Weekly Recap: Dell in the News – January 13 edition

Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. 

Story of the Week

Dell Unveils First-Ever, Ultra-Sleek Ultrabook [VIDEO] Mashable – Jan. 11, 2012
Dell unveiled a powerful new ultrabook called the XPS 13 Tuesday at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which boasts a thin, sleek exterior with powerful mechanics under the hood.

Other Dell News

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Offers Slim Profile, Enhanced Security eWeek – Jan. 11, 2012
Computer maker Dell has unveiled its ultraportable XPS 13 notebook, a compact 13.3-inch ultrabook featuring an edge-to-edge hardened Gorilla Glass, near “frameless” display and powerful battery life.

Dell Expands Storage Options With New Appliances InformationWeek – Jan. 11, 2011
Dell Wednesday unveiled a range of products at the Dell Storage Forum in London that it says fit into its fluid data strategy, which emphasizes value, ease of use, and economies of scale.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Available on Dell Cloud ServerWatch – Jan. 11, 2012
The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is the first Linux distribution to make its way to Dell's (NASDAQ: DELL) new VMware software-based cloud offering, Dell Cloud with VMware vCloud Datacenter Service.

Exclusive: Dell plots late-2012 consumer tablet launch Reuters – Jan. 11, 2012
Dell Inc intends to launch its first consumer tablet computer in late 2012, marking its entry into a hotly contested and increasingly crowded arena that has already claimed arch-foe Hewlett Packard.

Dell's Marc Stitt talks about virtualization and private clouds ZDNet – Jan. 10, 2012
Dell has made great progress towards being a soup-to-nuts supplier of IT solutions. Dell’s Marc Stitt discusses where the company is focused today. 

Dell: PCs Not Under Threat From Tablets or Smartphones PCWorld – Jan. 9, 2012
The PC is not likely to be challenged by the tablet or the smartphone, and many users of the Internet on these devices will turn to the PC for a better experience, Michael Dell said in Bangalore on Monday.

Dell Names Felice Chief Commercial Officer to Boost Sales BusinessWeek – Jan. 7, 2012
Dell Inc. named Steve Felice president and chief commercial officer, overseeing all its sales and marketing efforts as the company aims to sell more packages of technology products and services to businesses.

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Industry Quotes & Insight

“The XPS 13 represents the most balanced of the ultrabook class of notebooks to hit the market so far.” – Rob Enderle, Enderle Group analyst

“Dell is laying out a strategy that could attract long-term investors once the revenue pruning is completed, potentially later this year.” – Mark Moskowitz, J.P. Morgan hardware analyst

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