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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    University of Connecticut School of Business Doubles Compute Capacity While Driving Down Costs with Dell EqualLogic, Intel and VMware

    Founded in 1941, the University of Connecticut School of Business has evolved into one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, offering academic programs at the bachelors, masters, and doctorate. The school needed to deploy an efficient IT infrastructure able to provide worldwide, 24x7 online course access for...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    How to Get the Best ROI From Your Virtualization Efforts

    Calculating the Return On Investment (ROI) for virtualization is easy: If one consolidate 10 physical machines onto 10 virtual machines running on a single physical server, the capital savings can be quite substantial. However, achieving these savings is not as easy as the simple math might suggest. Many companies adopt...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    How Desktop Virtualization Enhances End-User Productivity

    As traditional lines between virtualization, management, and security continue to blur, desktop virtualization is emerging as a compelling option for many organizations. Interestingly, leaders in this field commonly discuss management and security benefits more than they do the underlying abstraction technologies they implement. Therefore, when evaluating desktop virtualization options, it's...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Enhancing Ethernet Network Controllers for Server Virtualization

    In enterprise IT environments, virtualization offers numerous advantages - enabling organizations to consolidate and share computing resources, increase control and efficiency, and operate their data centers cost-effectively. Getting the most out of a virtualized environment, however, requires more than simply deploying Virtual Machines (VMs). An effective networking infrastructure is essential....

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Performance Study on SharePoint Workloads in a SQL Server Environment

    A Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 farm hosts the core platform services and applications that provide many different functions for its users. These functions include document management, version control, ease of access, and intuitive administration just to name a few. Fundamental to the architecture of a SharePoint environment is the back-end...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    RightNow Provides Positive Customer Experiences and Saves on Power and Cooling Costs with Dell PowerEdge Platforms

    RightNow is helping to rid the world of bad customer experiences, one consumer interaction at a time, seven million times a day. RightNow needed to update its robust Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering. It also needed a server solution for its internal data center to eliminate server sprawl and reduce power and...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    dell virt dossier

    Virtualization is all the rage, with nearly all large enterprises employing the technology and many reporting astounding results in terms of server consolidation - and resulting cost savings. But you don't have to own hundreds of servers to realize benefits from virtualization; the technology has plenty to offer small and...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    dell ebook virt

    Not big enough for virtualization? Think again! Survey shows SMB's reap the same benefits as the enterprise, including reduced costs, improved reliability and disaster recovery and a measurable ROI.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    dell ebook refresh

    Even amidst the enforced frugality of a recession, some expenditures are worthwhile. For the cost-consious IT departments of small and midsize businesses (SMB's), refreshing server hardware is one of those things. A recent survey of 116 IT decision makers taken in January 2010 by IDG Research Services examines these issues...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    dell refresh doss final

    After more than a year of playing budgetary defense in a down economy, small and midsize businesses (SMB's) are finally beginning to find opportunities to move forward with strategic IT initiatives. As they examine their needs and pain points, one top priority is emerging: the need to refresh both client...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Housing Association Responds Faster to Residents Thanks to Unified Communications Solution

    Newport City Homes (NCH) wanted to serve residents more effectively. It needed to build an efficient datacentre and end-user infrastructure, as well as a communications solution. Helped by Dell consultants, NCH implemented a Microsoft Unified Communications solution, Windows 7 and a partially virtualized Dell datacentre, with Latitude laptops and OptiPlex...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Greater Lawrence Family Health Center Avoids Data Center Expansion, Reduces Rack Space Required to Scale by 50% With Dell Blades and VMware

    Greater Lawrence Family Health Center needed to simplify and upgrade its IT infrastructure to meet tight space requirements and higher performance standards, while providing a scalable solution for future growth. The center consolidated its Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system onto Dell PowerEdge blade servers with Intel processors, providing doctors, pharmacists...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Leading Virtual Reality Company Delivers Customer Solutions Faster as Set-Up Time Is Cut by 25 Per Cent With Customised Dell Workstations

    For more than 20 years, Virtalis has pioneered the use of Virtual Reality technology in the UK and internationally. Virtalis wanted to improve performance and reliability with its visualisation solutions. It also wanted to speed delivery to customers and cut time spent customising units. Virtalis uses clustered Dell Precision workstations,...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    City of Columbia, Tennessee Makes 'Beautiful Music' With Dell KACE

