“We see [Dell EMC’s] leadership happening everywhere even with the most recent GSA win with VxRail, which is a very important area we play in,” said McCormick. “Anytime that Dell EMC can help simplify the complex environment within the federal buying process, it allows the channel a good opportunity to step in with their unique value.”
News & Press Releases
At Davenport Group, we work hard to stay current with the latest technology innovations. Our partners Dell Technologies and VMware are leading the way in IT transformation, and we love to talk about their success. Below, we share important news stories and press releases discussing the ever-evolving IT industry.
Jeff Clarke On Phase Two Of Dell EMC’s Storage Share Takeover: ‘We’re Not Done’
Davenport Group’s Dell EMC storage sales increased double digits in 2018 compared with the year prior, according to McCormick, who said Clarke has created a winning storage hand that will continue to pay big dividends for all of the company’s channel partners going forward.
New Dell Technologies Advantage Program Will ‘Elevate’ Dell Partners
Partners are pumped for the new Dell Technologies Advantage framework, telling CRN that an end-to-end cohesive story and channel delivery mechanism will undoubtedly change the customer conversation.
“It really helps to elevate the conversation into one that’s more about the enterprise stack and the overall business priority,” said Dan McCormick, Executive Vice President at St. Paul, Minn.-based Davenport Group, a Dell Technologies partner.
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Dell Fires Back At Icahn: VMware Stock Swap ‘In The Best Interests’ Of Shareholders
“Dell Technologies, Dell EMC and VMware in particular, has demonstrated a commitment to align products, solutions, services and programs across brands, and I expect to see increasing collaboration going forward irrespective of which path Dell Technologies may take to re-emerge as a public company,” said Dan McCormick, Executive Vice President of Davenport Group.
Dell EMC’s ‘Golden Partner Opportunity’: Enterprise Preferred Program
“It shows the seriousness that Dell EMC has about putting the channel front and center for some of the key businesses and key customers that they’re trying to get,” said Dan McCormick, Executive Vice President of Davenport Group.
Davenport Group Network Engineer Rick Rutherford Earns Prestigious CCNP Certification
Davenport Group announced today that Rick Rutherford, Network Engineer, has earned the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification. This certification is difficult to complete, requiring months of study and field work. With this training, Davenport Group will continue to extend their ability to integrate Dell EMC solutions into complex, diverse environments.
Paul Clifford, Davenport Group President, Discusses Dell Tech World Highlights
Paul Clifford, Davenport Group President, shares his thoughts on the first day of Dell Technologies World. Watch his interview with CRN by clicking the link below.
Fistfuls of Growth: Dell EMC’s Expanded Product Portfolio Paves New Paths for Partners
“This was a big year of change, and I think Dell has handled it really well,” St. Charles said. “You’re going to see a pretty significant leapfrog in improvements in 2018 that will allow us to capture more market share. You can feel the support for the channel. You can feel a tangible excitement level in the Dell teams to work with the channel and to grow that segment of the business.”
Davenport Group Announces Hire of Executive Vice President
IT industry veteran Dan McCormick joins the Davenport Group team in the newly created role of Executive Vice President. “Dan’s unique combination of skills and experience will be critical for us as we expand our capabilities as a trusted innovation partner for our customers,” says Sonia St. Charles, CEO.