Dell to supply Glasgow 2014
Dell has become the seventh partner of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in a deal that designates the American multinational as the official IT hardware supporter of the event.
Under the terms of the contract, Dell will supply its state-of-the-art technology, including over 1,500 desktops and 200 laptops, to ensure smooth delivery of the Games in Scotland’s largest city in two years time. Additionally, approximately 60 servers and storage solutions will be installed across the Games’ 40 competition and non-competition venues.
Dell, which previously served as the official hardware provider to the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006, joins SSE, Longines, Atos, Ernst & Young, Search Consultancy and Harper Macleod as a sponsor of Glasgow 2014.
Glasgow 2014's chief executive David Grevemberg said: "For more than 26 years, Dell, as a household name, has empowered countries, customers and communities around the world to use technology to realise their dreams. Like the values of Glasgow 2014, Dell epitomises integrity, responsibility and empowerment.”
“Dell’s global mindset and Scottish heart make them a great fit for Glasgow 2014 and we are delighted to have a company with their expertise, based in Glasgow’s east end, to perform such an important role for us through the supply of our IT equipment,” added Grevemberg.
Aongus Hegarty, president of Dell EMEA, added: “Dell’s belief that technology can change the world, enabling people everywhere to grow and thrive, clearly has a strong synergy with the purpose of Glasgow 2014 – both in the delivery of world-class competitive sport it will showcase and the lasting economic and social legacy it will leave.”
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