Dell leads enabling standards and technologies through industry groups and strategic partners. Dell partners, rather than competes, with top industry technology suppliers and original development manufacturers. These partnerships give it a uniquely broad perspective on the computing landscape.Since the first Dell PC was introduced in 1986, Dell has continued to shape the industry by breaking new ground and pioneering critical developments in home, small business and enterprise computing. Dell gathers requirements directly through tens of thousands of daily customer interactions, organized events, social media venues and customer panels. Maintaining strong internal development capabilities, Dell spurs innovation that delivers value to customers.