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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Hadoop Enterprise Readiness

    This paper describes the benefits and challenges of leveraging big data analytics in an enterprise environment. The paper begins with a holistic view of business process phases and highlights ways in which analytics may stimulate better business operational efficiency, drive higher returns from existing or new investments, and also help...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Alternative solutions for long-term data storage

    From images to instant messages, unstructured data is quickly growing in diversity and quantity. Storage managers need a fresh approach to handling its rapid increase, and object storage is am alternative candidate. This white paper compares object storage to traditional NAS options and offers strategies for intelligent digital data management.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    How SMBs can make intelligent data decisions

    While enterprise IT managers can afford a "keep everything and keep it forever" approach to data storage, SMBs find it too costly and too complex. Dell outlines its intelligent data strategy, which makes it easier and more affordable to manage and optimise information for small to medium-sized businesses.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Simplifying management through Windows storage consolidation

    Who said an efficient infrastructure couldn't help drive innovation? Freeing up budget through storage consolidation can funnel funds into new projects and simplify storage management. With the abundance of Microsoft Windows-based servers and the right storage options, you can support an uncomplicated storage infrastructure.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Simplify your data backups

    Is it too hard to regularly backup and protect your data? It doesn't have to be. Dell's PowerVault RD1000 can offer simple ways to streamline your storage systems to keep your files safe and secure.

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    Aaron's Inc. saves over $1 million annually with Dell SonicWALL solutions

    Aaron's Inc. (NYSE: AAN) is the nation's leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories. Their challenges are they had large distributed enterprise deployment, lack of traffic visibility and demand for flexible management. They chose Dell to...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2011

    Connex Cuts Costs With Flexible, Reliable Dell SonicWall Solutions

    One of Connecticut's largest credit unions, Connex Credit Union has 120 employees and serves. Their challenges are to unreliable connectivity and management of laptop and mobile device security and enhancing remote access service levels. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented SonicWALL Secure Remote Access 4200, SonicWALL...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Dell PowerVault RD1000 and 114X RD1000

    Dell? PowerVault? RD1000 removable disk drive lets you quickly protect all your important information and take it with you. Designed as a sensible, affordable alternative to tape and CD/DVD backup, the PowerVault RD1000 is fast, user-friendly, and reliable. Download the white paper to learn more.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    File server performance comparison of three Dell PowerVault NX3000 configurations using Microsoft FSCT

    Dell Inc. commissioned Principled Technologies to compare the performance of three Dell PowerVault NX3000 unified network storage solution configurations running tasks that users at a remote office or smaller business location would typically perform. Download the white paper to find out more.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Simplifying Management Through Windows Storage Consolidation on Dell PowerVault NX3000 NAS Appliances

    Consolidating Microsoft? Windows? file shares into a common pool of network-accessible resources helps increase utilization, simplify management, and enhance service levels. Organizations can deploy scalable Dell? PowerVault? NX3000 Series network attached storage (NAS) appliances as stand-alone file servers or as gateways to storage area networks to enable reliable, efficient, high-performing...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Firewall Management Service

    As organizations conduct more of their core business processes over the Internet, security risk grows. Around-the-clock firewall monitoring and management are essential to safeguard the IT infrastructure and manage risk effectively. Firewall management is resource-intensive and requires a high level of expertise to prevent unauthorized access and costly breaches....

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Log Monitoring

    Protecting your enterprise from network threats requires constant vigilance over your security infrastructure and critical information assets. In addition to protecting your organization from attacks, many industry regulations require organizations to monitor their security environment, server logs and other information assets to ensure the integrity of these systems. Conducting effective...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Achieving PCI Compliance with Dell SecureWorks' Security Services

    Dell SecureWorks is a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) and one of the leading providers of Security Services, with more than 2,900 clients around the world. We offer a full breadth of services that will help your organization comply with the PCI DSS. Our services provide...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    The Dell SecureWorks Difference

    Dell SecureWorks is the leading pure-play Managed Security Services Provider with more than 2,900 clients and 42,000 devices managed and monitored around the world. We are the clear choice for any security team seeking to enhance their security posture and improve overall security operations efficiency. Dell SecureWorks is able to...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Network Intrusion Prevention with iSensor