    Due to the city's rapidly growing IT infrastructure, tasks proved more and more difficult to manage and complete in a timely manner. The team had trouble keeping accurate track of the IT assets to properly inventory them. Columbia's small IT team also found it difficult to keep up with the...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    FalconStor Software Increases Sales in Asia Pacific by 20 Percent With Dell OEM Solutions

    FalconStor Software, headquartered in New York, United States, with Asia Pacific headquarters in Taichung, Taiwan, was founded in 2000 and has become a leader in storage solutions. FalconStor wanted to increase Asia Pacific (APAC) sales by offering customers turnkey storage solutions. The company now delivers the FalconStor CDP, FDS, VTL,...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Softwerx Saves 90 Percent in Server Energy Costs and 40 Percent in Total Cost of Ownership With Dell

    Softwerx is an IT services and software development consultancy focused on designing, implementing, and managing information technology. Established in 1999 in Cambridge, United Kingdom, Softwerx provides services to a wide range of customers across the UK and Sri Lanka. Softwerx required a mission-critical solution with virtualized servers, and high-performance processing...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    The One Academy Reduces Total Cost of Ownership by 20 Percent and Delivers a First-Class Learning Environment With Dell

    Established in 1991, The One Academy of Communication and Design was formed to provide a training center capable of meeting modern business demand for highly skilled and talented creative specialists. The One Academy wanted to ensure a competitive learning environment for its students with the latest technology geared to the...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Senior Home Skills Centre Cuts IT Management Time by Around 20 Per Cent and Finds Room for Growth With Virtualization

    WIA Wohnen im Alter AG (WIA) provides housing and care for older people in five of its own centres. It also offers services such as finance and accounting, housing administration, human resources, IT and project management to third parties. WIA wanted to consolidate and renew its disparate IT infrastructure and...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Dell Virtual Remote Desktop Reference Architecture

    Maintaining traditional physical desktops typically requires time-consuming desk-side visits, reduces user productivity, delays support response, exposes data to increased risk and reduces mobility. While some organizations have the resources to address these concerns, doing so is often at the expense of more strategic initiatives. Many businesses are interested in implementing...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Faster Access to Data Helps Healthcare Group Improve Patient Care

    The Central University Hospital (CHU) in Nancy is one of the largest healthcare providers in France and has almost 2,000 beds spread over three locations. CHU Nancy wanted to improve patient care, giving doctors and nurses easier and more secure mobile access to patient records and health information systems. The...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    FECAP Projects Increased Processing Capacity by 50%, Reduced Power Costs and Reduced Management Time by 50% With Total Dell Solution

    Built more than 12 years ago, the data center had equipment occupying many shelves and old servers from several different vendors. Systems were difficult to manage with manual updating and troublesome backup processes using CDs and DVDs. FECAP decided to move and upgrade its data center using state-of-the-art technology including...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    High Performance, Open Source, Dell Lustre Storage System: Dell /Cambridge HPC Solution Centre

    The following paper was produced by the Dell Cambridge HPC Solution Centre and is based on operational experience gained from using mass storage technologies within a production University HPC environment. The paper provides a detailed description of how to build a commodity "Dell Lustre Storage Brick" and provides comprehensive performance...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Virtualization Raised by the Power of 2

    Users will not need workarounds or third-party applications to ensure that their applications, operating system, hypervisor and hardware work together seamlessly. Hyper-V supports the applications that mid-sized companies use (such as Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SQL Server), as well as multiple operating systems in the guest environment. And the user...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Dell Webinar: OEM Solutions

    For more than twelve years, Dell OEM Solutions has worked with global computing appliance vendors to help them speed their time to profit and decrease the total cost of ownership for their customers. View this webcast to learn how working with Dell's OEM Solutions team can help you save time...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Simplifying Networks in Virtualized Environments With Intel Technology

    The success of virtualization, while substantial, has been limited by the complexity that has arisen from networking with Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) technology. Networking virtualized hosts with GbE is typically based on relatively large numbers of dedicated physical connections, which are used to segregate different types of traffic because of networking...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    F5 ARX File Virtualization and Dell Storage

    The torrid rate of growth in file data is elevating the strategic importance of smart data management in the eyes of IT professionals. Businesses and other organizations are generating data faster and retaining it for longer than ever - but in many environments, the traditional strategy of constantly adding capacity...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Poweredge Server 11g Thermal

