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AFCEA Selects Dell Federal as Strategic Partner

Company will assist association implement virtual desktop solution.

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA International announced today that it has selected Dell as a Strategic Partner. AFCEA strategic partners are member companies that are distinguished by the significant service, support and participation they provide to help the association fulfill its mission.

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In collaboration with its partners, Dell will help the AFCEA staff implement a desktop virtualization solution that will enable secure access to user desktops from any computer and moves AFCEA into a more efficient, thin-client environment. In addition, Dell will be providing two new LCD screens for every desktop in the headquarters building. These contributions will increase flexibility for users and reduce long-term maintenance costs.

Dell has been an AFCEA International corporate member since 1993, and has been active with the association in a variety of ways, including serving on committees, supporting and exhibiting at events, and providing expertise to contribute to member education.

"One of the greatest privileges we have as Dell's Federal business is being able to serve our men and women in uniform, and this partnership with AFCEA is a key extension of that commitment," Steve Harris, vice president and general manager, Dell Federal, says. "We've been committed to helping all of our customers find the right IT solutions and services to help them maximize the potential of their staffs and also help them save money. We believe we've found such a solution for AFCEA International, and we're very excited to be working with them."

Linda Millis, vice president, Industry Programs, AFCEA, says the Strategic Partnership with Dell Federal will benefit association members worldwide. "With more than 1,600 corporate members and 30,000 individual members, it's crucial for the association's headquarters staff to be able to provide quality services using the latest technical advancements. Dell's assistance will go a long way to ensure we can continue to do just that," she states.

About Dell
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.com

About AFCEA International
AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry and academia. For more information and to join, visit www.afcea.org.

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