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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Ocean Nutrition Eliminates Backup Window After Switching to Dell AppAssure

    Rob Tyrrell, Manager of IT at Ocean Nutrition Canada (Ocean Nutrition), knew all the pieces had to be in place: sustainably harvested fish from Peru; 350-plus employees worldwide from Australia to China; and a comprehensive backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) solution to protect it all. Ocean Nutrition was struggling with...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Amway Averts Millions in Potential Losses with Recovery Manager for Active Directory

    "Founded in 1959, Amway is one of the largest direct-selling companies in the world. Amway's IT infrastructure includes more than 3,000 servers in the U.S. and Asia. To meet its evolving business needs, the company needed to consolidate its multiple Active Directory (AD) forests and implement a disaster recovery solution...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Worldwide Distributor Reduces RPO by 99 Percent with Dell AppAssure

    "WorldWide Distribution Company (WWDC) is a subsidiary company of a European conglomerate. The slowness of tape performance caused backup windows to encroach into business hours, forcing the IT team to choose between incomplete backup solutions, and a 24-hour recovery point objective meant the team was often unable to recover lost...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Bank Cuts Replication Time More than Half with vReplicator and vRanger

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    RUAG Reduces Backup Admin Time by 93 Percent with NetVault Backup

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Monster Tool Spends Fewer than Five Minutes a Day on Backup Tasks

    Monster Tool is a leading manufacturer of solid carbide cutting tools, including drills, endmills, reamers and burrs. The company has about 100 employees, and its distribution centers across the U.S. ship all over North America. Monster Tool’s IT environment included Windows, Mac, Linux and VMware. Yet only a fraction of...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Aztech IT Solutions deploys application monitoring with restores in just minutes using Dell AppAssure

    Aztech IT Solutions provides proactive backup and disaster recovery support to small companies in Milton Keynes, London and the surrounding areas. Using Symantec Backup exec and Acronis true image backup solutions, managed service provider Aztech IT solutions struggled with large backup files and did not have sufficiently granular reporting showing...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Brock White Reduces Data Recovery Time from 12 hours to 15 minutes

    Brock White is a leading distributor of construction materials providing specialty products to concrete and masonry construction markets in the upper Midwest United States. Their challenges are they could not guarantee the availability of its business-critical applications because of lengthy backup windows, slow restores and no viable Disaster Recovery (DR)...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Alabama Department of Education improves recovery time from 24 hours to 2 minutes with Dell AppAssure

    The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) is the state agency providing oversight for more than 1,300 schools throughout Alabama. Their challenges are they struggling with slow and failed backups and increasing tape costs. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Symantec Backup Exec to Dell AppAssure...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Flagler College Achieves 84% Storage Savings Along With Replication for Comprehensive Disaster Recovery

    Florida's Flagler College is a growing dynamic institution of higher education. In order to meet retention policies, Flagler College faced the inevitable purchase of more tape storage, even as the physical location loss of around 1TB of data loomed because of legacy solution inefficiencies. Flagler chose Dell AppAssure's disaster recovery...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Biomed IT Services Firm Eliminates 58-Hour Backup Windows and 24-Hour Restores

    Information Management Services (IMS), no one title describes IT roles accurately - from network engineering to network administration, from software implementer to analyst, and more. To do better a better job of protecting the sensitive data related to its large, million-dollar, long-term contracts, the company needed fast, reliable backups and...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Steel Manufacturer Achieves Payback With One Crucial Restore Using Dell AppAssure

    With manufacturing plants in various locations in North America, a steel manufacturer is a heavy hitter in the international steel processing industry. A steel manufacturer's small IT staff had no centralized monitoring for backups and disaster recovery. It needed a solution that would provide backup and recovery for both physical...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    The Sedona Group Gains 199% ROI by Switching to Dell AppAssure

    Buzzell is currently the chief information officer of The Sedona Group (Sedona), and while the company has upgraded its IT backup solution to the Dell AppAssure advanced disk imaging process, Buzzell remembers when it wasn't always this way. With its 12-hour-long backup window and very long server restores, Sedona had...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Village Bank Overcomes 50% Failure Rate With Backup Exec With Continuous Disk Imaging Solution, Gaining a 140% ROI in the Process

    Village bank is a banking and finance industry, it has 18 locations around the Richmond area and a staff size of about 230 people. Village Bank experienced laborious tape backup schedules, manual rotation of tapes, and a growing backup window due to ever-increasing data, in addition to an unacceptable 50%...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Shelly Automotive Group Keeps Executive Email Rolling With Dell AppAssure

    Ranked among the highest in the industry for customer satisfaction, the Shelly Automotive Group sells luxury cars - BMW, Mercedes Benz, Infiniti, Mini Cooper - through five dealerships in Orange County, California. Shelly Automotive relies heavily on email for its seven business locations, 400+ employees, and superior customer service. Shelly...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Sonoco Gets World-Class Disaster Recovery Protection

