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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Iberian Bank Replicates Data Approximately 40 Per Cent Faster With Dell Virtualized Storage Solution

    The Banco Esp?rito Santo, S.A. Spanish division found that replicating data to machines at its disaster recovery centre was complex to manage. The bank implemented a virtualized solution based on Dell EqualLogic technology and VMware. Dell ProSupport for IT is maximising the solution's performance. This resulted in virtualized storage volumes...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    How Midsize Organizations Can Simplify Windows 7 Migrations Using Dell KACE Appliances

    Enterprise IT departments are quickly embracing the Microsoft Windows 7 OS: in a recent survey, 87 percent of organizations said that they plan to deploy Windows 7, and almost half do not plan to wait for Service Pack 1 before rolling it out.1 Because Microsoft does not support in-place upgrades...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Maintaining an Oracle JD Edwards Application in a Hosted Data Center

    AARP needed help supporting their JD Edwards applications, enhancing information security, and consolidating data management - including reliable disaster prevention and recovery services. Because of a proven track record of success in data management, AARP selected Dell Services to host and maintain their IT systems while providing application support. AARP...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Good Medicine for an Efficient Enterprise

    National Prescribing Service wanted to maximize efficiency, reduce its hardware footprint and increase uptime for critical services such as email by virtualizing servers and storage. NPS approached Dell about the benefits that virtualized servers and storage could bring to the NPS data center. Dell Global Infrastructure Consulting Services (ProConsult) performed...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Maximising Hosting Efficiency

    Founded in 2000 Catalyst2 is located in United Kingdom. Hosted services provider Catalyst2 needed to stay competitive, but its fast-growing data centre was becoming expensive to run, power-hungry and complex to manage. The company upgraded to a compact and cost-efficient virtualized Dell datacentre with PowerEdge servers and EqualLogic storage, protected...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Service You Can Rely On: Virtualized Platform Delivers ?100,000 Per Year Savings for UK Insurance Services Firm

    In a high-transaction, low-margin company, operational efficiency is essential for success. And, in the battle for profits, improvements to the IT infrastructure can have a significant impact on bottom-line margins. Ai Claims Solutions wanted to refresh its IT infrastructure to cut datacentre costs, reduce energy consumption and deliver the performance...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Wind Farm Developer Assesses Sites 20 Times Faster and Cuts Power Use by Around 75 Per Cent With Dell Blade Cluster

    Voted one of the UK's top 50 green companies by The Sunday Times, RES (Renewable Energy Systems) is one of the world's leading renewable energy developers, having built more than 80 wind farms across the globe. To build more wind farms overseas, RES needed high performance computing. It wanted a...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Dayton ISD Saves Five Figures and Reclaims More Than 100 Staff Hours Annually With Reliable Dell Desktop PCs

    Dayton ISD needed better reliability in both its desktop and its laptop computers. The district implemented Dell Latitude laptops for some teachers and administrators, and for use in classrooms, and Dell OptiPlex desktop machines for use in computer labs and administrative offices. Not only are the computers highly reliable on...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    SparkPeople Eliminates Bottlenecks and Trims Four Hours Per Week From Heavy Workload With Dell/EMC SAN Storage Solution

    SparkPeople sought to eliminate its storage I/O bottleneck to give customers fast, simplified access to their information from its database-powered Web site, and ensure that the next busy season would pose no scalability problems. The company redeployed three databases on a new Dell/EMC storage array along with Dell PowerEdge servers...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Cornell University & Partners Demonstrate Seamless Access to a Software Utility With the National Science Foundation-Funded ^MATLAB on the TeraGrid^ Project

    The Cornell Center for Advanced Computing (CAC) was interested in understanding how best to deploy a software utility as a transparent and responsive user service for scientific researchers and engineers. The goal was to demonstrate a working model for high-performance utility computing with MATLAB, which might encourage other software vendors...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Revolutionising the Management of Pensions Risk

    PensionsFirst Analytics LLP is only three years old, but has already transformed the way firms look at defined benefit pension risks. Its product - PFaroe - helps firms conduct portfolio analysis and scenario testing. PensionsFirst Analytics LLP wanted to design and deploy secure, high-performing and reliable production and disaster recovery...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Hoover City Schools Save $357,000 With Server Virtualization Initiative Using Technologies From Dell and Intel

