Dell has a new developer laptop initiative that combines their XPS13 Laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Sputnik is part of an effort by Dell to better understand and serve the needs of developers in Web companies. This is a nice change to see.
Project Sputnik an exciting project that shows how a big hardware company is changing course. George and Cote represent a new generation of leaders who recognize that the future of the enterprise is an open one. Hardware and software will continue to integrate at the device level clear through to the infrastructure. In this automated world, we need the flexibility and the ability to leverage services far more than on-premise software. Efforts such as Project Sputnik represent how this change will occur.
For more information visit Dell’s site here