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  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free vRanger 6.0 Trial

    With Dell vRanger, you gain comprehensive protection for both virtual and physical environments from one intuitive interface. No wonder more than 40,000 customers rely on vRanger’s speed, simplicity and scalability to protect their critical data every day. Download a Free Trial!

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Protecting Exchange: Best practices and Practical Tips

    While disaster recovery and business continuity plans are necessary, they do not constitute a comprehensive and effective email data protection strategy. A good data-protection strategy must prevent the loss or corruption of mission-critical data. But the best data protection is really about minimizing downtime. According to a 2011 Forrester survey,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Data Protection: Evaluating Business Requirements and Classifying Your Data

    Protecting your company’s data and applications means much more than just running a simple backup routine. It is about protecting your business assets throughout their lifecycle – in terms of preservation, recoverability and availability. A complete data-protection approach can help your company adapt to rapidly changing opportunities and environments, including:

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Fabricating an Agile, Efficient IT Infrastructure

    Haggar Clothing Company was running virtual servers and desktops on storage networks that were approaching end of life. They chose to consolidate data onto a Dell™ Compellent™ array and replaced their data-protection with a Dell DR4000 backup. The result? $12,000 annual savings on disk purchases, as well as 40+ hours/month...

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  • Videos // Aug 2013

    Dell AppAssure End to End Video

    Dell AppAssure is the backup, replication and recovery solution that works across your virtual, physical and cloud environments. In this informative white board video, learn more about AppAssure’s power and ease of use, and how end-to-end data protection ensures all your critical data is safe. Watch it now.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The 12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Did you know there are 12 major tasks in Active Directory (AD) Domain Services management? Delegation of these tasks is key to keeping your AD environment performing a peak levels. But which ones require more time and effort? Which increase workload to the breaking point? And is there a better...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Active Directory Management and Security You’ve Always Dreamed Of

    Windows native security did the job when Windows NT was released in 1993. However, the growing complexity of IT infrastructures, an ever-changing and diverse workforce, IT administrators forced to do every menial Active Directory task – and much more! – means you need a strong, centralized and automated Active Directory...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Keys to the Kingdom: Limiting Active Directory Administrators

    Securing your Active Directory (AD) forest is a critical step for your enterprise. However, allowing a data center server operator to act as a domain administrator is the most potentially damaging security risk in your AD infrastructure. In this Windows IT Pro white paper, discover the differences between the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Discover 10 Steps to Securing Active Directory

    Active Directory user accounts are crucial to security because they are the basis for authentication and initial access to the network, systems, and applications. And maintaining AD in a clean, organized, and secure state is a challenge for organizations. But what if you could reduce costs while improving AD security...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Access Control Is Easy, Use Active Directory Groups and Manage Them Well

    Good access control? It’s not about assigning permissions to Active Directory (AD). It really comes down to avoiding the use of local groups (whether on Windows file servers, in Microsoft SQL Server, in SharePoint, etc). In this new white paper, see why AD groups are at the center of the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Vendor Landscape: Virtual Backup Software

    Your data center is constantly becoming more complicated. Today, the proliferation of virtualization — both for virtual servers as well as virtual desktop projects — has added an all-new layer of complexity to the picture. Server virtualization is now handling production workloads, and traditional backup vendors are adding features to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Discover Five Amazing Things You Can Do with NetVault Backup

    NetVault Backup is cross-platform backup and recovery software that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments – from one intuitive console. This scalable enterprise solution supports dozens of server and application platforms. NetVault Backup plug-ins give you consistent, reliable, point-and-click restore for your messaging and database...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    O’Reilly School of Technology Proves that NetVault Backup Pays Off

    O’Reilly School of Technology’s internal policies call for it to copy each set of weekly or monthly array-based snapshots to another storage media (disk or tape) for long term data retention and offsite protection. The Lead System Administrator, Trent Johnson, noticed his backups were taking an entire weekend to complete,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    University of Miami Prevents Data Loss with Robust Data Protection Solution

    Business need In transitioning to a VMware®-centric environment, the University of Miami needed a single, scalable solution for protecting 213TB of sensitive data, including important medical research data, across an ever-growing number of VMware guests. Solution With Dell™ vRanger data protection software, the university transitioned to a VMware environment...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Seven Key Attributes Needed to Automate VM Data Protection

