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November, 2010

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  • SPS/IPC/Drives trade show was a great success

    Dell OEM Solutions first participation at SPS/IPC/Drives trade show was a great success. This show is a perfect fit for Dell’s OEM Group to showcase our solutions which meet the Industrial Automation market needs. Our booth featured Dell’s...
  • Direct from G2E: Jim Morrow of Aristocrat

    This year’s G2E in Las Vegas is nothing short of amazing. What with the loud and flashy show floor, crowds of interesting people, and incredible new technology aimed at the Casino Gaming market, I was gob smacked as I wandered around with wide eyes...
  • Q&A with Joyent CEO, David Young

    As a follow-up to my earlier post discussing the announcement of the Dell Cloud Solution for Web Applications, here are further details on the actual offering. 1. Why have Dell and Joyent focused on web applications? Joyent’s Cloud Operating...
  • Announcing the Dell Cloud Solution for Web Applications

    Earlier this month Dell and Joyent announced customer adoption stories of the Dell Cloud Solution for Web Applications. This isn’t just software to run your cloud – this is a complete PaaS turnkey solution including high performance PowerEdge...
  • Rackspace’s CTO on the promise of OpenStack

    Yesterday morning at the Web 2.0 summit out in San Francisco I sat in a session led by RackSpace ‘s CTO John Engates. After the session finished I grabbed some time with John to learn more about his thoughts on OpenStack , the open source cloud...
  • Dell/Greenplum Data Warehousing solution now available

    As we announced today at a press conference in San Francisco, the Dell Cloud Solutions are now available. Included in that group is the Dell Cloud Solution for Data Warehousing. This offering combines Dell PowerEdge C servers and Greenplum Database 4...
  • Dell brings Joyent to the world

    Joyent has been a provider of cloud services for the past five years, longer than the term cloud itself has been around. Today at a press conference in San Francisco, Dell announced the availability of the Dell Cloud Solution for Web Applications which...
  • Dell + Aster data analytics solution: Live and in use

    Today at a press conference in San Francisco we announced the general availability of our Dell cloud solutions. One of the solutions we debuted was the Dell Cloud Solution for Data Analytics, a combination of our PowerEdge C servers with Aster Data’s...
  • Virtually yours: Efficient Enterprise, a Power Solutions Magazine special edition

    Pervasive virtualization, cloud-based delivery, converged and unified infrastructure, unprecedented data growth, and billions of potential end points—these are but a few attributes of the Virtual Era, an new era of enterprise computing that's arrived...
  • Dell Cloud Solutions are up and running!

    Back in March we announced Dell cloud solutions. Today at a press conference in San Francisco we announced their general availability along with some examples of customers who are employing them. (Woohoo!) What’s the big idea The idea behind...
  • Talking to social media guru Charlene Li

    The beginning of this week I attended the Web 2.0 summit out in San Francisco. Dell was a sponsor and it turned out to be a great event with speakers like Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Robin Li founder of Baidu, Mary Meeker of Morgan Stanley, Eric Schmidt...
  • A cool-blue innovation in cloud storage

    In my job I am exposed to hundreds of new technology solutions every month. Some of these self-proclaimed “game changing ideas” are either “me too” solutions which follow others’ lead and compete on price or a couple of features...
  • Dell OEM Attends SPS/IPC/Drives in Germany

    I’m very excited that Dell OEM Solutions are exhibiting at SPS/IPC/Drives trade show an exhibition for electric automation in Nuremberg, Germany from 23-25 November. This is the first time Dell will be exhibiting at this show and I know you may...
  • The secret is out of the box—you can simplify your operations with Dell’s global configuration and fulfillment services for OEMs

    If you’re like our typical Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers, you grapple with a number of challenges in your process to conceive, produce and deliver products to your increasingly global customers. Some of the common issues we hear...
  • Tier5 first to fire up Dell’s 3rd-gen Modular Data Center

    Last week, Tier5 who has taken over an old Mitsubishi facility in Adelaide was the first company globally to deploy Dell’s third generation Modular Data Center . Tier5 is an eight-person start up that is turning the former auto plant into a state...
  • Cloud gamers OnLive on working with Dell DCS

    In my last entry I talked about how Steve Perlman, CEO and founder of OnLive joined the recent press round table we had in New York . OnLive is a cloud-based gaming company that launched earlier this year and whose servers were custom built by Dell’s...
  • PWC’s Cloud man bullish on OpenStack

    Last not but least in my series of videos from the OpenStack design summit , is an interview I did with David Lemphers of Price Waterhouse Coopers . David recently joined PWC as their director of cloud computing after spending six years at Microsoft,...
  • Citrix “all in” when it comes to OpenStack

    Friday the OpenStack design summit wrapped up down in San Antonio. The summit featured close to 300 attendees representing 90 different companies. One of the key partners since the project kicked off back in July has been Citrix . On Wednesday I caught...
  • Chatting with Eucalyptus co-founder about OpenStack

    Continuing in my series of videos from the OpenStack design summit this week in San Antonio, here is an interview I did Wednesday with Eucalyptus systems co-founder Graziano Obertelli. Eucalyptus allows enterprises to set up open source infrastructure...
  • Talking to OpenStack Chief Architect – Rick Clark

    On Wednesday, near the end of day two of the OpenStack design summit , I caught up with Rick Clark, chief architect of the OpenStack platform. I wanted to get Rick’s thought’s on how the four-month old open source cloud computing project and...
  • All Dell Enterprise at Gartner Symposium in Cannes

    It’s no secret that Gartner Symposium is considered to be one of the biggest (if not the biggest) IT industry events. This year’s Symposium in Cannes drew a recent all-time high and there were more than 1,500 CIO’s in attendance –...
  • Accenture’s thoughts on the OpenStack cloud platform

    Another of yesterday’s featured speakers at the OpenStack design summit was Accenture partner, Joe Tobolski . Joe is part of Accenture labs which looks at emerging technologies and he is responsible for assets and architecture as part of Accenture’s...
  • Talking to NASA CTO about OpenStack cloud platform

    One of the featured speakers during the kick off of the OpenStack design summit yesterday was NASA CTO of IT, Chris Kemp . OpenStack is an open source cloud platform and the compute side of the project is based on code from NASA’s Nebula cloud ...
  • PowerEdge C powers OpenStack install fest

    Yesterday morning I made the drive down to San Antonio for OpenStack’s second design summit (and first open to the public). If you’re not familiar with OpenStack , its an open source cloud platform founded on contributed code from Rackspace...
  • Simplifying your supply chain

    Most supply chain models start out with simplicity in mind. They are not generally designed to be complex. Dell started in a dorm room. Some companies start from a one car garage. Some company divisions start in an existing product lab. Some companies...