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Dell Introduces Microsoft Office 365 with Dell, a Cloud-Based Productivity and Collaboration Solution for Small- and Medium Businesses

<ul> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> Cloud-based Productivity Applications Backed with Dell's State of the Art Hardware, Software and 24x7x365 Support </li> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> Provides Seamless Access to Familiar Microsoft Office Productivity Tools Across Any Dell Device </li> </ul>

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Dell Introduces Microsoft Office 365 with Dell, a Cloud-Based Productivity and Collaboration Solution for Small- and Medium Businesses09:00 EDT Thursday, July 26, 2012 ROUND ROCK, Texas (Business Wire) -- Dell today announced it will offer Microsoft Office 365 to small- and medium business customers starting today. Microsoft Office 365 with Dell delivers access to the full suite of Microsoft productivity solutions – like Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office Web Apps, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync and more – from virtually any Dell device, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops, enabling a common experience across all devices and the ability to work on the same document on multiple devices. Dell is also extending its 24x7x365 customer support and services on almost any PC platform. Microsoft Office 365 with Dell is an online subscription service that provides email, shared calendars, the ability to create and edit documents online, instant messaging, web conferencing, and internal team sites — all accessible anywhere from nearly any device. Microsoft Office 365 with Dell is hosted by Microsoft datacenters and designed to help increase productivity, streamline IT management & data security and realize cost benefits simply – all through the cloud. “Dell is committed to helping small- and medium-business customers realize the full power of the cloud,” said Cindy Grogan, executive director of software marketing, Dell. “The latest addition in Dell's growing list of SMB cloud solutions, Microsoft Office 365 with Dell saves customers valuable time and resources by providing access to our trusted 24x7x365 customer support and certified technicians with one common billing platform. Dell is committed to helping customers improve productivity and collaboration anywhere, anytime.” The Full Benefits of the Cloud with Dell and Office 365 Microsoft Office 365 with Dell empowers customers to use the cloud to streamline IT costs, helping reduce unpredictable capital expenses for reliable operational expenses. This solution also delivers a single, unified inbox and calendar, quick and easy online meetings or video conferences, and a centralized SharePoint portal where documents can be easily shared. “With the availability of Office 365 to Dell's customers, Dell and Microsoft are enabling SMBs to be more mobile, more secure, and more productive,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, U.S. small and medium businesses and partners, Microsoft. “Dell's ability to help SMBs adopt this cloud-based solution while also facilitating set up and support makes them ideal to sell Office 365.” Availability and Pricing: Microsoft Office 365 with Dell is available in the United States now starting at $9 per user, per month for the Small Business Plan. Additional pricing options and bundle packages are available with other solutions coming soon. Key Links: Microsoft Office 365 with Dell on Dell.com About Dell Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.com. Dell Inc.Jim Hahn, 512-723-4401jim_hahn@dell.com