Dell Technologies Announces New IoT Solutions Division

By Chantal Polsonetti

Company and Product News

Dell Technologies announced the formation of a new IoT solutions strategy and division. This new division is rooted in Dell Technologies’ new “Distributed Core” computing model, which is the basis of the company’s IoT Strategy. It will be led by VMware’s CTO Ray O’Farrell, and it’s chartered to orchestrate the development of IoT products and services across the Dell Technologies family.

Dell Technologies also announced plans to invest $1B in IoT R&D over next three years, which will help support the following new development initiatives:

  • Dell EMC’s ‘Project Nautilus’ - a software that enables the ingestion and querying of data streams from IoT gateways in real-time.

  • Project Fire, a hyper converged platform part of the VMware Pulse family of IoT solutions that includes simplified management, local compute, storage and IoT applications, such as real-time analytics. ‘Project Fire’ enables businesses to roll-out IoT use cases faster and have consistent infrastructure software from edge to core to cloud

  • RSA ‘Project IRIS’: Currently under development in RSA Labs, Iris extends the Security Analytics capability to provide threat visibility and monitoring right out to the edge

  • Newly designed Dell Technologies IoT Labs


These announcements are intended to showcase the company’s leadership in, and commitment to, helping customers navigate the IoT landscape by enabling machine learning to enrich innovative, practical solutions.


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