CIO CHOICE 2013 Awards Recognizes Dell for its Outstanding Performance in Server, Storage and Data Center

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 04, 2013 12:10 hrs

Bangalore, Karnataka, India:Dell India has been awarded the CIO CHOICE 2013 award for their solutions in Server, Storage – Hardware, Data Centre Consultant and Data Centre Transformation Services categories. The CIO Choice Awards is a B2B platform positioned to recognize and honour products, services and solutions on the back of stated preferences of CIOs and ICT decision makers. These awards demonstrate Dell’s “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meeting CIOs evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment.

The process for the “CIO CHOICE award” is conducted via an independent advisory panel of eminent CIOs and an independent survey voting from across the country with CIOs and ICT decision makers.

Sameer Garde, President and MD, India Commercial Business, said “Dell has been investing in its enterprise capabilities and building solutions that address the business goals of customers. Being honoured by the CIO Choice award so early in our transformation into an end-to-end solution provider is truly a cherished achievement and a testimony to the efforts of the Dell India team. It shows that our open, scalable and affordable solutions have resonated well with customers and that we are well on our way to becoming the preferred choice for enterprise solutions.”

Commenting on Dell’s success in the enterprise space Venu Reddy, Research Director IDC India said, "The infrastructure market has been showing some positive sights in the current marketplace. This is due to some segment specific traction and focus by key vendors like Dell. In the server market the stabilization and growth is driven by key industries like Finance & Insurance, Distribution, and Manufacturing which have driven a 12% growth Year-on-Year for the 1st 3 quarters of 2012. While in the storage market the additional momentum has come from mid-size organizations which have started investing in key infrastructure that is helping them drive faster growth and better ROI."

With the strongest ever enterprise product line up, Dell today is innovating and expanding its enterprise offerings to customers. Moving out of their legacy systems is one of the biggest challenges most Indian CIO’s are faced with. Dell works closely with customers to help them move out of their existing applications to newer platforms without hurting their IT budgets.

“Dell has been our partner in data centre management and has helped us focus our resources on our business and customers instead worrying about our IT infrastructure. Dell’s solutions in storage, servers and data centre bring more flexibility, resilience and optimize security and costs while lowering downtime. We would like to congratulate Dell on winning the CIO award, which is a demonstration of Dell’s ability to understand and deliver on CIO needs in these changing markets.”Rinosh Jacob Kurian, Enterprise Architect, UST Global

“In today’s always-on marketplace and turbulent business environment, a partner like Dell is truly an asset. Dell helps us manage our datacenter and server and storage requirements to deliver better business results and market success. Over the past years of our association with Dell, they have demonstrated a strategic insight into the emerging global business scenario and have been instrumental in helping our IT department gear up to meet these challenges. Dell is truly deserving of the CIO Choice award, and we extend our congratulations and best wishes to the team at Dell.”Subodh Dubey, Group CIO, Usha International.

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CIO CHOICE is a very powerful tool for organizations in the Information & Communications Technology space to promote and market their products, services and solutions.

This B2B platform is uniquely positioned to recognize and honour products, services and solutions on the back of stated preferences of CIOs and ICT decision makers and to help marketers create a positive brand positioning for their products, services and/ or solutions by being the CIOs preferred choice. The process for the “CIO CHOICE” recognition is conducted via an independent advisory panel of imminent CIOS and an independent survey voting from across the country with CIOs and ICT decision maker.

Archana Mohan, Dell, +91 9663405836

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