Round Rock, Texas
- Dell launched its FastTrack program today, said to ship preconfigured systems
for consumers and small- and medium-businesses from factories the next business
Dell said it would
track consumers' orders directly and identify the most-requested laptops. These
would then be available for quick delivery.
available configurations include the $299
Inspiron Mini 10v. Select, preconfigured business-class Dell Latitude laptops
are available in about two business days, the company said.
The FastTrack for
Business option reportedly lets small- and medium-business owners choose from
four Latitude laptop models in seven different configurations.
"The new FastTrack
for Business program is all about responding to customer requirements and
giving them options in how they choose to buy and use Dell technology," said
Erik Dithmer, small- and medium-business VP and general manager, Dell Americas,
in a statement. "The majority of customers will continue to fully configure
their Latitude laptops, but we now have an option for those who need mobile
solutions quickly for a new employee, before a business trip or when they need
a replacement unit fast."
announced it has extended its Design Studio customization options to the
Inspiron 15. Design Studio is an interactive gallery of original contemporary
artwork commissioned exclusively for Dell.com. Consumers can click through a
gallery of portraits and select a design, change viewing angles, zoom in on
details and read a short bio that explains the artist's work, the company said.
More than 200
options are available, including design options from (Product) Red, which
contributes money to The Global Fund to help fight AIDS in Africa.