Dell Technologies Chairman and CEO Michael Dell kicks off one of the premier events of the company Dell Technologies World 2018 in Las Vegas. According to the company executives, as many as 14,000 visitors are attending this year conference.
“Dell Technologies World is our opportunity to share our vision of technology as the driver of human progress in every corner of the world,” stated Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO, Dell Technologies.
“We will showcase ways, big and small, our customers are using technology to change the world for the better, whether through a reimagined process or a reimagined industry. We talk often about technology solving our greatest challenges, and we're making more progress more quickly than ever before,” he added.
During the week-long event, Dell Technologies will showcase a range of significant announcements, highlighting key business priorities and extending the comprehensive portfolio – from edge to core to cloud.
The company said that it was witnessing strong investment momentum through Dell Technologies Capital. The company's venture practice completed 24 investments since emerging from stealth, had 11 exits from its portfolio, of which three have gone public in the past seven months, all “unicorn” IPOs with a collective market value of more than $11 billion.
The US-based technology giant said it was investing in new programs, incentives and solutions designed to fast-track channel partners' delivery of Digital, IT, Security and Workforce Transformations for their customers.
“Our customers are responding to the power of our combined company, creating good momentum as we kick off 2018,” said Jeff Clarke, vice chairman, Products and Operations, Dell.
“We currently have the No. 1 worldwide market share in key areas like servers and storage. When the first calendar quarter 2018 industry market share numbers are final, we expect to increase our worldwide PC market share for the 21st consecutive quarter and gain share in servers and storage. We have exciting announcements planned across our portfolio at this year's event that are driving this leadership and our customers' digital transformation, ultimately resulting in better business outcomes,” he added.
Dell Technologies World focuses on the latest emerging trends, technology, and gurus, from the edge to the core to the cloud. During the event, experts from Dell, Dell EMC, Pivotal, RSA, Secureworks, Virtustream, and VMware will be on hand to demonstrate the connected ecosystem of IT infrastructure, applications, devices and security that can enable real transformation across their organisations.