    Sonoco Alcore is a subsidiary of Sonoco, one of the largest packaging companies in the world - understands what it means to be a multinational leader. Sonoco Alcore needed tools to help its complex IT infrastructure recover from any disaster situation. The lack of a sophisticated Disaster Recovery (DR) solution...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    EDI & Revenue Growth for GoPro Enabled by Dell Boomi & NetSuite

    GoPro the world's leading activity image capture company, started to see increased demand for their products. GoPro needed to find a way to quickly connect NetSuite with Value-Added Networks (VANs) and AS2 connections in order to meet the strict EDI compliance standards of key retailers who sell GoPro cameras. Deploy...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    MBH Saves Crucial Data With Dell SonicWALL

    Virginia-based MBH Settlement Group, L.C. (MBH) is a title and escrow company serving home buyers and refinance borrowers with their loan closing, title insurance and house purchase needs. Their challenges are distributed network, large data backup volumes and outdated tape backup system. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    MDOC Locks Down Application Traffic Threats With Dell SonicWALL

    The Mississippi Department Of Corrections (MDOC) provides and promotes public safety through efficient and effective custody, care, control and treatment of offenders. MDOC increased attacks over application traffic, which its Cisco firewall was unable to prevent, and needed secure access to resources for remote and mobile users. MDOC implemented Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2012

    Wavetronix Protects Data, While Achieving Easy Restores in Less Than 30 Seconds

    Wavetronix is dedicated to increasing roadway efficiency and safety by providing municipal traffic managers and engineers with solutions for enhanced data collection and analysis. Wavetronix was experiencing tape backup failures, server risk, and unacceptable Recovery Point and Recovery Time Objectives (RPO/RTO). Wavetronix switching to Dell AppAssure changed the company's data...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    Hall County Schools Futureproofs IT Infrastructure and Saves Up to 50% in Costs

    Hall County Schools is a public school district in Hall County, Georgia. Their challenges are inefficient and ineffective web content filtering, outdated firewall technology and need for equipment consolidation. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive next-generation Firewall in high availability, SonicWALL Aventail SRA...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    Hobart Brothers Secures Multi-Platform Mobility With Dell SonicWALL

    The Hobart Brothers Company is a leading manufacturer of premium welding filler metals. Their challenges are to disparate and complex options for accessing resources, cumbersome VPN deployment, mandatory required access to parent company network and increase in mobile device platforms. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    eFolder Leverages Dell AppAssure to Offer Superior Cloud-Based Data Protection

    Enter eFolder, founded to provide cloud data protection, business continuity and cloud security services for MSPs, solution providers and VARs. eFolder needed to deliver a business continuity solution to its more than 1,000 partners with fast, comprehensive and assured recoverability of servers, along with cloud data protection and instant virtualization...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    La Perla Streamlines Secure Global Networking With Dell SonicWALL

    Founded in Bologna, Italy, in 1954 as a corsetry boutique, Gruppo La Perla SpA (La Perla) offers luxury lingerie, nightwear, menswear, swimwear and fragrance products at its retail boutiques and at major department stores worldwide. Their challenges are to expansive growth, demand for remote access and minimal learning curve. They...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    SUNY College at Old Westbury Controls Campus WAN Traffic With Dell SonicWALL

    State University of New York (SUNY) college at Old Westbury is located on a 607-acre campus 20 miles from New York City. SUNY is comprised of 64 campuses statewide with an enrollment of 467,845 total students. Their challenge is explosion in social media and increased demand for bandwidth. They chose...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2012

    Hockomock Area YMCA Increases Staff Collaboration by Accelerating WAN Performance

    "The Hockomock Area YMCA is a not-for-profit charitable community service organization dedicated to positively influencing the quality of life of its members, families and communities. Their challenges are to overwhelmed network capacity, large graphic files and lack of content filtering. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

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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 // May 2012

    Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Guarantees PCI Compliance for Customers

    Established in 1971, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc. operates approximately 85 restaurants across the U.S., including R.J. Grunt's in Chicago, the Eiffel Tower Restaurant in Las Vegas and Wildfire Restaurant locations in Washington D.C. The company currently has 5,500 employees. Their challenges are to PCI DSS mandates, widely distributed network,...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Ross Education Gains Control of Mobile Devices With Dell SonicWALL Solutions

    Ross Education, LLC is an established leader in the delivery of allied health certificate programs across Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, with approximately 3,000 students and 600 employees. Their challenges are rapid growth, increased demand for remote access and mobile device access requirements. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Periscope Ad Agency Eliminates Network Latency and Lowers Operation Costs With Dell SonicWALL WXA

    Founded in 1994, Minneapolis-based Periscope is the largest independent advertising agency in the Midwest, with additional offices in Hong Kong, New Delhi and Toronto. Their challenges are latency of mission-critical file transfer and expensive maintenance and licensing fees. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Dell SonicWALL...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    Web Business Reduces Management Time with Automated Tool

    "Optinet produces software-as-a-service solutions for business customers, non-profit organizations and sport clubs in Finland. Optinet needed a tool for automating the process on computers running Apple Macintosh and Windows software. Optinet implemented the Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance, providing automated software distribution and patch management tools. The results of implementing...

