Dell unveils new solutions for the evolving workforce

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American multinational IT company Dell recently announced 24 new business computing solutions and form factors including laptops, tablets, desktops and workstation computers in one of the largest-ever introductions in the company’s history.

Dell Sri Lanka Country Manager Shermal Jayatilaka (centre) addressing the media flanked by Dell South Asia Senior Brand Manager Solution Marketing Ten Hiang (left) and Dell Global B.V. (Singapore Branch) Director for Enterprise Platforms and Solution Marketing Craig Slattery – Pic by Daminda Harsha Perera

The 24 solutions and form factors launched were part and parcel of 39 new solutions that is set to hit the market this year.

Titled ‘efficiency for the virtual era’ the Dell South Asia Technology Tour 2011 showcased new Dell solutions which would enhance business productivity and knowledge, a vital factor in an increasingly connected world. According to IDC estimates one-third of the world’s workforce will be mobile by 2013 and Dell in full preparation has raised its bar in terms of design, manageability and security.

“As the workforce continues to evolve, so will Dell, with the solutions both end-users and IT organisations need to improve efficiency and productivity regardless of the device they choose,” said Dell Sri Lanka Country Manager Shermal Jayatilaka.

The new offerings include the Dell Latitude E5420, E5520, E6220, E6320, E6420, E6520 and E6420 ATG laptops. Additionally, Dell is introducing the Dell OptiPlex 990, 790 and 390 desktops as well as an OptiPlex Small Form Factor All-in-One Solution. Dell also announced the Dell Precision T1600 desktop workstation and Dell Precision M4600 mobile workstation.

The Latitude E-Family has been refreshed with the Latitude E5420, E5520, E6520 E6420, E6320, E6220 and E6420 ATG laptops and includes more than 100 design improvements and a range of new features to meet evolving business needs, including an increasing demand for security and manageability. Dell OptiPlex Family products are said to be designed to be the most secure, flexible and manageable desktops enhancing day-to-day productivity of critical business tasks. The new family includes the OptiPlex 990, 790 and 390 desktops.

Dell Precision workstations also launched are purpose built for high performance and high scalability.  Systems in Precision are specifically designed for professional users who run graphics and compute-intensive applications for engineers in design and analysis, scientific exploration, special effects, animation, digital imaging, professional audio and economic and financial modelling.

Dell announced the Dell Precision T1600 workstation which is a single-socket, entry-level workstation was launched along with Dell Precision M6600 and M4600 mobile workstations.

“As mobility continues to play a key role in enabling companies to achieve greater productivity worldwide, we expect the global mobile worker population to pass the one billion mark this year,” said Senior Brand Manager Dell South Asia Tan Hiang.

“As the workforce transforms, becoming more mobile and increasingly global, organisations require PC solutions that meet employees’ needs for increased flexibility and access while also meeting IT’s requirements for manageability and security.”

Dell Global B.V. (Singapore Branch) Director for Enterprise Platforms and Solutions Marketing Asia Pacific and Japan Craig Slattery also present said: “Dell is building on its industry leading portfolio of enterprise and client computing products to deliver open, capable and affordable solutions specifically designed for Next Generation end-user. We help customers capitalise on the Virtual Era with solutions and services that simplify, standardise and automate their technology infrastructure so the organisation can spend more time managing the business rather than the technology.”