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  • Blog Post: Introducing Microsoft Cloud Platform System Powered by Dell

    Today Microsoft announced Microsoft Cloud Platform System (CPS) Powered by Dell. Dell is excited to have been chosen as Microsoft’s only CPS hardware partner for the design, engineering and validation of this new cloud appliance. Customers have long been telling us they are ready to make the...
  • Blog Post: The bottom line booster

    Many organizations are already implementing Dell virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI) to realize a range of benefits for their users and customers. And with optimized data-center hardware, management software, endpoints and services, businesses today can choose from a range of complete, pre-engineered...
  • Blog Post: Greener IT can also boost overall business health

    In this picture: Data center at net.DE A hosting firm in Germany cuts energy consumption by a third while focusing on business growth Germany-based net.DE provides technology services to customers around the world and, in a competitive industry, needs to stay one step ahead of their demands. Marvin...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Dell QuickStart for Cloudera Hadoop

    Ed. Note: This post was authored by Sanjeet Singh, Enterprise Cloud Solutions, Dell At Dell, we recognize the importance of data as the new currency and as a competitive differentiator for customers. Data is being created and consumed at exponential rates, and organizations are scrambling to keep...
  • Blog Post: Bridging the gap between traditional and emerging IT: Dell introduces the PowerEdge 13th Generation Servers

    Earlier this year, IT executives gathered at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium to explore some of the challenges modern enterprises face today. The event is considered a harbinger of IT trends and this year was no different. Attendees polled by SearchCIO shared some of the key challenges they face in IT today...
  • Blog Post: Now available - Red Hat Inktank Ceph Enterprise v1.2

    The next code drop from Red Hat Inktank Ceph (the OpenStack storage darling) is here and there is some good stuff in this release. Dell’s private cloud solutions have included Inktank Ceph for quite some time and we are excited to bring the new capabilities in Ceph Enterprise v1.2 to our customer...
  • Blog Post: Is the world uniting around OpenStack?

    Speaking at the recent GigaOM Structure Connect event regarding OpenStack and private Clouds, Adrian Cockcroft expressed that “The marketing war for CIO mindshare has been won” – giving us further evidence that OpenStack is the recognized leading option for building open private clouds...
  • Blog Post: Dell to showcase leading edge public sector cloud solutions

    Public sector agencies and organizations have the same information technology needs as their private sector counterparts, but their strategies and implementations must also address complex budgeting, security and compliance requirements. Dell understands these challenges and we work closely with government...
  • Blog Post: Momentum – How are Facebook, Twitter and OpenStack related?

    This post was authored by Brent Doncaster, Sr. Strategist, Product Marketing There are lots of levels in which momentum can affect us – personal, organizational, community, societal…and even galactic! Momentum effects can flow “down” from the large scale (galactic) to the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft TechEd North America 2014 comes back to Texas

    Microsoft TechEd is always a great opportunity for Dell to meet with IT professionals, customers and other industry experts – and this year is no different. Here at Dell we are very excited to kick off activities from the event floor on May 12 – 15 th and we are thrilled that 2014 has brought...
  • Blog Post: Dell’s commitment to the Open Cloud

    Dell has a long-standing and proud heritage of delivering open computing and standards-based technology for consumers and businesses worldwide. This has been a core part of Dell’s DNA since the company’s founding 30 years ago. There is a lot of industry chatter today about approaches to cloud...
  • Blog Post: NOW AVAILABLE: The Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, powered by RHEL OpenStack Platform!