    Driven by rising energy cost and environmental initiatives, server and data centre power consumption has become one of the foremost concerns for IT professionals and data centre managers. Understanding this concern, Dell has been focused on reducing the energy consumption of its servers. Because power and airflow consumed to cool...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    State of Data Center Cooling

    The challanges of increased data center density elevate the importance of the right cooling technology. This paper discusses liquid and air cooling solutions in data centers and when each makes the most sense.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Xeon 5500 Virtualization

    Server virtualization is helping IT organizations improve data center productivity in fundamental ways. It lefts you consolidate multiple operating systems and applications per physical server, reducing the size and costs of your IT infrastructure, while enabling you to deploy new applications in minutes.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    A Superior Hardware Platform for Server Virtualization

    Server virtualization is helping IT organizations improve data center productivity in fundamental ways. It lets you consolidate multiple operating systems and applications in minutes. It also lets you move running applications from one server to another without downtime for flexible workload management, high availability and planned or inplanned maintenance. The...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Dell Controlled Explosion

    With Infrastructure budgets under constant pressure, IT departments are beginning to shift their focus from adding more storage to improving the efficiency of the storage systems already in place. Today, the name of the game is improving productivity and efficiency while eliminating waste.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Dell Data Storage Summary

    This study was conducted in the United States amoung IT decision makers with involvement in data centre purchases at companies with 100-499 employees. The study was conducted between January 21, 2010 & February 2, 2010. A total of 104 surveys were completed.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Dell Refresh Summary

    This study was conducted in the United States amoung IT decision makers with involvement in data centre purchases at companies with 100-499 employees. The study was conducted between January 21, 2010 and February 2, 2010. A total of 116 surveys were completed.

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    SUNY Buffalo Medical School Reduces Total Cost of Ownership for Electronic Health Record Solution by 40% With Dell Storage and VMware

    State University of New York at Buffalo and the School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences were looking to upgrade their Allscripts Electronic Health Record (EHR) software and roll the solution out to their associated medical practices, but wanted to limit the hardware, software and professional services costs of a conventional...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    YLMF Expands Its Customer Base With Dell

    YLMF wanted to reinforce its web-based services by freeing up employee time for innovation, thus improving enterprise efficiency. The company needed stable solutions from a reliable technology provider. YLMF built a partnership with Dell, using Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell EqualLogic storage to stabilize the IT infrastructure as well as...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    International SOS Standardizes on Dell to Support Quadrupling of Company Size and Over 50 Global Evacuations Daily

    International SOS wanted to help staff be as responsive as possible to client requests by providing them with a flexible, highly available, standardized solution from a single provider. The firm gradually moved servers, storage, and client devices to Dell, with datacenters based on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell/EMC storage, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    AlertBoot Saves $200,000 Per Year With Cloud Solution From Dell

    AlertBoot sought to find the perfect infrastructure to host its disk encryption product and free up engineers to focus on research and development, innovation and marketing support. As a solution they deployed a cloud solution from Dell business partner Expedient Communications featuring virtual servers hosted on Dell PowerEdge servers and...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Machine Manufacturer Cuts Power Consumption by Approximately 30 Per Cent With Virtualized Dell Infrastructure

    Based in Sankt Augustin near Bonn, Hennecke is a world leader in processing equipment for polyurethane, a highly versatile plastic. Machine manufacturer Hennecke wanted to boost enterprise efficiency but was constrained by its IT infrastructure. Guided by Dell consultants, the IT team chose virtualized Dell servers and Dell/EMC centralised storage.

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Robert Morris University Realizes $60,000 in Annual Cost Savings With a Microsoft Solution Designed and Implemented by Dell

    Robert Morris is known as the financier of the American Revolution. Reports pertaining to admissions statistics, student demographics and institutional information were diverting IT staff time from strategic activities such as upgrading legacy software and developing new user interfaces for internal applications. Dell Consulting Services designed and helped the university...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Boston Medical Center Cuts Data Center Power Bill by 50% and Saves Up to $3.2 Million With Virtualized Storage, Server and Desktop Solutions

    Boston Medical Center (BMC) needed to find ways to lower its operational costs to work within smaller budgets despite exploding data volumes, a sprawling server farm and 6,000 desktop users who needed access to clinical applications for patient care. The hospital pursued a data center virtualization strategy to simplify and...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Flying Right With a Next-Generation Data Center

