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The ROBO IT Paradigm Solution
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3/7/2014  

In the remote office, branch office (ROBO) IT paradigm, there is often a struggle to support distributed environments with the same service level that exists in the central office, resulting in a host of challenges. The ability to find powerful solutions that are easy to deploy and manage is key. As a complete workload reference architecture of server, storage, and networking in a 5U chassis, the Dell PowerEdge VRTX offers:

  • Manageability, with a truly cost-conscious system designed for easy deployment
  • Performance needed that can be centrally managed by corporate IT
  • Security from simple human error to virus data corruption or catastrophic events
Download this whitepaper to learn how the scalable, easy-to-deploy system can seamleassly fit into your daily environment.

Maximize Remote Site IT with Dell PowerEdge VRTX Powered by Intel®
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3/7/2014  

Remote office/branch office (ROBO) operations can be a boom for business as they often attract localized talent or leverage competitive advantage situations. Unfortunately, IT organizations often view these environments as burdens and choose to merely blunt the impact of their multi-site environments, thereby overlooking the strategic advantages they can offer.

The Dell PowerEdge VRTX solution can help maximize efficiency and productivity at ROBO sites through:

  • High density
  • Virtualization-ready design
  • Excellent ROI
  • Simplified Management
Access this white paper now for a look at how the PowerEdge VRTX can help you tap the full potential of your multi-site IT environment.

Bringing Efficiency to Healthcare IT with the Dell PowerEdge VRTX Powered by Intel®
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3/7/2014  

Sweeping market and regulatory changes are driving healthcare providers to aggressively improve quality of care, service efficiency, and long-range accountability for their patients’ health. To succeed, providers of all sizes need IT solutions that can simplify the seamless exchange of data across multiple organizations.

The Dell PowerEdge VRTX--which integrates server, shared storage, networking, and systems management into a compact, quiet chassis--offers a new approach to healthcare IT that can deliver new levels of efficiency through:

  • Run-anywhere versatility
  • Support for numerous healthcare-delivery models
  • Improved ROI
  • Simplified adoption of health-care technologies
Download this white paper to learn more about how the Dell PowerEdge VRTX can help you improve healthcare delivery.

Building MSFT Windows Server 2012 Clusters on Dell PE VRTX Powered by Intel®
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3/7/2014  

Failover clusters will have your back, and are a worthy IT investment. Access this white paper for a visually aided startup guide for configuring a chassis solution with Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 in a supported failover cluster environment.

Click now for instructions on configuration and installment of:

  • Chassis-shared storage and networking
  • Failover clustering
  • Hyper-V
  • Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV)
  • Specialized requirements for Windows Server 2012 to function correctly with the VRTX chassis

Dell PE VRTX Powered by Intel® WAN Optimization with Silver Peak
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3/7/2014  

In today’s enterprise, users are increasingly distributed while data is becoming more centralized. This places a heightened burden on the underlying network infrastructure as a key enabler for various strategic corporate initiatives, such as server/storage consolidation, remote backup/replication, and unified communications.

This informative paper explores a partnership between Dell and Silver Peak that addresses these challenges. Discover how this joint solution can help cost-effectively expand network capacity, optimize network quality, and help ensure maximum performance over distance—all while helping to reduce ongoing IT operating costs.

The Time is Right to Migrate to New Servers
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2/12/2014  
While older server solutions have served companies well, for many organizations the time has come to migrate to a new server solution. But will the benefits of moving to a new technology outweigh the costs? Learn how moving to a Dell PowerEdge 12th generation server with Windows Server 2012 will make your IT infrastructure more manageable, productive, and secure, resulting in bottom-line improvements that will contribute to a solid return on investments.
Simplifying Microsoft Windows Server environments with virtualized, unified IP-based storage
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2/12/2014  

Businesses today spend 70 percent or more of their IT budget on keeping systems running, leaving very little time for innovation. The consolidation of IT storage provides an excellent opportunity for organizations to drive increased IT efficiencies with the help of:

  • Centralized management of file and block data via the EqualLogic Group Manager
  • Virtualized scale-out storage infrastructures that seamlessly scale to meet growing performance and capacity demands
Learn how Dell’s unified, virtualized storage infrastructure can enhance IT efficiency, allowing organizations to invest in strategic projects that better align with business goals.

Dell Virtualization Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using PowerEdge R820
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2/12/2014  

One of the major challenges organizations face is ensuring the operating efficiency of the data center. With Dell PowerEdge R280, you will get the performance, consolidation, and scalability needed to run SQL Server workloads in a virtualized environment. The objectives of this white paper include:

  • Understanding Dell PowerEdge R280 server capabilities to run SQL workloads in a virtualized environment.
  • Testing to see how many medium and large SQL VM’s can be consolidated using R820.
  • Using best practices to run SQL-server workloads on a virtualized environment.
Download this white paper now to learn why Dell PowerEdge R280 is the optimal platform for database consolidation.