    This week, those of us on the OpenStack and Red Hat OpenStack teams are partying like its 1999! (For those of you who don’t get that reference, read this first .) Let me provide some context… In 1999, when Linux was still in the early days of being adopted broadly by the enterprise...
  • Blog Post: VMware Horizon 6: another great leap forward

    Dell and VMware have a long-standing and strong alliance, focused on helping customers achieve their IT goals with integrated virtualization solutions that are flexible, scalable and high- performance, all while simplifying operations and reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). With the partnership enabling...
  • Blog Post: Dell and Microsoft Make Cloud Solutions Simpler and Easier

    Ed. note: This blog post was authored by Curtis Hutcheson, VP & GM, North America Enterprise Solutions Customers continue to tell us that they want to deploy cloud or ITaaS capabilities within their secure environment, but they need simpler and more scalable solutions to do it more effectively...
  • Blog Post: Providing insights on Hadoop to our Big Data customers

    It’s amazing to watch our customers evolving through their Big Data journey. Our conversations have changed over the last three years as the workload matures and trickles into mainstream IT. This is great for customers as it enables them to get smart about their data and reap the benefits from...
  • Blog Post: The OpenStack APIs

    I’ve been both a vocal critic and supporter of the OpenStack APIs since the early days of the OpenStack project . In fact, the whole “EC2 API versus native API” kerfuffle that’s been making the conference rounds this year goes back at least as far as OpenStack Bexar. This week...
  • 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: 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: Dell DaaS on Demand Tips the Desktop Virtualization Scale

    This post was authored by Terry Vaughn, Solutions Architect With the resource constraints that many organizations face, IT managers aren’t always able to make large ongoing upfront investments in technology innovations. While many in this category are aware of the benefits of desktop virtualization...
  • Blog Post: Using cloud to achieve competitive advantage

    Why should you care about cloud? Because your competitors probably aren’t paying any attention to it. Cloud is about reducing costs, right? If you talk with the CTOs and CEOs of many businesses, you will hear a similar story despite the industry they compete in. “Our products look similar...
  • Blog Post: Dell has a BI practice?!

    The week before last I headed out to The Data Warehouse Institute’s (TDWI) World Conference in San Diego. I went out to help support our BI team who were using the event as the forum to unveil Dell’s new Business Intelligence practice. We got a bunch of puzzled looks as people approached...
  • Blog Post: Josh’s 2011 technology predictions for hardware and software OEMs

    It’s the time of year for presents, eggnog and predictions. Sure, guessing about the future of computing is always tough. Looking back at 1998 when I got my first Cassiopeia handheld, it would be hard to look forward to the day when Android phones and iPads filled the homes of non-technical...
  • Blog Post: How cloud decentralizes our world (in a good way)

    Recently I signed up for an online music matching service. If you aren’t familiar, these services basically make your entire music library available from the cloud, and sync it across all of your devices as well. One of the really useful things about such services is that they let you selectively...
  • Blog Post: Beyond the Numbers: Real World Perspectives on Dell Boomi Total Cost of Ownership

    Hot on the tail of our last blog post , we can’t help but do a little more highlighting about Bloor Research’s findings on Dell Boomi’s time-to-value and total cost of ownership (TCO) benefits – there’s no denying that we’re proud to be saving our clients time and...
  • Blog Post: Chattin ’bout Chatter, the new new thing from salesforce.com

    A couple of weeks ago a group from salesforce.com paid a visit to Dell. Among other things, they came to discuss their new product “ Chatter ” that Dell has recently launched internally and whose virtues Michael Dell has tweeted . Among the salesforce crew was Sean Whiteley, VP of product...
  • Blog Post: Dell’s Billion Dollar Baby

    Today Dell is announcing that it is continuing to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to its transformation into a solutions provider, this time to the tune of $1 Billion. The goal of this investment, which is being made this year, is to provide customers with a complete set of resources and...
  • Blog Post: Next Gen I/O from NextIO

    I got the pleasure of visiting a new OEM customer yesterday when Corbin Moore and I delivered a cutting edge PCIe chassis from our DCS Lab to their lab for qualification. Corbin Moore, Business Development Manager for the Dell OEM Group, did most of the hard labor while I got to act as the cameraman...
  • Blog Post: Helping organizations on their path to virtualization and private cloud

    If you follow the tech press or social sphere in any capacity you’re well aware of the interest being placed on private cloud architectures as one of the leading trends in the coming years. Among other things, private cloud will help businesses standardize operations and increase agility. Enterprise...