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  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    How to prevent security breaches in your retail network A retailer’s multilayer security blueprint

    In today’s era of multi-vector attacks, IT security in retail requires a new approach to security. In addition to protecting the perimeter, smart IT managers have begun to adopt a multilayer security blueprint to detect anomalies and intrusions inside the network. This paper describes the multi-vector nature common to most...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Shellshock and Future Vulnerabilities—Buying Precious Time

    The best protection against Shellshock and similar vulnerabilities is a next-generation firewall (NGFW) (such as from Dell SonicWALL) that does not run Linux or UNIX. The signatures (such as the ones addressing Shellshock) immediately update NGFWs with Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) to prevent sophisticated exploits early in the kill chain...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    A new set of network security challenges

    Discover how next-generation firewalls help IT address security and networking challenges without sacrificing productivity.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    NSS Labs: Next Generation Firewall Product Analysis

    Discover a next-generation firewall solution that increases security while reducing complexity. Read the NSS Labs report and learn why our NGFW solution was rated as one of the top products for security effectiveness, performance and scalability, three years in a row.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Achieve deeper network security and application control

    Discover a next-generation firewall solution that combats emerging threats effectively and without compromise while reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this paper and learn how NGFWs a deeper level of security and safeguard your organization against today’s evolving threats.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Beyond next generation firewalls

    Learn the differences in firewalls, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide you with a robust, reliable defense against cyber attacks. Read this eGuide to find out how you can protect your network and your business by applying the right security technology.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    How traditional firewalls fail today's networks - and why next-generation firewalls will prevail

    Learn exactly where traditional firewalls fall short, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide excellent network performance without compromising security. Read this e-book and uncover where traditional firewalls fall short, and how next-generation firewalls fill those gaps.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Guarding the castle

    Learn how to protect your network against emerging global threats with proactive countermeasures that are based upon input from millions of shared touch points, as well as ongoing analysis on the nature and changing behavior of today's threats.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems

    Discover why employing the right intrusion protection solution (IPS) is the critical first - and most important - step to secure your network. Read this paper to learn what features to look for when selecting a next-generation firewall to secure your network and its associated systems.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption

    Discover a next-generation firewall solution to help you overcome obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques. Read this paper to learn about today’s most advanced attacks and how to perform comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Healthcare organization improves security

    Discover how Promise Healthcare is able to speed access to medical applications with 35 percent faster network performance while achieving HIPAA compliance. Read this paper to learn how next-generation firewalls enable organizations to block even the most sophisticated threats.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Securing your small business

    Learn how to purchase, configure and maintain point solutions that deliver the comprehensive protection your business needs. Read this eBook to hear about the modern advances in Dell security technology, and how they achieve enterprise-level protection within your small business budget.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    What to look for when evaluating next-generation firewalls

    Learn what criteria you should be considering when evaluating a next-generation firewall solution. Read this paper and determine for yourself why Dell solutions are the clear choice in terms of performance, cost and functionality

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Network security appliance series

    Your organization can be both secure and productive without compromising network performance. Read this paper and discover how the Dell network security series delivers one of the most secure, high-performing, next-generation line firewalls.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Next-generation firewalls: critical to SMB network security

    Discover how next-generation firewalls dramatically improve protection over traditional firewall solutions.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    Why threat intelligence is critical for next generation firewalls

    Learn exactly where traditional firewalls fall short, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide excellent network performance without compromising security. Read this e-book and uncover where traditional firewalls fall short, and how next-generation firewalls fill those gaps.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • Research // Feb 2015

    Top 10 Mobile Technologies and Capabilities for 2015 and 2016

    Gartner discusses 10 technologies and capabilities that will be critical to organizations wanting to unlock the full potential of mobility as part of their digital business strategy. Download this Gartner report, compliments of Dell. Gartner, Top 10 Mobile Technologies and Capabilities for 2015 and 2016, Nick Jones, 14 February...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Tablets That Work for Business

    Tablets designed for work as well as play finally are robust enough to overcome barriers to enterprise adoption. Here’s a look at how enterprise tablets differ from their consumer cousins -- and how their use can open doors to new opportunities. Sponsored by:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Mobile Security: Confidence Ebbs as BYOD Booms

