May, 2007

Direct2Dell

The Official Dell Corporate Blog
  • Dell to Offer Ubuntu 7.04

    In February when Dell launched IdeaStorm as forum for customers to contribute ideas for product offerings, we received overwhelming feedback that customers wanted Linux on desktops and notebooks. As part of an overall effort to update our Linux program...
  • Dell Tablet PC

    There's been some chatter about a Latitude Tablet PC coming from Dell. Check out what Jeff Clarke has to say. Update: 12/10— I just posted new details about the Latitude XT here. More information coming tomorrow. Update: 12/11— Glenn just published...
  • Ubuntu 7.04 Offering—Technical Details

    Before we announce the availability of Ubuntu 7.04 on select Dell client systems, I'd like to give an overview of what customers can expect from our initial Ubuntu offering. Availabile Software and Hardware The default software from the Ubuntu...
  • Dell Offers Three Consumer Systems With Ubuntu 7.04

    It’s finally here. Later today, Dell will offer U.S customers three different systems with Ubuntu 7.04 installed: the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook. These systems are now available at www.dell.com/open today. Starting...
  • Dell & Wal-Mart: One Small Step

    In his interview with CRN , Michael said we would be retail outlets in U.S. and major countries around the world over the next several quarters. Working with Wal-Mart to sell Dimension E521 desktops in 3,000 stores in the United States, Canada, and Puerto...
  • Dell Collaboration with Microsoft and Novell

    Today, Microsoft and Novell announced that Dell is the first major systems provider to join a collaboration between the two companies. One purpose of the collaboration is to promote interoperability between Windows Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise . Another...
  • New Latitude Notebooks Coming

    Today we launched three notebooks in our Latitude corporate notebook line . The Latitude D630 and D830 are based on Intel’s new Santa Rosa (Centrino Pro) chipset . Beyond improved performance and battery life, these notebooks feature other enhancements...
  • Project Hybrid and Technology Preview in San Francisco

    Last week Kevin Kettler, Dell's CTO and Jay Parker, director of Dell PowerEdge servers were in San Francisco to talk to media and bloggers about something we call Project Hybrid. Some of you may have seen some coverage from outlets like eWeek , internetnews...
  • Solution Providers: Part of Dell's Fresh Approach

    At the end of April, there was some buzz in the media and the blogosphere about Dell potentially moving beyond the direct model. Earlier this week, CRN's Ed Moltzen visited Dell, and during that time here, he sat down with Michael to find out what that...
  • XPS 720 H2C is Here, Officially

    I'm sure many of you out there already saw the Engadget story last week. Today, we're officially taking orders for the 720 H2C here in the United States. Customers in Europe will be able to order soon. I know that a lot of you were waiting for...