The Business Value of Dell Technologies On Demand for Storage

Today we announced Dell EMC PowerStore, an innovative modern infrastructure platform engineered with data-centric design, intelligent automation and adaptable architecture – all to address challenges in the data era.

PowerStore is supported by Dell Technologies On Demand, our portfolio of flexible consumption and as-a-service solutions across Dell’s entire end-to-end portfolio – from workforce solutions to data center gear– from edge to core and cloud. When it comes to storage, Dell Technologies On Demand delivers significant value such as clear cost savings with gains in efficiency, productivity and business agility.

In a recent IDC study analyzing the business value of Dell Technologies On Demand, participants cited both cost and time savings as noteworthy advantages. Customers who moved to usage-based – or pay-per-use –  consumption models with Dell EMC storage saw a 23% lower cost of storage operations per year, 25% lower storage acquisition costs, and 92% faster time to deploy new storage capacity. See infographic here.

The key driver of these benefits is our Flex On Demand model, ideally suited for environments where storage capacity requirements are highly dynamic or seasonal. It enables customers to scale with elastic capacity – as demands rise or fall – with payments aligned with usage.

For instance, our customers tell us that Flex On Demand gives them the flexibility to increase capacity, and bring in cost predictability without having to buy it all at once. For them, the most evident advantage is accessing the newest technology at an affordable price and using it as a utility service.

For those looking for shorter-term commitments, we recently announced the availability of a new one-year term for Flex On Demand – expanding the currently available three- or five-year term options – offered on all Dell EMC storage, as well as converged, hyperconverged, and data protection solutions.

To help customers with additional financial assistance, we recently announced our new Payment Flexibility Program which extends $9B in financing, including 0% interest rates and up to a 180-day payment deferral.**

For more than 14 years, we’ve been leaders in flexible consumption solutions. Our portfolio now approaches over $3.5B in assets under management. So, whether you choose to pay for technology as you grow, or as you use it, or as a service, we’ve got it covered. With Dell Technologies On Demand, customers can more effectively control costs, manage expenses, and optimize budgets to meet short-term requirements and long-range objectives.

PowerStore and Dell Technologies On Demand continue our long-standing dedication to driving innovation for our customers. For more information on Dell Technologies On Demand, watch the short video below, read this brief overview, and contact your local sales representative.


**Payment solutions provided and serviced by Dell Financial Services LLC or its affiliates or designees (“DFS”) for qualified customers. Offers valid through July 31st, 2020, to qualified business end-users in the US (excluding DBC accounts). Offers may not be available or may vary in certain countries. Offers may change without notice, may be subject to minimum transaction size, and are subject to credit approval, product availability, applicable law and documentation provided by and acceptable to DFS. 0% Finance Lease: 24-month or 36-month term. Rate percentage does not include charges other than periodic rent payments. For purchases of qualifying Dell EMC infrastructure solutions (servers and storage).

Akanksha Mehrotra

About the Author: Akanksha Mehrotra

Akanksha Mehrotra is the Vice President of Dell Technologies As a Service Marketing, which includes marketing for services across the client and infrastructure solutions portfolio, Dell Technologies On Demand, Dell Financial Services, and Dell Digital. She also leads Strategy & Operations across Product Marketing for Dell Technologies. Akanksha has been with the company for over 18 years, and in her time at Dell, has gained broad experience in product management, pricing, marketing and sales strategy and operations. Akanksha and team most recently launched Dell Technologies On Demand program, which provides our customers with flexible consumption and as a service options across the Dell Technologies portfolio.