Results for Storage Hardware, Storage Software
  • Blog Post: Our customer-driven journey to a VM-aware data center

    As I am about to drive away to my new home across the country, I can’t help to think of all the milestones that led me to my current destination. Technology, like life, is in an ongoing journey where a series of developments will lead you to new destination over time. At Dell Storage, it is our...
  • Blog Post: Dell PowerEdge VRTX for desktop virtualization: The time is now

    The adoption of the Dell PowerEdge VRTX has been impressive, especially among small and mid-size organizations looking for an all-in-one solution, from a single vendor – just look at how customers Emerson and Carestream have been talking about us. The concept of enabling remote offices, small business...
  • 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: Dell jumps out into iSCSI lead

    Just in case you didn't know already , Dell is the numero uno vendor in iSCSI SAN arrays. iSCSI is a strategic initiative at Dell and customers should expect to see us expand our product lines in the months and years to come. One of the reasons for our success is the no-cost business model of...
  • Blog Post: Eric Schott on VMware access mode support in SRM

    This is a video shot last September at VMworld in San Francisco. We had a birds of feather session with Eric Schott (Director of Product Management, EqualLogic) and Kiran Ranabhor (Technical Product Manager for DR, VMware) and the question was asked what kinds of storage provisioning (or access modes...
  • Blog Post: The Future of Data Deduplication

    Data deduplication is a topic being asked about by our customers, and being discussed in the media , more and more. Would you like to know Dell’s take on it? In the video below, Darren Thomas, vice president and general manager of Dell's storage business , discusses Dell’s view on...
  • Blog Post: Amen Brother!

    Chris Evans writes about keeping things simple , especially storage.
  • Blog Post: Pointy headed blogger bites the hands the fed him

    We really crushed it last year @ EqualLogic and won some awards. Fearless leader Don Bulens was the CEO of the year. Love and kisses, Don. Format: flv Duration:
  • Blog Post: Crash consistent snaps of Exchange on PS5000 SANs

    The conversation below happened yesterday and was connected to an older posting on my Storage @ Work blog on EqualLogic's site . I thought the content was good so I copied it below for readers at InsideIT. Stan is the external commenter and Darren Miller is an excellent product guy and SME who responded...
  • Blog Post: Dell Storage Vision Day in London

    On Thursday last week, I attended the Dell Storage Vision Day press event. It was held at Chelsea Football Club, which luckily didn't seem to deter anyone from coming! Journalists attended from across Europe, including the UK, Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, and Russia. We also had a...
  • Blog Post: 10 for 10: EqualLogic PS6110 and PS4110 Series Arrays

    This year is the 10-year anniversary of both iSCSI and 10GbE technology, and the team here at Dell Storage is bringing 10 new Dell™ EqualLogic™ iSCSI SAN 10GbE arrays to the marketplace! I’d say that is a “perfect 10” in style for marking these two significant events in...
  • Blog Post: Its not really about FCoE VS iSCSI

    To me, its about FCoE, period. My guess is that Jerome Wendt feels the same way . Here's a quote from his post today: So to avert this, my guess is that the FC vendors concocted a plan: Use FCoE to connect all enterprise servers, get a few analysts on board to endorse the idea and then convince...
  • Blog Post: Scripting external elements with Site Recovery Manager

    VMware's SRM (Site Recovery Manager), which was announced this week , can accommodate a number of critical elements that are external to VMware system stuff that should be part of a system recovery at a remote site. This is another video made at our BOF last September at VMworld in San Francisco...
  • Blog Post: SCSI timeouts on Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SAN Arrays

    VM Squad posted today about a problem he perceives exists with Dell EqualLogic arrays. Its not a problem, but that's what one of competitors is telling people. The issue is the time it takes to upgrade firmware in our systems, which is 15 seconds in the systems we are selling today. What's interesting...
  • Blog Post: The Storage World Descends on Dallas - SNW Fall 2008

