Dell Ships First Secure, Managed Ultra-Mobile Cloud-Access Device

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Dell Wyse Cloud Connect

Dell Wyse Cloud Connect

Dell today announced the availability of Dell Wyse Cloud Connect, an ultra-compact and highly mobile cloud-access device that instantly delivers desktop virtualization and personal cloud services to any HDMI- or MHL-enabled display. The pocket-size device delivers a full-HD experience with enterprise-level security, manageability and reliability. Organizations of any size can now deliver streaming cloud services and IT solutions in a cost-effective, mobile offering for work, home and on the go.

An Entirely New Smart Connected Device

Cloud Connect represents a new end-user device category that bridges thin clients and mobile devices as part of Dell Cloud Client-Computing’s end-to-end desktop virtualization solutions portfolio. The extremely compact, secure, cloud-managed device with a low total cost of ownership (TCO) supports multiple use cases including mobile workers, students, digital signage, kiosks and other space-constrained environments. Specific customer benefits include:

  • Quick and secure access for mobile and remote workers to virtual desktops and a variety of cloud assets including content, applications, virtual desktops and IT support
  • Easy remote connections to personal computers running Microsoft Windows OS or Apple Mac OS to access data, content or applications
  • Plug-and-play interactive presentations run in full-HD directly from the cloud or device, on any compatible display
  • Pocket-size, battery-free alternative in the event of loss, theft, or failure of primary devices
  • Cost-effective virtual desktop for the education market, extending application and data access in classrooms, libraries, labs or at home
  • Digital signage solution with simplified, remote management for airports, retailers, hospitality, or other organizations
  • Personal cloud access to online entertainment, gaming, apps and rich content on large displays

According to IDC, the smart connected-device market grew 30.4 percent in 2012 and global shipments are expected to surpass 1.7 billion by 2014. By 2017, IDC expects that shipments will surpass 2.3 billion units and revenue will reach $748.6 billion¹. These numbers illustrate a powerful and ongoing disruption in how users communicate and interact with their professional and personal content, driven by trends such as BYOD, mobile app development, social media and cloud computing.

 Cloud Connect represents a new category of smart connected device and is the only device of its kind that is seamlessly integrated into a secure, controlled, end-to-end desktop virtualization portfolio that includes:

  • Software for mobile device and application management and control with Dell Wyse Cloud Client Manager
  • Flexible desktop virtualization solutions from Dell partners Citrix, Microsoft and VMware
  • Personal cloud access to files and apps through Dell Wyse PocketCloud
  • Global customer support expertise through Dell ProSupport for Cloud

Pricing and Availability

Cloud Connect is $129 per unit. Complementary Dell accessories including MHL-capable displays and Bluetooth keyboards and mice are also available. Cloud Connect is available immediately with documentation and support in global English in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China, India, Japan, Brazil, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. To order Cloud Connect please visit, www.dell.com/cloudconnect.


Samsung Galaxy S4 in Red Appeared in Bell and Virgin

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Samsung Galaxy S4 in Aurora Red

Samsung Galaxy S4 in Aurora Red

Bell and Virgin Mobile have launched Aurora Red colored Samsung Galaxy S4. This festive colour joins the Black Mist and White Frost models that have been available since the flagship Android was released back in May. The specs are the same, just a new coating, and comes with a 5-inch Super AMOLED display (1920×1080 resolution, 441ppi), 1.9Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 13MP back camera / 2MP front camera, 2600mAh removable battery and runs Android OS 4.3 Jelly Bean.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 superphone features a beautiful 5″ Adapt Display Screen with Full HD that automatically adjusts brightness and contrast to display videos and images at their best and brightest. With its Multi-Window feature, you can now run two different apps on the same screen, at the same time. Plus, innovative motion commands called Air Gestures let you access content, preview folders, and even accept calls without touching the screen. Everything you do will be blazing fast thanks to its powerful quad-core processor running on Canada’s largest LTE network.


Nokia unveiled Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320

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Nokia Lumia 1520 1320

Nokia Lumia 1520 1320

Today, at Nokia World in Abu Dhabi, Nokia unveiled its two new large screen smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320. Both devices feature 6-inch screens to make the most of the enhanced Windows Phone Start screen and three columns for Live tiles allowing you to see and do more on the larger screen. The Nokia Lumia 1520 features a 1080p full HD screen, 20MP PureView camera with optical image stabilization, enhanced sensor technology, oversampling and outstanding zoom capabilities, along with the latest imaging app called Nokia Camera. You will also enjoy the new Nokia Story teller app to relive your memories in a new and dynamic way and truly share better stories with your friends and family.

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Canon Launches New S-Series Of Ultra-Compact, Lightweight, Full HD Network Cameras With Built-In Analytics

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Canon S-Series VB-S30D PTZ Full HD resolution network camera

Canon S-Series VB-S30D PTZ Full HD resolution network camera

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, added four new Full HD resolution network cameras to its product lineup – the VB-S30D PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom) Micro Dome Full HD Network Camera, VB-S31D PT (pan-tilt) Micro Dome Full HD Network Camera, VB-S800D Fixed Micro Dome Full HD Network Camera and VB-S900F Micro Box Full HD Network Camera. The new ultra-compact S-series network cameras have been designed for indoor environments that require sensitive monitoring of specific areas or items, such as in the retail, education, commercial and hospitality sectors. PoE (Power over Ethernet) and ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) Profile-S Conformance allow system integrators easy installation of all four new lightweight full HD cameras as part of a new or existing security network.

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