Remote Office Infrastructure -- A Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 Reference Architecture on Dell PowerEdge VRTX
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2/12/2014  

IT organizations are looking for simple, efficient, and manageable solutions to build branch office infrastructure rather than managing several independent entities like servers, storage, and networking. Dell PowerEdge VRTX is a shared infrastructure platform offering extensive performance and capacity in a single, compact tower chassis. This horizontal, Microsoft-based reference architecture has benefits such as:

  • Robust availability and fault tolerance built into the platform to protect all virtualized applications.
  • Comprehensive solutions to rapidly deploy and provision the virtual infrastructure.
Download this reference white paper for guidance in defining and deploying an efficient branch office infrastructure solution with minimum management and support overhead.

Four Reasons to Migrate
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2/12/2014  

Windows Server 2012 R2 is designed to handle top computing trends, including cloud computing, the consumerization of IT and the explosion of data and apps. Read this paper to discover how migrating servers to this new OS lets organizations support modern work styles, enhance productivity and control costs.

Test Report: Dell PowerEdge M620 vs HP ProLiant BL460c
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11/27/2013  

A recent independent test found Dell's PowerEdge M620 server to be significantly better in database performance, average response time and memory capacity.

Download this valuable server comparison to discover the details of the Dell advantage over HP, including:

  • 182% greater database performance
  • 92% faster average response time
  • 50% more memory capacity

Accelerate the Transition to a Virtualization Infrastructure
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11/27/2013  

By providing servers, networking, storage, management tools, and services in one preassembled, prevalidated solution, Dell vStart accelerates the transition to a virtualization infrastructure.

Download this case study to learn how Brodart, a midsize retailer and wholesaler, shortened their path to virtualization as part of their legacy server refresh with benefits including:

  • Achieved business value in just 4 weeks, 6x faster than expected
  • Reduced the time to stage, test and deploy new applications by 50%
  • Experienced 10x faster virtualized server deployments

Integrating Dell Compellent SAN with Windows Server 2012
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11/26/2013  

Dell's Compellent Storage Center offers an enterprise-class storage network (SAN) that significantly reduces capital expenses, storage management and administration time, provides continuous data availability, and enables storage virtualization.

Download this best practices guide to learn:

  • Key Windows Server 2012 new features as they relate to storage management
  • Detailed instructions for optimal storage setup and support
  • Best practices for integrating Dell Compellent Storage with Windows Server 2012

Choosing Affordable Datacenter Support for Remote/Branch Offices
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11/4/2013  

Most organizations have remote locations that require the same functionality as the home office. How do you remove complexity, simplify management and standardize technology without breaking the budget?

Download the white paper "Extending your datacenter affordably" to discover how to:

  • Understand the unique challenges presented by the remote office paradigm
  • Overcome the challenge of space for enterprise-class hardware
  • Manage remote solutions using core IT management frameworks
Download this white paper today to learn about a new, smaller and more affordable solution that provides the performance, connectivity and storage that remote and branch offices need, but in a package that is easy to manage and fits under a desk.

Unique Server Addresses IT Demands for Remote/Small Offices
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11/4/2013  

Delivering corporate applications and IT Services over WAN to remote/branch offices results in a myriad of problems resulting in dissatisfied users, customers and missed business opportunities. Now there's a better solution.

Download this product brief "Dell PowerEdge VRTX Stands Alone Addressing IT Demands of Remote and Small Offices" to discover how you can:

  • Deploy a "right-sized" datacenter-quality server with adequate power yet simplified management
  • Deliver the benefits of virtualization to branches
  • Simplify setup and improve security with a server that requires no special power or environment
Download this report today to learn about this new branch/remote office server technology that is ready to deliver applications to branch and remote offices across a wide range of industries.

Reducing TCO for Branch/Remote Office Servers
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11/4/2013  

As your business grows, your server hardware must meet the increasing needs of users and new applications. Running a typical remote or branch office workload on existing hardware may seem like the cheapest solution, but may end up costing more through downtime and lost productivity.

Download this report "Comparing Performance And Cost: Dell PowerEdge VRTX vs. a Legacy Hardware Environment" to learn how to:

  • Increase application performance across email, database and file/print server workloads
  • Reduce power consumption, space needed and complexity
  • Understand the total cost of ownership (TCO) savings you can expect
Download this report today to receive an extensive comparison of the latest Dell server technology, designed specifically for remote and branch offices, against traditional, legacy solutions.

