Give Your Customers PC Peace of Mind

first_imgThere’s no denying that the workplace IT environment is more complex than ever before. To make the lives of you and your customers a whole lot easier, Dell offers a full range of devices that are easy to deploy, manage and maintain throughout their entire lifecycle. The lifecycle of these devices provides you with a number of opportunities to improve and secure your customers’ end-user experiences while consolidating their bottom line … and increasing yours.The newest generation of tech-savvy workers have well and truly arrived, with each worker now using an average of 3.5 devices to get their work done. So how do you help your customers keep up – especially when their IT budgets aren’t necessarily rising with the tide?Dependability That Keeps up With DemandWe understand that your biggest priority is maintaining a positive and effective relationship with your customers: encouraging their growth by helping them create and cultivate their personal Digital Transformation.That’s why at Dell, our focus is on handling the detailed enquiries your customers might have via our industry-leading, co-deployable co-delivery service. Not only will you get devices that can come from the factory pre-imaged, with free tools from Dell that make management of devices so much easier, but you’ll experience peace of mind knowing that we have the answers to any and all of your customers’ requirements – no matter what stage of the lifecycle they’re in.Redefining the PC LifecycleUltimately, your customers need a fresh approach: cost-effective solutions that keep pace with user demand while freeing up time, money and resources to reinvest in future innovation. That’s why we’re redefining the concept of PC lifecycle management. By moving from separated linear solutions to a fully integrated 4-phase cyclical process, we can help optimize your customers’ PC performance at every level. By eliminating redundancies, significantly improving security and streamlining the entire process end-to-end, your customers can save up to 25 percent on PC management as a whole.The cycle is simple and consists of four ongoing phases that span from planning to refresh and back again:Plan & DesignDeploy & IntegrateManage & SupportOptimize or Retire Plan & Design Dell provides you with experienced specialists to help you get everything right from the very start. Starting with a thorough assessment of your customer’s specific needs, a well-defined plan is created to optimize the existing IT environment, while managing complex transformations to newer technologies. Through this approach, Dell can help you migrate applications, optimize data and operating systems, implement cloud solutions and roll out critical infrastructure.Deploy & Integrate We’ll give you a clear focus on driving efficient modifications implemented as a frictionless user experience. Dell offers a deployment model that can scale to the needs of your customers, regardless of size:Dell ProDeploy Client Suite: a fixed price, off-the-shelf solution that delivers systems pre-imaged and configured.To ensure that your customers’ end users can exploit all the benefits of this deployment, you can also offer them Dell Education Services, which provides full-service training for both regular users and IT professionals.Manage & Support Once deployment and implementation have been established, you’ll want to maximize efficiency while minimizing downtime.  Dell ProSupport provides fast proactive IT support for businesses of all sizes. Your customers get a team of in-region engineers who are available 24×7 and respond proactively to provide them with a single source for hardware and software issues, maximizing their user uptime. In addition to the right support, keeping devices secure is critical for everyone, and services like Dell Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise are specially designed to protect your customer’s most vulnerable processes.Optimize or RetireThe final phase of the lifecycle is where you can help your customers make informed decisions on which devices should be retired and which should be re-purposed or refreshed. Dell has the experience to help you calculate the optimum time to implement new equipment before it becomes a dangerous hindrance on both productivity and security. When devices need to be disposed of, worry-free services are available that include analysis of resell opportunities and secure data wipes – all compliant with the latest protocols and regulations.We want to help you make the most of your customers’ PC lifespan. We’ll work behind the scenes with you to ensure you deliver flawless planning right through to re-purposing of assets.Use the co-brandable PC Lifecycle content to take the message to your customers by downloading it on Campaign Builder here.If you don’t have access to Campaign Builder, please email the following regional teams:[email protected][email protected]@Dell.comWe also have these assets available on the Digital Marketing Platform, so that you can deploy the email and social content directly to your customers from the tool.If you don’t have access to the Digital Marketing Platform, please register here.last_img read more

