The latest Tech Tuesday Chat was on Dell UPS with Eaton. Dell UPS experts and Barry and Andy of the Eaton Electrical OEM Group gave an interactive dialogue on Dell Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), Software, Network Management Card (NMC), and Power Distribution Units (PDUs). See the full transcript to get more insight on best practices for power management.

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Featured Video of the Week – Featured Video Of The Week: Dell Advanced Infrastructure Manager (AIM) Demo. Dell AIM is an infrastructure management and provisioning software solution. It helps you simplify the management of heterogeneous hypervisors, servers, storage devices and networks, and offers a smooth migration path toward an efficient and virtualization-ready Datacenter.

Blog – Dell Factory Install - How Dell Improves Security, Reliability and Performance by Pre-Installing Microsoft Windows Update Patches on Factory Installed Dell Servers. Microsoft has an impressive infrastructure for delivering operating system patches once a system has been deployed. But at the time of deployment, a system is vulnerable to both security risks and hardware-related issues exposed by the operating system. Dell installs a number of Microsoft operating system patches on our server systems to ensure they leave the factory with critical operating system patches already installed.

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