Precision Turns 20 and Goes #1

first_imgOur founder Michael Dell says that technology is about enabling human potential. Nowhere does it ring truer than the workstation business. Over the past 20 years, workstation business has gone through countless changes and evolved as some of the most creative minds in the world redefine how we develop complex systems, design new ways of building and take entertainment to the brink of reality. 20 years of innovation in this space we’ve pioneered groundbreaking tools such as:the first mobile workstation in 2001,the first rack-mounted workstation to enable remote workflows in 2008the first VR-ready workstations in 2016And we just announced the first workstation powerful enough to develop and deploy machine learning and artificial intelligence applications and algorithms at SIIGRAPH 2017 When compared to our original workstation from 20 years ago, our new Dell Precision Tower 7920 is –32,000 times faster18,000 less costly240 times the mem bandwidth2800 times the graphics performanceWe have a supercomputer small enough to sit under your desk.We celebrated our 20 year milestone with our team members, partners, customers and friends at SIGGRAPH 2017 in Los Angeles; and we had Jeff Clarke, Vice Chairman of Operations and President Client solutions, but most importantly, the founder of the workstation business 20 years ago join us to reminisce about our legacy in the business.What a journey it has been and how far we have come…to the top – #1 worldwide leader in the workstation business according to the IDC Worldwide Workstation Tracker Q2 2017.Congratulations to our team, partners and customers on this accomplishment. We could not have done this without you.And we aren’t done.Whether it’s processing power, bandwidth, storage capacity, display technology… everything improves 10X every 5 years. That means 15 years from now, we’ll have another 1000X the power, speed, efficiency and capacity we have today. Nothing is impossible anymore. In the future:Next generation PCs will marry the traditional keyboard and mouse to speech recognition, gesture, predictive tools and services to create more natural ways of working – much like we’re doing today with Dell Canvas.We will have richer, more immersive experiences with Augmented and Virtual Reality – transforming manufacturing, construction, training, and design.Predictive technology and machine learning will be the norm. Technology won’t wait on us to tell it to do something, it will tell us. This transition is underway and will only accelerate.We’re excited about the future and can’t wait to show you the incredible things that Dell Precision is doing so please keep an eye out for all the thing done on a Dell – #DoneonaDell.last_img read more

Top diplomats of US, UK, France, Germany hold virtual talks

first_imgLONDON (AP) — The top diplomats of Britain, France, Germany and the United States are meeting for the first time in almost three years as the European allies welcome America’s return to center stage in world affairs under President Joe Biden. Britain’s Foreign Office said the foreign ministers of the three European nations and the U.S. secretary of state were holding virtual talks Friday on topics that included Iran, China, Myanmar, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic. The last time the top foreign affairs officials from the four countries met as a quartet was in April 2018. The meeting came a day after Biden told diplomats at the State Department, “America is back. Diplomacy is back.”last_img