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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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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Dell - Simplified IT Support for Customized Mobility

    Notebook computer and mobility solutions are increasingly more important to business of all sizes. In this TechRepublic Resource Guide on Notebook Mobility, explore the most promising tips and best practices to overcome the most common challenges for mobile notebook computers organizations of all types and sizes. You will also gain...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Virtualization and the New Economics of IT

    Part of the "Masters of Virtualization" Series from IDG, Dell and Microsoft.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Blade Servers and Virtualization

    Part of the "Masters of Virtualization" Series from IDG, Dell and Microsoft.

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Web Server Improvements with Microsoft Server 2008

    This is another in our series about Microsoft Longhorn, also known as Server 2008. In this series we break down the most important components of Longhorn and give listeners the benefit of some of the work Dell has been doing on this product over the past few years. Longhorn includes...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Crutchfield Case Study: A Win-Win Situation

    Fast growth had pushed Crutchfield's data center to the maximum capacity of its cooling unit. The company wanted to reduce the number of physical machines to avoid buying a new air conditioner as well as streamline server management. By implementing Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 Hyper-VTM on DellTM PowerEdgeTM servers, Crutchfield...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Overview of New Security Features in Windows Server 2008

    Microsoft Longhorn, otherwise known as Microsoft Windows Server 2008 has a lot of new features, especially deployment and security features. Today we're talking about Bitlocker. No, it isn't a place where you keep all your bits. It is an important component Longhorn that adds two cool new features: Whole disk...

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  • Tools & Templates // Sep 2009

    Green IT Impact Calculator

    Quantify the Impact of Green IT Virtualization Investments. Welcome to the Green IT Impact Calculator. This worksheet enables you to estimate the impact of virtualization investments to drive Green IT benefits within your organization. Simply check off areas of importance to you and provide your internal estimates. Your input will...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    How Ready Are You to Upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server 2008?

    There has been a lot of buzz about Server 2008, otherwise known as Longhorn. But the question on many IT peoples' minds is whether their infrastructure is ready for it. Wouldn't it great if there was a tool that would let you know? Fortunately a Readiness Advisory Utility is available...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Why It Makes Sense to Virtualize

    Why virtualization? Why now? In this video, Computerworld Vice President Bill Laberis and InfoWorld Executive Vice President Paul Calento tackle these questions, explaining how virtualization technology has become more mainstream and creates a variety of advantages ? some obvious, some hidden. Calento discusses how Microsoft's Hyper-V? provides a solution for...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell on Dell: Under New Management

    Microsoft? System Center Configuration Manager 2007 helped the IT team recapture lost time and reduce costs by streamlining and automating operating system installation, improving the speed of asset reporting, and tracking application usage in real time.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Reducing IT Deployment Time, Labor and Costs with Hyper-V and Dell

    Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 with Hyper-V? offers virtualization capabilities that can help IT organizations reduce server deployment time, cut labor requirements and lessen operating costs. In this white paper, learn how Dell provides a fully engineered, end-to-end, holistic virtualization solution that includes hardware, services, and support for Windows Server 2008...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Dell Talks Microsoft Consulting Services

    Dell's Burk Buechler describes Dell's Consulting Services for Microsoft.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Simplifying the Data Center with Hyper-V? and Dell

    Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 with Hyper-V? offers virtualization capabilities that can help IT organizations simplify their data center and streamline the IT infrastructure. Dell provides a fully engineered, end-to-end, holistic virtualization solution that includes hardware, services and support for Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V. Read this white paper to find...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Dell Update Deployment Using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

    IT organizations often struggle to efficiently manage a large number of systems while still maintaining a secure environment?and deploying hardware, firmware, and software updates in these environments can be fraught with challenges. Efficiently managing system updates requires using a management solution that can scale and automate update deployment in a...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Software RAID: Functionality on Dell Value Line Servers

    Dell made use of a range of Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) sub systems for the purpose of data redundancy. The aim was to recover data and prevent loss of information through this technique. This paper examines how Dell successfully incorporated this on their computers and met their system...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    High-Availability Virtualization With Dell EqualLogic Arrays and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V

    For enterprises in a broad range of fields, virtualization has become a popular IT strategy for increasing hardware utilization, enhancing flexibility, and decreasing power, cooling, and data center footprint costs. But while virtualization can offer these and other benefits, running multiple applications on each physical server can place application availability...

