Servers

From creating application optimized servers to microservers, keep up with the latest trends and developments.

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Beyond Native Tools: Auditing SharePoint Across the Enterprise

    SharePoint is a powerful collaboration tool – it’s easy to set up, manage and administer. However, its built-in auditing tools are server-centric. Meaning? Organizations with multiple SharePoint installations are struggling to achieve enterprise-wide insight and security to help meet external and internal regulations and policies. In this new white...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Geotrace Accelerates Delivery of Data to Customer by Two Months With an Ocean-Bound HPC Cluster Using Dell Blade Servers

    Geotrace is a privately owned, Houston-based company that helps geophysical services companies worldwide maximize the potential of their reservoirs by processing and integrating data gathered during seismic surveys. Geotrace wanted to eliminate a two-month delay between offshore data acquisition and onshore analysis to help its customers be more competitive. By...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    A Healthy Approach to Server Sprawl

    Health care insurer BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York sought to consolidate its disparate claims processing server environment to reduce administrative complexity and speed the deployment of new applications and services. Dell helped BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York migrate more than 100 physical servers to Dell PowerEdge blades without...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: China Power – Optimisation of Operation through Virtualisation

    To meet the expanding demands of the organization’s role within China’s power industry, China PowerComplete Equipment Company needed to consolidate its physical infrastructure, which was increasingly complex to manage.This case study explores why the company selected Dell to virtualize its data center on Dell™ PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage and...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Dell Webinar: OEM Solutions

    For more than twelve years, Dell OEM Solutions has worked with global computing appliance vendors to help them speed their time to profit and decrease the total cost of ownership for their customers. View this webcast to learn how working with Dell's OEM Solutions team can help you save time...

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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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  • 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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  • 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

    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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  • Training // Jan 2009

    Dell Virtualization Advisor

    This tool acts as an aide for those who have a comfortable knowledge of virtualization and their server/storage environment needs.

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Get The Benefits of Windows Server 2008 With Simple Migration

    As one of the core server software platforms in many organizations, Microsoft Windows Server is a key part of IT infrastructure. And the newest release, Windows Server 2008, not only improves functionality, but provides a number of on-going cost savings as compared to prior versions. Yet, in this difficult economic...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Maximum ASP Case Study

    MaximumASP wanted to offer highly available virtualized servers in order to increase service levels and efficiency and lower costs. The company deployed Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 Data Center Edition with Microsoft Hyper-V? technology to run on Dell? PowerEdge? servers. The Microsoft System Center Management Suite streamlines administration, integrated with the...

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  • Resource Center // Aug 2009

    Dell Tech Center: Windows Server Virtualization Hyper-V

    Use the Dell Technology Center to interact with other IT professionals.

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  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2009

    Microsoft Virtualization ROI Calculator

    To see how much return on investment your business can receive, check out the Microsoft Integrated Virtualization ROI Calculator ? Now integrated with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit. Reach beyond server consolidation to manage your entire IT environment and make the most of your existing infrastructure. Every day, organizations...

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  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Dell PowerEdge Servers: Energy Efficient and Powerful - The Best of Both Worlds

    Listen to Chad Fenner, product manager for Dell M Series blades, explain the new features of this series of servers.

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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 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 // Jun 2010

    Poweredge Server 11g Thermal

    Driven by rising energy cost and environmental initiatives, server and data centre power consumption has become one of the foremost concerns for IT professionals and data centre managers. Understanding this concern, Dell has been focused on reducing the energy consumption of its servers. Because power and airflow consumed to cool...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    State of Data Center Cooling

    The challanges of increased data center density elevate the importance of the right cooling technology. This paper discusses liquid and air cooling solutions in data centers and when each makes the most sense.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Xeon 5500 Virtualization

    Server virtualization is helping IT organizations improve data center productivity in fundamental ways. It lefts you consolidate multiple operating systems and applications per physical server, reducing the size and costs of your IT infrastructure, while enabling you to deploy new applications in minutes.

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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 2013

    Scottish marketing company provides excellence in service delivery

    See how a Scottish marketing company upheld its service-level agreements and maintained compliance for its UK-based clients by working with Dell Partner Certum and Dell AppAssure. The Results: Saved almost £10,000.00 over legacy tape backup approach Improved RTO and RPO from hours to minutes Reduced storage space requirements by...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Australia's University of Southern Queensland Uses Dell Technology to Expand Online Learning While Improving Energy Efficiency by Approximately 40 Percent

    University of Southern Queensland wanted to enhance online learning programs to serve a growing worldwide student population and add new server capacity to support the programs - without exceeding stringent data center space and energy restrictions. As a solution the University of Southern Queensland boost processing capacity for enhanced online...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // 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 // Jan 2014

    Architects Build Better, Unified Future

    AIA Associes is a collective of architects and engineers who work in locations across France. Their challenges are to support employees by improving access to key applications such as email and simplifying backups to maximize business continuity. They chose Dell to overcome these challenges. They have implemented single IT domain...

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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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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A Performance Comparison of AMD Opteron Processors With Microsoft Hyper-VTM Server 2008 R2

    Virtualization is becoming almost a necessity due in part to economic reasons but also in order to take full advantage of the sheer processing power offered by today's technology. This eventually leads to the question "How far will the servers scale in a virtual environment"? To demonstrate the relative scaling...

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  • 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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  • Case Studies // Nov 2012

    Alter Ego Turns to NetVault Backup for a Practical Solution to Its Backup Dilemma

    Alter Ego leads the way in video production and visual effects in the high-end Canadian marketplace. Their challenges are lack of staff resources make it difficult and time-consuming to manage the unintuitive backup software GUI, users need user friendly interface to schedule data restores and multiple operating systems to protect,...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Flying Right With a Next-Generation Data Center

    Amerijet Holdings reduces the time to close flights by 96 percent, expediting freight transportation and achieving more customer service successes. Amerijet needed to deploy a scalable IT foundation for organic business growth and provide maximum availability and performance for its cargo systems and other applications. The company built a new...

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  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Powering Business With Efficiency and Capacity

    For ATMI, business is all about efficiency. ATMI is the company, which provides specialty materials and materials handling and delivery solutions for semiconductor. ATMI needed to increase server and storage efficiency, meet business needs faster, and reduce operating costs. The company deployed Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell compellent storage, Dell networking...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    Legal Document Automation and Management Company Protects Its Critical Data

    AutoDocs is a leader in its unique field of document creation and management. AutoDocs was living with data risk because it could not get consistent, reliable backups for its mission-critical Microsoft Exchange and SQL servers. AutoDocs was living with data risk because it could not get consistent, reliable backups for...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Considerations for the Consolidation and Virtualization of Microsoft SQL Server

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Novell Privileged User Manager: Securely Managing Super User Access

    Many organizations rely on their Linux and UNIX systems to run mission-critical services and applications. However, controlling who has access to these systems can be extremely difficult, especially when multiple users (i.e., IT administrators, application developers and database administrators) all have full super user rights to root accounts. Since most...

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