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November, 2008

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  • Albert Esser Q&A: Data centers simplify and save

    Enterprise Evangelist Bruce Eric Anderson talks with Albert Esser about how data centers can help businesses simplify and save. Check out the interview below. (Please visit the site to view this video)
  • Education, Technology and SC08

    Michael delivered a keynote address earlier this week at the SC08 Conference, a confluence of all the smartest minds in the world of supercomputing. Dell invited about a dozen students from AISD's Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) to join the...
  • Smart Refresh: Rx for Shrinking IT Budgets

    Global economic challenges are unquestionably putting increased pressure on corporate revenues – and that includes IT budgets. Analysts from Gartner, Forrester and IDC are predicting anywhere from a 2% to 4% average decline in those budgets, and...
  • Your Hidden Supercomputer

    Dell has a long history of expertise in high-performance computing whether one is using a PowerEdge server or a Dell Precision workstation . Today we're taking the next step in the world of 'personal' supercomputing. In today's keynote...
  • Simplifying ‘De-Dupe’ with a Common Architecture

    Lately, we’ve been talking a lot about server technology in this blog, but storage is an equally important component of how to Simplify and Save with IT. And we’ve got important news. A few weeks ago, we announced a new commitment to dramatically...
  • Dell Power Solutions Magazine at SC08

    Are you in Austin for SC08 ? Stop by the Dell booth for a copy of the SC08 Special Edition of the Dell Power Solutions Magazine November 2008 issue. Among the in-depth HPC coverage in this issue: “ Running Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008...
  • Dell in Leaders Quadrant for Midrange Enterprise Storage

    Research and advisory firm Gartner Inc. this week released it Magic Quadrant for Midrange Enterprise Disk Arrays, 2008 (1) report and positioned Dell in the "Leaders Quadrant." While I'd love to give you all sorts of superlatives about...
  • The New AMD Shanghai Processor Now in Dell PowerEdge Servers

    (By Sally Stevens, Director of Server and Software Platforms) Tough economic times often trigger and bring about the best innovation. The launch of Dell’s new PowerEdge servers based on AMD’s new Quad Core AMD Opteron processor, code-named...
  • Dell @ Dreamforce'08

    Salesforce.com last week held its sixth annual Dreamforce Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco. As some time has passed since the show wrapped, there has been quite a bit of reaction from the blogosphere on the show. Pete Marston of Forrester...
  • Come on In

    Thanks for coming to the new site. Take a look at my kickoff post to see what's going on. As we're getting through the launch, check back on Direct2Dell for the latest information. If you are new to online communities in general, we've...
  • VMware vStorage Is Here….What Does It Mean?

    ( editor's note - this comes to us from Tim Sherbak - one of our EqualLogic virtualization masters ) As you may have heard VMware recently introduced a new initiative they call vStorage. In a nutshell, it’s all about making VMware work better...
  • Two Paths to Virtualization

    Earlier this week I posted about how virtualization can help you simplify and save in the data center. Yesterday, we presented a Virtualization Summit that covers everything from trends and new uses of virtualization technology (e.g. as a provisioning...
  • Third Generation Blades: More Flexible, More Cost-Effective

    It’s hard to imagine a product category that fits the mantra of “Simplify and Save” better than blade servers. And now, with new, third generation technology, they make more sense than ever – even for companies that operate as...
  • Now is not the time to stop investing in IT - Michael Dell at Dreamforce

    Today, Michael Dell presented at Dreamforce, Salesforce.com's user and developer conference. He spoke about how the current economic challenges present a great opportunity for companies to focus on productivity, efficiency and the tools that get you...
  • Do Customers Care About Protocols?

    There’s been a lot of discussion in the media and among vendors about FCoE and iSCSI ( here , here and here ). We’ve talked about it at length ( here and here ). Most of this chatter has missed the broader issue. What customers really want...
  • Server Virtualization: It’s a Priority!

    If you’re looking for ways to simplify and save in the data center – or even “server closet,” one of the most important strategies available to you is server virtualization. When you migrate several applications running on several...
  • Dell Announces Dedupe Plans

    Today, Dell is announcing its plans for the de-duplication market, a rapidly growing portion of the storage space. One thing all storage vendors can agree on is the fact that data will continue to expand. And with this growth comes the need to effectively...