    Security risks have grown roughly in proportion to the meteoric growth in employee-owned mobile devices within the workplace. Meanwhile cyber-attacks are growing in sophistication and severity. According to data from a new IDG Research survey, these dynamics have IT decision makers scrambling to tighten and revise BYOD policies while addressing...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Making the Most of Data for Education

    Today’s schools face a serious data problem. The problem isn’t that there’s too little data flowing through schools — or even that there’s too much of it — but rather that its use is too limited to provide the actionable insights into student performance that educators need. Student data, as...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Leadership Imperatives for 1:1 Success

    Perhaps the most important step for 1-to-1 success happens when the program is little more than a twinkle in an administrator’s eye. Before key roles are assigned, devices selected, or infrastructure assessed, districts need to build a culture that supports the initiative. Sponsored by:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Transforming Your Business with Tablets

    Tablets are increasingly finding their way into the workplace as workers become accustomed to their portability and ease of use, but a number of obstacles often prevent tablets from being used as a primary business device. Download this paper to better understand these challenges, see how Dell Venue tablets can...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Mobility Myth Busting: BYOD, Tablets, and Mobile Apps

    Mobile technology may be reshaping business strategy, but many organizations are mired in antiquated thinking about mobility that keeps them from realizing its full potential. We expose three mobility myths and lay bare the truth about implementing an effective mobile strategy. Sponsored by:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    A New Model for Teaching and Learning

    In an era when we challenge the status quo and institute new standards for teaching and learning, policy makers seek effective models. When we see success, we question how to take what works in that setting and recreate it in other places. The Science Leadership Academy, a partnership high school...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Private cloud infrastructure – Do you have what it takes?

    As more organizations establish a goal of building out internal cloud services, it becomes clear that every organization has a unique environment and goals. This paper discusses how, even with this situation, the right infrastructure can deliver essential cloud capabilities that will facilitate the transition to cloud cloud-ready IT. ...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Why OpenStack for Private Cloud?

    Today's dynamic business requirements cannot be effectively served by traditional segmented and siloed IT infrastructures. This technical bulletin discusses how the OpenStack project was created to respond to new requirements for an open, massively scalable, cloud operating system capable of supporting today's dynamic "cloud-aware" applications. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Accelerate your IT Services: Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions

    This white paper provides an overview of Dell Red Hat Enterprise Cloud Solutions and the benefits of cloud computing, specifically private cloud deployments. Learn about the different configuration options available from Dell and Red Hat to address your organization's specific needs. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Dell & Red Hat Private Cloud Solutions

    This brochure discusses how Dell and Red Hat are making OpenStack the default for open cloud infrastructure in the enterprise. Download this paper to learn how these open solutions offer innovative cloud infrastructure to transform IT service delivery into new dynamic cloud models. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Anatomy of a cyber attack

    Discover the most common strategies and tools cyber-criminals are using and how to stop them. Read this e-book and learn the strategies cyber-criminals use to attack your network, and how to stop them.

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  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    Dell Tablet Comparison E-Guide

    Finding the right tablet for full office productivity can be a challenge. Your tablet should be able to do whatever you need, with whatever software you want, while integrating with back-end systems. Finally, you have several ideal choices that bring flexibility, ease of management, professional capability, and near-universal compatibility in...

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  • Research // Feb 2015

    2014 Strategic Road Map for Endpoints Using Mobility as the Key Driver

    A mobility strategy should be embedded in an IT strategy, work processes and policies to align investments with business goals. IT leaders should consolidate PCs, Macs, desk phones, ruggedized devices, mobile devices and alternative endpoint device teams into a single I&O organization. Download this Gartner report, compliments of Dell. ...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Driving Outcomes with One-to-One Initiatives in K-12

    By putting mobile devices into the hands of every student and teacher in their schools, districts open the door for a richer, more individualized educational experience. Learning is no longer confined to a desk and classroom. Teachers, now with a wealth of high quality resources at their fingertips, can design...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    School District Ensures Business Continuity

    "Michigan's Birmingham Public Schools (BPS) is committed to providing the best education possible to its 8,400 students in 17 schools. Accordingly, the district seeks out ways to use technology to enhance student learning. To provide quality education, protect student data and control costs, BPSs needed to replace its tape-based backup...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Enterprise Data: All Backed Up and Ready to Restore

    "Interstate Blood Bank, Inc (IBBI) is a division of The Interstate Companies, collects and distributes life-saving human plasma, which is the clear, liquid portion of human blood. IBBI needed a more reliable and affordable solution to back up and restore enterprise data as required by federal and international regulatory agencies....

