Dell OEM Solutions today announced SecurePOD, a pre-configured and validated IP video surveillance system based on Intel® Xeon® processors and designed for extreme capacity, performance, scalability and ease-of-use. Many IT departments are being tasked with taking on management of physical security systems as the industry moves from analog to digital video surveillance. Dell collaborated with Intel, Axis Communications, Ingram Micro, and Milestone Systems to develop SecurePOD for customers in need of a powerful, but simple way to jumpstart their IP video surveillance practices. SecurePOD offers customers the benefit of longer roadmaps, extended product lifecycles and faster time-to-profit. The pre-validated, pre-integrated SecurePOD package of hardware, software and cameras is built on open IT standards and can be customized for vertical functions and applications. The platform runs on Dell’s PowerEdge server portfolio customized by Dell OEM Solutions. Dell OEM Enables OEMs to Bring Intelligent Systems to Market Faster The intelligent systems industry is expected to grow to more than a $2 trillion market and constitute more than one-third of all major electronic system units by 2015, according to IDC.(1) To address this demand, Dell OEM joined the Intel Intelligent Systems Alliance in 2011 and recently became the first tier one manufacturer to achieve Premier Member status. As part of its membership in the alliance, Dell OEM has teamed up with Intel through executive, architectural, joint marketing, and sales relationships. In addition, Dell OEM has optimized the entire development lifecycle of Intel architecture-based products. The combination of Intel’s intelligent systems processor roadmap and the programmatic and supply chain capabilities of Dell OEM Solutions gives customers increased platform stability, visibility into product roadmap updates and advanced warranty for easier implementations of solution updates. OEMs can benefit from reduced risk, improved access to leading-edge solutions, easier integration, and faster time-to-profit.
As the largest tier one provider of solutions for OEMs worldwide, Dell OEM Solutions delivers standards-based solutions built to order and customized for the specific needs of OEMs and their end users. Through the Dell OEM Solutions Partners Ecosystem, Dell builds in partners’ technologies from the chip level to the operating system to enable OEMs to accelerate time-to-market with intelligent systems and reduce the costs associated with product development and engineering.“SecurePOD is the result of the close collaboration between Dell and Intel on architectures and roadmaps. Dell is very proud to be the first tier one manufacturer able to bring to our customers this level of integration with Intel Intelligent Systems,” said Joyce Mullen, vice president and general manager, Dell OEM Solutions. “Dell OEM is dedicated to helping customers to reduce costs, speed time-to-market and free up their product development and engineering teams to focus on innovation.” “Based on Intel® Xeon® processors, the open standards SecurePOD solution is designed to help customers extend product lifecycles and reduce time-to-market,” said Bob Ferrar, director, Intel Intelligent Systems Group. “This solution along with collaborations such as those with Dell OEM will help OEMs around the globe to bring innovative intelligent systems to market faster.” Additional Information SecurePOD is available today from Ingram Micro. 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 OEM Solutions helps its customers find more balance between execution and innovation with dedicated OEM resources, industry-standard hardware and global services and support capabilities. Dell helps its OEM customers improve their time to revenue and run their operations more efficiently for increased competitive edge. Learn more at www.dell.com/oem. (1) IDC IVIEW, sponsored by Microsoft, “The Rise of Intelligent Systems: Connecting Enterprises and Smart Devices in Seamless Networks,” April 2012.