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
5 MLB Analytics Practices That Work For Businesses – September 5, 2013
Big data analytics is playing an increasingly vital role in the success of organizations of all sizes. John Whittaker, director of product marketing, Information Management Group, Dell Software, explained how parallels between analytics-driven management practices used in baseball and best practices in everyday business can help companies better understand the impact of analytics.
PC or Mac: which laptop for university? – September 5, 2013
In response to a question about laptop options for university students with specific performance needs on the popular “Ask Jack” technology blog in the U.K., Dell Precision workstations are touted as excellent options. In particular, the upcoming Dell Precision M3800 is described as packing “workstation components… into a very sleek and comparatively light package” and expected to have “long queues” when it launches later this year.
5 STORIES ABOUT DELL
5 Ways To Avoid A New York Times-Style Website Attack – August 30, 2013
Cyber criminals often like to target the underlying partners of the businesses that they are attempting to breach. Dell SecureWorks has outlined preventative measures that companies can take to avoid the type of cyber-attack that took down the New York Times recently.
At its core, open data is about government departments sharing information and using proven solutions to make data operational and achieve agency missions. The recent priorities emphasized by the Obama Administration through the Open Data Initiative outline the government’s desire to leverage the potential of public-private data.
Cloud hosting offers high-level security, flexibility – August 29, 2013
The cloud provides flexibility, security and value helping to create a level playing field for healthcare providers of all sizes, according to August Calhoun, vice president and general manager, Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences.
Dell’s DaaS offers On-Demand Services at 24 Bucks per User, per Month – August 22, 2013
New cloud and virtualization solutions announced at VMworld help boost IT performance and business agility for customers as well as demonstrate the breadth of the Dell and VMware integrations and strength of the partnership.
Do enterprises need a chief data scientist? – September 3, 2013
Enterprises are increasingly focused on using big data and analytics to help them understand the requirements of their customers and identify patterns in customer activity. Darin Bartik, executive director and general manager, database management, Dell, and Bob Fine, director of product marketing, Dell Compellent, outlined the significance of the trend, and how organizations can transform into data-driven enterprises.
TOP 5 Direct2Dell Posts (Aug 31 – Sept 6)
- Crossing the Big Data Divide: Separating the Myths from Reality
- Designing a Successful Knowledge Management Strategy
- PartnerDirect: One Vendor. One Program. End-to-End Software, Hardware Solutions
- Helping our customers keep their cool: The Dell Fresh Air Hot House
- Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight (August 30 Edition)
Press Release(s) (Aug 31 – Sept 6)
- New Software Competencies Enable Dell Channel Partners to Capitalize on End-to-End Solution Offerings
- Dell Storage Enhances College of North West London Technology Infrastructure to Increase Automation
- Leading Proxy Advisory Firms Recommend that Dell Shareholders Vote “FOR” Proposed Sale Transaction at $13.88 per Share in Cash