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2014

    Fitness Chain Facilitates Merger With Quick Email Migration

    SATS ELIXIA is a leading fitness chain in the Nordic region. The company's 435,000 members enjoy modern, functional and individual personal training and group exercise at 160 training clubs. SATS ELIXIA needed to migrate 1,000 users from one chain's Exchange 2010 organization to the other's Office365 (Exchange Online) tenant with...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Dell Click Frenzy

    Dell Cyber Sale: Save Big Now on selected Desktops, Laptops, Tablets and all-in-one systems.

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Publisher Gives Data Protection Solution Five Stars

    MPS Limited is one publishing company that has taken hold of this digital world to create a dynamically successful business. MPS Limited was building a scalable and easy-to-manage IT infrastructure, and also needed a backup and recovery solution to match the high-performance environment. MPS Limited implemented a solution based on...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Airplane Repair Firm Reduces Risk with Effective Backup and Recovery

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    When Systems Management Works

    "Businesses strive to build relationships with clients because, to borrow an old cliché, ""Mighty oaks from little acorns grow"". Seabix is located in Switzerland, believes in long-standing relationships. To drive business growth, managed service provider Seabix wanted to provide customers with a comprehensive client management service on top of its...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    University IT Team Saves One Full-Time Headcount

    The Westphal College of Media Arts and Design at Drexel University prepares students for careers in media, design, and performing and visual arts. Westphal IT chose Dell KACE to assist with a mandatory security initiative and address IT pain points of patching and application distribution to 800 desktops that regularly...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    How to prevent security breaches in your retail network A retailer’s multilayer security blueprint

    In today’s era of multi-vector attacks, IT security in retail requires a new approach to security. In addition to protecting the perimeter, smart IT managers have begun to adopt a multilayer security blueprint to detect anomalies and intrusions inside the network. This paper describes the multi-vector nature common to most...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Shellshock and Future Vulnerabilities—Buying Precious Time

    The best protection against Shellshock and similar vulnerabilities is a next-generation firewall (NGFW) (such as from Dell SonicWALL) that does not run Linux or UNIX. The signatures (such as the ones addressing Shellshock) immediately update NGFWs with Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) to prevent sophisticated exploits early in the kill chain...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Leadership Imperatives for 1:1 Success

    Perhaps the most important step for 1-to-1 success happens when the program is little more than a twinkle in an administrator’s eye. Before key roles are assigned, devices selected, or infrastructure assessed, districts need to build a culture that supports the initiative. Sponsored by:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • Research // Feb 2015

    Top 10 Mobile Technologies and Capabilities for 2015 and 2016

    Gartner discusses 10 technologies and capabilities that will be critical to organizations wanting to unlock the full potential of mobility as part of their digital business strategy. Download this Gartner report, compliments of Dell. Gartner, Top 10 Mobile Technologies and Capabilities for 2015 and 2016, Nick Jones, 14 February...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Tablets That Work for Business

    Tablets designed for work as well as play finally are robust enough to overcome barriers to enterprise adoption. Here’s a look at how enterprise tablets differ from their consumer cousins -- and how their use can open doors to new opportunities. Sponsored by:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Mobile Security: Confidence Ebbs as BYOD Booms

    Security risks have grown roughly in proportion to the meteoric growth in employee-owned mobile devices within the workplace. Meanwhile cyber-attacks are growing in sophistication and severity. According to data from a new IDG Research survey, these dynamics have IT decision makers scrambling to tighten and revise BYOD policies while addressing...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Making the Most of Data for Education