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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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  • Presentations // Sep 2009

    Dell Offers Microsoft Consulting Services

    Dell's Burk Buechler describes how Dell ProConsult provides best practice and in-depth expertise to ensure optimal integration of Microsoft's core technologies to address customer needs.

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Updating Remote Systems in Minutes

    Dell needed to streamline the system it used to manage kiosks at its own stores, when it adopted the model of partnering with retail chains. The manual process included Dell distributing tens of thousands of CDs per year to manage Dell system updates. Dell used its own Dell Distributed Device...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Accelerating the Pace of Change

    Mahoning County needed to cool off its data center which, with 48 end-of-life servers, reached 85-90 degrees in summer. Its 5 technical administrators were hard-pressed to keep services available for 1,000 users due to frequent breakdowns and the need to monitor servers. The county virtualized 38 servers on 4 Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    A Solid Defense

    A complicated infrastructure threatened to overwhelm the company's two-man IT team, leaving little time to support the company's growth strategy. Dell Managed Services helped which has designed a customized, multilevel support plan that uses Dell Remote Monitoring software to identify issues throughout the infrastructure before they interrupt business. Because of...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    The Host With the Most

    Increase capacity to maintain Intermedia's commitment to reliability and performance while developing a lights-out data center to accommodate new business. Intermedia and Dell designed an IT infrastructure based on Dell PowerEdge servers and a Storage Area Network (SAN), allowing Intermedia to remotely manage 100,000 of its premium hosted Microsoft Exchange...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Protecting the Troops

    Win new business by designing, configuring, and deploying a cost-effective solution to help U.S. armed forces reduce the threat of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs); create a dense server cluster with reliable, energy-efficient, easy-to-manage hardware that is backed by outstanding global support. MTCSC created a solution that includes a virtualized server...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Always On, Always Available

    The company's challenge was to gain a competitive edge in the tight Web-hosting marketplace by launching an affordable new Virtual Private Server (VPS) offering that delivers high availability and scalability for e-commerce customers. Applied Innovations built a virtualized environment for the VPS offering by running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 with...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Solving IT Problems With Server Consolidation

    Many servers were approaching their three-to-five year required upgrade, and Tsumura wanted to reduce the number of Web servers and application servers - which had ballooned to a total of 137 servers - and to reduce operating costs; in order to minimize the work of upgrading applications, Tsumura wanted to...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Lessons in Rugged Reliability

    Buena Vista University's challenge was to help attract students to Buena Vista University and helps keep them engaged in technology by providing all students with new laptop computers; select rugged, reliable computers that deliver the performance students need and the features they desire while minimizing acquisition and repair costs. Buena...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Taking It to the Next Level

    When a major acquisition made Layered Tech a larger company with new goals and an opportunity to expand its customer base, the IT team had to revamp its infrastructure to match. Dell PowerEdge servers based on the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series enable the company to both serve its existing...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Leading Crane Manufacturer Boosts Production by Around 20 Per Cent With Dell

    With no real-time management information, crane manufacturer Klaas Alu-Kranbau could not optimise its production processes. Klaas and Dell deployed a new infrastructure, consisting of Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell Latitude laptops, to streamline production and administration. As a result customer waiting times was cut by around 50 per cent and...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Using Microsoft Windows 7, Dell Reduces Support Costs by 25 Percent and Time to Complete Imaging Work by 50 Percent

    The Dell Client Infrastructure Engineering Team is always looking for efficiencies in managing such a large infrastructure and uses Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to automate operating system and application deployment. However, the team wanted to reduce the work involved in updating and testing software images, which took weeks....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    International School Cuts Configuration Costs by Approximately 83 Per Cent and Gives Pupils Future-Ready Education With Dell Tablet Solution