How Windows Server 2012 Simplifies Private Cloud Deployments
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10/3/2013  

With its flexible, scalable architecture, cloud is an enabler. Yet many organizations have delayed building a private cloud because IT staff lack the skills and familiarity with the required software and services. Would you like to learn how Windows Server 2012 simplifies the private cloud building process?

Download the white paper "Private Cloud in a box: How Windows Server 2012 Changes the Possibilities" to discover how to:

  • Easily create on-premises and remote cloud instances
  • Leverage identity federation to track and maintain security for all applications in a hybrid environment
  • Improve storage management through network enhancements including automatic routing and fail-overs
Download this report today to learn how Windows Server 2012 can put you on the fast track to implement your cloud infrastructure.

Tackling Data Storage Management with Microsoft Windows Server 2012
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10/3/2013  

Information is the engine of business growth in the digital age. Yet as critical as data can be, the sweeping year-over-year proliferation in data volumes can quickly overwhelm an IT organization. How can you develop an an effective data storage strategy without putting your organization's critical resource at risk?

Download this report to learn how to:

  • Create storage pools made up of multiple physical disks that can be combined and managed as a shared virtual resource
  • Balance efficiency and data integrity with built-in data deduplication technology
  • Perform routine maintenance on storage subsystems without disrupting operations using virtual migration tools
Download this valuable report to learn how Windows Server 2012 tackles and simplifies your storage management challenges.

Transforming Your Legacy Data Center to the Cloud
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10/3/2013  

Ignoring the cloud is no longer an option. Would you like to discover how to transform your traditional data center into a private cloud architecture without adding multiple layers of cost and complexity?

Download the report "Scale Your Data Center — Right into the Cloud" to learn how to:

  • Gradually transform your data center into an optimized private cloud that connects seamlessly with public cloud resources?
  • Improve server utilization to deliver guaranteed service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Optimize performance and business continuity with dynamic resource control
Download this report today to learn how Windows Server 2012 combined with the latest servers can help solve your toughest data center challenges.

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10/2/2013  
Das PowerEdge Portfolio
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10/2/2013  
Dell KACE Appliance-basierte Lösung für die Windows 7 Migration
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10/2/2013  
PowerEdge Server und Lösungen für Geschäftsanwendungen
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10/2/2013  
Windows 7: Tipps und Best Practices für eine vereinfachte Migration
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10/2/2013  
Cloud Makeover: A Guide to Transforming Your Legacy Datacenter
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10/2/2013  

After years of datacenter growth and IT evolution, many organizations are left with complex, overgrown computing platforms that are chronically underutilized. Would you like to learn how to transform your legacy IT resources into an agile, cloud-based solution?

Download this white paper "Find the cloud you didn't know you already had" to learn how to:

  • Maximize your current IT investments
  • Provide an agile environment for future demands
  • Leverage industry-leading security technology
  • Reduce datacenter management complexity
Download this white paper today to transform and integrate your IT infrastructure 'as a service' and solve your legacy IT issues and fundamental data center challenges.

Building Robust Private Cloud Services Infrastructures
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10/2/2013  

Private cloud computing advances efficiency and helps reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) through a secure, virtualized environment. Would you like to learn about a prengineered and prebuilt private cloud solution that will put your private cloud initiative on the fast track?

Download this white paper to better understand how to:

  • Properly configure server, network and storage architectures for best performance
  • Effectively manage all fabric architecture elements
  • Orchestrate workflows and resource allocations for best results
Download this white paper today to understand how to deploy a rich private cloud architecture in your IT environment.

Datacenter Consolidation: Achieving Savings With Exchange 2010 and New Servers
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10/2/2013  

Combining the latest server technology with Microsoft Exchange 2010 in your next enterprise datacenter refresh cycle can deliver significant consolidation benefits. But exactly how many fewer servers, and the resulting power and cooling reductions, can you expect to achieve?

Download this detailed report, "A Comparative Study of Microsoft® Exchange 2010 on DellTM PowerEdgeTM R720xd with Exchange 2007 on DellTM PowerEdgeTM R510", to learn:

  • Key performance improvement factors with Exchange 2010
  • Mailbox sizing, including message storage and throughput profiles
  • Recommended server configurations for hosting Microsoft Exchange 2010 workloads
Download this report today to receive the detailed information you need for planning your next datacenter refresh cycle.

Case Study: Moving to Virtualization as part of a Server Refresh Cycle
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10/2/2013  

Running I/O-intensive applications, including messaging, databases and collaboration applications, on legacy gear becomes encumbering for a typical company’s operations. Would you like to learn how one company successfully migrated to a virtualization environment as part of their server hardware refresh cycle?

