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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Higher Returns for Higher Education

    Alfred University needed to update the server infrastructure that supports its SunGard Higher Education Banner Unified Digital Campus (UDC) and other applications while keeping costs low and maintaining strong support services. After testing x86-based servers from many vendors, the university found that Dell PowerEdge servers powered by Intel Xeon processor...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Running Fast and Clean

    Foz do Brasil's servers crashed frequently and could not handle the processing workload for calculating and printing water bills. The bills are delivered by field teams, and frequently the company could not send out the teams because of processing delays. The company virtualized servers and applications on Dell PowerEdge servers...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Windows 7 Commercial Adoption Outlook

    The anticipation for commercial adoption of Windows 7 is reaching a boiling point. With Windows 7 available now, IT professionals should start preparing for it now. Specifically, they should: 1) start or accelerate application compatibility testing against the Windows 7 RTM code; 2) plan for rolling out Windows 7 in...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Dell Proconsult Windows 7 Readiness Assessment FAQ

    Microsoft Windows 7 Readiness Assessment is a gap analysis of a customer's ability to migrate to Windows 7 in a given time frame. Your migration project is evaluated in terms of Dell's Best Practices learned from internal and customer Windows 7 migration projects.

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Dell Helps Global Energy Management Specialist Consolidate Key Server Environment by Approximately 66 Per Cent With Hyper-V

    Schneider Electric needed additional server capacity for testing and production, while controlling costs. The group also wanted to minimise management time. Dell Infrastructure Consulting Services evaluated the team's needs and recommended a simplified, virtualized environment based on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V. Schneider Electric chose Dell ProSupport for IT to optimise...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Whorton Insurance Reduces Staff Time for Data Protection by 83% With Solutions From Dell and Symantec

    At Whorton Insurance Services, managing data protection was consuming most of the company's operations manager's nights and weekends. Even after Whorton virtualized most of its servers and began backing up to disk, problems persisted. Verifying backups was a challenge. Through-host backups of virtual machines sometimes stretched into the morning, slowing...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Leading Betting Company Sees Performance Gains of Approximately 20 Per Cent With Windows 7 Implementation From Dell

    Betfair has a forward-thinking approach to IT, striving to optimise performance, manageability and efficiency. While its existing platforms ran well, Betfair recognised that a refresh would deliver operational and end-user benefits. The company worked with Dell and Microsoft to migrate to Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, alongside upgrades...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Middleware Performance Monitoring Specialist Forecasts Revenue Increase of Up to 500 Per Cent With Support From Dell OEM Group

    TS-Associates plc wanted to enhance brand perception, simplify product development and support growth by replacing in-house server production with application-ready equipment from a leading solution provider. By engaging with the Dell OEM Group, the company obtained a high-performance platform with fast delivery. As the business grows, Dell will support TS-Associates...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Dell Case Study: Inovis

    Inovis must rapidly build a data center to accommodate a new customer at the same time that a corporate office move requires relocating 100 IT servers across the country. Dell infrastructure enables Inovis to boost performance and complete the new data center on schedule; the Inovis IT team also virtualizes...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    The Dell OEM Group Helps Siemens Industry, Inc. Expand Its Security Solution Business Into 12 New Geographic Regions and Reduce Repair Time by Weeks

    The Building Technologies Division of Siemens Industry, Inc., wanted to expand the business to new geographic regions and deliver fast, consistent support for customers across all regions. Siemens Industry, Inc. worked with Dell OEM to integrate Dell PowerEdge servers into its security solutions, facilitate global product distribution, and provide worldwide...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Delsea Regional School District Refreshes Client Systems Four Times Faster With Solutions From Dell and Symantec

    With 1,300 endpoints distributed across nine buildings, Delsea Regional School District's IT staff spent a lot of time driving between sites and visiting machines. Summer client hardware refreshes took three months to complete. Delsea implemented Altiris Management Suite for Dell Clients to allow its staff of three people to manage...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Cornell Lab of Ornithology Pairs Dell Servers With Intel Processor Technology, and Dell EqualLogic Storage to Save Six Figures