    Linking up-to-date technology with student preparedness, Hoover City Schools wanted to update its servers, storage, client hardware and operating systems to the most current solutions available. Hoover City Schools deployed Dell PowerEdge servers with Intel processors, Microsoft Hyper-V for server virtualization and Dell EqualLogic storage in the data center; upgrade...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Panasonic Electric Works IS Saves Thousands of Yen Through Virtualized Dell Solution

    Panasonic Electric Works IS needed a flexible solution to work with Egenera PAN Manager, with competitive pricing and superior performance. The company moved to Dell PowerEdge servers which enabled application virtualization. As a result thousands saved with move to Dell PowerEdge servers and seamless access for over 20,000 users. Time...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Combining the Manageability and Efficiency of CommVault Simpana Software With the Speed of Native Snapshots

    The amount of data under management continues to accelerate every year. Growth matched by increased uptime requirements for business-critical applications has forced IT organizations to seek modern methods to achieve seemingly unobtainable Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for data availability and recovery. Higher SLAs drive the need for more recovery points...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Off Host Data Protection: Commvault SnapProtect and Dell EqualLogix PS Arrays

    SnapProtect is designed to work in conjunction with the snapshot ability built into storage arrays such as Dell EqualLogic PS Series. On a Dell EqualLogic array, one can create local point-in-time snapshots and complete clones for testing, backup, and recovery operations. One can restore the data quickly and easily with...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Dell PowerEdge 11th Generation Servers: R810, R910, and M910 Memory Guidance

    This paper serves as memory guidance for Dell 11th Generation PowerEdge R810, R910, and M910 servers released March 2010 using the new Intel Xeon 7500 and 6500 series processors that support DDR3 memory technology. This paper explains what Dell supports and describes rules for installing memory. Examples of terminology definitions...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Laying the Groundwork for Private and Public Clouds

    Cloud computing is essentially a familiar concept. The idea of a readily available pool of resources has been raised time and time again. For example, over the past decade people have heard about autonomic, grid and utility computing. People have also seen the emergence of a services-oriented approach to application...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Remote Microsoft Windows Server OS Kernel Debugging Using Dell Windows Debugger Utility (DWDU)

    This White Paper provides information on using Dell Windows Debugger Utility (DWDU) the way to remotely debug the Windows kernel in case of operating system issues. Currently, the kernel can be debugged using tools such as Windows Debugger(WinDbg) or Kernel Debugger(KD) that are running on a client machine that is...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cable Routing Procedures for Dell PowerEdge R910 Systems

    This white paper covers recommended cable routing procedures for Dell PowerEdge R910 systems in the following racks: PowerEdge 4210, PowerEdge 2410, PowerEdge 4220, PowerEdge 2420. If one is using the optional CMA, following these procedures will allow one to extend the system from the rack for service without powering down...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Configuring DELL PowerEdge 11G Servers Running Windows Server 2008 for iSCSI SAN Boot

    This paper provides instructions for configuring Dell PowerEdge 11G family of servers to boot the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 or the Windows Server 2008 R2 from iSCSI SAN-based boot images. The evolution of server and storage virtualization as well as the adoption of Storage Area Networks (SANs) by SMB,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Based Decision Support Systems Using Dell EqualLogic 10GbE ISCSI Storage

    The goal of this paper is to describe best practices for deploying Decision Support System (DSS) or Data Warehousing (DW) solutions based on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 using Dell EqualLogic storage. DSS solutions require scalable storage platforms that offer high levels of performance and capacity. Deploying the storage platform using...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Propelling Product Design: Nakashima Propeller Achieves Rapid Computational Performance With Dell HPC Solution

    Founded in 1926 Nakashima Propeller is located in Japan. Nakashima Propeller wanted to shorten its product development and rollout times by accelerating its design process. The propeller manufacturer deployed a High Performance Computing center (HPC) solution to enhance its computational capacity for rapid data processing using Dell's PowerEdge server architecture.

