The latest TechTuesday Chat was a Networking Point of View: DataCenter and Branch Solutions. Chandra Pandy, director (solutions engineering and architectures) at Juniper Networks, and team took questions and feedback on Juniper products and other best DataCenter and Branch Solutions. See the full transcript to get more insight on new updates for a line of industry-leading, Dell-branded Juniper products.

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  • August 10, 2010 – Dell PowerEdge Blade Systems Management - CMC 3.0We will be covering the hardware management features of the M1000E chassis, including the CMC and iDRAC interfaces. Our special guest is Roger Foreman, product marketing manager for the Chassis Management Controller and godfather of DellTechCenter.com.


Recent TechCenter Activity

High-Performance Computing (HPC) Blog – HPC Advisory Council Announces 2nd Annual China High-Performance Computing Workshop Program. For those who missed the announcement, our 2nd Annual China High-Performance Computing Workshop will be held on October 27th, 2010 in Beijing, China, in conjunction with the HPC China National Annual Conference on High-Performance Computing.

Featured Video of the Week – 10Gb Cabling Options. This week we have Jason Echols from Dell's Product Group team. Jason will be covering some of the newer cabling options for your 10GB solutions. He also covers some of the older options, such as XFP and CX4 connections.

Blog – SQL Server 2008 R2 Protection Using DPM 2010 and Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays. EqualLogic PS storage is an excellent choice to accommodate the backup data of protected systems by DPM 2010. The new series PS 6010E/XV or PS 6510E/XV that comes with power of 10g bandwidth technology supports high throughput per port thus eliminating network bottlenecks.

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