    Amerijet Holdings reduces the time to close flights by 96 percent, expediting freight transportation and achieving more customer service successes. Amerijet needed to deploy a scalable IT foundation for organic business growth and provide maximum availability and performance for its cargo systems and other applications. The company built a new...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Investment Firm Reduces Risk, Increases Customer Confidence

    Ashford capital management provides investment advisory services to individuals and organizations in multiple countries. It must ensure that its critical client information systems are well-protected and accessible whenever needed. The organization implemented a complete backup and disaster recovery solution based on Dell AppAssure, Dell SonicWALL firewalls, and a Dell EqualLogic...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Streamlining Processes and Saving Resources

    Assiniboine Credit Union is a cooperative committed to financial, social, environmental and ethical responsibility. It needed to automate the process of replicating its banking member services database to a data warehouse. The company implemented Dell SharePlex data replication, which provides a real-time copy of production data that, can be used...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Powering Business With Efficiency and Capacity

    For ATMI, business is all about efficiency. ATMI is the company, which provides specialty materials and materials handling and delivery solutions for semiconductor. ATMI needed to increase server and storage efficiency, meet business needs faster, and reduce operating costs. The company deployed Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell compellent storage, Dell networking...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2011

    AFEX optimizes network bandwidth with Dell SonicWALL

    Associated Foreign EXchange (AFEX) offers a comprehensive range of international payment and foreign exchange services, including foreign currency drafts etc. Their challenges are to protecting the network from increased threats, controlling network bottlenecks from video downloads compliance with regulatory mandates and reducing complexity and limitations on security features. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Legal Document Automation and Management Company Protects Its Critical Data

    AutoDocs is a leader in its unique field of document creation and management. AutoDocs was living with data risk because it could not get consistent, reliable backups for its mission-critical Microsoft Exchange and SQL servers. AutoDocs was living with data risk because it could not get consistent, reliable backups for...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Flagler College Achieves 84% Storage Savings Along With Replication for Comprehensive Disaster Recovery

    Florida's Flagler College is a growing dynamic institution of higher education. In order to meet retention policies, Flagler College faced the inevitable purchase of more tape storage, even as the physical location loss of around 1TB of data loomed because of legacy solution inefficiencies. Flagler chose Dell AppAssure's disaster recovery...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2013

    Golder Customizes SharePoint with Ease

    Golder Associates is an employee owned company with international expertise in ground engineering and earth and environmental services. Golder Associates wanted to easily use and customize Microsoft SharePoint content, while viewing and presenting the data in a better way. However, the company had limited .NET and programming resources. The company...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    EDI & Revenue Growth for GoPro Enabled by Dell Boomi & NetSuite

    GoPro the world's leading activity image capture company, started to see increased demand for their products. GoPro needed to find a way to quickly connect NetSuite with Value-Added Networks (VANs) and AS2 connections in order to meet the strict EDI compliance standards of key retailers who sell GoPro cameras. Deploy...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    School Cuts Bandwidth Use by 20 Percent

    Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam is by far the biggest media institute in Benelux, with 4,400 students. Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam needed to provide staff and students with secure access to network-intensive applications both on and off campus, while also optimizing its network bandwidth. Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam uses Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive 10200 next-generation...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    Hall County Schools Futureproofs IT Infrastructure and Saves Up to 50% in Costs

    Hall County Schools is a public school district in Hall County, Georgia. Their challenges are inefficient and ineffective web content filtering, outdated firewall technology and need for equipment consolidation. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive next-generation Firewall in high availability, SonicWALL Aventail SRA...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Insurance Company Saves 75 Percent of a Service Desk FTE Within Nine Months of Launch

    Hiscox is a FTSE 250 specialist insurer, underwriting both business and personal risks. To improve efficiency and ensure the IT service desk could accommodate the growing business, Hiscox wanted to automate its manual user-provisioning processes. It also wanted to tighten security and ensure proper Separation Of Duties (SOD). With ActiveRoles...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Hotel Cuts Deployment Time by 87 Percent

    1859 Historic Hotels is a management company that operates 11 independent hotels and resorts in Texas. To enable staff to better serve customers and to ensure PCI compliance, 1859 Historic Hotels needed to streamline the process of remotely deploying and updating machines across its many properties. With the Dell KACE...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Hitchcock Independent School District Gets Fast Backup and Recovery Along With First-Class Data Protection for SQL Infrastructure