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  • Case Studies // May 2012

    City of Alexandria Decreases Spam by 95 Percent

    "The City of Alexandria is the parish seat of Rapides Parish in central Louisiana. The city has replaced its Barracuda devices with a Dell SonicWALL e-mail security series solution, resulting in easier-to-manage, highly effective spam protection. Their challenges are to high spam volumes and inefficient Barracuda solution. They chose Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Things Remembered Meets PCI and ROI With Dell SonicWALL

    Things Remembered is the largest retailer of personalized gifts in the US, with over 5,000 employees and 615 stores. Their challenges are widely distributed broadband network, PCI DSS mandates and budgetary restraints. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Dell SonicWALL NSA 4500, SonicWALL TZ 200 Wireless-N...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2012

    Rail Operator Arrives at Platform for Better Appliance Management

    "SBB Cargo is a division of the SBB Group, the country's major rail operator - plays a central role in transporting those goods. SBB Cargo wanted to increase train driver productivity by digitizing documents with online devices. It also wanted to lower costs by managing in-house the devices used by...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    Lakeshore Internet Gains Deep Insight Into Web Traffic With Dell SonicWALL

    Lakeshore Internet is the Internet services provider for the Lakeshore East master-planned mixed-use urban development in downtown Chicago. Their challenges are to insufficient visibility and control and unauthorized download abuse. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Dell SonicWALL E-Class NSA E8500 and SonicWALL Scrutinizer. The results...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    RocketSpace Enhances QoS While Easing Management With Dell SonicWALL

    RocketSpace provides shared office space and business services for tech and new media companies. Operating out of a 42,000 square-foot facility in San Francisco's South of Market district, it supports approximately 400 end users from 90 companies. Their challenges are broad range of application platforms, high performance demands, competition for...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    RightNow accelerates time-to-value, delivering end-to-end integration of NetSuite

    RightNow is helping rid the world of bad experiences one consumer interaction at a time, eight million times a day. RightNow had recently purchased NetSuite to replace a legacy ERP system and wanted to automate and rework a number of business processes by integrating with their internal instance of RightNow...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    Mannheim School District Eases Bandwidth Analysis With Dell SonicWALL

    Mannheim School District 83 supports 2,800 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade in Franklin Park, Melrose Park and Northlake, Illinois. Their challenges are bandwidth saturation, usage spikes and CIPA compliance. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Dell SonicWALL E-Class NSA E6500 appliance running Dell SonicWALL Content...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    Tuskegee University Boosts WAN Performance and ROI With Dell SonicWALL

    Founded in 1881, Tuskegee University has approximately 3,200 students and 1,100 faculty and support personnel. Located 40 miles east of Montgomery, Alabama, the physical facilities of the campus include more than 100 major buildings and structures. Their challenges are mobile device propagation, a million attacks per year, performance bottlenecks and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2012

    Technology Specialist Simplifies Asset Management

    "The Ipanema Technology System enables any large enterprise to optimize and gain full control of their global networks - whether that's in a private or public cloud, or across both. Ipanema Technologies wanted to simplify its IT infrastructure. It found managing multiple systems from different vendors complicated and time-consuming. The...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Senior Home Skills Centre Cuts IT Management Time by Around 20 Per Cent and Finds Room for Growth With Virtualization

    WIA Wohnen im Alter AG (WIA) provides housing and care for older people in five of its own centres. It also offers services such as finance and accounting, housing administration, human resources, IT and project management to third parties. WIA wanted to consolidate and renew its disparate IT infrastructure and...

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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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  • 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 // 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 // Jun 2010

    Cable Routing Procedures for Dell PowerEdge R310 & R410 Systems

    This white paper covers recommended cable routing procedures for Dell PowerEdge R310 & R410 systems in the following racks: ? PowerEdge 4210/2410 ? PowerEdge 4820/4220/2420 If one is using the optional CMA, following these procedures will allow to extend the system from the rack for service without powering down or...