Download this case study "Timing The Move To Virtualization With A Server Refresh" which highlights how a mid-sized library solutions merchant achieved better than expected results, including:

  • Realizing business value from a new, consolidated server deployment in just 4 weeks
  • Reduced time to stage, test and deploy new applications
  • 10x faster deployments of virtualized servers over traditional physical servers
Download this case study today to see how your company can achieve similar results by moving to virtualization when updating your datacenter.

Solution d'appliance Dell KACE pour la migration vers Windows 7
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9/26/2013  
Windows 7: Conseils et Pratiques d'excellence Pour Une migration simplifiee
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9/26/2013  
Top 5 Reasons to Migrate Away from Windows XP Today
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8/26/2013  
A surprising number of organizations have yet to make the move to Windows 7 or 8. This article details the top reasons why waiting any longer is a losing proposition.
Top 5 Reasons to Migrate Away from Windows XP Today
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8/26/2013  
A surprising number of organizations have yet to make the move to Windows 7 or 8. This article details the top reasons why waiting any longer is a losing proposition.
Top 5 Reasons to Migrate Away from Windows XP Today
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8/26/2013  
A surprising number of organizations have yet to make the move to Windows 7 or 8. This article details the top reasons why waiting any longer is a losing proposition.
ESG Brief: How Dell PowerEdge VRTX Meets Remote Office and SMB Demands
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8/26/2013  
The recently announced Dell VRTX is a critical piece of IT infrastructure that is poised to alter the way small and midsize businesses deploy IT infrastructure. Its intelligent design, which relies on a virtualization-ready shared infrastructure, simplifies IT deployment and management while providing economic advantages that are right-sized for today’s SMB and remote office needs as well as for future business initiatives. ESG outlines the ideal use cases for this new infrastructure approach.
ESG Brief: How Dell PowerEdge VRTX Meets Remote Office and SMB Demands
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8/26/2013  
The recently announced Dell VRTX is a critical piece of IT infrastructure that is poised to alter the way small and midsize businesses deploy IT infrastructure. Its intelligent design, which relies on a virtualization-ready shared infrastructure, simplifies IT deployment and management while providing economic advantages that are right-sized for today’s SMB and remote office needs as well as for future business initiatives. ESG outlines the ideal use cases for this new infrastructure approach.
ESG Brief: How Dell PowerEdge VRTX Meets Remote Office and SMB Demands
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8/26/2013  
The recently announced Dell VRTX is a critical piece of IT infrastructure that is poised to alter the way small and midsize businesses deploy IT infrastructure. Its intelligent design, which relies on a virtualization-ready shared infrastructure, simplifies IT deployment and management while providing economic advantages that are right-sized for today’s SMB and remote office needs as well as for future business initiatives. ESG outlines the ideal use cases for this new infrastructure approach.
Secure Mobility: Windows Server 2012 Helps Tame the BYOD Tide
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8/20/2013  
Employees are increasingly bringing their own devices to work and accessing corporate IT resources from home. This Tech Brief explores how Windows Server 2012 helps mitigate potential security, use and control issues and makes implementing a BYOD strategy easier.
Windows Server 2012 – IT Virtualization Fast Facts
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8/20/2013  

As organizations continue to migrate to virtualization as a means to reducing costs and keeping up with ever-changing technology needs, many recent improvements have been made to create a smoother transition that's efficient and flexible. Download "20 Fast Facts about Microsoft Windows Server 2012" to learn how Organizations can:

  • Promote and make the transition to virtualization a success
  • Enable your business to migrate while managing legacy requirements
  • Create a scalable infrastructure that supports dynamic capacity demands without sacrificing stability

Virtualization enables businesses to create more efficient and scalable computing models, resulting in a leaner organization. To find out more, download this whitepaper now.

Windows Server 2012: Security in the Enterprise
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8/20/2013  

The cloud, virtualization and virtual desktop infrastructure make IT’s life easier, and the whole organization more agile. Yet each of these features presents serious security challenges. This UBM Tech Brief details how Windows Server 2012 helps mitigate those risks while streamlining compliance.

To find out more, download this whitepaper now.

