U.S. Communities

Dell

Technology Solutions

 
  • Phone: 800-546-0578
  • Fax: 800-846-2528
Overview

Dell exists to deliver technology solutions that enable people everywhere to grow, thrive and reach their full potential. What matters most about Dell is not what they know about technology, but what technology enables customers to do.

The Dell Difference: giving individuals and organizations the power to do more.

In order for Dell to achieve their purpose, they execute on the strategy of being "the leading provider of end-to-end scalable solutions." What differentiates the Dell strategy from others is that they choose to execute through these principles: "Standards-based, open product design," "Innovative, enterprise-wide solutions," and "Collaborative, customer-first approach."

The end result:

  • Rapid time to value: customers can achieve peak performance and improve the economic value proposition without increasing the complexity of traditional IT initiatives.
  • Superior ease of use: it's about making the overall experience easy for customers, improving productivity so customers can get on with what matters most to them.
  • Unrivaled flexibility to adapt: because Dell has a full portfolio, they able to provide customers what they need to accelerate their business agility that also allows them to pursue innovation and operational efficiency.
Solutions

Dell offers a comprehensive, enterprise-wide portfolio of solutions - including hardware, software, and services. Customers can rely on Dell and Insight Public Sector for a broad range of capabilities. Dell has moved beyond PCs and well into the data center, addressing challenges across the full IT ecosystem.

Dell's differentiated approach (to eliminate unnecessary cost and complexity everywhere) combined with the Dell design philosophy (to deliver a superior total ownership experience across the full technology lifecycle) enables customers solve complex challenges-with highly capable solutions designed to be as open, modular, and scalable as possible.

Why is this important? This gives customers the most flexibility down the road to adapt to future requirements, to be more agile in response to changing market dynamics-and more quickly capitalize on new opportunities. In short, Dell builds future-ready technology solutions that give customers a competitive advantage.

Designed to be agile and responsive to change

Enterprise solutions for the future-ready data center

  • A future-ready data center:

    • Transforms with customers' organizations
    • Bridges the gap between traditional IT and new IT — customers get the most out of existing IT investments while freeing up resources to invest in new capabilities
    • Delivers data center solutions with the scale, speed and savings that organizations demand

  • Dell offers servers, storage, networking, software, services and solutions that help customers become more agile and efficient.

Client solutions for the future-ready workforce

  • A future-ready workforce is:

    • Armed with the right technology and IT support to be more efficient and the insights needed to create new ways of working and serving customers
    • Seamlessly and securely connected to information they need when and where they need it to collaborate and make better/faster decisions
    • Enabled with beautiful, innovative devices they are proud to carry and designed specifically for the way they work

  • Dell offers tablets, laptops, desktops, workstations, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), software, and services to help organizations enable their workforce to be more connected to the resources and data they need.
  • Dell solutions unite the data center and end-user, providing information access to the right people, while protecting organizations in the most secure ways possible.
Benefits

Bringing sustainability and business objectives together to benefit people and our planet.
Dell has a commitment to put their technology and expertise to work wherever we can to do the most good possible. This is most evident in the Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan - a strategic effort to create social and environmental good as part of our everyday business objectives. As Dell refines and improves products and processes, engages with communities and empowers customers, partners and suppliers in ways that create value that benefits us all.

Corporate social responsibility is imbued in the Dell company culture, inspiring and guiding all that we do. The Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan, launched in 2013, is a way of measuring more than 20 separate company-wide objectives to highlight progress on our goals in key areas, such as packaging, energy efficiency, asset recovery, employee empowerment, community giving, and more.

2020 Legacy of Good Plan

Partnership

Engage with Dell through Insight Public Sector - an extended part of the Dell team
As Dell grows and the portfolio expanded, Dell listened to customers who expressed that they like buying directly from channel partners, such as Insight Public Sector. ar

Insight is one of Dell's top performing channel partners with complete certifications in the Dell end-to-end solution portfolio to services offered

  • Geo-certified Dell partner
  • PartnerDirect Premier partner
  • Competencies:

    • Client
    • Cloud Client
    • Computing
    • Servers
    • Storage
    • Networking
    • Data Protection
    • End Point Management
    • Windows Server Management

Your single source for Dell products and services

  • A la carte tech infrastructure
  • Turnkey bundled solutions
  • Hybrid direct/channel model
Achievements

Recognition for technology solutions
Dell is currently ranked as a leader in nine Garner Magic Quadrants

Gartner
This list shows the breadth and strength of Dell's capabilities in several core aspects of technology in the enterprise:

  • Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, North America (7-31-14)
  • End User Outsourcing Services, North America (8-26-14)
  • Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, Worldwide (3-23-15)
  • General-Purpose Disk Arrays (11-20-14)
  • Global Enterprise Desktops and Notebooks (11-17-14)
  • IT Asset Disposition, Worldwide (12-18-14)
  • Managed Security Services, Worldwide (12-30-14)
  • Modular Servers (5-4-15)
  • Unified Threat Management (8-7-14) Leadership in key areas across the enterprise


Sources:
#1 in x86 server satisfaction by Technology Business Research (May 2015)—Source:
https://www.adn.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Hersteller/Dell/Datenblaetter/TBR-Dell-x86-Server-CSAT-4Q14-White-Paper.pdf
https://powermore.dell.com/arc/#

Getting Started

Getting Started 

To utilize Dell through the Insight Public Sector technology solutions contract, you must be registered as a participating agency with U.S. Communities. There is no cost for membership, no user fees or commitments. U.S. Communities is open to states, state agencies, counties, cities, schools, colleges and universities, non-profit organizations and special districts. If you are already registered, please contact Insight Public Sector.

Placing an Order with Insight Public Sector

 Web: www.ips.insight.com/uscommunities 
 Tel. No. (800) 546-0578
 Email: uscommunities@insight.com

  1. To place an order online, you must first have an account with Insight and a web login ID and password. If you do not have a login ID, please contact your sales representative by phone or email to request one.
  2. Once you have your login information, visit www.ips.insight.com/uscommunities to enter in your user ID name and password.
  3. To locate a product, click on the product categories at the top of the page, or enter the manufacturer’s part number or keyword in the Search box. To select a product to order, click on Add to Order. Please contact your sales team if you cannot locate an item on our site and/or for volume pricing. 
  4. Once you have finished shopping, proceed to the checkout screens and follow the instructions as needed to complete your order.

Pricing

Dell products and services are competitively priced through the Insight Public Sector contract. Insight Public Sector's competitively-solicited U.S. Communities contract assures you of Insight’s best overall government pricing on our broad portfolio of products and IT service solutions.

FAQs

Is the Insight Public Sector contract competitively-solicited?
The U.S. Communities technology contract was awarded after the lead public agency, Fairfax County, Virginia, completed a competitive solicitation and thorough evaluation process and is available for nationwide use. Dell was named in the award under Insight Public Sector. For additional contract details, please see the Insight Public Sector contract.

If my agency already has an account with Insight Public Sector, do I need to set up a new account? 
No. Contact your Insight Public Sector Account Manager to have the U.S. Communities program linked to your existing account. 

 

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