Dell unveils new IoT strategy

Dell Technologies has unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) vision and strategy, a new IoT division as well as new IoT specific products, labs, partner program and consumption models.

The announcement underscores Dell Technologies commitment to helping customers realize their digital future by safely navigating the complex and often fragmented IoT landscape.

Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Technologies said, “Dell Technologies is leading the way for our customers with a new distributed computing architecture that brings IoT and artificial intelligence together in one, interdependent ecosystem from the edge to the core to the cloud. The implications for our global society will be nothing short of profound.”

Customers have expressed a growing need for one company to pull together complete IoT solutions that can be deployed within their organizations. Dell Technologies’ comprehensive approach to IoT is based on market leading technology and services and a carefully curated partner ecosystem designed to realize value for customers today and prepare them for the future.

Rajesh Janey, President & MD, India Enterprise, Dell EMC said, “As per NASSCOM, The global market for IoT in 2020 will be worth $373 billion in revenue, with India accounting for $10-12 billion of this revenue. Therefore, extracting value from the vast amounts of data these IoT-enabled devices generate, requires a modern IT infrastructure that is secure from edge-to-core-to-cloud. We at Dell Technologies see it as a complete, interdependent ecosystem spanning edge, core and cloud. One in which connected things, infrastructure, artificial intelligence and machine learning all come together to make things smarter.”

Alok Ohrie, President & MD, India Commercial, Dell EMC said, “As India embarks on an ambitious digital journey, Dell Technologies’ tailored IoT solutions, services and partner ecosystem enable organizations to navigate the challenges – whether its banking, healthcare, farming or digitization of citizen services, and deliver the right solution to meet their customer needs in a dynamic business environment.”

The company’s new IoT Division will be led by VMware CTO Ray O’Farrell, and is chartered with orchestrating the development of IoT products and services across the Dell Technologies family.

The IoT Solutions Division will combine internally developed technologies with offerings from the vast Dell Technologies ecosystem to deliver complete solutions for the customer.

Ray O’Farrell, VMware EVP & CTO, and general manager, Dell Technologies IoT division said, “Our new IoT Division will leverage the strength across all of Dell Technologies family of businesses to ensure we deliver the right solution – in combination with our vast partner ecosystem – to meet customer needs and help them deploy integrated IoT systems with greater ease.”


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