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Technology Powers Student Achievement at the Urban Promise Academy in Oakland
17 October 2014, 10:30 AMAs a PC start-up founded by a college student in his dorm room, education is in Dell’s DNA.
We know firsthand the opportunity education and technology creates and there is nothing more exciting than our technology in the hands of students and teachers. Unfortunately, not all schools have equal access to digital tools and resources that define the way we connect, learn, and live today. Dell is committed to helping districts across the country bridge this gap by providing efficient, affordable and scalable solutions designed specifically for education environments.
Last week, I had the pleasu...
Radboud University Gains Control of Provisioning and Access Governance Cutting Enrollment Time by 50 Percent
21 October 2014, 08:55 AMRead full press release
Dell One Identity Manager enabled the university to simplify governance by merging multiple roles into a single identity
Risk reduced by ensuring more than 45,000 users have only the access they need
Dell Software today announced that Radboud University, a leading Dutch academic community, deployed Dell One Identity Manger to gain control of both access governance and provisioning, reducing by 50 percent the time it takes students to complete the enrollment process. While many identity and access vendors require customers to choose between provisioning and gov...
Four Ways the Internet of Things is Changing Product Design
16 October 2014, 12:00 PMThe Automation Technology Expo – Midwest conference is in progress outside Chicago this week with a track dedicated to ‘Going beyond M2M: The Industrial Internet of Things." Dell OEM Solutions is contributing to the conversation with a session on how the Internet of Things is changing the design function.
Fundamentally, technology shifts are making it easier for designers to embed intelligence within their products. We see the changes in consumer products such as Nest thermostats and the fitness bands on our wrists, but there is rich opportunity to explore how additional connectivity and a...
A Broader Vision for Variabilization of IT
15 October 2014, 10:00 AMReduced risk is a key to many doors
One of the most exciting trends sweeping the world of IT is also the hardest to say: variabilization. While it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, for many companies it has become a seven-syllable synonym for success. Specifically, the variabilization of IT costs is tearing down barriers to market entry and expansion, and paving the road to greater profitability. As businesses begin to fully understand its potential, I believe variabilization will help to usher in the next golden age of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Let’s back up for a minute and rev...
Securing the Network Against Inevitable Human Slipups
14 October 2014, 12:00 PMDid you know that 64 percent of employees admit to visiting non-work related web sites every day? Beyond the obvious productivity hits of such activity, these employees are opening the door to a whole host of cyber threats and putting their organization’s information assets at risk. Despite our best efforts to build a culture of information security and raise awareness through workforce education and training, human errors are inevitable.
No organization is 100 percent risk-free, so a robust network security solution remains a vital component of IT security. A good next-generation firewall...