronger service level agreements and allow the platform to be as true to OpenStack as possible.

You’d be forgiven for looking at Dell’s XPS One and immediately thinking iMac. In fact, if I were a betting man, I’d say that potential iMac buyers are exactly the demographic at which Dell is aiming. The company’s all-in-one desktop system, while not new, has been the recent recipient of an update that addresses some earlier issues, while beefing up its specifications. I’ve had a week to demo one of these rather-beefy machines and now it’s time to pass my findings on to you.

Ideal for optimizing Windows 8 operating system features, Dell’s latest devices are the perfect fit for small business leaders.

Dell (NSDQ:Dell) has signed a deal to resell one of its solution provider's replication-as-a-service offerings by integrating the service into Dell EqualLogic SAN arrays. The partner, Houston-based iland, has worked with Dell since 2007 and started talking to Dell about two years ago about bringing its service on board, said Dante Orsini, vice president of business development at iland.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (December 22nd – January 4th)

1. Mac Users Continue to Switch to Dell Precision Workstations for Professional Video Editing

2. Dell Investing in Increased Data Security for Endpoints: Completes Acquisition of Credant

3. First Winner of the Dell Legal Diversity Award

4. Unified Storage Channel Sales and Marketing Campaign

5. 2012 – The Channel Perspective

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