The coming of age of an Africa that is more intelligent and more connected by the minute, and that will ultimately become intertwined with the world’s vast Internet of Things was celebrated in Kenya recently during the Dell EMC watching party.
Regional employees of Dell EMC converged at the Dell offices in Nairobi on 21 September to acknowledge the exciting new growth possibilities following the merger between Dell and EMC. This was part of the global celebration of the union between these two industry-leading companies.
The watching party brought together colleagues from the two companies, who mingled over lunch after following the Day One live streaming event together.
It was truly inspiring to witness Africa’s inclusion in the next industrial revolution. Dell EMC has the products, services, talent and global scale to be a catalyst for change, and to guide our African customers, large and small, on their digital journey. It creates the confidence that Africa, like the new company, can also be “Number 1” at everything.
Attendees were enlightened on how the merger blends Dell’s go-to-market strength with small business and mid-market customers and EMC’s strength with large enterprises. It stands as a market leader in many of the most important and high-growth areas of the $2 trillion information technology market. The new company also holds the position of a “Leader” in 20 Gartner Magic Quadrants and a portfolio of more than 20,000 patents and applications.
Dell EMC is a unique family of businesses, employing 140,000 people across 180 countries, which provide the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information.
The combination creates a $74 billion market leader with an expansive technology portfolio that solves complex problems for customers in the industry’s fast-growing areas of hybrid cloud, software-defined data center, converged infrastructure, platform-as-a-service, data analytics, mobility and cybersecurity. can address all of our clients from lower end infrastructure to latest technology applications and software. This means we can address all of our clients’ needs – from lower end infrastructure to the latest technology applications and software.
All these benefits will be rolled out from our offices in Nairobi, building and expanding major platforms for growth in a variety of sectors in the regional economy.
This is indeed the time to #GoBigWinBig in East Africa.