    Hitchcock Independent School District serves over 1,100 children in grades K-12. Hitchcock Independent School District's three-person IT team was responsible for an infrastructure that spanned five campuses and an administration building. The crucial data they were tasked with protecting included student records, payrolls, and parent contact information. But slow, unreliable...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    Hobart Brothers Secures Multi-Platform Mobility With Dell SonicWALL

    The Hobart Brothers Company is a leading manufacturer of premium welding filler metals. Their challenges are to disparate and complex options for accessing resources, cumbersome VPN deployment, mandatory required access to parent company network and increase in mobile device platforms. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Housing Authority Reduces Backup & Recovery Workload by 30 - 50%

    The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation (HACN) is dedicated to helping all Cherokee citizens with housing needs. To ensure delivery of critical services, the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation (HACN) needed a backup and recovery solution that was reliable, efficient and easy to use. With Dell AppAssure, HACN...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Reliable Service Delivery Benefits Students and Staff

    Imperial College London, a science-based university with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Imperial College London needed to improve application performance monitoring for more than 200 IT services. The college implemented Foglight, a monitoring solution that provides a 360-degree view of all applications and checks all of the...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Biomed IT Services Firm Eliminates 58-Hour Backup Windows and 24-Hour Restores

    Information Management Services (IMS), no one title describes IT roles accurately - from network engineering to network administration, from software implementer to analyst, and more. To do better a better job of protecting the sensitive data related to its large, million-dollar, long-term contracts, the company needed fast, reliable backups and...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    HSA Enhances Mobile Workforce Productivity With Dell SonicWALL Aventail

    HSA engineers & scientists are a privately-owned science and engineering firm. HSA needed to respond in real-time to disaster recovery and biohazard cleanup scenarios around the world. Previously, the company relied upon Cisco VPN clients to provide remote workers mobile access to crucial network resources, but found it cumbersome and...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Iowa Select Farms Adopts New IT Paradigm With an Eye to an Industry-Wide Evolution

    Known for its high quality pork and its commitment to protect the environment and ensure the well-being of its swine herd, Iowa Select Farms is Iowa's largest pork producer. Working with an outdated IT infrastructure, Iowa Select Farms wanted to update its BUDR solution, while also leading an industry. Iowa...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    IT Weapons Virtually Migrates Client's 5-Terabyte Data Center Seamlessly, in Less Than a Day

    As CEO of Ontario, Canada-based, award-winning Managed Service Provider (MSP) IT Weapons (ITW) - one of North America's leading providers of application delivery, virtualization and networking solutions. The volume of backups occurring each week was choking IT Weapon's infrastructure. Completing full backups within the allotted weekend window was becoming untenable...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Up-to-Date Computers and Confident Clients

    Cresa is an international commercial real estate brokerage that solely represents tenants. Cresa was looking for a comprehensive solution containing integrated asset management, software and patch distribution, and service desk integration. The company deployed a virtual Dell KACE systems management solution to centralize and automate software deployment and patching. The...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Ferry Service Protects Its Website and Ticketing System

    Cross sound ferry enables over one million passengers and road vehicles to travel conveniently. To ensure business continuity, Cross sound ferry needed to replace its tape-based backup and recovery solution. They needed reliable, automated backups that would not impact production systems, as well as fast recovery that was not limited...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    eFolder Leverages Dell AppAssure to Offer Superior Cloud-Based Data Protection

    Enter eFolder, founded to provide cloud data protection, business continuity and cloud security services for MSPs, solution providers and VARs. eFolder needed to deliver a business continuity solution to its more than 1,000 partners with fast, comprehensive and assured recoverability of servers, along with cloud data protection and instant virtualization...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Online Matches Made in Heaven

    eHarmony invests heavily in the IT infrastructure that underpins its matching engine and ancillary services. To deliver the best personalized services for subscribers and help them make a lasting match, eHarmony needs to replicate and analyze data from its production database in real time. The dating site replaced complex, legacy...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Energy Company Is Back to Work Within an Hour

    One of Dell's customers is a U.S. energy company with 10,000 employees nationwide. IT staff member at a large U.S. energy company accidentally set an invalid bitmap on an IPv6 subnet definition. That simple mistake and a flaw in error handling that the interface fails to catch brought down the...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Enhancing Employee Flexibility While Reducing IT Complexity

