The 2014 Dell World Forum, held from November 4-6 in Austin, Texas, was met with some unseasonable weather. In spite of the rain, thousands gathered to see what Dell has in store and the company did what it always does in uncertain times – adapt.
Microsoft’s board of directors continues to morph as it has turned over two members, the latest move in the biggest shuffling of the board since the company went public nearly three decades ago.
Dell has signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sharjah Police, to reach their tactical objectives of enhancing security in the Emirate.
Microsoft’s quarterly financials are out, and they paint a startlingly clear picture of why new CEO Satya Nadella is in such a hurry to scuttle away from the “devices and services” mantra rolled out by former honcho Steve Ballmer just last year.
Dell plans to expand its storage lineup with a series of mid-sized SAN arrays and a portfolio of software-defined storage systems, furthering two prominent industry trends.
Dell has released a new virtualised storage accelerator appliance called Fluid Cache for SAN, designed to help customers keep data-intensive applications working quickly under load.
Dell has unveiled enterprise mobility software for Google Android or Apple iOS that supports BYOD use by selectively applying VPN controls only to the corporate apps on the device, not the employee’s personal apps.
Satya Nadella will hold his first press conference as Microsoft’s CEO next week, and reports are emerging that he’ll unveil a version of the Office suite for Apple’s iPad.
Dell is teaming up with Red Hat to drive its effort to be a force in the burgeoning area of network function virtualization (NFV) technology, aimed at helping carriers reduce costs and quickly roll out new services.
The spider. It sits at the centre of a web, stroking and sensing the minute vibrations that run up the hundreds of strands, analysing their meaning and what they reveal about the external world. Much like Satya Nadella.
Unless you’re a committed Microsoft observer, the name Satya Nadella probably doesn’t ring a bell. So who is the man who now becomes Microsoft’s guiding light for the foreseeable future?
Satya Nadella will face a host of problems upon assuming his mantle as Microsoft CEO
Microsoft has finally concluded its protracted search and chosen its new CEO: Satya Nadella, who as executive vice president of the company’s Cloud and Enterprise group has successfully steered the shift of the company’s back-end server software and tools to the cloud.
Once upon a time within Dell, managers who needed a business analysis report had to put in an IT request, a drawn out process that drove business units to set up their own shadow IT systems to run these numbers instead.
Microsoft’s cloud chief, Satya Nadella, will lead the company as its next chief executive officer, according to a report from Bloomberg.
IBM has revived efforts to sell its low-end server business and Dell, Fujitsu and Lenovo are all lining up to take a look, according to reports this week.
Dell has opened its Dubai Solution Centre to help customers in the EMEA Emerging region explore, test and deploy end-to-end solutions.
The world’s largest networking vendors have hit back at claims their products have been compromised by the National Security Agency after being named in an NSA spying toolkit.
2014 is poised to be an even bigger year for networks in the Middle East, perhaps “the year of the network”, says Shabbir Ahmad, Regional Sales Director – Networking, Dell, EMEA Emerging Markets
The feared Cryptolocker ransom Trojan has infected at least a quarter of a million PCs worldwide, a success rate probably generating somewhere in the low millions of dollars in ransom payments, a new analysis by Dell SecureWorks has estimated.
Dell customers have given a mixed reception to its recent privatisation deal, causing some to re-evaluate their future relationship with the vendor.
Dell has announced new enterprise technology to ‘help customers architect new data centres and modernise campus networks’.
Dell Software yesterday introduced a suite of software and services for enterprise mobility management, including a ‘secure workspace’ for mobile devices that lets enterprise IT managers separate work from data apps.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating a report that Dell computers have been sold to the Syrian regime via a Dubai-based distributor, despite the trade embargo in place.
Miniature tablets are becoming more and more popular, with devices like Google’s Nexus 7 and Apple’s iPad mini in the vanguard. Acer tried to bring Windows to the mini form with its Iconia W3 earlier this year, but that tablet was hampered by an awful screen, a bulky chassis, and a slow processor.
Workers at four Dell suppliers in China are allegedly enduring long overtime hours and facing exposure to toxic fumes, according to new reports from watchdog groups.
Dell has used Powering The Cloud’s 10th anniversary trade show in Frankfurt to emphasise the importance of efficiently managing big data.
Dell will give its first public demonstration of a 64-bit ARM server this week, the latest step in an industrywide effort to build servers based on low-power chips like those used in smartphones.
Canonical is in talks with Dell on making a version of Ubuntu supported by the Chinese government available as a pre-installed OS on the PC maker’s upcoming products destined for the Chinese market.
Windows 8 may be seeing sluggish demand, but Dell believes its the best OS for business tablets and plans to roll out more products built with the operating system later this year, a senior executive said Tuesday.
With an update to its Foglight for Virtualisation software package, Dell can now help organizations rid their systems of resource-sucking zombie virtual machines. “It’s so easy to create VMs. We have customers creating […]
Shoppers who tried to buy a Windows RT tablet at Dell’s website Friday morning would have seen one listed for US$299. By the end of the day the cheapest tablet came bundled with a keyboard for $479.
Dell’s board has struck down new shareholder voting guidelines for a buyout proposed by company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, which are in a fight with investor Carl Icahn […]
Dell is shipping Project Ophelia devices to early beta testers. PC sales are already suffering at the hands of mobile devices, and now Dell’s Android PC-on-a-stick threatens the relevance of traditional PCs from a different angle.
Icahn on Monday urged Dell’s board not to support the proposed shareholder vote change as it could disenfranchise voters.
Dell has started shipping its thumb-size PC called Project Ophelia to beta testers and is preparing to ship the final product in the coming months.
Michael Dell and Silver Lake’s decision to raise the offer to take Dell private is a concession that rival Carl Icahn and affiliate parties may have an upper hand in the wrangling to take over the company, observers of the deal said.
Michael Dell has raised his offer to take Dell private by $0.10 per share, to about $24.7 billion.
Prominent shareholder advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services has given a stamp of approval to Dell founder Michael Dell’s bid to take the company private.
Carl Icahn has acquired a larger stake in Dell and called for a better buy-out offer than the proposal of US$13.65 per share from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners.
Dell today announced the Middle East launch of its extended converged infrastructure portfolio, which includes the first converged solution specifically built for SMBs. With a paradigm shift towards converged infrastructure emerging, two of […]
Dell and Oracle will integrate hardware and software for customers through a strategic partnership, the companies announced on Tuesday. The deal expands the existing partnership between the two companies and will in part […]
Dell has once again thrown Windows 8 under the bus, saying the unpopular operating system contributed to a decline in its PC-related revenue during the quarter that ended May 3. “Windows 8 has […]
Dell has written to shareholders they are better off accepting a bid from Michael Dell and Silver Lake to acquire the company than holding on to their shares. The company’s independent directors have […]
The decline in PC spending has hit Dell hard, but the company’s server business is growing, said IDC in its first quarter report on the worldwide server market. Dell’s share of worldwide server revenue […]
What’s rectangular, gold, and 18 percent thinner than a No. 2 pencil? The iPad Air 2, which Apple unveiled Thursday. Sporting subtle refinements like a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and a beefed-up iSight […]
No major changes compared to Windows Server 2012 R2, but some very good incremental ones. With this just a very early version, here are some changes you might want to consider as you decide when to start looking at the release.
Although over-priced, the smartphone packs impressive features to meet the demands of the luxury user.