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Taming the Email Beast

    The State of Delaware needed to consolidate its distributed email systems and 67 domain controllers into a centrally managed infrastructure and implement an email archiving solution to comply with federal and local regulations. The state migrated its email systems to Dell PowerEdge blade servers with Intel Xeon processors to reduce...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Removing Obstacles to Research

    J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) needed powerful x86-based servers in a small form factor to construct a High-Performance Computing (HPC) grid for genomic analysis. The institute also wanted to reduce its cost per gigabyte for archive storage without sacrificing reliability or performance. For maximum performance in a small footprint, the...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Rock-Solid Disaster Recovery

    The challenge was to improve Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) ahead of hurricane season to mitigate risk of downtime. Dell partner compuquip recommended a VMware-based virtualization solution using Dell EqualLogic PS5000 iSCSI SAN arrays with 7,200 RPM SATA disk to provide affordable storage capacity for the...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    A Thinner, Greener Solution

    The province of South Holland wanted to reduce the environmental impact of its IT infrastructure while increasing end-user and administrator flexibility. Dell consultants helped configure a versatile Dell Flexible Computing Solution based on Dell OptiPlex FX160 desktops with Intel Atom processors, backed by Dell ProSupport for IT.

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Dell Case Study: Streaming Education

    Faced with a mix of legacy client and server hardware and an aging cable television system, Montgomery Independent School District wanted to standardize its hardware environment, upgrade its infrastructure, and find a more efficient way to deliver desktops and applications to end users. The district standardized on Dell desktops, laptops,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Integrated Management for Virtualized Dell Servers Using the Dell PRO Pack and Microsoft System Center

    With virtualization becoming a standard part of the data center vernacular, the focus for IT administrators is beginning to turn from deploying virtualization to managing virtualization. For all but the smallest virtualization deployments, creating a simple and efficient management infrastructure can be an ongoing challenge. Virtualization management encompasses the Virtual...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Dell Case Study: Hoover City Schools

    Hoover City Schools wanted to update its 6,500 Dell client systems - a mix of OptiPlex 755 and OptiPlex 760 desktops, Latitude 2100 netbooks, and Latitude XT mobile tablet devices - to the latest Microsoft OS. But the district needed to be sure that the applications it depended on would...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Building a Business-ready Mobile Infrastructure

    Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are increasingly on the go and now require more tools to keep their mobile workforce connected. That means affordable mobile computing and communication solutions for remote offices and telecommuters that won't break the bank or compromise security. What many SMBs are now beginning to understand...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Application Integration and Data Protection

    The Dell Equal Logic PS Series arrays include application integration for advanced data management and protection. Auto-Snapshot Manager with Smart Copy is an all-inclusive enhanced feature of the PS Series that provides application awareness and integration with Microsoft Windows-based applications such as Exchange and SQL Server. Auto-Snapshot Manager utilizes Microsoft...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    The Sao Paulo State Appeals Court Ensures Greater Productivity for Judges With a Mobility Solution From Dell

    The Sao Paulo State Appeals Court was looking for a mobility solution for approximately 2,500 judges, allowing them to work remotely and also to provide remote access to the electronic systems. Currently, the State Justice in S?o Paulo owns 700 buildings distributed throughout the entire state, with a total of...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Power to the Teachers

    Midway Independent School District sought to gain control over server sprawl and implement a consolidated solution for growth. The district virtualized its applications and storage onto Dell PowerEdge blade servers with Intel Xeon processors and a Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SAN, allowing the district to expand its capacity, control server sprawl...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Breaking Down Barriers to Knowledge

    Florida State University needed to replace its older shared-research computing platform that had become difficult to expand and not user-friendly and provide HPC research facilities for a wide range of researchers in disparate fields to attract grants and high-caliber faculty and students. The university tapped Dell for PowerEdge servers for...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Going the Distance

    Founded in 1967, Cambrian College has 467 staff. Cambrian College staff required an online collaboration capability, but the college did not have IT staff available for the project. The college used Dell ProConsult Services to help plan, design, and implement a consolidated, scalable solution using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS)...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Helping Secure Success