    ( editor's note - this post comes to us from Tony Ansley of Dell’s storage product group which will be supporting hands-on labs at SNW next week .) If you’re interested in what Dell is doing with enterprise storage, make every effort to get to Dallas (OK, Grapevine…) for the...
  • Blog Post: Always nice to see a customer saying good things

    This was originally posted here , on the EqualLogic Storage@Work blog A customer of ours, John Wilder, talks about his experiences working with our iSCSI SAN products. Besides liking the ease of use and installation features of his PS series array, he is using thin provisioning and snapshots too. Here...
  • 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: What Chuck Hollis said, but shorter

    I appreciate the effort that Chuck Hollis puts into his writing. But if you are like me and have either a short attention span, or way too much to do today, I thought I'd give you the Farley-Digest of his SRM announcement blog today. I like everything about VMware and SRM is exciting ...
  • Blog Post: Video demo - recovering a file system using Dell EqualLogic snapshots

    This video shows how to recover a complete file system (you might also think of it as recovering an entire volume) using the integrated snapshot capabilities of Dell EqualLogic storage arrays.
  • Blog Post: Convergence and integration: Dell PowerEdge blades and EqualLogic storage with the CMC

    Having worked on both the Dell PowerEdge Server team and the EqualLogic Storage team, it is particularly interesting for me to see these two worlds converge. With the recent announcement of the EqualLogic PS-M4110 Blade Array—the industry’s only fully redundant, enterprise-class storage array...
  • 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: Double Digits with Dell|EMC

    If you're like me and think March Madness is just about the best time of the year, then you've probably been excitedly watching those double digit seeds win or take the big names to the wire. What's that have to do with storage you ask - other than all the disk space those videos, blog...
  • Blog Post: Live VMware SRM demo today

    We have a live demo today of VMware's SRM with Dell EqualLogic's iSCSI storage . This is a great chance to check out what this new technology is all about. Hosted by Will Urban ; Wednesday June 11, 12:00 pm EDT, here Other upcoming live demos are listed below: Product Features, Functions...
  • Blog Post: More on this FCoE thing

    This FCoE thing is probably going to last for some time as a difference of opinions and perspectives. For those who wished I had kept my mouth shut (or keyboard locked), I was probably a little nastier a year ago with this post on my Storage @ Work blog. Being a CREATURE OF HABIT , I responded to last...
  • Blog Post: Customer interview with PCL construction

    PCL Construction in Edmonton is one of the largest construction companies in North America - and they are employee owned, which means employees there are always looking for ways to be more efficient. They became EqualLogic customers 3 years ago after having been a Fibre Channel shop prior to that...
  • Blog Post: Chris Evans on the Danger of Obsolete Bombs

    Chris Evans, the Storage Architect, had an interesting post last week about how two airports in Europe were closed recently because a couple WWII bombs were found. He then goes on to discuss data storage " time bombs ", one of the biggest threats to archived data. Data archiving repositories...
  • Blog Post: Hey! - A Storage Story in the Wall Street Journal Blogs

    WSJ reporter Justin Schreck wrote a post " Dell Looks For Money in Storage ." Check it out. Money quote: "...Dell Inc. has focused on the flashy consumer products, including its “Studio” line of laptops that was formally introduced Thursday and has been a topic of earlier...
  • Blog Post: Lowe Down Exchange blogger tells his storage story

    The Lowe Down blog has good information for Exchange administrators. They also say some nice things about Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SAN storage and have included a couple nice screenshots too. They also write about our breakthrough business model of integrating all - and all future storage applications ...
  • Blog Post: Visit the Server Room and Give Blood

    This post also appears here on the Storage@Work blog. The Server Room has to be one of the best forums I've seen. So if Dell EqualLogic people go there, lets make sure we don't trash it. Put the Name Dell in your sign on to avoid being poachers and don't pimp our stuff. It's fine to talk...
  • Blog Post: Dell/EMC Innovations Part 2 of 2

    As promised, here's part 2 of the post around Dell/EMC innovations that I kicked off last week based on some really interesting things that Brian Whitaker, a fellow storage marketing manager in Dell's Product Group, talked about with me. This time, we eschewed the water cooler for some good 'ole...