    Network Intrusion Prevention is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your organization from unauthorized access. By defending the edge of your network, you are best able to deter both targeted and random attacks that may compromise your systems. Network Intrusion Prevention from Dell SecureWorks? employs...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Vulnerability Scanning

    New network, application and database vulnerabilities are emerging on a daily basis. Because they can be exploited by attackers, it is essential to eliminate these exposures in order to protect your critical IT assets and safeguard sensitive information. Additionally, many regulations, including PCI, FFIEC, NERC CIP and FISMA, require...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Evaluating Load Generation in Virtualized Environments for Software Performance Testing

    Before placing a software system into production, it is necessary to guarantee it provides users with a certain level of quality-of-service. Intensive performance testing is then necessary to achieve such a level and the tests require an isolated computing environment. Virtualization can therefore play an important role for saving energy...

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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 // Feb 2011

    CIO Strategies for Consumerization: The Future of Enterprise Mobile Computing

    It's been a generation since the first workers to grow up with personal computers at home entered the workforce. Twenty years ago, this new generation of workers helped fuel the massive expansion of business computer use and the productivity gains that ensued. In this paper you will learn the five...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Is Virtualization Safe for Business-Critical Applications?

    Borne on its ability to support data center consolidation, virtualization has swept through many enterprises over the last several years, time and again proving its ability to create more agile, efficient and cost-effective IT infrastructures. But still, some IT executives - especially those at small and medium-sized companies - haven't...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Operating System Deployment on Dell Enterprise Client Systems Using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

    IT departments typically manage a heterogeneous mix of decentralized client hardware and various software applications. Administration of large enterprises requires the use of centralized systems management processes that use consistent methods for managing the diverse network clients. Some typical IT administration activities involve deploying standardized corporate operating systems to client...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Dell? PowerEdge? R515 outperformed two legacy database servers

    Small to medium business (SMBs) with legacy database servers, such as older HP ProLiant systems, can find themselves running out of server capacity and at a crossroads. Do they continue with the status quo, almost guaranteeing increased hardware failures and lost revenue and time, or do they migrate to newer...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Dell? PowerEdge? R515 offers savings over two legacy database servers

    The Dell PowerEdge R515 server can quickly recapture initial investment costs and deliver savings for small to medium businesses (SMBs) replacing multiple legacy servers. We compared two legacy HP servers, one with an external storage array, each running one workload, to the Dell PowerEdge R515 with Microsoft SQL Server 2008...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Migrating to a Dell? PowerEdge? R515 from two legacy database servers

    Small to medium business (SMBs) with legacy database servers, such as older HP ProLiant systems, often find themselves running out of capacity and at a decision point: Do they continue with the status quo, almost guaranteeing increased hardware failures and lost revenue and time, or do they migrate to newer...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Dell? PowerEdge? R515 offers consolidation advantages over two legacy database servers

    Small to medium business (SMBs) with legacy database servers, such as older HP ProLiant systems, often find themselves running out of capacity and at a decision point: Do they continue with the status quo, almost guaranteeing increased hardware failures and lost revenue and time, or do they migrate to newer...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Virtual Gains: The Benefits of Dell Hardware with Hyper-V

    With Hyper-V, organizations pick up a flexible virtualization solution scaled to meet current and future needs. IT administers can oversee physical and virtual environments from a single console, deploying new systems and updating configurations. The upshot is a fast return on the investment through server consolidation and the associated ongoing...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Consolidating SQL Server® 2008 Onto Dell™ PowerEdge™ R900 and PowerEdge™ R905 using Microsoft's Hyper-V™

    This Guide is a companion to How-to Guide: Consolidating multiple SQL Server? systems onto Dell? PowerEdge? Servers using Microsoft's Hyper-V?. That Guide providers general virtualization and consolidation concepts, and demonstrates the setup and basic configuration of Dell? PowerEdge? R900 or PowerEdge? R905 server. Building on that base, this Guide adds...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    ServiceU Finds the "Golden Ticket"

    Company Achieves Outstanding Power Savings and Performance Improvements with Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 Hyper-V? and AMD Opteron? Processor-Based Systems

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Creating, Deploying, and Managing SQL Server Virtual Appliances

