Dell Technologies recently announced that tech major GE has signed a multi-year agreement to use Dell Inc. infrastructure and end-user computing solutions to support its ongoing digital transformation efforts.
This agreement is apparently one of the largest non-government contracts in the history of Dell Technologies, Dell or EMC. Under the multi-year deal, Dell Inc. has now become the primary IT infrastructure supplier for GE.
“GE’s collaboration with Dell Technologies has helped us drive the transformation of GE into a digital industrial company. The investment we are making today will continue to push us forward and improve the end-user experience for our employees around the globe,” said Chris Drumgoole, vice president and chief technology officer, digital technology at GE.
Using the Dell EMC servers, backup, storage, and other professional services, GE aims to enhance the reliability and efficiency of its IT infrastructure with automated and flash-optimized solutions. GE will also use the Dell client solutions and peripherals for getting its workforce transformed and to improve experience of its employees all over the world.
“Dell Technologies is uniquely positioned to provide customers like GE with the essential building blocks to transform their IT and realize the digital future. We are excited to deepen our relationship with GE to enable them to better serve customers and to continue our mutual exploration of what’s possible for the industrial internet,” said Michael Dell, chairman and CEO, Dell Technologies.
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GE has previously worked with other Dell Technologies companies like Pivotal, Virtustream and VMware, to support its ‘Predix’ industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Since GE Digital is a Dell IoT Solutions Partner, both the companies have worked together on a variety of IoT and OEM initiatives
The financial details of the deal have not been disclosed yet.