    The international school wanted to equip its secondary school pupils with reliable tablets that were hard wearing and could be deployed quickly. The school's goal was to find a tablet solution that would help transform its learning environment and be easy and cost-efficient to manage. The IT team purchased 770...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell Technology Powers Datacentre and Online Portal in Saudi Arabia to Help Gifted Students

    Mawhiba has grown quickly and the organisations' chief information officer, Faisal Al-Fohaid, saw that a new datacentre was required to meet key aims. Mawhiba needed a powerful and scalable datacentre to deliver online educational resources to gifted students. Dell deployed an advanced datacentre incorporating Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell/EMC storage....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    NHS Shared Service Increases Productivity by Approximately 150 Per Cent With Dell Infrastructure Consulting Services

    The Trust was experiencing rising IT costs and spent too long on backups, which impacted service delivery. It also needed an effective disaster recovery strategy to meet data compliance. Using a five-year IT strategy plan designed by Dell Infrastructure Consulting Services, the Trust enhanced the level of service it could...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell Case Study: Flying Right

    Atlas Air plans to upgrade and relocate its IT infrastructure to accommodate business growth, but lacks the staff size and specialized expertise to plan and implement the necessary hardware and virtualization improvements. Dell ProConsult Services helps Atlas Air create a plan for moving to a new facility with minimal disruption,...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell PartnerDirect and PEQ Help Sonic Reduce Printing Costs by 35-50%

    With a three year, all inclusive procurement contract for Dell standardization on desktops and servers, some service providers might be satisfied with the scope of service and hardware opportunity. But then they wouldn't be PEQ Consulting. 153 individual dealerships in 17 states owned by parent company, Sonic Automotive. There was...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Delivering "Lifelike" Communications

    Sustain a competitive edge in the marketplace by creating new communications infrastructure products with redundancy, outstanding performance, reliability, and global support while also streamlining production processes and controlling costs. Polycom worked with the Dell OEM Industry Solutions Group (Dell OEM) to integrate Dell PowerEdge servers with Intel Xeon processors into...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    A Radical Remodel

    Emerson's long-term business growth strategy called for fast, flexible computing and communications across all of its businesses, but the legacy IT infrastructure was made up of disparate systems. Emerson deployed standardizing and virtualizing the IT environment on Dell PowerEdge blade servers is enabling Emerson to consolidate approximately 135 data centers...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Get the Motor Running

    Deeley 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. Deeley Harley-Davidson virtualized using Dell EqualLogic Storage Area Networks (SANs) and Dell PowerEdge blade servers running Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell Helps University Create Computer Labs That Instantly Respond to Student and Faculty Needs and Save Up to 36 Days of Work Per Year

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside recognized that students were deriving inconsistent experiences from its computer labs because desktop images were difficult to control and time-consuming to change. Students were unable to find the applications they needed and faculty were limited to particular labs that were designed for them. The university deployed...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Anthem Education Group: More Bang for the Buck

    Anthem Education Group was paying too much for a third-party service that charged a monthly fee for printer toner with a premium for service calls. The company needed to find a lower-cost solution for supplying, refreshing and supporting printers for its 23 campuses. The company evaluated several managed printing solutions...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Faster Business Intelligence

    Acosta needed to improve database processing and response time to its 13,000 employees and 500 client users. The company found that it could purchase Dell PowerEdge servers for one-tenth the cost of what it had paid for its legacy HP Superdome server and reduce licensing, maintenance and administration costs. Microsoft...

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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 // Dec 2008

    Connecting 21st Century Classrooms

    Calcasieu Parish schools wanted to incorporate innovative education technologies into their curriculum and provide affordable netbook technology and broadband access to their students without having to re-engineer their classrooms. The district purchased 1,300 Dell Latitude 2100 netbook computers with Intel Atom processors. Standardization on Dell enables staff of 6 to...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Don't Try This at Home...or at Work!

