Dell looks to outsourcing to drive expansion

 

New factories in emerging markets such as Brazil and India.

Dell is planning to change its business model to outsource more of its services as the company expands around the world. 

The vendor is looking to be less US-centric, and to reduce the number of services it currently provides in-house.

"In the US we are going to be re-evaluating every process and every model," said Dell chief executive Kevin Rollins in his keynote speech at the Dell Technology Day in New York. Rollins referred to the widespread changes as " Dell 2.0".

As part of the transformation, Dell is expanding into growth markets by building new plants in territories such as Brazil, China, India and central Europe.

Rollins revealed that the Brazil factory is currently being constructed and that the company hopes to be able to announce the start of the India plant in the near future.

The Dell 2.0 roadmap also includes a greater emphasis on design, with a team of over 60 design professionals being put together.

"We do not think about design in the way that our competitors do. It cannot just be cool, it also has to be functional," said Rollins.

Rollins also confirmed that there would be a number of AMD products added throughout the Dell range following the deal between the two companies.

Copyright ©v3.co.uk


Dell looks to outsourcing to drive expansion
 
 
 
Top Stories
Beyond ACORN: Cracking the infosec skills nut
[Blog post] Could the Government's cybercrime focus be a catalyst for change?
 
The iTnews Benchmark Awards
Meet the best of the best.
 
Telstra hands over copper, HFC in new $11bn NBN deal
Value of 2011 deal remains intact.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







   |   View results
Your bank
  39%
 
Your insurance company
  4%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  3%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  19%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  14%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  6%
TOTAL VOTES: 1838

Vote
Do you support the abolition of the Office of the Information Commissioner?