Infotech Lead America: Dell announced a new software that configures Dell Precision workstation settings to maximize performance of engineering, design and digital content creation applications.
Dell says the software called Precision Performance Optimizer (DPPO) is preloaded with profiles for applications such as Autodesk Maya, PTC Creo and Dassault SolidWorks.
Additional features include proactive system maintenance and tracking and reporting of system utilization – helping Dell Precision customers enhance and speed up their design and render times.
Dll Precision Performance Optimizer is an extension of Dell’s existing workstation tools designed to provide customers maximum performance and dependability so they can remain focused on being creative.
For example, as part of the Dell Precision Technology Program, Dell engineers work with technology partners to architect, design and test joint solutions providing customers assurance that their hardware is compatible and optimized for their software.
Dell also develops and provides recommended configurations for customers’ specific software and workflows through the Dell Precision Workstation Advisor. Dell Precision Performance Optimizer is the next step in Dell serving as the trusted advisor to help customers maximize efficiency and productivity.
Dell Precision Performance Optimizer is free and is pre-installed on Dell Precision T1650, T3600, T5600, T7600, M4700 and M6700 workstations with Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit) and Windows 8 (64 bit) operating systems.
Efrain Rovira, executive director of Dell Precision, said: “From hardware design to software enhancements, we are always looking for new and meaningful ways to make our workstation customers more productive.”
Broadcast and video pros demand top performance and increased speed to optimally run Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Media Encoder.
Simon Williams, director of strategic relations at Adobe, said:“Dell’s announcement today is a big step forward for our users to have improved productivity for faster project completion and enhanced creativity.”
Autodesk works with Dell to make sure its software runs smoothly on Dell Precision Workstations.
Mark Strassman, vice president of Media and Entertainment Industry Strategy and Marketing at Autodesk, said: “As a result, Autodesk Maya users can create more engaging content faster using Dell Precision workstations.”