    Capitol IT Solutions, Inc. is a high technology company that specializes in the company's IT needs. Capitol I.T. Solutions, Inc. needed to recover Dell PowerEdge servers and data at an Army facility after the systems had been soaked by several inches of rain water from a leaking roof. After taking...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2008

    Turning Down the Heat With Dell's Green Desktops

    The City of Melbourne required environmentally-friendly desktops for its Council House 2 building in order to achieve a six Green Star rating. The desktops had to adhere to council's green policies and be cost-effective and designed to reduce power consumption. City of Melbourne replaced HP and IBM desktops with Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    A Model of Efficiency

    CPMBraxis challenge was to create a powerful, scalable Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) infrastructure that can enhance business efficiency, simplify IT, and provide a model solution for customers. The CPMBraxis IT group worked with Dell to design and deploy an IT infrastructure that includes SAP software and VMware virtualization software running...

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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 // Sep 2009

    Updating Remote Systems in Minutes

    Dell needed to streamline the system it used to manage kiosks at its own stores, when it adopted the model of partnering with retail chains. The manual process included Dell distributing tens of thousands of CDs per year to manage Dell system updates. Dell used its own Dell Distributed Device...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    The Body Electric

    With only one legacy server powerful enough to handle its data-intensive computational requirements, eHuman wanted servers that were powerful enough to meet its needs, yet affordable enough to make a multi-server infrastructure practical. Dell channel partner Rev2 Technologies installed Dell PowerEdge servers to allow multiple researchers to analyze datasets simultaneously.

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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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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Taking Technology to the Classroom

    The school district's elementary school technology initiative faced stringent time and cost constraints; the district also experienced technical problems with the tablet PC it initially planned to use. The district switched to the Dell Latitude XT tablet with Intel Core2 Duo processors to solve the technical problem, and used the...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2008

    Building for the Future

    As the outsourced IT services provider for a fast-growing real estate development and property management firm, iCorps needed to refresh outdated server and storage hardware to expand storage capacity, simplify IT management, and reduce costs. iCorps installed a Dell PowerVault MD3000i Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage area network (SAN) to support...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Accelerating the Pace of Change

    Mahoning County needed to cool off its data center which, with 48 end-of-life servers, reached 85-90 degrees in summer. Its 5 technical administrators were hard-pressed to keep services available for 1,000 users due to frequent breakdowns and the need to monitor servers. The county virtualized 38 servers on 4 Dell...

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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 // May 2009

    Navigating a Demanding Deployment

    The U.S. IT team at Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) faced the challenge of deploying 1,000 desktop systems across 15 cities in a six-week time frame over weekends only. MSC used Dell services to perform the deployment and meet the deadline; Dell OptiPlex desktop computers with Intel vPro technology boost performance,...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Eliminating the Digital Divide

    Pueblo 70 was determined to put a computer in the hands of every student and introduce cutting-edge technology that would increase student engagement, boost achievement and attract more students. Dell offered Pueblo 70 a complete solution - providing everything from recommendations on appropriate technology for teacher training to tech support...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Reliable Thrills

    Raw Thrills Inc. was founded in 2001 started out developing video casino slots for IGT, who is the world's largest video casino game developer. Raw Thrills' challenge was to work with a hardware vendor that can deliver reliable, cost-effective PCs and outstanding support for arcade video games. Raw Thrills decided...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Slippin' and Slidin'

    Schlitterbahn Waterpark's challenge was to deploy reliable hardware backed by solid support throughout the business to help maximize efficiency and ensure an outstanding customer experience. Schlitterbahn uses Dell hardware, including Dell POS solutions, Dell Latitude laptops, and Dell PowerEdge servers configured in a virtualized server environment with VMware virtualization software.

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Rising to the Top

    Stanley Elevator needed to overcome storage capacity constraints as well as data protection and management challenges posed by its Direct-Attached Storage (DAS) and legacy server environment. The company installed Dell PowerEdge servers and a Dell EqualLogic storage array to provide an easily managed pool of centralized storage projected to satisfy...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Prescribing Performance

    The hospital is dedicated to providing the highest-quality healthcare around the clock, but with the number of servers in the data center growing, maintaining 24/7 uptime was becoming time-consuming and costly. Dell ProConsult Services helped Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) virtualize the data center using VMware on Dell PowerEdge servers; Dell...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Home Security

    The company needed to deliver remote access to applications and desktops for users in environments ranging from home offices to factories and distribution warehouses. It also wanted to minimize the security exposure caused by Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Furniture Brands worked with Dell Services to implement Dell PowerEdge 2950 servers...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    A Solid Defense

