Active Infrastructure is a purpose-built converged infrastructure architecture that leverages Dell innovations, including unified management (Active System Manager 7.0), converged LAN/SAN fabrics and bladed form factors, for the ultimate converged infrastructure solution that can be easily deployed and operated in a unified manner.

Active System Manager 7.0 helps customers improve agility, maximize efficiency and attain higher IT service quality. It provide an intuitive, automated, template-based experience for the deployment, orchestration and lifecycle management of physical and virtualized converged infrastructure.

For more information on the Active System Manager 7.0, you can refer to the spec sheet at: http://i.dell.com/sites/doccontent/shared-content/solutions/en/Documents/active-system-manager-spec-sheet.pdf

Here's a short white-board video on Dell Active System Manager and actions like creating templates, configuring hardware and provisioning workloads.