"These Dell systems provide Winn-Dixie's pharmacy customers the security of knowing their prescriptions, medical information and other critical data are backed up and retrievable," Dell Senior Vice President Joe Marengi said in a statement.
Additionally, Dell's services unit helped set up the store networks, and the chain is using OpenManage, the computer maker's systems-management software.
The companies did not put a dollar value on the deal, but it is less than $10 million. The deal follows other recent storage sales for Dell, including wins with, Mercedes-Benz, the U.S. Military Academy and brokerage firm UBS Warburg.
Growing its storage business is an important part of Dell's effort to establish itself as a key player beyond the PC market. The company has said it hopes toover the next few years.
On Monday, Dell said it would enter the market for retail point-of-sale equipment with a new line of electronic.