What’s up with the P?

Technorati Tags: HPC,Dell,Servers,clusters What I am learning from places like InsideHPC.com and from the guys at Dell is that HPC is rapidly scaling from supercomputer centers down to much smaller organizations. It seems a more apt term than High Performance Computing – and one that is being embraced … READ MORE

Jeff S. Johnson April 23rd, 2008

The method to our madness

People often ask us what makes Dell different from our competitors. Here is a link to a podcast of an interview I recorded with Glenn Keels, Director of Global Commercial Product Development. The interview covers a lot of ground and revolves around Dell’s strategic vision of reducing complexity, … READ MORE

Jeff S. Johnson April 21st, 2008

Tech trends that will shape IT for the next five years

  TechRepublic recently ran an article by Jason Hiner about Gartner's predictions of the 10 technology trends that will shape IT.  In it, Mr. Hiner adds insightful comments, some of which inspired me to write this post. Gartner predicts that half of business travelers won't take their laptops … READ MORE

Jeff S. Johnson April 9th, 2008

Come and Get Your Windows Server 2008

We have been working closely with Microsoft for over two years on Windows Server 2008, and you will soon be able to get your hands on it.  Windows Server 2008 is a major milestone. We’ve done a lot of work with it to make sure it runs greener … READ MORE

Jeff S. Johnson April 4th, 2008

Share Your Stories About IT Complexity

Everyone in technology knows that IT is too complex.  By announcing its Simplify IT initiatives, Dell has certainly gone on record saying we're doing something about it.  While IT complexity is a serious subject, actual stories are often pretty funny.  I don't know about you, but I've seen … READ MORE

Jeff S. Johnson March 13th, 2008

Is IT Simplification an Evolution or Revolution?

We think IT simplification is both an evolution and a revolution. Earlier we announced in this blog about the problems of IT complexity and what simplification is all about. We've even asked you to share your stories. Certainly IT simplification as a concept has been around forever, but … READ MORE

Jeff S. Johnson February 8th, 2008

The Story Behind Dell’s Simplify IT Initiative

Last month Dell went on record saying that Information Technology (IT) is too complex, and we have launched significant programs to simplify it.  The reactions from the marketplace – especially customers, analysts and the media – have been overwhelmingly positive.  This is certainly a ‘moon shot' kind of … READ MORE

Jeff S. Johnson November 23rd, 2007
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