    Virtualization has become the de facto method to deploy the majority of applications. Forrester Research recently reported that, by the end of 2013, 77 percent of companies would be using virtualization, with 6 out of 10 running their application workloads on virtual machines. But to keep those virtualized environments functioning...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Getting a Clearer View of Computers, Software and Costs

    Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) is the largest manufacturer and distributor of beverages in Barbados. Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) sought a centralized systems management solution to get an accurate, real-time picture of its IT infrastructure. The company deployed a Dell KACE systems management solution that simplifies inventory, asset management and software...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Stronger Relationships, Simpler Management

    Contech Engineered Solutions - a manufacturer of construction products for bridges and civil engineering sites. Contech Engineered Solutions needed a better way to control spam and viruses, which IT spent too much time managing. The company deployed a hosted Dell email security solution and is also using Dell email archiving...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Evaluating Deduplication Solutions

    Do you know what deduplication is, and how it can benefit your company? Deduplication is one of the hottest technologies on the market today because it reduces your data storage costs across the board while increasing IT productivity. Learn more about deduplication – and how it makes your life...

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  • Case Studies // May 2013

    Increasing Uptime Boosts Customer Satisfaction

    Building Controls & Services (BCS) helps companies achieve these goals, providing sophisticated facility controls systems for all sizes of buildings. Building control systems expert BCS needed to streamline IT deployment and management to maximize uptime for customers' critical, in-building systems. BCS deployed Dell KACE appliances to reduce manual IT workloads...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Ceridian Cuts SharePoint Customization Time With Dell

    Ceridian is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations control costs, save time, optimize their workforce, grow revenue and minimize financial risk. Ceridian needed to surface SQL Server data in SharePoint and reduce SharePoint application development time without relying on expensive custom coding. The organization implemented Quick Apps...

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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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Fine Tuning IT Infrastructure Through Rapid System Assessment

    IT organizations constantly strive to optimize IT infrastructure to meet enterprise needs efficiently and cost-effectively. For example, they may extend the life of an existing infrastructure by incorporating technologies such as virtualized workloads or storage area networks (SANs). Before planning and sizing workloads for a new infrastructure design, IT organizations...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Introducing DPACK

    In an effort to help guide our customers through mission critical IT decisions, Dell’s team of solution experts have developed an innovative new tool - the Dell Performance Analysis Collection Kit or DPACK. Through a simply-run program, DPACK produces an output that gives you the confidence and knowledge you need...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2013

    Online Brokerage Invests in Agility

    The organization, which was known as BanifInvest until its recent acquisition by Portuguese bank Caixa Geral de Depositos (CGD), runs an online brokerage. Fast-growing online brokerage CGD securities require flexible IT systems to meet customer needs. Its legacy storage array was maxed out on capacity and couldn't easily expand. The...

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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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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Protecting Applications and Data in a Virtual World with Dell AppAssure

    Dell AppAssure provides holistic protection both for physical and virtual environments, dramatically improving recovery time and recovery point objectives. AppAssure delivers: Management of virtual and hybrid environments from a single console Automatic testing of every backup on a nightly basis Smart agent architecture to instantly recover...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Avanade cuts SharePoint 2010 Migration Time & Effort

    Avanade provides enterprise business technology solutions and managed services in areas such as CRM, .NET application development, business intelligence, collaboration, ERP and infrastructure. Avanade needed to migrate their business-critical applications from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 in order to set the foundation for future growth as well as improve governance. The...

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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 // 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 // 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

    Alter Ego Turns to NetVault Backup for a Practical Solution to Its Backup Dilemma

    Alter Ego leads the way in video production and visual effects in the high-end Canadian marketplace. Their challenges are lack of staff resources make it difficult and time-consuming to manage the unintuitive backup software GUI, users need user friendly interface to schedule data restores and multiple operating systems to protect,...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    City in New Mexico Protects Mission-Critical Services

    Hobbs, NM is home to shopping, a comfortable climate, casinos, horse racing, golf, Old West history, etc. Huge backup windows, failed backups, and having to manage multiple backup systems began to take its toll on the city's staff. They needed to find a solid comprehensive backup and disaster recovery product...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Storage and Virtualization Bring Competitive Advantage

    FireHost provides secure cloud hosting services in a multi-tenant public cloud environment. The company was successfully running Dell PowerEdge blade servers, but its storage solution was struggling to keep up with rapid growth in the business. FireHost deployed Dell Compellent Storage Center SANs in its data centers in the United...