    Blansol found IT management was complex at its Barcelona site. Plus, backing up directly to tape was time consuming and hindered disaster recovery. Working with Dell Financial Services, Blansol deployed a Dell solution featuring storage and virtualized servers. The solution is backed by ProSupport for IT. Because of deployment of...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Solutions You Can Bank On

    Founded in 1949, is located in Hungary. OTP Bank wanted to cut energy consumption in its data centre and save time with the simplified deployment of 6,000 clients. With help from Dell and the Hardware Customisation service, the bank consolidated its data centre with virtualization and configured its client estate.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A Performance Comparison of AMD Opteron Processors With Microsoft Hyper-VTM 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 the servers scale in a virtual environment"? To demonstrate the relative scaling...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Web Hosting Provider the Planet Moves to Dell 11th-Generation Servers, Doubling Customers' Application Performance and Reducing Power Consumption by 30 Percent

    Stay ahead of competitors in the Web hosting marketplace by giving customers access to cutting-edge technology as soon as it is released; enhance operational efficiencies by maximizing the performance-per-watt ratio of new servers. The Planet deployed 11th-generation Dell PowerEdge servers equipped with the high-performing, energy-efficient Intel Xeon processor 5500 series.

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Using Dell Netbooks, Dubiski Career High School Gains Up to 40 Extra Minutes of Learning Per Teacher Per Day

    Administrators at a new career and technology high school wanted to make laptops available to all of their students. The laptops had to support their innovative curricula and learning environment and integrate well with other academic software. After comparing netbook offerings from four vendors, the district chose Dell Latitude 2100...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Students and Teachers Get Access to Educational Software 71 Percent Faster

    Ackerman Charter School District recognizes the importance of technology in education today. To provide the best education, it needs its computers in peak condition. Using manual processes, and employing one IT staff member to manage hundreds of devices, computers were months or even years behind in updates, and increasingly vulnerable...

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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 // Nov 2013

    City of Atlanta slashes storage costs by 60 percent with the Dell DR4000

    Atlanta is the capital of the state of Georgia and its most populous city. Backups were a problem for the City of Atlanta: they required nearly all day to run, introduced compliance risks and incurred significant costs. To address the issue, the organization looked for a robust and fast backup...

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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 // Sep 2013

    Swedish City Delivers Seamless Email Migration

    The City of Uddevalla (Uddevalla kommun) is one of the largest municipalities on Sweden's west coast and has 50,000 inhabitants. Uddevalla needed to migrate from Novell GroupWise to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 quickly, with no downtime to critical mail services. Based on a recommendation from IT partner Kerfi, Uddevalla used...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    IT Services Company Achieves Unified Access Governance for All Users

    Colt Technology Services is an international network and IT services company that delivers integrated computing and network services to customers worldwide. To improve security and ensure compliance with industry regulations, Colt Technology Services needed a streamlined way to provision and govern access for both general and privileged users to 19,000...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    University Manages Bandwidth Growth, Speeds Performance

    Cedarville University is a private Baptist institution of arts and sciences with about 3,400 students. With bandwidth consumption growing 30 to 40 percent each year, and students accessing the internet from a wide variety of personal devices, Cedarville University needed a new firewall solution that would ensure network security and...

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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 // 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 // Jan 2014

    Power Regulator Optimizes Operations Through Virtualization

    China Power Complete Equipment Company (CPCEC) is one of the principal companies involved in the development of regulations and monitoring of standards for businesses. To meet the expanding demands of the organization's role within China's power industry, China Power Complete Equipment Company needed to consolidate its physical infrastructure, which was...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Casino enjoys secure, reliable data protection with AppAssure

    Casino New Brunswick is a four-diamond resort complex enterprise with a wide range of IT requirements for its diverse businesses. A manual, tape-based approach to backup and recovery was creating headaches not only were IT staff spending hours manually swapping tapes and monitoring multiple backup processes, but backup traffic was...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    College Consolidates Network Security

    Bolton College (previously known as Bolton Community College) is a further education college located in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. Their challenge is to replace existing Cisco PIX firewall with future-proofed next-generation firewall. They chose Dell to overcome this challenge. They have implemented Dell SonicWALL E-Class network security appliance E8500. The...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Telecommunications Company Efficiently Supports Distributed and Growing Workforce