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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 // Jun 2010

    A Superior Hardware Platform for Server Virtualization

    Server virtualization is helping IT organizations improve data center productivity in fundamental ways. It lets you consolidate multiple operating systems and applications in minutes. It also lets you move running applications from one server to another without downtime for flexible workload management, high availability and planned or inplanned maintenance. The...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Dell Controlled Explosion

    With Infrastructure budgets under constant pressure, IT departments are beginning to shift their focus from adding more storage to improving the efficiency of the storage systems already in place. Today, the name of the game is improving productivity and efficiency while eliminating waste.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Dell Data Storage Summary

    This study was conducted in the United States amoung IT decision makers with involvement in data centre purchases at companies with 100-499 employees. The study was conducted between January 21, 2010 & February 2, 2010. A total of 104 surveys were completed.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Dell Refresh Summary

    This study was conducted in the United States amoung IT decision makers with involvement in data centre purchases at companies with 100-499 employees. The study was conducted between January 21, 2010 and February 2, 2010. A total of 116 surveys were completed.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    dell refresh doss final

    After more than a year of playing budgetary defense in a down economy, small and midsize businesses (SMB's) are finally beginning to find opportunities to move forward with strategic IT initiatives. As they examine their needs and pain points, one top priority is emerging: the need to refresh both client...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    dell virt dossier

    Virtualization is all the rage, with nearly all large enterprises employing the technology and many reporting astounding results in terms of server consolidation - and resulting cost savings. But you don't have to own hundreds of servers to realize benefits from virtualization; the technology has plenty to offer small and...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    dell ebook virt

    Not big enough for virtualization? Think again! Survey shows SMB's reap the same benefits as the enterprise, including reduced costs, improved reliability and disaster recovery and a measurable ROI.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    dell ebook refresh

    Even amidst the enforced frugality of a recession, some expenditures are worthwhile. For the cost-consious IT departments of small and midsize businesses (SMB's), refreshing server hardware is one of those things. A recent survey of 116 IT decision makers taken in January 2010 by IDG Research Services examines these issues...

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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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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Searching for a Competitive Edge

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

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  • 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 // 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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  • 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

    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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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Integrating Dell Equallogic SANs With Citrix Xenserver

    Hypervisor-based virtualization offers enterprises opportunities for cost savings, increased security and greater operational flexibility, availability and efficiency. By creating an paper layer between operating systems and physical hardware, IT administrators can consolidate server capacity, parcel out computing resources as needed, and streamline system provisioning and deployment, all while improving service...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Integrating EqualLogic PS6x10 Arrays With Existing SANs

    With the introduction of 10Gb Ethernet-based EqualLogic PS 6x10 series of iSCSI arrays, administrators need to determine what is the best way to take advantage of this high performing storage solution. Should they build out separate storage area network (SAN) groups for their 10 gigabit arrays, or can they integrate...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    How the Right Infrastructure Can Deliver Real SQL Database Virtualization Benefits

    The amount of digital data stored worldwide stood at 487 billion gigabytes as of May 2009, and data volumes are doubling every 18 months1. Demand to probe that data for information and insight is burgeoning, too. The era of database server business-as-usual has ended.

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Professional Accounting Solutions Cuts Power Consumption by 50 percent and Enjoys Four-Fold Faster Backups

    Professional Accounting Solutions needed to reduce power consumption to benefit from a price reduction in a co-location facility and consolidate its 40 servers and 2 SANs to minimize its hardware footprint. The company virtualized its servers using Dell PowerEdge servers and Microsoft Hyper-V software and consolidated two SANs onto a...

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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 // 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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  • 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 // May 2010

    Delivering Virtualization Technologies That Drive Business Advantages

    CIOs at organizations of all sizes know that virtualization has opened vast new ways to more fully optimize IT resources. These performance advantages are extremely timely because only the most efficient organizations will thrive with today's ultra-competitive markets and tight budgets. Few would argue that understanding the best approaches to...

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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 // 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 // Apr 2010

    Cloud Computing: Clear Benefits: The Emerging Role of Cloud Computing in Healthcare Information Systems

    In 1986, then Chief Technology Officer at Sun Microsystems defined the technical underpinnings of the Internet age with his prophetic observation that "The Network is the Computer." As profound as they have been already, changes in the way everyone live and work brought about by the availability of a worldwide...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Object Storage: A Fresh Approach To Long-Term File Storage

    The world is increasingly awash in digital data - not only because of the Internet and Web 2.0, but also because data that used to be collected on paper or media such as film, DVDs and compact discs has moved online. Most of this data is unstructured and in diverse...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    F5 ARX File Virtualization and Dell Storage

    The torrid rate of growth in file data is elevating the strategic importance of smart data management in the eyes of IT professionals. Businesses and other organizations are generating data faster and retaining it for longer than ever - but in many environments, the traditional strategy of constantly adding capacity...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Journey Into the Cloud

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

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