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  • Blog Post: Dell Security Packs in Partner Offerings and Unveils SuperMassive 9800 at Peak 2014

    Yesterday, we wrapped up the Dell Security Peak Performance conference in Orlando . The excitement expressed by our partners, who have immersed themselves in educational technical deep dive and business breakout sessions, is inspiring. While this is the first year we’ve hosted Peak Performance...
  • Blog Post: A Broader Vision for Variabilization of IT

    Reduced risk is a key to many doors One of the most exciting trends sweeping the world of IT is also the hardest to say: variabilization. While it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, for many companies it has become a seven-syllable synonym for success. Specifically, the variabilization of...
  • Blog Post: Securing the Network Against Inevitable Human Slipups

    Did you know that 64 percent of employees admit to visiting non-work related web sites every day ? Beyond the obvious productivity hits of such activity, these employees are opening the door to a whole host of cyber threats and putting their organization’s information assets at risk. Despite our...
  • Blog Post: Paint the Town Red With Us at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

    Photo by flickr user Alvin Law Every year Oracle paints the town (and the Moscone Center) red to celebrate Oracle OpenWorld . And every year, Dell is thrilled to be a part of the conference and to meet with our partners and customers in technology. The analyst firm IDC calls out Big Data/Analytics...
  • Blog Post: Turn A Six Hour Job Into a Three Minute One

    What’s the best way to provision interim workstations for 4,000 students in 12 separate classrooms between two buildings? When those students are Dell employees and the buildings are on our main campus, the question takes on a personal dimension. Dell’s Global Learning & Development...
  • Blog Post: Today's the Day! Links to Blogs, Videos and More on the 13th Generation of Dell PowerEdge Servers

    It’s an exciting day today as, after much anticipation, we are finally able to announce our latest lineup of Dell PowerEdge Servers . This is the 13 th generation of servers for Dell, and the platforms include some impressive features and capabilities in the areas of application performance, workloads...
  • Blog Post: Beyond PCs: How Dell Became the Best Endpoint Expert in the Room

    Not long ago, our company made its living making and selling computers. We were good at what we did. Our hardware helped make PCs mainstream in the 90s. We were the number one computer company at the turn of the century—selling desktops, laptops, and servers to consumers and companies big and small...
  • Blog Post: Long Live the Multi-Device Era

    In the second floor commissary of the Dell cloud client-computing building in Silicon Valley, there is a light fixture. It's unlike most corporate lighting . Rectangular. Beautiful. Modern. It is made of dozens of translucent glass orbs, hung by corresponding wires from the ceiling. Each six...
  • Blog Post: Dell Leader for Second Year in Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (UTM)

    As cybercriminals get more sophisticated , organizations must become more serious about implementing market-leading next-generation firewalls for protection. While there are many options available to fill this need, Dell is one of the few that offers firewalls that consistently drive leading threat...
  • Blog Post: Matching Your Backup to Your Business - Dell Backup & Disaster Recovery Suite

    One size does not fit all. I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to talk to a lot of our customers about their data protection needs and challenges as part of my daily work. I definitely hear some commonalities. Like how protecting their environments has become more and more complex and challenging...
  • Blog Post: Looking Back At Thin Clients and Forward To the Internet of Things

    Some of the world’s greatest inventions were an accident. Like the Post-It Note , everyday plastic, tire rubber , and even the beloved chocolate chip cookie , the thin client computer was never meant to do what it does today or will tomorrow. “The story of thin clients is the unlikely...
  • Blog Post: Security Will Become Adaptive, Human-Based, Say Dell 1-5-10 Participants

    With terms like hijack, Trojan, ransomware, backdoor, Snort and worm, the ever-evolving security threat landscape is certain to scare, overwhelm and confuse almost anyone. This has put many into a state of cognitive saturation where we can only process information about today’s known threats, nothing...
  • Blog Post: The Power of Unified Communications

