Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

June 2016 – This year’s E3 show was heavily focused on games that utilize the new hardware platforms – consoles, PCs, and VR systems. As a long time anchor for the gaming industry and celebrating their 20th anniversary was Alienware which is a division of Dell. This year featured a revamping of their desktop line [...]

April 2016 – The rapidly growing interest in the emerging market of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) is driving content creation. To better address this need, Dell has updated their Precision workstation line to provide options that are optimized for VR/AR content creation and development with all the reliability of their long running [...]

October 2015 – As an end of the year refresh and to line up with the Adobe MAX event, Dell rolled out a new line of mobile workstations and an addition to the desktop lineup. The major shift on the mobile workstations is the inclusion of the Intel Sky Lake H processors, support for Thunderbolt [...]

August 2015 – At SIGGRAPH 2015, the focus on mobile devices and computers were workstation class machines that are the core of the content creation industry. Unlike consumer applications where data can all be sent up to the cloud for processing and restarting a task due to a crash or bad data is just annoying, [...]

April 2015 – At NAB 2015 Dell was showing the configuration and hardware that was used to stream the main stage at SXSW live in 4K in conjunction with Fader Fort. The solution was developed by the Dell Precision team and acted as the compute, editing, encode, transcode and playout control for the live 4K [...]

 March 2015 – At the Nvidia GTC 2015 event, the power of the current generation GPU compute platforms and the amount of data that can be processed is causing a shift in collaborative workflows. Traditionally, each member of a design and development team had their own standalone workstation with local memory; storage and CPU/GPU compute [...]

March 17, 2014, at GTC, San Jose, CA—Dan O’Farrell from Dell introduced the Dell Precision Appliance for Wyse virtual workstation. This end-end offering provides a virtual desktop that provides workstation users an alternative to dedicated workstations for graphics-heavy workloads. The virtual workstations use Dell workstation designs from the Precision product line with dedicated GPU pass-through [...]

May 1, 2014, Ethernet Technology Summit, Santa Clara, CA—John D’Ambrosia from Dell envisioned the paths leading to a TbE network. The efforts in defining the next-generation transport technologies is starting now. Speed will always exist as a limiting factor in all electronics. For networks, the latest efforts are to get to 400GbE, even though many [...]

May 1, 2014, Ethernet Technology Summit, Santa Clara, CA—John D’Ambrosia from Dell envisioned the paths leading to a TbE network. The efforts in defining the next-generation transport technologies is starting now. Speed will always exist as a limiting factor in all electronics. For networks, the latest efforts are to get to 400 GbE, even though [...]

April 9, 2013, National Association of Broadcasters, Las Vegas—We talked with Dell about their two new product offerings, a cloud-based creation environment and a performance optimization tool. Dell Create is a multi-vendor cloud for content creators. This new professional service is a centralized IT environment with custom packages for content creation. The service and consulting [...]