    BroadSoft, the leading innovator of Voice over IP (VoIP) applications, is the backbone of the networks of more than 500 telecommunications service providers. To efficiently support its distributed and growing workforce, BroadSoft needed to replace its manual systems management processes and home-grown issue tracking tool. BroadSoft's small IT team now...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Cass Information Systems runs high-performance storage without a dedicated SAN manager

    Cass Information Systems handles customers' expenses for telecom, utilities, and freight and parcel delivery. At Cass Information Systems, success depends largely on the performance of the data storage platform. When the company's EMC SAN reached capacity about three years into its five-year life cycle, storage performance began to suffer. The...

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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 // Oct 2013

    E-Learning Company Supports 100,000 Users Concurrently

    Blackboard develops and licenses educational software that improves every aspect of the education experience for millions of learners and educators around the world. Blackboard needed to fine-tune its Blackboard Learn e-learning environment for Oracle to meet its target of supporting 50,000 concurrent users. The company used Dell Foglight for Oracle...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Dynamic Data Protection Drives Double-Digit Growth

    Bluegrass Computer Services, a leading IT support company in the south west of England, provides a wide range of remote support services to Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs). Bluegrass saw that many Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) lacked effective disaster recovery strategies to protect growth. The service provider identified this...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Software Designer Creates Environment for Growth

    Cadac Group embarked on a project to update its main IT infrastructure at Heerlen. Cadac Group needed to replace an existing backup and restore solution with one that helped increase productivity while reducing administration and costs. The company deployed Dell AppAssure supported by Dell PowerEdge servers and a Dell PowerEdge...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    University Empowers Users With Self-Service Analytics

    The Portland, Oregon, branch of Concordia University serves more than 3,000 students. The university's business intelligence department required a fast, accurate way to run reports and extract meaningful information from its diverse data sources to ensure compliance, improve decision making, and focus on other BI initiatives. With the Toad business...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Migrating Data While Boosting Performance

    Conexus Credit Union is Saskatchewan's largest and Canada's sixth largest credit union. Conexus Credit Union wanted to use Microsoft SharePoint to manage business-critical data while storing that data in a repository other than Microsoft SQL Server. The company deployed Dell storage Maximizer for SharePoint, which externalizes data from SQL Server...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 // Oct 2010

    Using PXE With UEFI on PowerEdge Servers with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

    All of Dell's 11G (and later) PowerEdge servers support booting in both legacy BIOS mode and in UEFI mode. This paper explains how to set up a PXE server to support Dell PowerEdge servers as UEFI clients, and how to boot these clients. While many of the details in this...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Dell Blades Help Reduce Rendering Time for Chungnam Techno Park by 90 Percent and Energy Consumption by 30 Percent

    With its legacy servers causing rendering bottlenecks that led to costly delays in production, Chungnam Techno Park wanted a dynamic server solution to speed up the rendering process for its film production studios. Chungnam Techno Park deployed 80 Dell PowerEdge blades for its render farm. The solution reduced rendering time...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Dell Global Infrastructure Consulting Services Helps Zoot Enterprises Complete a New Microsoft Exchange Implementation 25 Percent Faster Than Anticipated

    The Zoot Enterprises IT team must design and implement a new e-mail and calendaring system in just six weeks to accommodate a customer's global expansion. The Zoot team engaged the Dell Global Infrastructure Consulting Services (GICS) team to help design and install the solution based on a Microsoft Exchange Server,...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Master Restaurant Developers Saves 25% of IT Staff Time, Cuts Printing Costs by 50% and Kicks Up Holiday Revenues by 30% With Dell Solution

    Master Restaurant Developers needed a flexible solution for its multi-unit, multi-brand and multifunction portfolio of restaurant franchises to support the company's growth with consistent quality and service. The company selected Dell OptiPlex point-of-sale and desktop solutions, Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell Latitude laptops as well as Dell PowerConnect switches, flat-panel...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Garuda Indonesia Reduces Energy Consumption by 40 Percent and Optimizes Space by 50 Percent With Dell PowerEdge Blade Servers

