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  • Blog Post: Run Oracle better from one source: Dell

    Leading global organizations engage Dell to design, deploy or modify Oracle solutions to speed performance, boost reliability and save money. That’s because Dell’s solutions reflect 12 years of collaborative development with Oracle and they are powered by Intel technologies. So whatever your...
  • Blog Post: Dell and Citrix: raising the bar for desktop and application virtualization

    Ed. Note: This post was authored by Amy Price, Solution Director, Dell This week, Citrix announced new releases of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, extending the capabilities of their unified platform for application and desktop virtualization. Some of the key features that customers would benefit from...
  • Blog Post: Visit the Integration Petting Zoo at Dell User Forum

    There’s an old saying: “Measure twice, cut once.” It means when you are going to cut wood, lay a concrete foundation, or lathe metal you ought to be sure about your specifications — doubly sure — before doing something that if wrong will be hard to undo and redo. The analog...
  • Blog Post: Can persistent and pooled virtual desktops have the same cost? Storage Spaces for Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and vWorkspace is the answer

    In a recent blog post , we discussed how deploying persistent virtual desktops was not out of reach even under current economic conditions. After all, when using a traditional iSCSI Storage Area Network (SAN) on Dell hardware and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V, your users can have all the benefits...
  • Blog Post: Dell’s open networking solutions continue to revolutionize the software defined data center

    Enterprise networks, data centers and cloud deployments are becoming increasingly complex, crowded and difficult to manage due to changing business demands arising from new workload deployments and users’ need for anytime, anywhere, any device computing and productivity requirements. Network traffic...
  • Blog Post: Bridging the GAP between non-persistent and persistent VDI

    The price delta between persistent and pooled VMs on Hyper-V could be as little as $50 per user When organizations consider implementing some form of desktop virtualization, the preference is for persistent virtual desktops for many, if not most, of their users. This is because replacing their legacy...
  • Blog Post: Dell and Microsoft continue their collaboration on an existing, affordable VDI solution to be previewed at Dell World

    In October, Microsoft announced Windows Server 2012 R2 (WS2012R2). The new release brings several important improvements to Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and to VDI solutions leveraging Microsoft Hyper-V. Among the benefits, WS2012R2 reduces the cost per seat as well as enhances your end user experience...
  • Blog Post: University of Alabama Birmingham researchers do what they do best – research!

    We have just documented an interesting real world OpenStack cloud deployment at the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB). Here is a brief synopsis – the complete write up will be posted at dell.com/casestudies in a few days . is now live. on Dell.,com UAB researchers were constantly distracted...
  • Blog Post: Hong Kong Beckons all Stackers, Rackers and Hackers!

    OpenStack Summit is a premier event in the open source world and for the first time the Summit is being held in Asia – in Hong Kong - November 5 – 8, 2013. This is the 9th OpenStack Summit and Dell continues to be a key contributor and OpenStack community leader as we have since the OpenStack...
  • Blog Post: Havana good time with OpenStack!

    Havana is here! Woot! (Actually “here” is Austin, Texas, which is where I am writing this post, but nevertheless…) I’m referring to the much anticipated Havana release of the OpenStack open source cloud project. The Havana version of OpenStack is now available and destined...
  • Blog Post: Bricks and mortar – good for banks – not so much for today’s IT

    Did you know that the branch office concept was developed by financial institution in Europe to support the expansion of international trade in the early 20 th century? Branches typically offered full service banking and were often housed in imposing buildings, often in a neoclassical architecture style...
  • Blog Post: Dell dominates in new Density-Optimized Server category

    IDC has released its Q4 2011 Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker. Dell owns the overall American x86 market with a market share of 33%, ahead of HP and IBM. For the first time ever, Dell also ranks No. 1 in the APJ x86 rack server market, with a 26% market share. Dell also dominates worldwide in a completely...
  • Blog Post: Oracle from Dell – What are the key considerations?

