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's End-to-End Play is a Long Way from Personal Computers – Forbes, December 27, 2012
Dell World has continued to capture media interest, particularly around its end-to-end strategy and transformation into a powerful IT solutions provider.
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5 STORIES ABOUT DELL
- Dell expansion on mainland spells greater investments – South China Morning Post, January 3, 2013
To help more customers in China improve efficiency, respond more quickly to business demands, mitigate security risks and simplify IT infrastructure, Dell will steadily increase its investments in the country.
- Dell to wait for OpenStack to mature, will launch public cloud late next year – IT World, January 3, 2013
Customers need flexibility and predictability when choosing a platform for cloud. Dell will wait for OpenStack to mature before launching public cloud so that it can offer stronger service level agreements and allow the platform to be as true to OpenStack as possible.
- Dell XPS One 27 review — Windows fans finally get a beautiful and speedy iMac competitor – The Next Web, December 21, 2012
You’d be forgiven for looking at Dell’s XPS One and immediately thinking iMac. In fact, if I were a betting man, I’d say that potential iMac buyers are exactly the demographic at which Dell is aiming. The company’s all-in-one desktop system, while not new, has been the recent recipient of an update that addresses some earlier issues, while beefing up its specifications. I’ve had a week to demo one of these rather-beefy machines and now it’s time to pass my findings on to you.
- 5 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Windows 8 – SmallBizDaily, January 2, 2013
Ideal for optimizing Windows 8 operating system features, Dell’s latest devices are the perfect fit for small business leaders.
- Dell Integrates Partner's Replication As A Service Into EqualLogic – CRN, December 18, 2012
Dell (NSDQ:Dell) has signed a deal to resell one of its solution provider's replication-as-a-service offerings by integrating the service into Dell EqualLogic SAN arrays. The partner, Houston-based iland, has worked with Dell since 2007 and started talking to Dell about two years ago about bringing its service on board, said Dante Orsini, vice president of business development at iland.
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