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 plenty of … READ MORE

Jeff S. Johnson March 13th, 2008

Cloud Computing and SaaS

KR asked: "What is the difference between cloud computing and software as a service?" This is a really good question. Let’s explore this space for a bit and hopefully we can come to a good answer. (I am going to attempt to be brief here so please forgive me it … READ MORE

Jimmy Pike March 9th, 2008

Clouds in Context

In my view, the idea of cloud computing is perhaps one of the most exciting new directions the IT industry has taken in a long time.   And it's becoming more real every day – as evidenced by recent announcements, with of course a lot of opinions on how it might … READ MORE

Jimmy Pike March 6th, 2008

Latitude XFR D630: A Laptop for Harsh Environments

Today, customers in the United States who are in need of a rugged laptop can order the Latitude XFR D630. It builds on the Latitude ATG D620 by offering new laptop technology in a chassis that's more rugged than ever before. It meets the Department of Defense's rigid MIL-STD 810F … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca March 4th, 2008

Dell and Windows Server 2008

Yesterday,  Microsoft introduced Windows Server 2008 (WS08), along with SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008. You can see more details on the Windows Server Division blog. Folks from Dell took part in Microsoft's "Heroes Happen Here" launch event in Los Angeles, kicking off a series of more than 225 … READ MORE

Mobile Workstation Brute on Steroids

If you do engineering design, analysis or create digital content you need a brute of a workstation.  And with more of us going mobile, that brute needs to go with you in a laptop form.  We've offered the Dell Precision M6300 for some time now, but based on feedback from … READ MORE

Dell Workstations February 27th, 2008

The Register Green Computing Debate

Wednesday we're participating in The Register's "green" online computing debate, which will include presentations and conversations on topics ranging from energy efficiency, to virtualization, to recycling and companies' overall approach to environmental responsibility. Our Vice President of Power & Cooling Infrastructure Albert Esser will speak at 12:40 p.m. CDT about … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca February 26th, 2008

Supporting Dell Customers in the Recent Snowstorms in China

Earlier this week, Ernest Lee, technical support director in Dell China published a blog post where he described how Dell supported customers through the recent severe snowstorms that happened in China. Since it seemed like a good real-life example of the kind of service capabilities we offer through ProSupport and … READ MORE

Lionel Menchaca February 21st, 2008
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