    Oracle OpenWorld is in full swing and things are exciting here in San Francisco. If you’re here, be sure to stop by the booth and say hi, see a demo, listen in on a presentation, enter to win one of the new Dell Latitude Z portable notebooks and catch one of the many breakout sessions with Dell...
  • Blog Post: Pervasive Business Intelligence with Oracle and Dell

    This post is authored by Dan Blankenship. Better reporting and analysis of corporate data can help set a company apart from the competition. Many companies use Business Intelligence as a means to improve performance, increase sales channels, provide improve service to customers, and a host of other...
  • Blog Post: NetApp Buys Some Glue

    If you didn't see the buzz yesterday about NetApp picking up Bycast, you need to crawl out from under your rock. Seriously, more people RT'd the news instead of actually commenting on it and its meaning. Meet Seth Feder. He's a technology strategist from Dell's CTO office, and he wanted...
  • Blog Post: Enabling desktop virtualization with Dell PowerEdge VRTX

    At the recent Dell Enterprise Forum in San Jose, CA I witnessed the enormous interest in Dell PowerEdge VRTX, a new converged infrastructure for remote offices, small business or branch offices. eWeek described its many innovations in the article Dell May Have Hit a Home Run With New VRTX Server stating...
  • Blog Post: Approaches to successful provisioning in the private cloud

    In the first Q-and-A session of this series with Ganesh Padmanabhan, product marketing manager at Dell virtualization solutions, we discussed on-demand services in the cloud. Now, in this installment we take a closer look at provisioning. For more information on provisioning in the cloud, tune in...
  • Blog Post: Dell is taking the cost and complexity out of desktop virtualization

    In case you missed it, we have improved our best-selling Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions (DVS) Simplified Appliance with a number of new enhancements …. We’ve added a bunch of updates including factory integrating Citrix VDI-in-Box version 5.2 software along with updating to the latest...
  • Blog Post: And the Oscar goes to: Dell customers

    While everyone recovers from this year’s Academy Awards , debating over who deservedly won (or lost), at Dell we’re most excited about our customers’ success - customer Double Negative (DNeg) walked away with Visual Effects award for their work on Christopher Nolan’s “ Inception...
  • Blog Post: DCS systems, solutions and MDC steal show at Dell sales kick-off

    Every year at the end of January Dell holds a giant kick-off meeting for our enterprise and public sales forces. The event, which has been held in Las Vegas the last two years, is a four-day happening consisting of keynotes, sessions and a full-scale expo where the sales team can touch and learn first...
  • Blog Post: Desktop virtualization just got simpler

    If you’re a regular on sites like Network World or ChannelInsider , you read about yesterday’s announcement of our new Desktop Virtualization (#DDVS) offering built on Citrix XenDesktop . Below is a guest blog post outlining more about #DDVS and our collaboration with Citrix from Natalie...
  • Blog Post: Power Lunch Series with Dell KACE

    To all of you IT admins, ask yourself when was the last time you were taken out to lunch? Well we’re pretty sure that it’s been awhile and we’re going to change that - Dell KACE is taking you out for a Power Learning Session . They’re touring the U.S. this month and providing...
  • Blog Post: Intel Conversations in the Cloud: Dell’s “cloudy” thoughts

    As a part of Intel’s Cloud Builder program , of which Dell is a member , Intel is hosting a podcast series appropriately entitled, Intel Conversations in the Cloud . The first vendor they featured in the series was Dell and, back in March, I had the honor of representing us. The episode is The...
  • Blog Post: Who's on first?

    Years ago, there was a wonderful skit by the comedic geniuses Abbot and Costello, in which they discuss baseball and player’s names. Who was on first base, What on second base, and I Don’t Know on third. As you can imagine, confusion ensued when each tried to understand the other. Maybe it’s...
  • Blog Post: Live blog - from the Symantec Vision keynote

    Note : this is as close to live blog as I could get ... I couldn't get on the wireless and then I realized I left my adapter in the hotel room. This is my first time covering a conference in Europe for me...I'm learning! I've edited the notes mostly so they would make sense to others (not...