Staying Connected for Work-From-Anywhere Productivity


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Today’s on-the-go workforce seeks an optimal balance of mobility and performance. The Dell Venue 11 Pro tablet offers extreme flexibility by combining the power of an Ultrabook™ system, the functionality of a desktop and the portability of a tablet.

By Rich Nockels and Steve Gilbert

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Staying Connected for Work-From-Anywhere Productivity

  1. 1. Features P ervasive technological and social trends, such as IT consumerization, cloud computing and the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon, are fundamentally changing the way people work. Employees expecting anytime, anywhere connectivity need mobile yet powerful computers that enable them to remain productive outside the office. However, these devices must meet enterprise security, manageability and support requirements. To enable users to work in the way that most appeals to them, the Dell Venue 11 Pro tablet is designed to offer outstanding flexibility, with the ability to convert into a laptop or expand to a full desktop solution. Staying connected for work-from-anywhere productivity Enhanced operation and connectivity The Venue 11 Pro runs a full 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 8.1 operating system, making the tablet an enterprise-ready option for organizations considering migration from the Microsoft® Windows XP operating system.1 A range of Intel® processor options enable PC-level performance and enhanced manageability and security. (For more By Rich Nockels and Steve Gilbert information, see the sidebar, “Boosting performance and efficiency.”) Today’s on-the-go workforce seeks an optimal balance of mobility and performance. The Dell Venue 11 Pro tablet offers extreme flexibility by combining the power of an Ultrabook™ system, the functionality of a desktop and the portability of a tablet. Moreover, the Venue 11 Pro provides several features that allow end users to easily connect, access and share information. The tablet is equipped with a 10.8-inch Full HD in-plane switching (IPS) display and high-end wireless video technology to streamline video and image sharing. The tablet also includes a 2 megapixel (MP) front-facing camera and an 8 MP rear-facing camera. In addition, the tablet is available with multiple WiFi and mobile broadband options and comes installed with Dell PocketCloud 2.0 software for easy access to data and applications from a PC or smartphone. A day in the life See the Dell Venue 11 Pro tablet in action, at home and at work. 24 2013 Issue 04 | 1 For more information on Windows migration, see “Preparing for a rapid, efficient Windows migration,” by Eugenio Soltero and Jefferson Raley, in Dell Power Solutions, 2013 Issue 4, Reprinted from Dell Power Solutions, 2013 Issue 4. Copyright © 2013 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Boosting performance and efficiency The Dell Venue 11 Pro tablet is available ability for IT managers to remotely with multiple processor options, enabling manage and secure the Dell Venue 11 active-idle power state end users to tailor tablet performance to Pro, even if the tablet is powered off or allows the tablet to wake their needs. Options include the quad- the operating system is inoperable. from sleep in less than core Intel® Atom™ processor, the Intel® Ultralow-power processor states The processors’ three seconds, offering virtually instant-on enable a significant reduction in power response.b Moreover, integrated HD consumption. Compared to previous graphics in the 4th generation Intel Core generations of Intel processors, processor platform deliver outstanding Intel Core platform is designed to deliver 4th generation Intel Core processors graphics processing performance — up an optimal tablet experience, offering can bring a 50 percent improvement to double the 3D performance over exceptionally low power consumption in battery life during active workloads today’s fastest mobile Intel® HD Graphics with outstanding PC-level performance. and two to three times improvement in solutions c — to support gaming, HD Intel Core i5 with vPro™ provides the standby battery life.a video processing and 3D graphics. Pentium™ Intel® processor and 4th generation Core™ i3 and Core i5 processors. In particular, the 4th generation a,b,c “ th 4 Generation Intel® Core™ Ushers New Wave of 2-in-1 Devices,” Intel Newsroom, June 3, 2013, With up to 256 GB of internal solidstate storage plus a micro Secure Digital (microSD) slot for up to 64 GB of additional allows users to easily annotate, draw or Dell Services provides customizable take notes. and highly manageable solutions to To maximize productivity at the desk, the storage, end users can take their data with Dell Tablet Dock converts the Venue 11 Pro them for out-of-office productivity. help enterprises reduce complexity and into a powerhouse that supports up to two enhance user productivity. Exceptional versatility the tablet and includes an array of ports that Three devices in one for flexible connectivity Starting at approximately 1.5 pounds lets users easily connect keyboards, mice, Mobile employees need to stay productive (0.68 kg) and 0.39 inch (10 mm) thick, monitors, speakers and other peripherals. wherever work takes them. The Dell Venue 11 displays. The dock provides a simple stand for the Venue 11 Pro is extremely portable. Pro, backed by Intel processor technology, Removing the plastic back cover reveals a Enterprise-class security and service delivers leading-edge performance with a swappable battery for extended mobility. The Venue 11 Pro combines the level of compact, versatile design that makes it easy to Also, the Venue 11 Pro offers intuitive content performance, design and responsiveness stay connected on the road or in the office. consumption as a handheld touch device end users desire while giving IT departments that supports Windows 8. what they need — the ability to integrate To heighten on-the-go productivity, easily and securely into an existing the tablet can shift easily to a laptop form Windows environment. The Venue 11 Pro factor. For example, it can be docked includes hardware and software security into the Dell Tablet Keyboard Mobile, enhancements such as an embedded Trusted which includes a full-sized keyboard and Platform Module (TPM), an optional biometric built-in rechargeable battery. Another reader and Dell Data Protection security tools. option is the Dell Tablet Keyboard Slim, To support enterprise tablet adoption a folding magnetic stand with a super- services for the Venue 11 Pro. From IT as a cover. An optional Dell Active Stylus support to application development, Rich Nockels is a marketing engineer at Intel, focusing on the business client/tablet market space for the past 13 years. Steve Gilbert is a senior manager for messaging and sales enablement at Dell. He is also a social media writer and blogger for Dell on the topics of mobility, tablet solutions and BYOD. needs, Dell offers a broad portfolio of thin, lightweight keyboard that doubles Authors Learn more Dell, PocketCloud and Venue are trademarks of Dell Inc. Dell Venue tablets: Reprinted from Dell Power Solutions, 2013 Issue 4. Copyright © 2013 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. | 2013 Issue 04 25