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:

Announcements & Show related

Monitoring

 

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

 

Dell Networking S6000 Overview 

  


Dell Fault Resilient Memory Overview

 

Dell Software VP of Product Management John Alexander discusses Foglight for Enterprise and Foglight for Storage Management

  

Project Ophelia - Tiny Cloud Computing Device

VMworld 2013 Software - Foglight Overview and Demo with VP John Maxwell

Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter (formerly Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter) 

Dell Compellent vSphere Client Plug-In 2.0 with VMware Jason Boche @ VMworld 2013

 

Enstratius Overview and Demo at VMworld 2013

 

AppAssure Overview and Demo at VMworld 2013

 

Experience VMworld 2013 on Twitter!

Additionally Dell TechCenter is sending @supertsai and @JeffSullivan to cover VMworld happenings, give you the inside scoop on Dell enterprise solutions, and hang out with the Dell TechCenter Rockstars.

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Dell Led Sessions at VMworld 

 

(hashtags are the same as the session ID) 

#VAPP6124 - (Monday, Aug 26, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM) - Automating VMware Cloud and Virtualization Deployments with Dell Active Infrastructure 

#VSVC5353 - (Monday, Aug 26, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM) - Mythbusting Goes Virtual ft. Mattias Sundling, Dell Software Evangelist

#EUC5870 - (Monday, Aug 26, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM) - Can Desktop Virtualization and the Cloud Deliver on its Promise? Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance Company Enhances Customer Experience with VMware View and Dell 

#STO5448 - (Monday, Aug 26, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM) - Dell Solutions for VMware Virtual SAN  - hardware, software, and systems management for deploying and managing VMware Virtual SAN on Dell PowerEdge Servers.

#STO5494 - (Monday 5:30pm-6:30pm) - Low latency, high bandwidth and now hot-pluggable: PCIe SSDs are Enterprise Ready

#VSVC5130 - (Tuesday 5;30pm-6:30pm) Walk-Through an IT Makeover, End-to-End, and See the Results!

#VSVC5548 - (Wednesday 9:30am-10:30am) - Making the Most of Limited Resources - Virtualization Considerations From Closet to Datacenter for SMB and Branch Offices

Dell VMworld 2013 Expo Booth Presentation Schedule (dozens more sessions)

 

Get Hands on with Dell Technologies @ the VMworld Expo

Dell PowerEdge VRTX shared infrastructure platform - 4 server nodes, up to 48TB of integrated storage, shared PCIe slots, and network switching in a solution that takes up only 5U of rack space. VRTX resources can be easily managed and allocated from the Chassis Management Controller, a secure, remote web/browser-based interface.

Project Ophelia - Looks like a USB flash drive, performs like a computer. Securely access personal and professional content from any compatible display, in virtually any room, wherever you go.  The ultracompact Project Ophelia turns any display with an MHL or HDMI™ port into a high-quality window to the cloud.

Dell Active Fabric Manager enables Network Administrators to manage vSphere Network Infrastructure - provides graphical user interface by providing single-pane-of-glass planning, configuration, management and monitoring, reducing design and deployment times by up to 86 percent. 

Dell Networking S5000 converged LAN/SAN platform is the industry’s first 1U modular, top-of-rack switch providing pay-as-you-grow Ethernet and Fibre Channel connectivity.

Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter - designed to streamline the management processes in your data center environment by allowing you to use VMware vCenter to manage your entire infrastructure- both physical and virtual

Foglight Enterprise - End to Everything virtualization monitoring and management for heterogeneous enterprises with Application performance monitoring support

Dell Multi-Cloud Manager (formerly Enstratius) is an enterprise cloud management solution for deploying and managing applications in private, public, and hybrid clouds

vRanger - enables customers to tackle the complexity of VMware protection by offering an efficient and scalable way to back up, replicate, and recover virtualized and physical machines. 

3rd Party News and Blogs about Dell VMworld Announcements

Dell's S6000 Switch Supports VMware's new NSX Technology - Eweek 

VMworld Roundup - Dell on ZDnet 

Dell Delivers Innovative Cloud and Virtualization Solutions Blending VMware Technology with Dell End to End Offerings - Marketwatch 

Dell Announces New Cloud and Virtualization Solutions