Michael Dell: Edge Is Tech's 'Next Great Frontier'

Dell Technologies rolled out a series of products Tuesday that the channel needs to know.

Christine Horton, Contributing Editor

October 13, 2021

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DELL TECHNOLOGIES SUMMIT UNPLUGGED — Dell Technologies just made several product announcements that maintain its focus on edge computing. Chairman and CEO Michael Dell described the edge as “technology’s next great frontier.”


Dell’s Michael Dell

“It’s all around us,” said Dell, “everywhere from retail to manufacturing, smart cities and hospitals.”

The goal, says Dell, is to help customers simplify deployments and capture more value from data that organizations generate and process outside the data center and public cloud.

IDC estimates that businesses will deploy one-half of new IT infrastructure at the edge by 2023. Dell says 69% of the Fortune 100 are already using its edge solutions.

See our slideshow above for the new solutions and updates announced Wednesday.

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About the Author(s)

Christine Horton

Contributing Editor, Channel Futures

Christine Horton writes about all kinds of technology from a business perspective. Specializing in the IT sales channel, she is a former editor and now regular contributor to leading channel and business publications. She has a particular focus on EMEA for Channel Futures.

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