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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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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Bank Cuts Replication Time More than Half with vReplicator and vRanger

    For sixteen years, Tennessee’s Cornerstone Community Bank has focused on delivering friendly, personal service to its customers, of which 85 percent are businesses. With about 130 employees (including two full-time IT staffers), the bank recognized that it needed an efficient, reliable replication and backup/recovery tool designed for its 27 virtual...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    RUAG Reduces Backup Admin Time by 93 Percent with NetVault Backup

    The RUAG Group is an international aerospace and defense technology company with production sites in Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Hungary and the United States. Following a merging of IT departments, RUAG wanted to consolidate its local backup processes with minimal impact to users. After testing, the company successfully migrated its...

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  • Videos // Aug 2013

    Dell AppAssure End to End Video

    Dell AppAssure is the backup, replication and recovery solution that works across your virtual, physical and cloud environments. In this informative white board video, learn more about AppAssure’s power and ease of use, and how end-to-end data protection ensures all your critical data is safe. Watch it now.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Dell AppAssure 5 for Suse x64 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2)

    Back up your data fast—and replicate and recover it even faster—with Dell AppAssure, a single unified backup and recovery solution for virtual, physical and cloud. As a key data protection element of Dell’s Fluid Data™ Architecture, AppAssure 5 enables you to control cost, optimize performance and enhance protection. It goes...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Dell AppAssure 5 for Suse x86 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2)

    Back up your data fast—and replicate and recover it even faster—with Dell AppAssure, a single unified backup and recovery solution for virtual, physical and cloud. As a key data protection element of Dell’s Fluid Data™ Architecture, AppAssure 5 enables you to control cost, optimize performance and enhance protection. It goes...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Dell AppAssure 5 for Ubuntu x64 (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)

    Back up your data fast—and replicate and recover it even faster—with Dell AppAssure, a single unified backup and recovery solution for virtual, physical and cloud. As a key data protection element of Dell’s Fluid Data™ Architecture, AppAssure 5 enables you to control cost, optimize performance and enhance protection. It goes...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Dell AppAssure 5 for Ubuntu x86 (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)

    Back up your data fast—and replicate and recover it even faster—with Dell AppAssure, a single unified backup and recovery solution for virtual, physical and cloud. As a key data protection element of Dell’s Fluid Data™ Architecture, AppAssure 5 enables you to control cost, optimize performance and enhance protection. It goes...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    vRanger Backup & Replication Trial (vRanger Pro)

    Dell™ vRanger software provides high-speed backup, replication and recovery of VMware® and physical Windows Server® environments. It protects entire virtual environments in minutes, detecting and backing up new VMs automatically, and delivers safe, scalable data protection to even the largest VMware customers. With vRanger, you can locate and restore individual...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    vRanger Backup & Replication Upgrade Trial (vRanger Pro)

    Dell™ vRanger software provides high-speed backup, replication and recovery of VMware® and physical Windows Server® environments. It protects entire virtual environments in minutes, detecting and backing up new VMs automatically, and delivers safe, scalable data protection to even the largest VMware customers. With vRanger, you can locate and restore individual...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Quest vRanger Virtual Appliance

    Dell™ vRanger software provides high-speed backup, replication and recovery of VMware® and physical Windows Server® environments. It protects entire virtual environments in minutes, detecting and backing up new VMs automatically, and delivers safe, scalable data protection to even the largest VMware customers. With vRanger, you can locate and restore individual...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Scottish marketing company provides excellence in service delivery

    See how a Scottish marketing company upheld its service-level agreements and maintained compliance for its UK-based clients by working with Dell Partner Certum and Dell AppAssure. The Results: Saved almost £10,000.00 over legacy tape backup approach Improved RTO and RPO from hours to minutes Reduced storage space requirements by...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Dell AppAssure 5 for centOS x64

    Back up your data fast—and replicate and recover it even faster—with Dell AppAssure, a single unified backup and recovery solution for virtual, physical and cloud. As a key data protection element of Dell’s Fluid Data™ Architecture, AppAssure 5 enables you to control cost, optimize performance and enhance protection. It goes...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Dell AppAssure 5 centOS x86

