Amerijet, the fast-growing global freight carrier, began with one man and a single, leased airplane in South Florida in 1974. Today, Amerijet ships over 200 million pounds of freight annually via air, land and sea. A worldwide carrier with a leading presence in Central America, South America, Mexico and the Caribbean, the company is poised for continued global growth.
Helping to get Amerijet’s planes in the air faster and meet more customs
Gilt, the members-only online shopping site, first went live in a warehouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the spring of 2007. What began as daily flash sales of designer clothing and jewelry has now grown to include designer clothing and accessories for women, men and children as well as home goods, local experiences, and more. Gilt.com created an inspiring way for millions of consumers to shop curated styles, goods, and services, all at insider pricing.
From the start, Gilt.com has aimed to provide the fastest, most exciting shopping experience online. Helping power that experience with consistent uptime, response time, security and, soon, an internal data center, has been Gilt’s original technology partner, Dell. Dell is proud to be a part of Gilt's story.
The Knot, the Internet’s most-trafficked one-stop wedding planning solution, began in 1996 after the founders struggled through the process of planning their own wedding. Today, The Knot has become America's leading wedding brand, reaching out to millions of engaged couples each year through their award-winning website, books, magazines and broadcast offerings.
At heart, The Knot is a technology company and Dell is their technology partner. Dell servers are the backbone of their gift registry business, one of the most important services for The Knot. Dell is proud to be a part of The Knot’s story.
Overstock.com, an online discount retailer, began in Salt Lake City, Utah, during the infancy of online shopping. Launched with no outside funding, Overstock.com is now among the top five most-visited mass-merchandiser websites selling a broad range of products, including furniture, rugs, bedding, electronics, clothing, jewelry and cars.
Success in a hypercompetitive market with thin profit margins requires a technological edge. Dell’s blade servers run Overstock.com’s site at costs far less than competitive solutions, allowing Overstock.com to buy more infrastructure, refresh more frequently and stay on top of cutting-edge technology. Dell is proud to be a part of Overstock.com’s story.
Salesforce.com, the world leader in cloud computing and CRM, began in a rented one-bedroom apartment on San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill in 1999. Today, salesforce.com brings the power of cloud, mobile and social collaboration together on an all-new platform engineered to connect customers to the next generation of apps and devices so they can sell, service and market in entirely new ways.
Dell is helping power salesforce.com’s phenomenal success and growth with products, solutions and support. Dell provides salesforce.com with servers, networking, customized supply chain and support. Dell is proud to be a part of salesforce.com’s story.
Shutterfly, the market leader in digital personalized photo products and services, including cards and stationary, photo books, gifts and home décor, began in 1999 in a small office above a weight-loss center in Menlo Park, California. Today, Shutterfly is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service that enables consumers to share, print and preserve their memories by leveraging technology, manufacturing, Web design and merchandising capabilities. With Shutterfly’s impressive growth has come an increased need for storage, database and applications.
So Shutterfly turned to Dell. Today, Dell server technology powers 90 percent of Shutterfly’s production infrastructure, and clients and servers are managed by Dell KACE. Dell is proud to be a part of Shutterfly’s story.
TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site, was born in February of 2000 in a small office, conveniently located above a pizza shop and a dry cleaner. Today, the site has more than 260 million visitors from around the world each and every month and features over 125 million reviews and opinions worldwide.
Accommodating site traffic of this magnitude requires reliable servers, storage, databases and connectivity solutions — all of which are provided by Dell. Dell is proud to have played a part in TripAdvisor’s amazing story.
Whole Foods Market, the leading natural and organic food retailer, began with a single store in Austin, Texas, in 1980. Opening with a team of just 19, today, Whole Foods Market has over 70,000 team members and operates more than 360 stores throughout the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom.
Dell has long helped power this fast-growing company, and is proud to have played a part in Whole Foods Market’s story.
Zoosk, a leading online dating company, was created by graduate school roommates in a rented residential space in Hayward, California in 2007. Today, Zoosk has 25 million members from 80 countries who use the number one grossing dating app. Dell is proud to be a part of Zoosk’s story.