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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Trade Union Confederation Set to Cut Server Footprint by Approximately 50 Per Cent With Virtualized Solution From Dell

    Trade union confederation ACV-CSC wanted to discover a way to combat server sprawl with a simplified server solution that would deliver more processing power while taking up less space. ACV-CSC chose virtualized Dell blade servers and Dell EqualLogic storage. The IT team uses simplified management tools, with Dell ProSupport for...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Hoover City Schools Saves Months of Testing Time and Accelerates Microsoft Windows 7 Migration With Dell Services

    Hoover City Schools wanted to update its 6,500 client systems - a mix of desktop PCs, netbooks and mobile tablet devices - to the latest Microsoft operating system. But the district needed to be sure that the applications it depended on would work in the new environment, and that learning...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    New Math of Virtual Desktops

    Beacon City School District needed a way to upgrade its aging data center while improving its delivery of applications. The goal was to create a virtualized data center, including new user services, storage and disaster recovery capabilities as well as additional laptops in classrooms. The district deployed about 300 Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Supply Chain Management Firm Cuts Server Provisioning Time From Weeks to Minutes With a Virtualized Solution From Dell

    Super Group's IT team wanted to refresh its communications infrastructure with a cost-effective and flexible solution. The company asked Dell to help design and deploy a virtualized enterprise messaging and communications solution. As a result Virtualization Readiness Assessment (VRA) confirms the best infrastructure and Dell consultants plan and deploy a...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Building a Scalable Cloud

    Salesforce.com needed to achieve more cost-effective scalability for its global database infrastructure to accommodate rapid customer growth. To make sure customers have fast and continuous access to their data, salesforce.com needed hardware that could help deliver outstanding performance and high availability. Salesforce.com moved its Oracle databases from Sun SPARC -...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Mydin Deploys Dell Virtual Solution on PowerEdge Blade Servers and Reduces Cooling Costs by 30%

    One of the largest homegrown retailers in Malaysia, Mydin Mohammed Holdings Bhd is an established retail giant operating wholesale and retail marts, hypermarkets, mini markets, 24-hour convenience stores, and an emporium franchise across 48 outlets in the country. Mydin were looking to replace their existing solution with blade servers optimized...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Gujarat Apollo Industries Projects Up to 40% Lower Total Cost of Ownership With Dell Solution Deployment

    Gujarat Apollo Industries was seeking a server solution to support several enterprise-grade software deployments. The solution needed to be cost-effective and able to support future growth without additional costs, while offering excellent performance and support. The company selected Dell PowerEdge servers to power its global e-mail and ERP solutions due...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Dell and Lac Viet Computing Corporation Rapidly Deploy Dell Solution for the World-Class English Learning and Teaching Center in Vietnam

    English Language Institute (ELI) required a reliable and cost-effective solution to support its English teaching program in Da Nang, Vietnam. The educational institute selected Dell and its partner, Lac Viet Computing Corporation, to design and deploy a solution to support staff and students along with ongoing maintenance and onsite support.

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    University Powers World-Class Research

    Osaka Prefecture University needed to replace its aging HPC facility with a cost-effective, yet scalable and highly powerful, solution to support its growing research capabilities. The University deployed a cutting edge HPC environment using NVIDIA Tesla GPU architecture on Dell Precision T5500 workstations to deliver massive parallel computing capabilities, low...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Defining a New Global Standard

    Flow needed to make its enterprise more efficient, facilitate collaboration among global business divisions, prepare for business growth, and improve worker productivity. The Flow International IT group conducted a major overhaul of its global IT infrastructure, creating virtualized data centers with VMware software, Dell PowerEdge servers, and Dell/EMC storage, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    IT for the Masses

    Expedient's challenge was to grow IT management business while reducing data center server sprawl and enhancing customer services. The department virtualized its applications and storage onto Dell PowerEdge rack servers running Intel Xeon processors and Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SAN arrays, allowing the business to expand its capacity and pass along...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Making It Modular