    Back up your data fast—and replicate and recover it even faster—with Dell AppAssure, a single unified backup and recovery solution for virtual, physical and cloud. As a key data protection element of Dell’s Fluid Data™ Architecture, AppAssure 5 enables you to control cost, optimize performance and enhance protection. It goes...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    University of Miami Prevents Data Loss with Robust Data Protection Solution

    Business need In transitioning to a VMware®-centric environment, the University of Miami needed a single, scalable solution for protecting 213TB of sensitive data, including important medical research data, across an ever-growing number of VMware guests. Solution With Dell™ vRanger data protection software, the university transitioned to a VMware environment...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Beyond Native Tools: Auditing SharePoint Across the Enterprise

    SharePoint is a powerful collaboration tool – it’s easy to set up, manage and administer. However, its built-in auditing tools are server-centric. Meaning? Organizations with multiple SharePoint installations are struggling to achieve enterprise-wide insight and security to help meet external and internal regulations and policies. In this new white...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Protecting Unstructured Data on File Servers, NetApp, EMC and SharePoint

    Unstructured data is a very real security risk and compliance concern for your business. Every single email, document and spreadsheet has business-critical – and sometimes highly sensitive information. Meanwhile your organization is generating more and of those documents every day. What’s the best way to safeguard the information that’s vital...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Disk Backup Appliances - The Next Generation

    Traditional backup no longer works for most companies. You've tried transitional technologies such as virtual tape libraries and offloading to tape but you realize that the long-term solution is to use disk-to-disk backup. Backup should be easier than it is. And it can be with Dell's disk backup appliances. The...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Extending your datacentre affordably

    Selecting the right "Datacenter in a box" or "mini datacentre" solutions can drive out complexity. Organisations that have remote locations may have a requirement for datacenter compute and storage without an on-site IT Administrator. This white paper outlines a new, smaller, more affordable solution that provides the performance, connectivity and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Power of Convergence

    Today's businesses are focused on being nimble, innovative and cost effective - without compromise. The answer for today's small, remote or mobile business is a converged infrastructure with a simple, versatile and efficient platform. This paper addresses the pain IT leaders are currently experiencing by providing practical, actionable guidance toward...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Platform for Success - As businesses seek out IT solutions, Dell PowerEdge VRTX surfaces as a powerful option.

    Cost is a crucial concern for businesses, often propelling them to embrace a mishmash of technology with hopes of finding cohesiveness. Unfortunately, the result is usually far from the goal. This paper discusses how Dell PowerEdge VRTX alleviates this issue by serving as a consolidation or convergence IT platform for...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Changing the Economics of Flash Storage

    For most IT pros, the quest for flash storage ends with sticker shock. But, what if you could get flash performance at disk economics? Now you can. Are you ready to put all your hot data on flash, within the tightest footprint, in a fully functioning array? Finally, flash...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Embracing flash storage

    The performance gap between CPU and hard disk based storage systems increases exponentially every year. To meet the needs of today's performance hungry applications, IT professionals have utilized a variety of clever approaches to bridge this gap. However, the traditional hard disk drive (HDD) storage systems still struggle to keep...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Dell Antivirus Protection for Virtual Desktops

    Dell virtual desktop solutions include the hardware, software, and services to centralize workforce data on servers, rather than on individual desktops. Dell Virtual Integrated System management architecture provides the tools that businesses need in order to design, implement, and maintain VDI environments.Read this whitepaper to find out more.

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Dell Cloud Client DVS Adoption

    Desktop virtualization can provide clear and quantifiable benefits to organizations of all sizes. However, many organizations have approached adoption of desktop virtualization with caution because deployments are perceived to be complex, and there are lingering concerns about security, performance, and cost.This whitepaper illustrates why desktop virtualization is quickly approaching an...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Dell Mobility and Desktop Virtualization Alternate Devices

    The business world is getting more mobile every day, and the trend is not likely to change anytime soon, with the introduction and deployment of increasingly sophisticated wireless devices and the ever-increasing reach and availability of high speed networks, end users will have unprecedented access to information and mobile applications.This...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: Direct Networks – Desktops in the Cloud

    For small businesses, equipping every employee with their own computer can be a costly proposition. Every dollar spent on technology is one less that can be directed to other essential investments, such as marketing and product development.This case study explores why more and more small businesses are embracing Bring Your...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: China Power – Optimisation of Operation through Virtualisation

