Dell unveils mobility solutions to support BYOD initiatives

DellDell has unveiled new solutions that help organisations better plan, deploy and manage mobile and BYOD environments to help drive greater business value from their IT investments.

At Dell’s “The Power to Do More — Accelerating Results” event held in San Francisco today, company executives, industry leaders, global customers and channel partners shared insights and perspectives on Dell’s end-to-end strategy for meeting customers’ requirements. Additionally, interactive, customer-led discussions showcased Dell’s integrated technologies and scalable design point, which are proving instrumental in addressing emerging business demands and technology megatrends, including consumerization of IT, cloud computing, data insights, security and business intelligence.

“Dell is uniquely positioned to deliver highly differentiated, complete solutions — from clients to cloud and everything in between — that remove the barriers created by legacy technologies while empowering customers and partners to unlock new business opportunities,” said John Swainson, President of Dell Software. “Software is the catalyst to modernizing today’s IT environments, enabling organisations to do more and achieve greater business results.”

In addition to Dell’s new mobility solutions and enhancements to its PartnerDirect channel programme, Dell Software announced Toad Business Intelligence Suite 2.0.  With this latest release, Toad Business Intelligence Suite delivers a host of enhancements designed to further facilitate self-service business intelligence across complex data environments.

Dell Services also announced Flexible WorkStyle Consulting to help customers embrace increasingly mobile work environments. Dell Services also announced the Dell ProSupport Enterprise Suite to assist customers in achieving the highest levels of performance and productivity for critical systems.

Bolstering BYOD enablement
Dell Software’s new family of mobility solutions are designed to address a wide range of customers’ BYOD enablement strategies by making it easy to extend and manage mobile access, increase the security of data being accessed remotely, broaden network access to better support BYOD, and improve the user experiences when accessing business applications from a variety of mobile devices. The four mobility solutions are designed to help customers better understand how a combination of devices, network access, enterprise workspace and professional services from Dell can be used to support all stages of BYOD evolution.

Dell Mobility Solutions accommodate Corporate-Owned, Choose-Your-Own and Bring-Your-Own Device (BYOD) management strategies while providing flexibility to interoperate with existing infrastructure and business applications. Additionally, these solutions can be configured to work together as part of a complete turnkey offering, incorporating a full range of Dell devices, including endpoint management, remote network access, monitoring, virtualization, data protection, security and identity management.

Together, Dell Mobility Solutions help meet the following customer needs:

• Enable mobile access and applications — For IT directors who are managing PCs using traditional, on-premise system management tools, this solution enables secure access to enterprise applications and data from employees’ personally owned devices with minimal impact.

• Transformation to cloud — Mobile user experiences are enhanced by securely incorporating cloud computing and cloud-based services into mobile applications.

• Secure network access extensions — Secure network access from any location, whether on campus or remote, makes this solution ideally suited for organisations with existing 

BYOD programs for smartphones and tablets that want to optimize their network infrastructure and provide application access without impacting existing infrastructure and compromising security.

• Modernise applications—This solution enables new and existing business applications to be extended to a wide variety of end-user devices while offering an improved user experience that can maintain or improve performance and availability.