    Deploying SQL Server virtual appliances for Microsoft Hyper-V is often perceived as a complex and costly process. In this expert E-Guide, brought to you by SearchSQLServer.com and Dell, you will discover the basic steps essential for effectively managing SQL Server virtual appliances. Learn why SQL Server database mirroring provides efficient...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Consolidating Multiple SQL Server™ Systems Onto Dell™ PowerEdge™ R610 Servers Using Microsoft's Hyper-V™

    This Guide provides concepts and procedures that will help you successfully consolidate your Microsoft? SQL Server? instances from multiple machines onto a single Windows Server? 2008 system using Microsoft's Hyper-V?. In this Guide, we use Dell? PowerEdge R610 as the target server. Please refer to our accompanying Guide, "Consolidating SQL...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Best Practices for running Microsoft® SQL Server® and Microsoft® Hyper-V on Dell™ PowerEdge™ Servers and Storage

    Dell Business Ready Configurations provide technical architecture guidance as a reference to help simplify complex solutions for customers. This white paper provides a reference architecture based on the Dell Business Ready Configurations for Virtualization targeted towards virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 with Microsoft Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V in an...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Hypervisor management and optimization

    All hypervisors essentially do the same job, but not in the same way. The three top hypervisors all have differences that require specific management tactics.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    A Performance Comparison of AMD Opteron™ Processors with Microsoft® Hyper-V™Server 2008 R2

    Virtualization is becoming almost a necessity due in part to economic reasons but also in order to take full advantage of the sheer processing power offered by today's technology. This eventually leads to the question "how far will my servers scale in a virtual environment"? To demonstrate the relative scaling...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Best Practices of running Microsoft® SQL Server® and Microsoft® Hyper-V on Dell™ PowerEdge™ Servers and Storage

    Dell Business Ready Configurations provide technical architecture guidance as a reference to help simplify complex solutions for customers. This white paper provides a reference architecture based on the Dell Business Ready Configurations for Virtualization targeted towards virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 with Microsoft Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V in an...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    ServiceU Finds the Golden Ticket

    Company Achieves Outstanding Power Savings and Performance Improvements with Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ and AMD Opteron™ Processor-Based Systems

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Creating, Deploying and Managing SQL Server Virtual Appliances

    Deploying SQL Server virtual appliances for Microsoft Hyper-V is often perceived as a complex and costly process. In this expert E-Guide, brought to you by SearchSQLServer.com and Dell, you will discover the basic steps essential for effectively managing SQL Server virtual appliances. Learn why SQL Server database mirroring provides efficient...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Creating, Deploying, & Managing SQL Server Virtual Appliances

    Deploying SQL Server virtual appliances for Microsoft Hyper-V is often perceived as a complex and costly process. In this expert E-Guide, brought to you by SearchSQLServer.com and Dell, you will discover the basic steps essential for effectively managing SQL Server virtual appliances. Learn why SQL Server database mirroring provides efficient...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Best Practices running Microsoft® SQL Server® and Microsoft® Hyper-V on Dell™ PowerEdge™ Servers and Storage

    Dell Business Ready Configurations provide technical architecture guidance as a reference to help simplify complex solutions for customers. This white paper provides a reference architecture based on the Dell Business Ready Configurations for Virtualization targeted towards virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 with Microsoft Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V in an...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Hypervisor management & optimization

    All hypervisors essentially do the same job, but not in the same way. The three top hypervisors all have differences that require specific management tactics.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Performance Comparison of AMD Opteron™ Processors with Microsoft® Hyper-V™Server 2008 R2

    Virtualization is becoming almost a necessity due in part to economic reasons but also in order to take full advantage of the sheer processing power offered by today's technology. This eventually leads to the question, "how far will my servers scale in a virtual environment?" To demonstrate the relative scaling...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Consolidating DSS Workloads on Dell PowerEdge 11G Servers Using Oracle 11g Database Replay

    Any server consolidation project must be preceded by a well-planned effort to predict the energy consumption and performance capacity of the new platform as compared to the legacy environment. This paper shows how one can use the Oracle Database Replay feature as a reliable tool to help in server consolidation...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Backup and Recovery of Oracle Database on Dell EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI Storage

    Backup and Recovery is one of the most essential aspects of Oracle database administration. Businesses need to back up important data to protect themselves against various types of failures. During backup, copies of the Oracle data are made so that these copies may be used to restore the original in...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    iSCSI for TL-Series Tape Libraries: Direct Attach a Dell PowerVault TL2000 / TL4000 to an iSCSI SAN

