The Dell Storage team is proud to publish the following best practices white paper:

Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade Enclosure and EqualLogic PS Series SAN Design Best Practices Using Force10 Switches

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Dell EqualLogic PS Series arrays provide a storage solution that delivers the benefits of consolidated networked storage in a self-managing iSCSI storage area network (SAN) that is affordable and easy to use, regardless of scale. By eliminating complex tasks and enabling fast and flexible storage provisioning, these solutions dramatically reduce the costs of storage acquisition and ongoing operation.

After testing and evaluating a variety of different SAN design options, this technical white paper quantifies the ease of administration, the performance, the high availability, and the scalability of each design. From the results, recommended SAN designs and practices are presented.