Press Release

Salesforce Expands Relationship with Dell, Signs Multi-Year Commitment to Use Dell EMC Infrastructure and Dell Laptops

ROUND ROCK, TEXAS, May 4, 2017 - 

Dell Inc., the essential infrastructure company, today announces that Salesforce, the world’s fastest-growing top-five enterprise software company and #1 CRM provider globally, is expanding its relationship with Dell by signing a multi-year commitment to use Dell EMC infrastructure throughout its global data centers and empower its employees with Dell Latitude laptops.

Salesforce will extend its use of a variety of Dell EMC solutions, including VMAX All Flash and Isilon scale-out NAS storage arrays, Data Domain data protection products and PowerEdge servers. The new all-flash storage arrays will provide the petabyte-level storage and data protection Salesforce requires. Dell EMC storage and services will enable Salesforce to maximize the performance, reliability, availability and efficiency of its infrastructure to deliver the Salesforce Intelligent Customer Success platform to customers around the world. With Dell Latitude client solutions, Salesforce’s 25,000 employees will have access to the world’s most secure, manageable and reliable business-class laptops.  

Executive quotes:

Michael Dell, chairman and CEO, Dell Technologies
“With our unique family of businesses, Dell Technologies provides customers with the essential infrastructure to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. The expansion of Salesforce’s use of Dell EMC storage and servers and Dell laptops is an important milestone in our decade-long relationship.”

Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, Salesforce
“Michael and Dell have been amazing partners contributing to Salesforce’s success. We’re thrilled to extend our relationship with Dell Technologies as we deliver the scale and innovation to support the needs of Salesforce’s growing global customer base.”

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