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

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