    To meet the expanding demands of the organization’s role within China’s power industry, China PowerComplete Equipment Company needed to consolidate its physical infrastructure, which was increasingly complex to manage.This case study explores why the company selected Dell to virtualize its data center on Dell™ PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Forrester Report on Windows 7 Commercial Adoption

    More than one year after its general availability (GA) launch, Windows 7 powers one out of every 10 PCs within North American and European companies. While far from overwhelming - especially considering that Windows XP still powers 75% - IT managers worldwide are preparing for a significant desktop transformation over...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The 12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Did you know there are 12 major tasks in Active Directory (AD) Domain Services management? Delegation of these tasks is key to keeping your AD environment performing a peak levels. But which ones require more time and effort? Which increase workload to the breaking point? And is there a better...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Active Directory Management and Security You’ve Always Dreamed Of

    Windows native security did the job when Windows NT was released in 1993. However, the growing complexity of IT infrastructures, an ever-changing and diverse workforce, IT administrators forced to do every menial Active Directory task – and much more! – means you need a strong, centralized and automated Active Directory...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Keys to the Kingdom: Limiting Active Directory Administrators

    Securing your Active Directory (AD) forest is a critical step for your enterprise. However, allowing a data center server operator to act as a domain administrator is the most potentially damaging security risk in your AD infrastructure. In this Windows IT Pro white paper, discover the differences between the...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Discover 10 Steps to Securing Active Directory

    Active Directory user accounts are crucial to security because they are the basis for authentication and initial access to the network, systems, and applications. And maintaining AD in a clean, organized, and secure state is a challenge for organizations. But what if you could reduce costs while improving AD security...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Access Control Is Easy, Use Active Directory Groups and Manage Them Well

    Good access control? It’s not about assigning permissions to Active Directory (AD). It really comes down to avoiding the use of local groups (whether on Windows file servers, in Microsoft SQL Server, in SharePoint, etc). In this new white paper, see why AD groups are at the center of the...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Protecting Exchange: Best practices and Practical Tips

    While disaster recovery and business continuity plans are necessary, they do not constitute a comprehensive and effective email data protection strategy. A good data-protection strategy must prevent the loss or corruption of mission-critical data. But the best data protection is really about minimizing downtime. According to a 2011 Forrester survey,...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Data Protection: Evaluating Business Requirements and Classifying Your Data

    Protecting your company’s data and applications means much more than just running a simple backup routine. It is about protecting your business assets throughout their lifecycle – in terms of preservation, recoverability and availability. A complete data-protection approach can help your company adapt to rapidly changing opportunities and environments, including:

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Fabricating an Agile, Efficient IT Infrastructure

    Haggar Clothing Company was running virtual servers and desktops on storage networks that were approaching end of life. They chose to consolidate data onto a Dell™ Compellent™ array and replaced their data-protection with a Dell DR4000 backup. The result? $12,000 annual savings on disk purchases, as well as 40+ hours/month...

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free AppAssure 5 Trial

    Designed for virtual, physical and cloud environments, Dell AppAssure 5 provides continual data and application backups and flexible recovery options for unparalleled data protection. Download a Free Trial!

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  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free vRanger 6.0 Trial

    With Dell vRanger, you gain comprehensive protection for both virtual and physical environments from one intuitive interface. No wonder more than 40,000 customers rely on vRanger’s speed, simplicity and scalability to protect their critical data every day. Download a Free Trial!

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Backup Best Practices for VMware Virtual Machines

    Are you a brand new vSphere administrator? Virtualization has come a long way in a short time, so keeping up with the latest best practices is critical. In this on-demand webcast, Greg Shields of Concentrated Technology discusses the history of virtual backups, how to address VMware and VM backups and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Security Testing and Assessment Services Guide

    This document provides you with an understanding of common cyber security tests and assessments organizations can use to evaluate their security posture and the distinctions between them. It will help you more accurately determine which assessment may be appropriate for your organization’s needs.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    10 Tips to Minimize the Impact of a Security Breach

    The Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit research team has developed a set of 10 recommended best practices to help minimize the duration and impact of a security breach. This white paper also includes 18 additional recommendations regarding technical issues, configuration and processes.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Why the Growth is moving from In-House to Managed Services

    Small and medium businesses are moving away from managing their network security in-house in favor of outsourcing it to managed security services providers. In fact, Aberdeen's 1Q2013 study of nearly 200 organizations found that more than half of all respondents have outsourced at least one of their IT Security solutions,...

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