    Dell employees depend on computers and mobile devices for various daily work functions, from software development to sales and marketing. Dell wanted to provide new computing options for employees while reducing IT complexity and controlling costs. The company adopted Dell Desktop Workspace, which provides a secure enterprise workspace for a...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    eResearch Innovators Drive Discovery Through Collaboration

    eResearch SA forms one part of the federally funded National eResearch Collaboration Tools And Resources (NeCTAR) project. eResearch SA wanted to further eResearch methodologies in South Australia with reliable, high-speed and open access to big data, while expanding services and revenue over time. The university joint venture created an open-source...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    ESOMAR Speeds Cloud-to-on-Premise Application Integration

    ESOMAR (European Society for Opinion & MArket Research) is the world association for market, social and opinion research. ESOMAR needed a faster, more efficient way to integrate its website front-end, back-end database and NetSuite CRM application. They sought to eliminate manual processes and data discrepancy to speed and enhance customer...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Telecommunications Company Improves Application Performance

    Euskaltel is a leading telecommunications company in the Spanish autonomous community Basque Country. Euskaltel's EKTnet application is critical to its business, but limited visibility into the its performance and the user experience made diagnosing and resolving problems difficult and time-consuming. Foglight's end-to-end view of the application provided objective insight into...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Manufacturer Enhances IT and Business Performance

    Eveready is India's largest manufacturer of dry cell batteries, producing about 1.2 billion units a year. Eveready India needed to manage growing database loads and ensure that its Oracle ERP application was constantly available and able to support mission-critical business processes. The company deployed Dell Foglight performance analysis for Oracle,...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Fire Service Fights Data Backup Woes

    Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) is responsible for fire suppression and control throughout the state of Tasmania. To deliver disaster recovery capabilities and minimize the use of time-consuming tape storage, Tasmania Fire Service needed a data backup and recovery strategy which was cost-effective and easy to manage. The fire service achieved...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Optimizing Change Management

    Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corporation (CW-EMD) develops designs and supplies advanced electromechanical solutions for the U.S. Navy. CW-EMD wanted to replace three disparate tools for managing change control and patching in its Oracle E-business suite environment with a single, efficient solution. The company deployed Dell stat Application Change Management (ACM) for Oracle...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Wendy's Franchisee Ensures PCI DSS Compliance

    DavCo Restaurants is one of the top five Wendy's franchisees, employing approximately 4,500 people. In order to become PCI DSS compliant and securely transmit credit card transactions over the Internet, DavCo needed to deploy firewalls at all restaurant sites to ensure they were adequately segmenting the network and securing credit...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Protecting Customer Data Against Outages

    One of Arkansas' leading providers of managed IT services, Datamax, operates five facilities and offices in three U.S. states. Datamax needs to ensure that its customers can recover quickly and inexpensively in the event of an IT outage and continue working productively. To mitigate the risk of systems downtime, Datamax...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Minimizing Downtime During Database Migration

    For any business, technology applications that support the sales process are mission-critical. This is the case with Dell Delta, a web-based Siebel system with a 9-terabyte back-end Oracle database. To increase performance and availability, Dell needed to upgrade its mission-critical Delta system, which supports sales to 40 million customers worldwide....

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Providing Employees With the Flexibility They Want

    One of Dell's top priorities for its workforce is that they have the flexibility to work when and where they need to. To support a flexible workforce and enable employees to be productive from virtually anywhere, Dell needed a reliable and scalable remote access solution. After Dell acquired SonicWALL, the...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Dell Software Ensures Secure and Convenient Remote Access for Its Users

    Dell software creates simple-to-use IT management software that saves time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments. Dell software needed to enable both employees who are travelling or working from home and contractors to access only appropriate data and applications - while eliminating the management overhead and security risks...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Simplifying Global Identity and Access Management

    Dell has grown to a global enterprise technology company with annual sales nearing $60 billion and more than 150,000 employees. Dell IT needed to meet global compliance regulations and determined that it needed to replace its inadequate, legacy identity management solution as well as offer cost- and effort-saving automation. Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Diana's Bakery switches from NTBackup to Dell AppAssure

    Diana's Bakery has grown from a neighborhood bakery in offering fresh daily baked goods to one of Starbucks' international preferred providers. When a storm wiped out critical servers, the bakery began the arduous task of rebuilding its key server infrastructure taking more than 36 hours just for the Microsoft Exchange...

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