    A complicated infrastructure threatened to overwhelm the company's two-man IT team, leaving little time to support the company's growth strategy. Dell Managed Services helped which has designed a customized, multilevel support plan that uses Dell Remote Monitoring software to identify issues throughout the infrastructure before they interrupt business. Because of...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    The Host With the Most

    Increase capacity to maintain Intermedia's commitment to reliability and performance while developing a lights-out data center to accommodate new business. Intermedia and Dell designed an IT infrastructure based on Dell PowerEdge servers and a Storage Area Network (SAN), allowing Intermedia to remotely manage 100,000 of its premium hosted Microsoft Exchange...

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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 // Sep 2009

    Protecting the Troops

    Win new business by designing, configuring, and deploying a cost-effective solution to help U.S. armed forces reduce the threat of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs); create a dense server cluster with reliable, energy-efficient, easy-to-manage hardware that is backed by outstanding global support. MTCSC created a solution that includes a virtualized server...

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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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  • Case Studies // May 2008

    Simplifying IT Is Good for Your Health

    Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital's challenge was reduce IT cost and complexity at a leading hospital so that savings can be reinvested in technology that helps enhance care. Virtualize applications with VMware on Dell PowerEdge servers aided by a virtualization assessment and workshop from Dell Global Infrastructure Services; help reduce power and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Reliable Service

    ServiceU's challenge was to deploy reliable hardware to support the company's Microsoft SQL Server 2008 environment and virtualize other applications to enhance business flexibility. ServiceU deployed Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell/EMC Storage Area Networks (SANs) to support the company's SQL Server environment and serve as the foundation for a distinct...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Animating the Infrastructure

    Vetor Zero's workstations for processing and animating 3D images routinely broke down, causing delays in production, while lack of storage created production bottlenecks. The company wanted to partner with a quality vendor that could meet all of its hardware needs. Vetor Zero bought new Dell servers for its accounting department...

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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 // Dec 2008

    Designing Performance

    The r systems challenge was to design and deploy a large-scale High Performance Computing (HPC) system that can accommodate one particular client's need for performance and high memory bandwidth while offering the flexibility to provide services for a range of other clients. The Dell Data Center Solutions (DCS) Division helped...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Fast Access to High Performance

    R Systems challenge was to upgrade a High-Performance Computing (HPC) cluster to the latest Intel architecture in less than eight weeks to offer clients outstanding performance and high memory bandwidth while minimizing data center space and energy consumption. The Dell Data Center Solutions (DCS) Division designed a Dell Cloud Computing...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Always On, Always Available

    The company's challenge was to gain a competitive edge in the tight Web-hosting marketplace by launching an affordable new Virtual Private Server (VPS) offering that delivers high availability and scalability for e-commerce customers. Applied Innovations built a virtualized environment for the VPS offering by running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 with...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    One Billion Transactions Per Day

    Founded in 1999, Eloqua is located at Vienna, VA. Eloqua needed to find a scalable hardware platform to power its marketing automation software and process large volumes of transactions with maximum availability and high performance. The company chose Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault direct-attached storage as a model for...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    No Compromises

    McAllen Independent School District (MISD) needed to consolidate two separate, legacy email systems and improve the reliability and manageability of its server, storage and backup infrastructure. Dell helped the district migrate to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 running on Dell blade servers and Dell EqualLogic storage with a CommVault backup and...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Enhancing Managed Services

    Founded in 1999, NeoSpire is located in Dallas, Texas. NeoSpire wanted to standardize on a reliable server platform with robust management tools and needed a partner that could help it respond quickly to customer needs. Standardize on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell/EMC storage, with procurement, implementation and lifecycle management assistance...

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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

    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 // Sep 2009

    Solving IT Problems With Server Consolidation

    Many servers were approaching their three-to-five year required upgrade, and Tsumura wanted to reduce the number of Web servers and application servers - which had ballooned to a total of 137 servers - and to reduce operating costs; in order to minimize the work of upgrading applications, Tsumura wanted to...

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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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