Results for Storage Hardware, Products
  • Blog Post: From Zero to SAN in Six Minutes (or less)

    Storage is one area in need of massive simplification-especially network storage. A lot of eyebrows were raised on the closing price for the EqualLogic acquisition. Take a look at this short video showing how easy it is to set up a Dell/EqualLogic SAN as just one of the many reasons...
  • Blog Post: Dell delivers a 6Gb/s SAS in an end-to-end solution

    You hear a lot of about storage consolidation and the value it provides to customers, but storage consolidation is not the best answer for all customers. In fact, 6Gb/s SAS is gaining buzz because of its performance increases and will help keep internal storage and Direct Attached Storage (DAS) a viable...
  • Blog Post: EqualLogic founder on succeeding in a crowded industry

    Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication (Leonardo da Vinci) Seven years ago, in the early spring of 2001, Peter Hayden, Paul Koning and I collaborated on an idea that eventually became the Dell EqualLogic PS5000 Series family of iSCSI storage arrays. Little did we know how far that idea would take...
  • Blog Post: Some good advice from a newb

    This was originally posted here , on the EqualLogic Storage@Work blog Chris, the blogger at FreeGarble has written a few good posts about his experience working with EqualLoggic iSCSI SANs. This one has a list of things to think about before installing your first SAN. His experience with our product...
  • Blog Post: Online demos of stuff you need

    Posted earlier today on Storage @ Work There's a few excellent live online events in the next couple days you might want to check out. April 30 (Today) 12:30 PM Eastern: De-dupe for Dell EqualLogic iSCSI arrays - featuring Exagrid's new iSCSI De-dupe gateway product. April 30 (Today...
  • Blog Post: Imprisonment or Independence in the Data Center … Your Choice

    I never feel like I get enough sleep … fighting to get six to seven solid hours in every night. However, my stresses are NOTHING compared to the noise and pressure IT admins, CIOs and CTOs deal with. Just look at our industry. From what I’ve read and learned so far, it seems Cisco and HP...
  • Blog Post: Blade Server Myth #2 – Power and Cooling

    In my last post about blade servers, we focused on price, and the TCO savings blades can provide. The E- Guide on Blade Server Trends also tackles the myth that blades require too much power and cooling. Here’s a snippet from that guide: [It’s true that] early blade systems generally...
  • Blog Post: What to Expect from the Inside IT Group Blog

    Welcome to Inside IT . It's a blog about a range of information technology topics that matter to today's large business customers: all kinds of hardware from corporate laptops, desktops and workstations through servers and storage and blades, software and systems management, IT services and more...
  • Blog Post: Dell SSDs don't suck - they work

    This was originally posted here , on the EqualLogic Storage@Work blog The blogosphere buzz about problems with Dell SSDs appears to be overblown, if it's not a case of mistaken identity. Avi Cohen of Avian Securities wrote a report about quality problems with solid state disk drives (SSDs) in laptops...
  • Blog Post: VMworld's Around the Corner - What's Dell Got?

    ( editor's note - this post comes to us courtesy of Tim Sherbak, one of our virtualization gurus ) The VMworld show is next week in Las Vegas and we'll be there in a big way. We'll be there to show solutions highlighting data protection, disaster recovery, consolidation, virtual desktops...
  • Blog Post: Blade Server Myth #1 – Cost

    One of the primary ways to simplify IT infrastructure – and save in the process – is through server consolidation . Blade technology is a good way to approach this, but many IT managers are reluctant to take the blade route. There are several myths about blades that create the impression...
  • Blog Post: Customer Derek Schwab on iSCSI performance

    Derek Schwab is an admin at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, GA. He's got a couple short and sweet pointers for optimizing the network for an iSCSI SAN . As Derek says: "I’ve had a couple of vendors tell me iSCSI is not an enterprise solution and I’d never see over 250Mbps of throughput...