    To supplement the growth in iSCSI SANs, Dell has introduced an iSCSI-to-SAS bridge card for the TL-series of tape libraries (Dell PowerVault TL2000 & TL4000). This offering allows a customer to directly attach a tape backup target to their iSCSI 1Gb Ethernet SAN with little to no degradation in transfer...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    VMware ESXi Systems Management on Dell PowerEdge Servers

    Virtualization has become a key tool in enterprise IT environments, enabling flexible resource management and optimized hardware utilization while helping simplify IT operations. By enabling IT staff to dynamically reprovision resources as needed, it can also help avoid planned downtime, enhance testing and development, and support rapid disaster recovery. VMware...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Restaurant Franchisee Gets Its IT Cooking With the Right Reporting From Dell Software Inventory & Usage Management

    Thomas & King is one of the largest franchisees of Applebee's International, operating 90 restaurants, as well as seven Carino's Italian Grill restaurants. With 97 remote sites spread across five states, managing PC and software inventory was an ongoing challenge. Thomas & King wanted Software asset management solution to inventory...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    German Hospital Improves Speed and Availability With Rapidly Deployed Dell EqualLogic Virtualized Storage Solution

    German hospital Zentrum fur Soziale Psychiatre Haina gGmbH wanted to maximise the benefits of its virtualized server infrastructure to improve its data protection and recovery capabilities. The IT team decided to replace its direct attached storage with a centralised, virtualized Dell EqualLogic storage solution. ZSP-Haina gGmbH created a fully virtualized...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    School Improves Teaching and Learning While Cutting ICT Costs by Approximately 45 Per Cent

    Xaveriuscollege wanted to provide all teachers with the tools they needed to incorporate technology into their lessons and to prepare for integration of an Electronic Learning Environment (ELO) extending teaching and learning beyond the classroom. Teachers received Dell Latitude laptops that could be connected to projectors installed in every classroom...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Dell Case Study: Loud and Clear

    RCS wanted to eliminate excess hardware inventory, reduce failure rates, and meet the specific needs of broadcast customers while enhancing supply chain efficiency. RCS worked with the Dell OEM Industry Solutions Group (Dell OEM) to integrate Dell workstations into RCS turnkey solutions, and to help design a new Dell Precision...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    German Social Services Group Consolidates Servers by 50 Per Cent for Greater Sustainability With Dell Virtualized Solution

    Evangelische Gesellschaft Stuttgart (eva) wanted to consolidate and virtualize its servers because employees lacked the tools to work effectively. The company created a centralised system built on Dell PowerEdge servers running virtualization technology and connected it to a Dell/EMC storage area network. Dell OptiPlex desktops and Dell Latitude laptops were...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Accountancy Body in South Africa Consolidates Server Numbers by 66 Per Cent With Dell Blades

    SAICA wanted to make its server infrastructure more sustainable. It looked to consolidate server numbers with machines that used less power, took up less room and were simple to manage. In two days, the company working alongside Dell Deployment Services installed a new Dell blade infrastructure complete with enclosure, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Dutch IT Service Provider Can Launch New Servers and Storage Up to 75 Per Cent Faster Thanks to Virtualization

    Info Support wanted to respond faster to client requests by creating a development environment where new projects, complete with servers and storage, were up and running in a couple of hours. The company deployed the latest Dell blade and enclosure technology with a Dell EqualLogic Storage Area Network (SAN) to...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Leading Biotech Company Works With Dell ISG to Launch Medical Device With Best-in-Class User Interface

    Trinity Biotech wanted to launch a new haemostasis analyser. This required standardised hardware from a solution provider who understood the challenges of regulatory compliance. Dell OEM Industry Solutions Group (ISG) provided a desktop to support Trinity's custom-built software. As a Trinity approved supplier, Dell simplified the compliance process. Custom Factory...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Making the University Unstoppable

    Keep crucial university financial data and applications - including payroll, inventory, and accounting - protected and available in the face of user error, system failure, and complete disaster. The university IT team built a layered data protection and disaster recovery architecture using Dell EqualLogic storage arrays and VMware Site Recovery...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Dell Case Study: Time to Deliver

