The latest Tech Tuesday Chat discussed the new Dell vStart Solution. Dell TechCenter’s featured guests Mark Clifton, Colin Fletcher, and James Meeker covered the technical aspects of the new Dell vStart. See the full transcript to catch the recent questions, comments, ideas and expertise discussed this past week.

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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 – Featured Video Of The Week: Setting Up VLANs On A Dell PowerConnect 8024 This week's video is a demo on creating VLANs via the CLI on the PowerConnect switch. Neal Beard, from our Networking Quality Engineering team, will walk you through the basic steps to create your VLAN on a PowerConnect 8024. If you choose to do this through the WebGUI or would like a text transcript of the commands used, take a look at the wiki page on We hope to have more videos in the next few months, including the new PowerConnect 7000 and 5500 series switches. As always, we appreciate any feedback on the videos. If there is a specific demo you would like to see please let us know.

Blog – XenServer 5.6 Feature Pack 1 Now Available on Select Dell PowerEdge Servers and Blades Dell and Citrix have partnered to bring pre-qualified and virtualization-ready platforms for dynamic and growing data centers. Citrix XenServer 5.6 Feature Pack 1 with its 64-bit open-source Xen hypervisor at the core, is a powerful virtualization solution that enables efficient resource consolidation, utilization, dynamic provisioning, and integrated systems management.

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