    It took only my first audio call to a public phone number from a Microsoft Communicator client on my Windows desktop and I was hooked on unified communications (UC)– the power to phone anywhere in the world from my computer was empowering. It felt like the first time I sent an email halfway around...
  • Blog Post: 5 Best Practices for Meeting the Mobility Security Challenge

    A universal theme among enterprise IT leaders I talk to is mobility, especially the rise of BYOD, and how it has made securing the enterprise increasingly complex and intimidating. This isn’t surprising given that in our recent Dell global security survey , 93 percent of decision makers allow...
  • Blog Post: Dell's IT Security Vision and Portfolio of Solutions in Action

    When most of us hear about data breaches a few high-profile examples pop into our mind and we worry about the safety of our personal information. While sites like SC Magazine’s Data Breach Blog can scare you with how many lower-profile breaches happen every day, an even scarier thought is the number...
  • Blog Post: Dell’s End-to-End Solutions Event Heads to Miami June 24-26

    First, there was Dell Storage Forum. Born of the Compellent C-drive conference. Then came Dell Enterprise Forum. Bringing customers a chance to see the broader portfolio of not only storage, but also servers, networking and other enterprise solutions from Dell. Now we invite you to… Dell...
  • Blog Post: Transforming IT, Transforming our Customers’ Futures

    At Dell Services, we’re focused on delivering technology solutions that enable organizations to achieve the results that matter most to them by thinking about our customers’ future and how IT can help them get to where they need to go to achieve their business goals, as well as actively listening...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer Vulnerability Highlights Broader Security Implications

    The v ulnerability recently discovered in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer came at an interesting time in the company’s history. It’s important to note, Microsoft has been warning about the dangers of remaining on an unsupported platform for quite some time. While they did issue a patch...
  • Blog Post: Heartbleed Remediation

    As many of you are aware, researchers discovered a critical defect in versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta of OpenSSL, the cryptographic software library. Due to the impact of this specific OpenSSL vulnerability, known as the Heartbleed bug, products with affected versions can expose user passwords and private...
  • Blog Post: Dell’s IT Organization Recognized in InformationWeek Elite 100

    Each year InformationWeek honors the top IT organizations in the U.S., and this year, Dell’s IT organization, under the leadership of Adriana “Andi” Karaboutis , was selected as one of the choice organizations in the InformationWeek Elite 100 for paving the way for a new, efficient...
  • Blog Post: Helping IT Become Better Business Partners with Dell EMM

    Over the past year, I’ve spent a lot of time with IT leaders talking about the ups and downs of their mobility plans and BYOD challenges. While virtually every company has embarked on some efforts in this space, there is a tongue-in-cheek description of those endeavors as “random acts of...
  • Blog Post: Information Technology’s next challenge: BUSTING BUREAUCRACY

    Bureaucracy is not a bad thing. As Gary Hamel points out in his blog on Fortune , “bureaucracy was a major advance in solving the problem of efficiency at scale. If you have a couple of cars in the garage, a digital device in every pocket, and don't spend 80% of your time growing your own food...
  • Blog Post: Skyscanner Speeds Travel Planning with Dell Converged Blade Data Centers

    As scenes of snow-covered mountains and skiing play out on televisions around the world, many of us may begin thinking about our next vacation. Our customer Skyscanner wants to help with that by “building the best global flight search site” according to Gareth Williams , their CEO and...
  • Blog Post: Finding Common Ground in the Industrial Internet

    “IT people and manufacturing people are natural enemies in the wild,” shared Mike Harmon at last week’s M2M Evolution conference during a Production & Industrial Internet session. Mike wears a Dell badge but came up through the manufacturing / operational technology world and...
  • Blog Post: Powering Inquiry-based Learning

    We all know technology has changed how and where we work. Yesterday, I saw a wonderful example of how technology can radically enable and expand a classroom. I attended the launch of the Center of Excellence for Learning at the Science Leadership Academy (SLA) in Philadelphia, which will showcase best...