    Neopress, a division of the French Postal Service, had just one month to build its own previously outsourced IT infrastructure, including a disaster recovery site. Neopress selected Dell Services to manage every aspect of the project including, assessment, design and implementation. The new datacentre and recovery site consisted of virtualized...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Dell Case Study: Strength in Numbers

    Financial organisation Hoegh Capital Partners (HCP) wanted to make the most of its IT investments by increasing system availability, while enhancing and refining routine processes such as patching. With Dell Managed Services for Small Business, the company now has a complete, independent view of its infrastructure, with monthly reports and...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Retail Company Uses Dell Solution to Reduce Server Numbers From 60 to 6 and Simplify Expansion

    Einhell Germany wanted to standardise the IT infrastructure across its 35 subsidiaries to simplify the integration of new offices and reduce the complexity of system maintenance. The company implemented a solution at its head office based on Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell/EMC storage solutions and virtualization software. Server numbers have fallen...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    No Detail Too Small to Benefit From Dell's Expertise

    To build a new, 475,000-square-foot pediatric hospital, Seton wanted to make sure it would incorporate state-of-the-art information technology to support world-class medical care, now and for decades to come. Dell provided strategic guidance on the design and construction for the IT infrastructure of Dell Children's Medical Center, as part of...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Mortgage Lenders' Moment of Truth

    The mortgage industry is in a state of crisis, as developments frequently surface on the nightly news. Secondary markets have been disrupted and are often illiquid - and volatility is reflected in the cost of funding. Optimal Blue sought to optimize its technology platform by adopting more power efficient servers...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Leading Semiconductor Expert Reduces IT Maintenance by 66 Per Cent to Support International Growth Plans

    The IT environment at leading semiconductor specialist Rasco grew organically, incorporating hardware from five different solution providers. As a result, the company experienced frequent downtime to critical IT services and high maintenance costs. Rasco replaced its disparate server and storage systems with a single, fully integrated IT environment from Dell....

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Global Challenges of IT Automation

    Automate manual IT processes related to batch scheduling, change management, configuration management, alerting, regulatory compliance, and trouble-ticket resolution to simplify IT, cut costs, and focus on IT innovation. To automate several operational tasks, the Dell IT group deployed BMC CONTROL-M for Distributed Systems and BMC BladeLogic Operations Manager, and is...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Precision Automation and Robotics India Ltd Reduces Server Footprint by 50 Percent and Energy Costs by 30 Percent

    Precision Automation and Robotics India Ltd (PARI) was experiencing strong business growth and wanted to move to a centralized IT platform to support its existing applications and future expansion, while maximizing resources and reducing costs for the future. Dell Global Infrastructure Consulting Services worked with PARI to implement an infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Leading Medical Publisher Cuts Costs by 25% With Virtualized Datacentres

    Leading medical publisher Thieme wanted to optimise its datacentre to cope with continued business growth. But the company wanted to introduce an e-business platform to appeal to a greater number of customers. This meant significantly increasing data capacity and ensuring high availability, at a sustainable cost. Working in close partnership...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Dell PowerEdge Servers With Virtualization Help Reduce Datacenter Footprint by Over 35 Percent at Pune E Stock Broking

    An emerging online brokerage, Pune e Stock Broking Pvt. Ltd (PeSB) needed a highly available and responsive trading platform to support the millions of dollars of online trading conducted by the company. PeSB wanted to build a robust platform that would rank as one of the best in India, while...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Insuring Online Sales

    A storage I/O bottleneck hampered the performance of Safeway Insurance's application for independent insurance agents, undermining sales efforts. A storage I/O bottleneck hampered performance online application for independent insurance agents, undermining sales efforts. A Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage Area Network (SAN) enabled safeway to eliminate the bottleneck, add new...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Dell Unified Communications Pilot Inspires Greener Working Practices at Global Law Firm

    Increasingly, companies are concerned not just about the monetary expense of air travel but the environmental cost too. Rouse wanted help from an experienced services team in launching a pilot programme for the latest communication and collaboration software, Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. Dell Global Infrastructure Consulting Services ensured a...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Citizant Enhances IT Flexibility and Scalability by Creating a Virtualized Dell Infrastructure That Will Pay for Itself in 18 Months

    Citizant's focus on providing superior customer service to its government customers has helped the company grow tremendously since the company's founding. In 10 years, the company has expanded from 2 to 130 employees and achieved annual revenues of more than US$18 million. Citizant wanted to accommodate business growth, enhance IT...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Dell PowerEdge M610 Helps Soho VFX Deliver Hollywood Blockbusters Faster by Accelerating Rendering by 20 Percent