    Cornell Lab of Ornithology needed a consistent backup and disaster recovery solution to protect terabytes of critical data amassed by researchers to further conservation and explore the biodiversity of the planet. Server sprawl also threatened the efficiency of IT operations. The Lab consolidated multiple backup systems on Dell EqualLogic iSCSI...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Building a Fountain of Knowledge

    Texas Tech needed to build a new high performance computing (HPC) cluster to attract top-name researchers, accelerate research efforts with the fastest technology, and help fulfill its mission to be in the top tier of Texas research universities. The university deployed an HPC solution with Dell PowerEdge servers running Rocks...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Searching for a Competitive Edge

    The global success of the Google Search Appliance suggests that more and more companies are coming to that realization. Still, there is significant room for growth in the market for enterprise search technology. Google Search Appliance wanted to retain a competitive edge in the growing market for enterprise search engine...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Animating the Infrastructure

    Vetor Zero's workstations for processing and animating 3D images routinely broke down, causing delays in production, while lack of storage created production bottlenecks. The company wanted to partner with a quality vendor that could meet all of its hardware needs. Vetor Zero bought new Dell servers for its accounting department...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Baker Tilly--London Stereo Master Video

    Dell helps Baker-Tilly, a full-service accounting and advisory firm, with its massive Windows 7 deployment

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Virtualization and the New Economics of IT

    Part of the "Masters of Virtualization" Series from IDG, Dell and Microsoft.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Blade Servers and Virtualization

    Part of the "Masters of Virtualization" Series from IDG, Dell and Microsoft.

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  • Tools & Templates // Sep 2009

    Green IT Impact Calculator

    Quantify the Impact of Green IT Virtualization Investments. Welcome to the Green IT Impact Calculator. This worksheet enables you to estimate the impact of virtualization investments to drive Green IT benefits within your organization. Simply check off areas of importance to you and provide your internal estimates. Your input will...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Why It Makes Sense to Virtualize

    Why virtualization? Why now? In this video, Computerworld Vice President Bill Laberis and InfoWorld Executive Vice President Paul Calento tackle these questions, explaining how virtualization technology has become more mainstream and creates a variety of advantages ? some obvious, some hidden. Calento discusses how Microsoft's Hyper-V? provides a solution for...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Dell Talks Microsoft Consulting Services

    Dell's Burk Buechler describes Dell's Consulting Services for Microsoft.

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Crutchfield Case Study: A Win-Win Situation

    Fast growth had pushed Crutchfield's data center to the maximum capacity of its cooling unit. The company wanted to reduce the number of physical machines to avoid buying a new air conditioner as well as streamline server management. By implementing Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 Hyper-VTM on DellTM PowerEdgeTM servers, Crutchfield...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell on Dell: Under New Management

    Microsoft? System Center Configuration Manager 2007 helped the IT team recapture lost time and reduce costs by streamlining and automating operating system installation, improving the speed of asset reporting, and tracking application usage in real time.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Dell Update Deployment Using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

    IT organizations often struggle to efficiently manage a large number of systems while still maintaining a secure environment?and deploying hardware, firmware, and software updates in these environments can be fraught with challenges. Efficiently managing system updates requires using a management solution that can scale and automate update deployment in a...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Overview of New Security Features in Windows Server 2008

    Microsoft Longhorn, otherwise known as Microsoft Windows Server 2008 has a lot of new features, especially deployment and security features. Today we're talking about Bitlocker. No, it isn't a place where you keep all your bits. It is an important component Longhorn that adds two cool new features: Whole disk...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Web Server Improvements with Microsoft Server 2008

    This is another in our series about Microsoft Longhorn, also known as Server 2008. In this series we break down the most important components of Longhorn and give listeners the benefit of some of the work Dell has been doing on this product over the past few years. Longhorn includes...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    How Ready Are You to Upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server 2008?

