Bangalore, India, January, 22, 2015: CIO Choice, a powerful B2B platform to honor organizations’ products, services and solutions in the B2B space, has recognized Dell, the world’s fastest growing large integrated IT company in the prestigious CIO Choice Award 2015. Dell was awarded under 7 categories – Data Centre Consultant, Data Centre Transformation Services, Laptop, Network Security, Networking –Active, Server Virtualization and Storage – Hardware.
Sudharsan R, Commercial Marketing Head, Dell India added “Dell’s recognition in multiple categories form the PC to the Data Centre in the enterprise space stand testament to our strength and growing recognition as an end-to-end solutions provider. Our end-to-end approach coupled with our new GTM strategy to increase the coverage of our products and solutions across India has made world-class technology accessible to organizations in India. We are humbled by the recognitions awarded which gives us greater confidence as we move ahead in our journey as a leading enterprise solutions provider.”
“A strong return to growth is expected next year in the Indian data center infrastructure market, and the market will be buoyed by an overall increase in sentiments and a strong resurgence of growth-related projects across verticals such as banking, insurance, telecom and the government segment,” said Aman Munglani, research director at Gartner. “While much of the SMB segment is likely to focus on infrastructure build up, large enterprises within the segments mentioned above will look at infrastructure replacement and growth related projects covering mobility, cloud and big data”.
(Source: Gartner Press Release, Gartner Says India IT Infrastructure Spending to Reach $2 Billion in 2015, http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2857217).
Bajaj Capital, another customer of Dell found great benefits from partnering with Dell for the growth of the volume of financial data being generated by the organization. The company made use of Dell Compellent storage to device a storage solution that can scale effectively and improve processing performance.
Speaking on Dell’s recognition, Puneet Kaur Kohli, Group Executive Vice President, IT & Operations, Bajaj Capital said “What we have admired about Dell is the flexibility that they offer their customers. This is very important for us as data growth can sometimes be unpredictable. Dell as a vendor has always been supportive is assisting us in meeting data centre requirements. It comes as no surprise that Dell is among the companies of choice for CIOs.”
The CIO Choice Awards is a recognition conferred to industry leading ICT vendors across the country. The awards are determined through an independent CIO voting survey of over CIOs from across the country on product performance, customer satisfaction and continued customer service and an independent advisory panel of imminent CIOs. The awards take “customer centric” perspectives and offer the CIO community an authentic aid to finding and considering the most preferred and stable products, services and solutions.
Dell today is innovating and expanding its enterprise offerings to customers to deliver more scalable, efficient and cost effective products and solutions to customers. Dell works closely with customers to help them move out of their existing applications to newer platforms without affecting their IT budgets. Dell has been leading in several categories across the datacenter including storage, servers and PC as per IDC figures. Dell has also been recognized as a leader in nine Gartner Magic Quadrants, ranking it among the best in hardware, software and service categories with a resilient customer focus, widespread distribution and channel partner network.