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.

 

TOP STORY OF THE WEEK

Dell XPS 11 Combines the Best of Lenovo's Yoga and Microsoft's Surface

Unlike Acer and Asus, who overwhelmed us with sheer numbers this morning, Dell's Computex assault is formed by just one, standout product, the XPS 11. This 11.6-inch laptop touts an outstanding 2560 x 1440 resolution, plus its exterior is adorned in a carbon fiber weave and machined aluminum, yet the company is pitching it as something even more: a two-in-one device.

 

DELL CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT

Class cloud - Rochester School Department and Dell; May 29, 2013

In today’s education environment, IT protection and performance go hand-in-hand. Rochester School District explained why it selected Dell Software Group solutions for the district’s growing demands.

 

5 STORIES ABOUT DELL

Dell Challenges Cisco, HP with Converged Infrastructure Lineup; June 5, 2013

Enabling customers of all sizes to address a common set of challenges related to the complexity, inefficiency and rigidity in current IT infrastructures, Dell announced further differentiation to its converged infrastructure portfolio.

 

U.S. Tops List Of Best Countries For Women Entrepreneurs; June 4, 2013

Today from Istanbul, at the fourth-annual Dell women’s entrepreneurs event, Dell announced the results of the first-ever global index to measure female entrepreneurship around the world. Not surprisingly, the more than 8 million women-led businesses in the United States came out on top.

 

Dell PowerEdge VRTX review; June 5, 2013

The Dell PowerEdge VRTX has been praised for its “clever design, low noise and low power consumption” achieving 5 out of 5 stars and the “IT Pro Innovation Award.”

 

Dell Delivers on Its Strategy to Become a Solution-Centric Vendor; June 3, 2013

While Dell’s core value has not significantly changed, its approach has seen a big shift away from the hardware sales model to a more solution-centric standards-based approach. Dell has spent time and money carrying out a sales force competency assessment, and reskilling the sales force to focus on a consultative solutions-based sales model….

 

Dell Global CIO on How IT Must Adapt as Business Priorities Change; June 3, 2013

As Dell has made the transition from a traditional PC supplier to an end-to-end solutions firm, the role of its CIO too has changed. Srikanth RP of InformationWeek had the privilege of meeting Adriana Karaboutis, Global CIO, Dell, who shares some fascinating insights into how IT must adapt as business priorities change.

 

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Press Release(s) (June 1 – June 7)

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