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 Latitude 7000 Series Laptops Launch Packing Haswell Processors – August 8, 2013
Dell computers has today announced the launch of a couple of new additions to their Dell Latitude 7000 Series of systems which all come equipped with Intel Haswell processors. The Intel Haswell processor has been specifically designed to provide a low-power processor with performance benefits after the move to FinFET transistors on the improved 22 nm process node, and have been specifically designed for laptops and convertible or ‘hybrid’ Ultrabooks.
DELL CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY SPOTLIGHT
Scaling Up Female Entrepreneurship – August 5, 2013
The Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) has been mobilizing successful businesswomen to give their time or financial support to other women and explore the obstacles to closing the gender gap in entrepreneurship worldwide.
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Dell’s XPS 12 and Latitude 10 are uncompromising convertibles – August 4, 2013
Dell’s convertible XPS 12 Ultrabook and the Dell Latitude 10 Windows 8 tablet succeed where others fail by focusing on the functionality of the device’s primary form, yet offering a convenient level of expandability that is ideal for work or school.
Dell changes focus from hardware to software, services – August 6, 2013
Customers gain more value from vendors that can provide end-to-end IT solutions and services. Joanne Moretti, vice president, Global Marketing, Dell Software Group, discusses Dell’s emergence in the software and IT services space, stating, “We’ve decided moving forward, customers interests are more important than engineering products…We really want to be an end-to-end solution provider to our customers.”
FDA Guidance Highlights Medical Device Security Concerns – August 5, 2013
Paul Christman, vice president of Public Sector, Dell Software Group, has highlighted the importance of device security in the healthcare sector in the context of a growing cybersecurity threat and in light of recent U.S. Food and *** Administration (FDA) guidelines.
At the Dell Enterprise Forum held in Bangkok, Thailand, Dell announced its continued commitment to providing enterprise information technology services to companies in emerging markets, with Thailand being among the top 10 markets of focus.
A Look at SAP HANA Inside Dell IT – August 1, 2013
Dell Chief Information Officer, Andi Karaboutis, has discussed how Dell is leveraging the SAP HANA database platform to help bring the organization closer to its customers in order to better understand and anticipate their needs.
TOP 5 Direct2Dell Posts (August 3 – August 9)
- A Good Change: Switching from Apple to a PC-Based Video Editing Workflow
- Ten security basics for going to the cloud
- Dell – Behind the Scenes at Lollapalooza Again
- Changing the Economics of the Data Center
- Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network and Tory Burch Foundation Partner to Pay it Forward
Press Release(s) (August 3 – August 9)
- Dell Named a “Leader” in the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, North America
- Dell Scalable End-to-End Solution to Enhance Learning Outcomes Deployed by Noel-Baker Community School