    Today’s schools face a serious data problem. The problem isn’t that there’s too little data flowing through schools — or even that there’s too much of it — but rather that its use is too limited to provide the actionable insights into student performance that educators need. Student data, as...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Transforming Your Business with Tablets

    Tablets are increasingly finding their way into the workplace as workers become accustomed to their portability and ease of use, but a number of obstacles often prevent tablets from being used as a primary business device. Download this paper to better understand these challenges, see how Dell Venue tablets can...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Mobility Myth Busting: BYOD, Tablets, and Mobile Apps

    Mobile technology may be reshaping business strategy, but many organizations are mired in antiquated thinking about mobility that keeps them from realizing its full potential. We expose three mobility myths and lay bare the truth about implementing an effective mobile strategy. Sponsored by:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    A New Model for Teaching and Learning

    In an era when we challenge the status quo and institute new standards for teaching and learning, policy makers seek effective models. When we see success, we question how to take what works in that setting and recreate it in other places. The Science Leadership Academy, a partnership high school...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Private cloud infrastructure – Do you have what it takes?

    As more organizations establish a goal of building out internal cloud services, it becomes clear that every organization has a unique environment and goals. This paper discusses how, even with this situation, the right infrastructure can deliver essential cloud capabilities that will facilitate the transition to cloud cloud-ready IT. ...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Why OpenStack for Private Cloud?

    Today's dynamic business requirements cannot be effectively served by traditional segmented and siloed IT infrastructures. This technical bulletin discusses how the OpenStack project was created to respond to new requirements for an open, massively scalable, cloud operating system capable of supporting today's dynamic "cloud-aware" applications. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Accelerate your IT Services: Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions

    This white paper provides an overview of Dell Red Hat Enterprise Cloud Solutions and the benefits of cloud computing, specifically private cloud deployments. Learn about the different configuration options available from Dell and Red Hat to address your organization's specific needs. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Dell & Red Hat Private Cloud Solutions

    This brochure discusses how Dell and Red Hat are making OpenStack the default for open cloud infrastructure in the enterprise. Download this paper to learn how these open solutions offer innovative cloud infrastructure to transform IT service delivery into new dynamic cloud models. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    A new set of network security challenges

    Discover how next-generation firewalls help IT address security and networking challenges without sacrificing productivity.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    NSS Labs: Next Generation Firewall Product Analysis

    Discover a next-generation firewall solution that increases security while reducing complexity. Read the NSS Labs report and learn why our NGFW solution was rated as one of the top products for security effectiveness, performance and scalability, three years in a row.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Achieve deeper network security and application control

    Discover a next-generation firewall solution that combats emerging threats effectively and without compromise while reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this paper and learn how NGFWs a deeper level of security and safeguard your organization against today’s evolving threats.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Beyond next generation firewalls

    Learn the differences in firewalls, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide you with a robust, reliable defense against cyber attacks. Read this eGuide to find out how you can protect your network and your business by applying the right security technology.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    How traditional firewalls fail today's networks - and why next-generation firewalls will prevail

    Learn exactly where traditional firewalls fall short, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide excellent network performance without compromising security. Read this e-book and uncover where traditional firewalls fall short, and how next-generation firewalls fill those gaps.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Guarding the castle

    Learn how to protect your network against emerging global threats with proactive countermeasures that are based upon input from millions of shared touch points, as well as ongoing analysis on the nature and changing behavior of today's threats.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems

    Discover why employing the right intrusion protection solution (IPS) is the critical first - and most important - step to secure your network. Read this paper to learn what features to look for when selecting a next-generation firewall to secure your network and its associated systems.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Overcoming exploits that use advanced evasion techniques and SSL encryption

    Discover a next-generation firewall solution to help you overcome obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques. Read this paper to learn about today’s most advanced attacks and how to perform comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Healthcare organization improves security

    Discover how Promise Healthcare is able to speed access to medical applications with 35 percent faster network performance while achieving HIPAA compliance. Read this paper to learn how next-generation firewalls enable organizations to block even the most sophisticated threats.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Securing your small business