    Garuda Indonesia wanted to boost the efficiency of its business operations by developing its IT infrastructure further and running key front-end applications on high-performance servers. Garuda Indonesia deployed a series of Dell PowerEdge blade servers paired with Dell PowerEdge enclosures. The blades has helped the airline reduce energy consumption, optimize...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Adams and Reese Ensures Communications With Dispersed Employees and Clients After Hurricane Katrina With Help From Dell

    Adams and Reese needed a way to communicate with employees and clients in the event of a disaster in order to secure employee safety and conduct business when email and BlackBerry service were down. The law firm planned for and implemented a solution for email continuity by contracting a service...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Upgrade Improves Management Efficiency by 33 Per Cent With Scalable Dell Solution

    IT services provider Atos Origin wanted to upgrade the infrastructure at its business-critical SAP Competence Centre. With servers nearing the end of their lease agreements and storage approaching full capacity, the company saw an opportunity to install the latest technology and create a long-term foundation for growth. Atos Origin worked...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Health Fund Expects to Cut Server Footprint by Approximately 66 Per Cent With Virtualization Solution

    Mutual health fund LCM/ANMC accumulated 300 physical servers during centralisation of its IT functions. The company faced increased demand for processing power, but was outgrowing its two main datacentres. The IT team reduced the server footprint and cut costs and complexity with scalable virtualized Dell servers. The team uses simplified...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    District School Board of Niagara Achieves 100% Return on Investment in One Year With the Dell Learning System

    The District School Board of Niagara needed a flexible e-learning system to facilitate staff training and professional development. Classroom-based, instructor-led training was expensive, time consuming and often of limited value. After evaluating several offerings from the competition, the district decided to implement the Dell Learning System, a complete hardware and...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Leading International Law Firm in Paris Increases Efficiency With New Printing Solution

    The Paris office of leading global law firm Baker & McKenzie wanted to consolidate its two Paris-based offices. Decision makers chose to make the most of the move to replace their outdated and disparate printing solution. Baker & McKenzie in France worked closely with Dell to establish a strategic printing...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Blades Give Trading Application an Edge

    Power constraints and a reliance on 1U and 2U rack servers left Tora Trading Services with a complex, inefficient infrastructure that could not scale to provide necessary resources. Working with Dell, Tora migrated its trading application to three Dell PowerEdge M1000e modular blade enclosures housing 33 PowerEdge M600 blade servers.

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Primary Care Trust Saves Seven Days by Choosing Dell to Deploy 288 Desktops in 48 Hours

    NHS Gloucestershire needed to deploy 288 desktops at its headquarters in an environmentally friendly way - but had just 48 hours to do it. NHS Gloucestershire knew it could rely on Dell to manage the deployment. It chose Dell OptiPlex desktops for their energy efficiency and reliability. Dell removed and...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    New Server Infrastructure Deployed in Two Hours Improves Performance of Social Networking Site

    Belgium-based social networking site, Netlog, has 40 million members and is growing rapidly. But its existing infrastructure was outdated. To support its expansion, store huge volumes of data and provide the necessary power for rich media content, the company needed a new, reliable and highly available system. By implementing Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Cost-Effective and Efficient Virtualization

    Founded in 1967, Betagro Public Company Limited, part of Thailand conglomerate Betagro Group, is a leader in the country's integrated agricultural sector. As its business expanded, Betagro Public Company Limited required a robust IT infrastructure that could scale with the company's growth and support a rapidly evolving application environment. Betagro...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Accounting for the Future

    In conjunction with a data center move, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) sought to consolidate 250 Web and application servers onto a scalable server and storage infrastructure and improve online service availability. By combining Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell/EMC storage, and VMware virtualization software, the AICPA reduced its...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Dell Case Study: Unifying Communications

    To deliver services based on Microsoft unified communications, M Dados needed a high-performance hardware infrastructure that included the latest quad-core Intel Xeon processors. The company implemented a new environment based on Dell PowerEdge blade servers running VMware virtualization software to support these services. Virtualization helped reduce the number of required...

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