In the modern era of do-anything-from-anywhere edge computing market has grown and continues to rise due to the WFH and learning process amidst crisis. Dell Technologies, Founder and CEO Michael Dell in his keynote highlighted that with constantly growing data, 75% of it will be processed on edge by 2025 and will require real-time analytics and intelligence to transform into conclusions. He further said that the data decade is here.
Dell Technologies research found that 91% of Indian are prepared for long-term WFH but face challenges like not having access to the right tech, blurring of boundaries between work and personal lives. The survey is based on the interview of 7,000 professionals aged + 18 yrs in the APJ region (1,027 were from India). The most in-demand tech that employees want are productivity tools, remote access to internal company resources and cloud tech.
Dell Technologies is rolling out a ready solution for 1) HPC Genomics, systems designed to expedite genomic analysis into production. 2) Digital Manufacturing with Altair Hyperworks Unlimited for simulations, product design. 3) HPC and AI as-a-service that meld manage services, hosting, co-location and on-demand resources. Initial partners include DXC Technology, R Systems and Verne Global. HPC is a hotly contested area due to it’s high-margin.
Dell Technologies launched a Cloud Console that will provide its customer with a single interface to manage multi-cloud, on-premise and edge deployments. The preview of Cloud Console, part of Dell’s ‘Project Apex’, is available in the US and in general, will be available in the H1 of 2021. ‘Project Apex’ aims to simplify how Dell’s customers access its product and services across storage, servers, networking, hyper-converged infrastructure, PCs and architectural offerings.
Dell Technologies will be cutting several jobs globally this week, tremors of which are likely to be felt in India as well. The firm has its offices in major cities like Bengaluru, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, etc. COO Jeff Clarke told staff during a meeting that the workforce reductions won’t be limited to any particular team or division within Dell. These job cuts, as said by a Dell India spokesperson, are a form of cost restructuring.
Dell Technologies has claimed the leadership position in the India x86 server segment in Q1 2020 with a revenue share of 36.0%. The Indian server segment stood at $232.1M in Q1 2020 and the x86 server category accounted for 85.3% of the overall server segment in terms of revenue. The key wins from professional services, financial institutions, high-tech semiconductor manufacturing companies and telecom vendors enabled Dell to secure the top spot.