The latest Tech Tuesday Chat disclosed a new Upcoming Dell Server Product. Intel just announced the release of their new generation of Xeon E7 Westmere-EX processors that can have up to 10 hyper-threaded cores, improved performance over the Nehalem generation of processors, better power saving features, and improved security. See the full transcript to learn more technical specifications on the three Dell servers that will support the new chips.

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Virtualization Made Easy: A Two Part Series Dell, Intel and VMware will host 60-minute interactive webcasts on April 14, 2011 at 1 p.m. CDT and on April 21, 2011 at 1 p.m. CDT. Please join Mark Clifton (Dell), Jake Smith (Intel) and Bill Henderson (VMware).

Featured Video of the Week – VIS Self-Service Creator − Integrating into an Existing Environment The video of the week is from technical marketing manager Ganesh Padmanabhan. In this video, Ganesh talks to us about how Dell’s VIS Self-Service Creator’s comprehensive workflow systems allows users to self-provision and request a workload and manage it from the Self-Service Creator. During the whiteboarding session, he also covers integrating it into your existing environment.

Blog – Solutions by Engineers for Engineers Presents the Dell vStart Solution The Dell vStart solution is a virtualization infrastructure that is delivered racked, cabled and ready to integrate into datacenter. The vStart solution is designed and validated by Dell Engineering. The hardware configurations include Dell PowerEdge R710 servers running VMware ESXi 4, Dell PowerEdge R610 server that manages the solution via VMware vCenter Server and Dell management tools, Dell EqualLogic PS6000XV iSCSI storage, Dell PowerConnect 6248 switches, and Dell management plug-in for VMware vCenter.

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