Dell Active Infrastructure is a family of converged infrastructure systems that combine servers, storage, networking and infrastructure management into an integrated and optimized system that provides general purpose virtualized resource pools. Active Infrastructure helps IT rapidly respond to dynamic business demands, maximize data center efficiency, and strengthen IT service quality.
The Active Infrastructure family includes fully pre-integrated systems that are pre-engineered, pre-assembled, and pre-tested to accelerate time-to-value of new virtual infrastructure, drive efficiency and lower risk, and deliver future-proof flexibility and scalability.
Dell vStart 50 is a pre-integrated system for simple, self-contained deployments. It is an ideal platform for remote locations or small businesses as well as small IT projects requiring data center-like infrastructure. It provides three key benefits:
Easy to administer and maintain
Embedded enterprise expertise
Learn more about vStart 50 at: Dell vStart 50
vStart 100 and 200 are pre-integrated systems for scalable rack server-based infrastructure. They are ideal platforms for supporting small to medium private clouds and applications such as SQL and collaboration, as well as disaster recovery for remote or branch offices.
Moderate compute scalability
Learn more about vStart 100 and 200 at: Dell vStart 100 and Dell vStart 200
Dell vStart 1000 is a pre-integrated system for highly-scalable blade server infrastructure. It is Ideal for large-scale private clouds and mission-critical applications requiring advanced business continuity capabilities and specialized IT skills.
Learn more about vStart 1000 at: Dell vStart 1000
The tables below provide detailed hardware capacity information for the various vStart configurations.
vStart Resource Data
vStart 100 & 200
Dell vStart Tech Chat 04-03-12 with Dell Engineers David Schmidt and Kevin Guinn and Product Marketing Manager James Meeker
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