    The Cadence IT team decided to virtualize and consolidate its infrastructure to make room for rapid growth, but needed outside expertise to quickly fulfill the company's complex set of requirements. Dell ProConsult experts developed an innovative, modular solution for simplifying and accelerating the virtualization build-out using Dell servers and storage...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Going Beyond the Computer Lab

    Meade County Schools wanted to increase productivity, encourage collaboration and introduce self-directed learning by providing each student in a pilot program with a laptop. The district supplied Dell Latitude netbooks to its fourth and fifth graders at Muldraugh Elementary School, supported by Datamation carts and Enterasys wireless. With the freedom...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    A Blockbuster Marriage of Form and Function

    When it was time for Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to refresh its fleet of laptops, the company wanted systems that would reflect its commitment to visual aesthetics while delivering full-featured performance. CAA's challenge was to maximize mobile productivity for all employees by providing videoconferencing capabilities and optimizing laptop battery life....

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Dell Technology Helps the Limited Track Customer Traffic and Improve Quality of Service in Its 220 Retail Fashion Stores, Increasing Data Collection Accuracy by 27 Percent

    The Limited needed a more accurate way to count customer traffic in its stores so that management could improve customer service, staffing, merchandising effectiveness, and ultimately profitability. A video management system from Dell partner DIGIOP Technologies, running on customized Dell OptiPlex computers, enables The Limited to accurately capture and then...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Oracle VM: Ease of Deployment and Management for Virtualization

    In a time when budgets are tight and enterprise demands on technology are growing, virtualization offers a way to help IT administrators expand capabilities, increase resource utilization, and reduce total cost of ownership - all of which can be critical in the ongoing struggle to maximize efficiency. The question, then,...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Streamlining Storage Management With Virtualization-Aware EMC Navisphere Manager on Dell/EMC CX4 Arrays

    When organizations transition to virtualized environments, efficient and effective management of storage resources can be a particular challenge. Many storage management tools are designed for traditional, non-virtualized environments in which the relationship between servers and storage resources is static and one to one. Virtualization, however, abstracts servers, operating systems, and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Considerations for the Consolidation and Virtualization of Microsoft SQL Server

    IT organizations face an enormous challenge to keep operations up and running 24/7 while contending with increasing demands and growing complexity, even to the point where it becomes difficult for employees to request resources to perform their tasks. As a result, these organizations may resort to circumventing IT standards and...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Wuxi Construction Benefits From an Estimated 50 Percent Reduction in Power Consumption and 60 Percent Reduction in Maintenance Costs With Virtualized Dell Solution

    Wuxi Construction Information Center supports numerous essential systems for the Wuxi Municipal Government. With its existing server infrastructure, the group was experiencing unsustainable power consumption, low server utilization, and high maintenance costs. After a comprehensive selection process, Wuxi Construction Information Center adopted a virtualized solution based on Dell PowerEdge servers...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Dell Helps Nordic ASP Build Norway's Greenest Datacentre, Reducing Energy Consumption by Up to 40 Per Cent

    Ikomm wanted to build Norway's greenest datacentre to manage massive data growth, minimise carbon emissions and lower energy costs. Ikomm worked with Dell Global Infrastructure Consulting Services to build and equip a green datacentre, which runs on highly efficient Dell PowerEdge servers. As a result Norway's greenest datacentre was built...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Dell Helps Anderson School District Five in South Carolina Accelerate Backups by 40 Percent to Protect Vital Educational and Financial Data

    The district had been relying on a local, tape-based approach for remote site data management, but that approach proved to be increasingly slow, expensive, and unreliable as the district grew. A disk-based Dell PowerVault backup appliance enables the district to centralize and automate data management for fast, reliable protection and...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    e2M Improves Data Recovery Success Rate From 60% to 100%, Thanks to Dell and Symantec