    Learn how to purchase, configure and maintain point solutions that deliver the comprehensive protection your business needs. Read this eBook to hear about the modern advances in Dell security technology, and how they achieve enterprise-level protection within your small business budget.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    What to look for when evaluating next-generation firewalls

    Learn what criteria you should be considering when evaluating a next-generation firewall solution. Read this paper and determine for yourself why Dell solutions are the clear choice in terms of performance, cost and functionality

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Network security appliance series

    Your organization can be both secure and productive without compromising network performance. Read this paper and discover how the Dell network security series delivers one of the most secure, high-performing, next-generation line firewalls.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Next-generation firewalls: critical to SMB network security

    Discover how next-generation firewalls dramatically improve protection over traditional firewall solutions.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    Why threat intelligence is critical for next generation firewalls

    Learn exactly where traditional firewalls fall short, and discover how next-generation firewalls provide excellent network performance without compromising security. Read this e-book and uncover where traditional firewalls fall short, and how next-generation firewalls fill those gaps.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Dell OptiPlex FX160 Thin Client System Management: End-to-End Computing

    The Dell OptiPlex FX160 is a low cost, low maintenance thin client device for organizations that want to enable users to perform tasks or access programs using a browser or virtual desktop solution such as Citrix Xen Desktop. Users can range from administrative assistants and data entry workers to users...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Thermal Design of the Dell PowerEdge T610, R610, and R710 Servers

    Dell wants to simplify IT for its customers by developing energy-efficient servers that are easier to integrate into power and cooling challenged environments. The custom thermal design of latest server generation has reduced the power-to-cool ratio over last generation by at least 50%. Flexible BIOS options, dynamic fan speed control,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Simple Switch Mode: Port Aggregator Feature White Paper - DELL PowerConnect M6220 and M8024

    This white paper discusses the Port Aggregator feature of the Dell PowerConnect M6220 and M8024 software. The Port Aggregator feature minimizes the administration required for managing the Dell PowerConnect M6220 and M8024. The Dell PowerConnect M6220 is a Layer 3, Gigabit Ethernet switch blade based on the Dell PowerConnect 6200...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    VMware ESXi Systems Management on Dell PowerEdge Servers

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Dell | Citrix XenServer Dell Edition Reference Architecture: Virtualization Solutions Engineering

    This Dell Virtualization Reference Architecture (RA) white paper describes validated architectures for Dell|Citrix XenServer Dell Edition virtual infrastructures. The Virtualization RA is intended to provide customers with an example basis to consider, evaluate, and select the Dell virtualization solution components that best fit their requirements. This paper is not intended...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    DELL PowerEdge Deployment Guide

    The purpose of this paper is to provide tips on deploying Microsoft operating systems to Dell PowerEdge servers. This paper will not cover how to setup a deployment infrastructure, but rather the modifications needed to allow an existing deployment setup to work with the 11th Generation PowerEdge servers. This paper...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Best Practices for Deploying SSDs in an Oracle OLTP Environment Using Dell EqualLogic Storage

    This white paper demonstrates the benefit of SSD arrays with real-world applications; Dell Labs tested the capabilities of SSDs using an Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) workload. The database was implemented in a tiered storage model that includes the latest Dell EqualLogic PS6000 arrays with SAS HDD and SSD drives. This...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Integrating Blade Solutions With EqualLogic SANs

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Advanced File Sharing and Management in the Dell NX4

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Optimizing the Data Center: New Dell Servers and the Dell Energy Smart Architecture

    The Dell Energy Smart architecture, including new 11th-generation Dell PowerEdge servers, provides a comprehensive, system-wide approach to balancing performance with energy efficiency. By focusing on four key tenets - design, measurement, control, and reporting - this architecture can support scalable, energy-efficient infrastructures that can help optimize performance per watt and...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Deploying UEFI-Aware Operating Systems on Dell PowerEdge Servers

    The UEFI specification defines an interface between operating systems and platform firmware. The interface consists of data tables that contain platform-related information, plus boot and runtime service calls that are available to the operating system and its loader. Together, these provide a standard, modern environment for booting an operating system...

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