6 Questions With Def Leppard Guitarist Phil Collen

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York English rockers Def Leppard are celebrating 40 years as a band this year, making them one of the longest touring music acts in the world. To mark the occasion, the band is embarking on their 2017 North American Tour, hitting 38 cities with Poison and Tesla. They’ll surely be playing their hits, such as “Pour Some Sugar On Me,” “Rock Of Ages” and “Love Bites” along the way, including when they make their fifth stop on the tour, on Saturday, April 15, at NYCB Live Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.In advance of that show, the Press spoke with Def Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen, who shared the secrets of his longevity, memories of Long Island concerts past, along with the true meaning of being a music artist:Long Island Press: Have you played Nassau Coliseum before?Phil Collen: Oh yeah, we played there in the ’80s and in ’93, I believe. On the Hysteria and Pyromania tours. We’re really looking forward to it. We love playing Long Island, they are a rabid fan base. Maybe the biggest in America. We rarely play in New York City, we play Jones Beach. I’m looking forward to playing indoors this time, with the lights and the screens. It always rains when we play Jones Beach!LIP: Def Leppard turns 40 this year. What do you owe your longevity to?PC: In a nutshell, it comes from our parents and our backgrounds. Our parents were in World War II. That generation gave us our value system, they passed that down to us. We always joke about Monty Python and The Holy Grail, that joke where he says, “Oh, it’s just a flesh wound.” They instilled that in us. When Rick Allen lost his arm, he quoted that. But they taught us to just work hard. If we wanted to be an okay band, that’s fine. But if we were going to be a great band, we all knew we had to work very hard.LIP: The fact that you never considered another drummer for the band after Rick Allen lost his arm in a car accident and waited for him to heal and learn how to play with his single arm and both feet speaks to that kind of loyalty and brotherhood, that same value system. Do you agree?PC: Well, I think anyone would have done the same. We were in the middle of recording an album, so we were able to go on without him for a while. Then we went on tour and he missed the first show. But you’re right, it was never a business for us. We were a gang. We were friends first. We slept on each other’s couches.LIP: How has the music industry changed?PC: If you would have told me there would be a way to stream music through Wi-Fi on your phone, I would never have believed it. It’s like some kind of black magic. Vinyl is now a billion-dollar industry. There’s been a resurgence. But the business has changed dramatically. It was an art form, and then it became a business. If you can do both, you’ve got it. But you’ve got to change with the business. It’s like when you get older, you have to change your diet. You have to start eating healthier to keep going. It’s the same with music. It can be a vicious and cruel business with narcissistic people.LIP: What’s it like to tour with Tesla and Poison?PC: I love Tesla! We’ve known them for 30 years. I’m producing their new album; we just wrapped it, actually. This tour is like a celebration of integrity. We almost [still have] all the original members. It’s not some karaoke experience with one or two founding members. Poison is the original four guys. We all have that integrity. We’ve been around a long time. We have that value system.LIP: What advice would you give a young aspiring rock star who wants to be the next Phil Collen?PC: Just roll with it. Don’t expect anything. You can be an artist and a musician, but not everyone is both. One doesn’t equal another. We’re very fortunate to get paid, but that’s not why we do it. I would be playing small clubs, just making music. If you put your soul into your art, that’s the true reward. Most artists died penniless, but their creation was their reward.Legendary rockers Def Leppard play the newly renovated NYCB Live Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, located at 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY on Saturday, April 15, at 6 p.m.! For more information and tickets, visit nassaucoliseum.comlast_img read more

RUSH TO THE SHOPS AS GOVERNMENT VAT HIKE ‘WRECKS DONEGAL’

first_imgCHRISTMAS shoppers will hit the stores today scrambling to buy toys and other goods before the huge 2pc VAT hike comes in on December 7 amid fears it will drive shoppers north of the Border.The price of hundreds of everyday items will rise, costing the average household in the county more than €500 a year, analysts say.Finance Minister Michael Noonan has dismissed claims it will push people north – but local Business group IBEC predicted it would “further depress consumer spending and delay the recovery.” Fine Gael TD John Deasy said the Coalition needed to find the necessary adjustment next year in existing Government services and programmes and slammed the VAT increase.“I am totally against this hike in VAT right now and I think it demonstrates a total lack of understanding about what is happening in the retail sector in particular,” he said.So far Dinny McGinley and Joe McHugh have said nothing.Fianna Fail TD Charlie McConalogue called on the Taoiseach to explain how the German parliament was given access to details about the upcoming Budget and said the move was a disaster for Donegal. Petrol prices are now cheaper in some petrol stations north of the Border – with fears that diesel prices could follow, wiping out many Border communities.RUSH TO THE SHOPS AS GOVERNMENT VAT HIKE ‘WRECKS DONEGAL’ was last modified: November 20th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:VAT INCREASElast_img read more