Dell Weekly Recap: News & Dell4Good Spotlight (May 10 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 Acquires Cloud-Management Software Firm Enstratius

Dell has announced the acquisition of Enstratius, an award-winning enterprise cloud management company that helps IT organizations deploy and manage enterprise-class applications across public, private and hybrid clouds…


Dell's Cube, Content, Curb Approach to Packaging

Dell has met its own sustainable packaging goals—as set in 2008—having ensured that up to 75 percent of its packaging is recyclable, eliminated more than 20 million pounds of material, and cut packaging expense by more than $18 million.


Three-Year Hunt Nabs Hacker Who Brought Cybercrime to Masses – BusinessWeek, May 4, 2013

In the wake of a SpyEye cybercrime bust, Dell SecureWorks has remarked on the hacking software that has drained tens of millions of dollars from bank accounts in the U.S. and Europe.

Dell Partners with Telefonica to Give Laptops Pay-As-You-Go Mobile Data Access in Europe – ZDNet, May 8, 2013

Telefonica and Dell have struck a deal to provide integrated mobile data connectivity across Europe for some laptops.

Dell Targets BYOD Businesses With Mobility Solutions – eWeek, April 24, 2013

Dell unveiled a portfolio of mobility solutions aimed at businesses with bring your own device (BYOD) environments, including solutions to streamline enterprise mobility management, endpoint security enhancements to improve IT efficiency…

Opinion: Storage blade arrays deliver converged infrastructure’s benefits – Computer World Malaysia, May 9, 2013

The growing implementation of converged infrastructures has heightened the need for better manageability and convergence in enterprises. Dell has underscored how the use of blade solutions can help organizations increase the flexibility, efficiency and productivity of their servers.

Boston scams – Action News Jax, May 7, 2013

Hackers use an array of tactics to install botnets onto users’ PCs, giving them full access to the information on affected computers and these tactics even extend to using national tragedies to trick people into downloading malware.

TOP 5 Direct2Dell POSTS (May 4 – May 10)

  1. More About Dell's Enstratius Acquisition
  2. Dell takes on Cisco in the Mid-Market with new Next-Gen Firewalls
  3. Part two: In a battle of #security vs productivity, which wins? #IAM #Interop
  4. Istanbul to host female entrepreneurs and business leaders at Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network global event 2013
  5. The Importance of Securing the Data

Press Release(s) (May 4 – May 10)

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