IN PICTURES: Dell celebrates 20 years in Australia
Dell Australia recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary in Australia, after opening its doors to its first Australian customers in 1993. ARN takes a walk down memory lane and recognises some of the milestones since Michael Dell started PC's Limited with $US1000 and a game-changing vision for how technology should be designed, manufactured and sold.
Dell Turbo PC – Michael Dell’s first creation in 1985
Dell launches its first laptop computer, the 316LT in 1989
Dell’s PowerVault storage product series is introduced in 1998
Dell Australia’s PC Recycling program - In 2003 Dell launched their own PC Recycling Program in Australia, leading the IT market with a comprehensive and compelling recycling solution.
Dell acquires high-performance PC gaming laptop and computer company, Alienware in 2006
In 2009, Dell launches its PartnerDirect Program for channel partners in Australia
Dell enters the tablet arena with the Streak in 2010, a 5-inch device designed to provide on-the-go entertainment, social connection and navigation experience.
Force 10 Network server - In 2011, Dell continues to expand its enterprise offering through the acquisition of Force10 Networks.
In 2012, Dell Australia opens its first Solution Centre designed to allow customers to experience Dell’s enterprise technology first hand.
In 2012, Dell held its annual DWEN (Dell’s Women’s Entrepreneur Network) event in India where guest, Valerie Khoo, spoke about success in business.
DWEN members mingle at the annual event in India.
Dell executives, (L-R) Dell SonicWALL Asia-Pacific marketing manager, Shelley Peebles; A/NZ consumer, small, medium enterprises executive director, Deborah Harrigan, Quest Software A/NZ marketing manager, Silvana Kozlovic; and Dell Cloud Client Computing Asia-Pacific and Japan general manager, Ward Nash, cut the cake at Dell Australia's 20th Birthday