    There has been a lot of buzz about Server 2008, otherwise known as Longhorn. But the question on many IT peoples' minds is whether their infrastructure is ready for it. Wouldn't it great if there was a tool that would let you know? Fortunately a Readiness Advisory Utility is available...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Software RAID: Functionality on Dell Value Line Servers

    Dell made use of a range of Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) sub systems for the purpose of data redundancy. The aim was to recover data and prevent loss of information through this technique. This paper examines how Dell successfully incorporated this on their computers and met their system...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    High-Availability Virtualization With Dell EqualLogic Arrays and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V

    For enterprises in a broad range of fields, virtualization has become a popular IT strategy for increasing hardware utilization, enhancing flexibility, and decreasing power, cooling, and data center footprint costs. But while virtualization can offer these and other benefits, running multiple applications on each physical server can place application availability...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Journey Into the Cloud

    Economic conditions have indelibly altered the bottom line at many enterprises. In the current climate, IT infrastructure characteristics can make or break a business, heightening requirements to minimize cost and risk while scaling up or down nimbly as demand rises and falls. For CIOs, this translates into a continual need...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Anthem Education Group: More Bang for the Buck

    Anthem Education Group was paying too much for a third-party service that charged a monthly fee for printer toner with a premium for service calls. The company needed to find a lower-cost solution for supplying, refreshing and supporting printers for its 23 campuses. The company evaluated several managed printing solutions...

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  • Presentations // Sep 2009

    Dell Offers Microsoft Consulting Services

    Dell's Burk Buechler describes how Dell ProConsult provides best practice and in-depth expertise to ensure optimal integration of Microsoft's core technologies to address customer needs.

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell Technology Powers Datacentre and Online Portal in Saudi Arabia to Help Gifted Students

    Mawhiba has grown quickly and the organisations' chief information officer, Faisal Al-Fohaid, saw that a new datacentre was required to meet key aims. Mawhiba needed a powerful and scalable datacentre to deliver online educational resources to gifted students. Dell deployed an advanced datacentre incorporating Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell/EMC storage....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell Case Study: Flying Right

    Atlas Air plans to upgrade and relocate its IT infrastructure to accommodate business growth, but lacks the staff size and specialized expertise to plan and implement the necessary hardware and virtualization improvements. Dell ProConsult Services helps Atlas Air create a plan for moving to a new facility with minimal disruption,...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    NHS Shared Service Increases Productivity by Approximately 150 Per Cent With Dell Infrastructure Consulting Services

    The Trust was experiencing rising IT costs and spent too long on backups, which impacted service delivery. It also needed an effective disaster recovery strategy to meet data compliance. Using a five-year IT strategy plan designed by Dell Infrastructure Consulting Services, the Trust enhanced the level of service it could...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Delivering "Lifelike" Communications

    Sustain a competitive edge in the marketplace by creating new communications infrastructure products with redundancy, outstanding performance, reliability, and global support while also streamlining production processes and controlling costs. Polycom worked with the Dell OEM Industry Solutions Group (Dell OEM) to integrate Dell PowerEdge servers with Intel Xeon processors into...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell PartnerDirect and PEQ Help Sonic Reduce Printing Costs by 35-50%

    With a three year, all inclusive procurement contract for Dell standardization on desktops and servers, some service providers might be satisfied with the scope of service and hardware opportunity. But then they wouldn't be PEQ Consulting. 153 individual dealerships in 17 states owned by parent company, Sonic Automotive. There was...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Get the Motor Running

    Deeley Harley-Davidson wanted to introduce new services to meet business requirements and ensure service-level agreements (SLAs) with retail partners are met, while minimizing the maintenance load on a busy IT staff. Deeley Harley-Davidson virtualized using Dell EqualLogic Storage Area Networks (SANs) and Dell PowerEdge blade servers running Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    A Radical Remodel

    Emerson's long-term business growth strategy called for fast, flexible computing and communications across all of its businesses, but the legacy IT infrastructure was made up of disparate systems. Emerson deployed standardizing and virtualizing the IT environment on Dell PowerEdge blade servers is enabling Emerson to consolidate approximately 135 data centers...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell Helps University Create Computer Labs That Instantly Respond to Student and Faculty Needs and Save Up to 36 Days of Work Per Year

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside recognized that students were deriving inconsistent experiences from its computer labs because desktop images were difficult to control and time-consuming to change. Students were unable to find the applications they needed and faculty were limited to particular labs that were designed for them. The university deployed...

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