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  • Blog Post: Going for Gold - The Commonwealth Games Kick Off in Glasgow

    After months of preparation the start of the Commonwealth Games is finally here! Thousands of athletes, spectators, volunteers and officials are now arriving in Glasgow ready for the 11 days of competition, and as the official IT Hardware and Data Centre supporter, we couldn’t be more excited...
  • Blog Post: Management Skills and Sporting Ability Collide at the Dell Corporate Challenge

    At Dell we’re always looking for new ways to develop the talents of our UK workforce. That’s why we were so excited recently to announce our sponsorship of the Dell Corporate Challenge . This annual event focuses on developing teams, management knowledge and CSR awareness via a series...
  • Blog Post: Success Continues for #TeamDell; Barker Wins Bronze Medal Ahead of Glasgow 2014

    As Laura’s post yesterday noted, the start of Glasgow 2014 is officially in sight and our athlete ambassadors , have less than a month to go until the official opening ceremony on July 23 rd . Elinor Barker has certainly been busy in the lead-up to the Games. Here she shares with us her busy...
  • Blog Post: It Pays to Finance IT Solutions from Those Who Understand Them Best

    It’s entirely possible that you missed the announcement last year that we expanded our direct financing capabilities in Europe , but it caught my eye because I actually began my career here at Dell supporting communications for Dell Financial Services (DFS) when it was a joint venture with CIT...
  • Blog Post: Driving Workstation Innovation with European Centre of Excellence

    Earlier this year, we were thrilled to open the first Virtual Workstation Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Round Rock, Texas to provide our customers and partners with the necessary resources and expert advice to help them leverage virtualized workstations and architect a solution to best suit their business...
  • Blog Post: Can Cloud Power the Future UK Tech Economy?

    Author Note: This is a guest post by Nick Hyner, director of Cloud Services for EMEA at Dell On 12th June, we held a cloud roundtable event in London. The aim was to facilitate a relaxed discussion around the question ‘Can cloud power the future UK tech economy?’ looking at the opportunities...
  • Blog Post: Flexible Work Solutions Can Make Every Day Pets at Work Day

    In many places today, furry friends are joining the workplace to celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day , or the more inclusive Pets At Work Day . With our flexible work practices here at Dell, on any given day of the year many of our employees are working alongside their pets! On the Internet...
  • Blog Post: #TeamDell Athlete Achieves Fastest Swim of the Year at Commonwealth Trials

    With just over a month to go until the kickoff of Glasgow 2014 , our athlete ambassadors have been keeping themselves busy with a full schedule of training and heats, and helping our teams and wider community get into the spirit of the Games. Hear what Ollie Hynd had to say about his recent triumphs...
  • Blog Post: Taking Dell’s Entrepreneurial Spirit Global

    Entrepreneurs are disproportionately the source of global economic growth, jobs and innovation. They are the engine that drives the world economy, creating ~70 percent of jobs globally and as much as 91 percent in some emerging markets ( Endeavor ). Earlier this week, I had the honor of participating...
  • Blog Post: How Dell’s Legacy of Good Plan is Good for Business

    Earth Day is a day to reflect on our impact on the planet. We think about how we better manage our natural resources for ourselves as individuals. We also consider how our solutions can reduce our customers’ impact, and how our teams might find new, more sustainable ways to do business. Last...
  • Blog Post: Around the World with ProSupport Plus

    When we launched ProSupport Plus in April of 2013 ( blog ), we talked about going to the ends of the earth ( video ) for our customers and our “strike first” approach. Prevention is still the best support ( blog ), and we are looking for more ways to bring that level of service to customers...
  • Blog Post: Turning E-Waste into a Resource in Kenya

    Recently, PBS NewsHour Weekend featured a piece highlighting the growing problem of e-waste in Kenya and how local officials, outside corporations, and everyday citizens are working together to improve the state of the area’s recycling industry while also creating a sustainable business model....
  • Blog Post: Shooting for a place in the 2014 Commonwealth Games!

    You’ve been hearing from our athlete ambassadors Elinor, Ollie, Lindsay and Sam but we also have athletes within the Dell UK family. One of them is Stacey Francis, who you heard from last week . Another is Andrew Addison, Solutions Engineer, who I recently caught up with to hear about how his journey...
  • Blog Post: Connected Workplace Allows Dell Employee to Train for Commonwealth Games

    The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving 71 teams of athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and takes place every four years. Glasgow 2014 will be held from 23 July to 3 August. It will feature 17 sports in 11 days of competition with...
  • Blog Post: 15th Dell Solution Center opens in Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Almost three years after opening our first Solution Center , we recently opened the 15 th in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This is the second center to be opened in the Latin America region ( we opened a center in Mexico City in May ) and we are excited that we can now support even more of our customers and partners...
  • Blog Post: How Tech Can Elevate the Environment by 2020

    Last week, Secretary of State John Kerry released a call to action for diplomats across the world to elevate the environment in everything they do and to work together to adopt a new and ambitious environmental agreement to take place by the year 2020. Specifically, he’s outlined the need to adopt...
  • Blog Post: International Women’s Day 2014 – Inspire Change

    “ International Women's Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing world attention on areas requiring further action.” Though much progress has been made to advance women’s initiatives, the facts are clear that additional investment...
  • Blog Post: Race to Glasgow 2014: Lynsey Sharp tells us about her recent warm weather training and fight for fitness

    With the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow less than five months away, our fantastic athlete ambassadors are ramping up their training and continuing to underline the role Dell technology will play at the games. I had to chance to speak with Lynsey Sharp to catch up on how she is recovering from injury...
  • Blog Post: Park City Mountain Resort: Elevating Customer Experience with End-to-End Dell Solution

    Watching athletes compete for gold can be mesmerizing, and even a little intimidating! How do they make it look so easy?!? For recent games, many of the athletes had to qualify in trials that were held at Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR), 2002 host destination and a true pioneer in using IT to improve...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to the year of the Games!

    With just six months to go until the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games , January was filled with a real sense of excitement at Dell . Since we first announced we would be providing the IT hardware and datacentre solutions needed to power the competition, our teams have been working tirelessly...
  • Blog Post: New Year – New Focus on Glasgow 2014

    With 2014 finally upon us the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are not far from the minds of our fantastic athlete ambassadors . I caught up with Ollie Hynd to hear how 2013 for him and what he has coming up in his Commonwealth Games preparations. Here’s what he had to say: The lead up to...
  • Blog Post: Newest Dell Global Innovation Hub Opens in Dubai

    What does Dubai now have in common with the following cities: New York, Shanghai, Sydney, Singapore, Chicago, Limerick, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Austin, Paris, Washington, Bracknell and Sao Paolo? Give up? Well, today Dubai become the latest global city (the fourteenth in fact) to host a Dell Solution Center...
  • Blog Post: Comment on Der Spiegel Article Regarding NSA TAO Organization

    Dell is aware of a story originally reported by Der Spiegel , which has subsequently been picked up in other media outlets, that refers to alleged security ‘backdoors‘ implanted by the United States National Security Agency into products from several technology companies, including Dell....
  • Blog Post: Dell Weekly Recap & Customer Spotlight (Dec 6 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. TOP STORY OF THE WEEK Dell outs new 24-inch and 32-inch UltraHD 4K monitors Representing the industry’s most...
  • Blog Post: PartnerDirect Channel Program Expands to Europe

    Back in December, Lionel blogged about our PartnerDirect program which formalizes many of our efforts working with solution providers. Today, we’re expanding PartnerDirect across Europe, allowing further solution providers access to Dell's expertise in areas like build-to-order, software customization...