Agency Transformation with Mobility Solutions
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7/18/2013  
The work environment at government agencies is changing rapidly, with employees seeking access to private networks, applications and content from a variety of consumer devices, many of which are personally owned. This paper presents the opportunities and challenges of BYOD, as well as guidelines for implementing mobility programs that can help improve security, increase productivity, and help modernize your agency.
Agency Transformation with Mobility Solutions
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7/18/2013  
The work environment at government agencies is changing rapidly, with employees seeking access to private networks, applications and content from a variety of consumer devices, many of which are personally owned. This paper presents the opportunities and challenges of BYOD, as well as guidelines for implementing mobility programs that can help improve security, increase productivity, and help modernize your agency.
Agency Transformation with Mobility Solutions
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7/18/2013  
The work environment at government agencies is changing rapidly, with employees seeking access to private networks, applications and content from a variety of consumer devices, many of which are personally owned. This paper presents the opportunities and challenges of BYOD, as well as guidelines for implementing mobility programs that can help improve security, increase productivity, and help modernize your agency.
Secure Mobility: Windows Server 2012 Helps Tame the BYOD Tide
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7/18/2013  
Employees are increasingly bringing their own devices to work and accessing corporate IT resources from home. This Tech Brief explores how Windows Server 2012 helps mitigate potential security, use and control issues and makes implementing a BYOD strategy easier.
Secure Mobility: Windows Server 2012 Helps Tame the BYOD Tide
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7/18/2013  
Employees are increasingly bringing their own devices to work and accessing corporate IT resources from home. This Tech Brief explores how Windows Server 2012 helps mitigate potential security, use and control issues and makes implementing a BYOD strategy easier.
Secure Mobility: Windows Server 2012 Helps Tame the BYOD Tide
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7/18/2013  
Employees are increasingly bringing their own devices to work and accessing corporate IT resources from home. This Tech Brief explores how Windows Server 2012 helps mitigate potential security, use and control issues and makes implementing a BYOD strategy easier.
Data Center Strategic Decisions: An InformationWeek Report
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7/16/2013  

Across-the-board growth in demand for IT services, bigger big data, and a proliferation of mobile clients and applications means data centers are getting busier, denser, more energy intensive and more complex. How do you deliver more efficient business processes and better customer engagement while keeping up with these challenges? Should you still be managing your own data center, or should you outsource to firms whose only focus is data centers?

Download this valuable InformationWeek 2013 State of the Data Center Survey to learn how to:

  • Examine the business and technology trends impacting corporate data centers
  • Provide recommendations on dealing with growth, changing infrastructure technology and a dynamic mix of applications
  • Understand the future of data center transformation and what it means to your business

Download this report today to learn from your peers and InformationWeek expert on how to plan the future of your data center.

Streamlining Dell Server Management in a Virtual Datacenter
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7/15/2013  

Most IT organizations today rely on virtualization to improve business agility and reduce capital expenditures. The promised benefits of virtualization, however, can quickly get eroded by increased operational costs, which often arise from added management complexity.

Download this white paper to understand how a plug-in for VMware vCenter can help you to:

  • Reduce complexity through consolidated console tools that manage your physical and virtual environment
  • Speed deployments through saved profiles
  • Minimize risk and reduce downtime by defining alert thresholds, streamlining recurring update tasks, and gaining deep visibility into all inventory, warranty and service details

Download this white paper today to understand how you can streamline the time, tools and tasks needed to deploy, manage and update your Dell servers in a virtual datacenter environment.

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Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

9|27|13   |   3:15   |   38 comments


A good professional mentor can change your life for the better... but where do you find one?
Tom Nolle
SDN Wars & You Could Win

9|17|13   |   2:10   |   5 comments


VMware's debate with Cisco on SDN might finally create a fusion between an SDN view that's all about software and another that's all about network equipment. That would be good for every enterprise considering the cloud and SDN.
Ivan Schneider
The Future of the Smart Watch

9|12|13   |   3:19   |   39 comments


Wearing a bulky, oversized watch is good training for the next phase in wristwatches: the Internet-enabled, connected watch. Why the smartphone-tethered connected watch makes sense, plus Ivan demos an entirely new concept for the "smart watch."
Tom Nolle
Cutting Your Cloud Storage Costs

9|4|13   |   2:06   |   3 comments


Cloud storage costs are determined primarily by the rate at which files are changed and the possibility of concurrent access/update. If you can structure your storage use to optimize these factors you can cut costs, perhaps to zero.
Sara Peters
Do CIOs Need an IT Background?

8|29|13   |   2:11   |   23 comments


Most of the CIOs interviewed in the How to Become a CIO series did not start their careers as IT professionals. So is an IT background essential?
Ivan Schneider
The Internet Loves Birthdays

8|27|13   |   3:25   |   69 comments


The Internet has evolved into a machine for drumming up a chorus of "Happy Birthday" messages, from family, friends, friends of friends who you added on Facebook, random people that you circled on G+, and increasingly, automated bots. Enough already.