VMworld 2013 - August 25-29th, 2013 - San Francisco, USA

Dell VMworld 2013 announcements and related blogs on a single page. This page covers Dell related VMworld blogs, videos, press releases, social media, awards, presentations, sessions, and more.

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Dell at VMworld 2013 Announcements:

Dell Networking S6000Fully-featured, high-density 1RU data center switch – Upgrade density while reducing rack space of larger chassis solutions with a slim 1RU switch. 32 ports of 40GE in a small footprint 1RU (96 ports of 10G (breakout mode) and 8 ports of 40G). 2.56Tbps throughput, low-latency performance of 600ns, powered by FTOS software. 

Built-in virtualization, Software Defined Networking and Network Virtualization support. Scale flexibly to support multiple types of fabrics, while seamlessly providing automated delivery of workloads and VM mobility across virtual environments. Integrated automation, scripting and programmatic management - Reduce deployment time with Bare Metal Provisioning , scripting and other capabilities with Dell Open Automation Framework support while reducing costs and resources.

OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter 2.0 - streamline lifecycle management of Dell PowerEdge servers through the integration of iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller capabilities within the vCenter console. Version 2.0 supports vSphere 5.5 and VMware’s vSphere Web Client.   OMI unites the acclaimed embedded management capabilities of PowerEdge servers with the advanced management features of VMware vCenter Server and VMware vSphere clients.  Streamline management tasks including monitoring servers, maintaining hardware inventory and performing cluster-level firmware updates.  OpenManage Integration v2.0 additionally extends support for up to ten vCenter installations allowing easy, on-demand environmental scaling (formerly Dell Management Plug-in for VMware vCenter)

Dell Compellent vSphere Client Plug-in 2.0 and Dell EqualLogic Virtual Storage Manager for VMware 4.0, provide seamless integration with vSphere 5.5, enabling users to manage and provision storage, and easily protect and recover VMs using snapshot and replication schedules with the management of multiple storage arrays from a single VMware vSphere Web Client interface. 

Dell Fault Resilient Memory - A technology developed by Dell and VMware, this innovation allows Dell PowerEdge 12th generation server customers using VMware vSphere 5.5 to maximize available server memory while increasing protection for the hypervisor against memory faults, providing a stable virtualization platform for mission critical applications. 

Dell VMworld 2013 Press Release - Dell Delivers Innovative Cloud and Virtualization Solutions Blending VMware Technology with Dell End-to-End Offerings 


Dell at VMworld 2013 Related Blogs & Wiki Articles:

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)


Dell Awards at VMworld 2013

Virtualization Review VMworld 2013 Awards:

  • Best Free Tool - Dell FogLight for Virtualization Free Edition
  • Best Desktop VDI: Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions

TechTarget Best of VMworld 2013: 

  • Storage and Backup for Virtualized Environments Runner-up: Dell Software, Dell AppAssure 5.3.3


Dell Videos from VMworld 2013