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January 11, 2005 09:22 ET

Dell Signs Seven-Year Global Services and Product Agreement With Bombardier Recreational Products; Flexibility Cited as Primary Reason Bombardier Chose Dell


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JANUARY 11, 2005 - 09:22 ET

Dell Signs Seven-Year Global Services and Product
Agreement With Bombardier Recreational Products;
Flexibility Cited as Primary Reason Bombardier Chose
Dell

ROUND ROCK, Texas--(CCNMatthews - Jan 11, 2005) -

Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) has earned a seven-year contract from Bombardier
Recreational Products (BRP) to supply the snowmobile and watercraft
maker technology products and services throughout its global IT network.
The contract includes Dell servers, storage, desktops, notebooks,
workstations and printers. Dell will also provide a suite of
professional and managed services for multiple BRP locations worldwide.

Dell managed services to be provided include desktop support and asset
and image management for more than 5,200 systems. Professional services
offered include application packaging, server and storage consolidation,
active directory and exchange services. The first phase of the contract
is underway in Canada, the United States and parts of Europe.

Flexibility and ease of doing business were key reasons why BRP chose
Dell for its product and service combination.

"Customers like Bombardier Recreational Products can help improve the
productivity of their IT environments and lower their costs when
standardizing on Dell products and services," said Vito Fabiano, vice
president of Dell's managed services.

"Standardizing our products and services makes a lot of sense for
Bombardier Recreational Products as we're scaling our business and
looking for ways to optimize our technology dollars," said Real
Deslauriers, vice president, Information Systems at Bombardier
Recreational Products. "The process was easy and we're excited to move
forward with the rollout of these products and services."

About Dell

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) is a premier provider of products and services
required for customers worldwide to build their information-technology
and Internet infrastructures. Company revenue for the past four quarters
totaled $47.3 billion. Dell, through its direct business model, designs,
manufactures and customizes products and services to customer
requirements, and offers an extensive selection of software and
peripherals. Information on Dell and its products can be obtained at
www.dell.com.

About Bombardier Recreational Products

BRP is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing,
distribution and marketing of Sea-Doo® watercraft and sport boats,
Ski-Doo® and Lynx™ snowmobiles, Johnson® and Evinrude® outboard
engines, direct injection technologies such as Evinrude E-TEC™,
Bombardier all-terrain vehicles (ATV), Rotax® engines and karts.

Dell is a trademark of Dell Inc.

Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.

Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo, Lynx, and Evinrude E-TEC are trademarks of Bombardier.
Johnson, Evinrude and Rotax are registered trademarks of Bombardier.

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