    Engineering and environmental firm e2M manages large volumes of project data in 12 geographically separated offices. Each office was backing up all of its data locally and storing backups on site, a time-intensive process that resulted in a mere 60 percent recovery success rate. With assistance from Dell, the firm...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Sustainable Energy Company Chooses Dell for Groundbreaking Green Headquarters to Cut Power Consumption

    juwi is a leading company in the renewable energy sector. It wanted to ensure that its IT estate consumed minimal power. juwi chose virtualized Dell servers and EqualLogic storage and Dell laptops to create a low-energy, high-performance infrastructure. As a result Virtualization allows rapid expansion of server resources and Virtual...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    French Consultants Put Dell Servers at the Heart of European Supercomputer Supporting Leading Financial Institutions

    Business effiScience had a tight timeline for building a High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster to process some of the world's most complex algorithms. Dell helped deliver a powerful computing centre with Dell PowerEdge servers in a few weeks. Dell ProSupport for IT is protecting the infrastructure. As a result HPC...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Euro RSCG Saves 30 Percent in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) by Deploying Windows 7 on the Dell Platform

    Euro RSCG is an award-winning marketing communications and advertising agency in Australia with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Euro RSCG needed to upgrade their team's laptop and desktop user experiences and improve overall performance without making an additional investment in hardware. With assistance from Dell's Infrastructure Consulting Services (ProConsult),...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Making Projects Work

    Milestone Consulting needed laptops and server technology to support a widely dispersed employee force providing on-site training programs to client companies worldwide. This includes the ability to provide computer labs on client premises for training sessions. Dell Latitude laptops based on Intel Core 2 processors became the preferred solution for...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Staying Ahead With an IT Makeover

    The slow performance of Aon's Oracle database and long backup windows were placing a strain on its ERP and other systems. Management of the UNIX-based IT platform was costly and complex, making it difficult for Aon to manage its application platform. Aon consolidated the data with Dell PowerEdge 2950 III...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Surfing Science's Data Tsunami

    The IT staff of the Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy at Duke University faces a perpetual challenge in meeting scientific researchers' skyrocketing needs for computational power. Over the past several years, the Institute has exponentially boosted computing resources by building two server clusters that house more than 800 Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Virtualized Solution for Scalability

    Greenford High School believes that ICT can enhance all aspects of teaching. Its IT team recognised that to support innovation and the adoption of the latest technology, the existing IT infrastructure needed to be simplified. The school wanted to invest in a flexible solution that would scale to meet its...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Deploying and Provisioning High Performance Workstations

    When one requires a workstation, there is no avoiding purchasing one. When one considers the cost to keep an engineer, graphic artist, or mathematician on staff, it simply makes no sense to have them twiddling their thumbs while they wait for standard business PCs to process their requests. At the...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Cable Routing Procedures for Dell PowerEdge R510 Systems

    This white paper covers recommended cable routing procedures for Dell PowerEdge R510 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...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada Finds Business Agility in IT Virtualization, Reducing Deployment Time for New Services and Eliminating 40 Percent of Its Physical Servers

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

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Poland-Based Clothes Manufacturer Consolidates Servers by Approximately 79 Per Cent With Dell Virtualized Solution

    The IT architecture at LPP S.A. was difficult to scale for future growth. The company wanted a simplified infrastructure that offered space and energy savings. The company implemented a Dell virtualized solution featuring Dell blade servers and Dell EMC storage. The environment is supported by Dell ProSupport for IT. As...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Creating Space for Generation z

    Council Rock School District needed a scalable storage solution to accommodate multimedia-intensive learning favored by students growing up in the digital age. The district also needed to reduce the data center footprint, power and cooling for 112 servers. The district is virtualizing 80 percent of its servers as virtual machines...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Putting On a Fresh Look

    Killing S.A. needed to replace its aging hardware and proprietary operating system, which was expensive to run and maintain and put the company at risk of revenue interruption. Wanting an Intel processor-based solution for platform independence, Killing S.A. purchased Dell PowerEdge blade servers with Intel Xeon processors and VMware Infrastructure...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Higher Returns for Higher Education

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

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Running Fast and Clean

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

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Windows 7 Commercial Adoption Outlook

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

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Dell Proconsult Windows 7 Readiness Assessment FAQ

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

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

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

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

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