    With compute-intensive rendering processes, highly variable workloads, and dwindling space in its data center, visual effects studio Soho VFX depends on scalable high-performance servers to match the demanding pace of Hollywood production. Soho VFX deployed and tested a Dell PowerEdge M610 blade in a PowerEdge M1000e enclosure, improving rendering speed...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Leading Greek Bank Maintains Services While Relocating Key Datacentre Thanks to Dell Services

    Piraeus Bank Group planned to relocate its primary datacentre to a new site after it 'Outgrew' the existing location. The operation needed support from a services team with the skills and experience to make sure there was no loss of service to employees or bank customers during the transition. Using...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Protecting a Paperless Office

    Accommodate 200 percent data growth by creating a consolidated yet scalable IT infrastructure and protect data with reliable, easy-to-manage backup and disaster recovery strategies that are integrated with virtualized servers. Peterson Sullivan PLLC created a consolidated, scalable virtualized infrastructure with VMware software, Dell PowerEdge servers, and Dell EqualLogic storage while...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Joined-Up Thinking

    IT consultancy Alti needed more flexible messaging platform with just one log-in process for its staff and saw an opportunity to upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Office Outlook at the same time. Alti approached Dell, a trusted partner for five years, for advice on a new messaging platform....

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    The Alice Smith School Lowers Total Cost of Ownership by Approximately 15 Percent by Consolidating on the Dell Platform

    The Alice Smith School IT department wanted to refresh its computers and reduce maintenance costs to optimize its IT resources and enhance the utilization of ICT in its curriculum. The school consolidated its hardware on the Dell platform, replacing legacy desktops with Dell OptiPlex personal computers and Dell Latitude notebook...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Taking Auto Insurance to the Next Level

    In December 1999, Esurance launched its Web site to harness the power of the Internet and revolutionize the way people purchase insurance. Esurance needs to stay in constant contact with its associates during emergency drills and real-life disasters. Esurance implemented Dell Crisis Management & Alerting services: Emergency Notification and the...

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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

    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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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Intelligent Disaster Recovery: Dell Powervault DL 2000 Powered by Symantec

    The PowerVault DL2000 - Powered by Symantec Backup Exec offers the industry's only fully integrated backup-to-disk solution with software factory installed. Dell and Symantec have co-developed this offering to gives easier management capabilities of the backup-to-disk environment. It's an ideal way for any IT department to achieve faster, more reliable...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Dell PowerVault DL2000 Backup Performance

    This whitepaper evaluates the throughput performance capabilities of the PowerVault DL2000 in its two hardware configurations - Value Series and Performance Optimized1. With this information, the end-user will be able to accurately size their backup infrastructure to meet backup window requirements by scaling the number of DL2000s needed for their...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Realization of Virtualization

    As virtualization proves its mettle throughout the enterprise, companies of all sizes are looking for ways to reap the rewards without succumbing to the traditional complexity. Dell's virtualization solution paired with Microsoft's Windows Server 2008, featuring Hyper-V technology and System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008, is a business-ready virtual...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Integrating Blade Solutions With EqualLogic SANs

    There are many ways that blade enclosures can be attached to a Dell EqualLogic SAN. This paper has reviewed three ways, but depending on the blade enclosure design features there may be other options. Each of the three architecture strategies presented here provides different trade-offs in cost, complexity, and scalability....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Advanced File Sharing and Management in the Dell NX4

    The Dell NX4 Network Attached Storage (NAS) device goes beyond simple file servers to provide advanced features ranging from point-in-time snapshots and replication to deduplication, file-level retention, and tiered storage access. Combined with support for both Internet SCSI (iSCSI) and Fibre Channel, this system can help meet enterprise-class requirements, simplify...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Implementation of SAP Applications Using Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture Best Practices: With Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Recovery Manager & Oracle GRID Control

    This paper contains the suggested Oracle 10g Release 2 EE Database Real Application Cluster (RAC) server architecture and implementation of a SAP7.0 Landscape for a large commercial customer. The cluster storage is configured using OCFS2 and Oracle Data Guard is being implemented to provide disaster recovery capabilities. Oracle GRID Control...

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