Rafael Colorado is a product director in Dell EMC’s Extreme Scale Infrastructure division. Rafael leads a group responsible for defining and managing products and solutions for scale-out markets that are rapidly shifting towards cloud-based architectures.

Rafael earned an Industrial Engineering degree and holds an EMBA from the University of Illinois. His previous experience includes Motorola where he led a product marketing and strategy team and Colgate Palmolive in different marketing roles. He also funded a successful technology startup company.

VMware Horizon 6: another great leap forward

Dell and VMware have a long-standing and strong alliance, focused on helping customers achieve their IT goals with integrated virtualization solutions that are flexible, scalable and high- performance, all while simplifying operations and reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). With the partnership enabling both companies to work smarter through collaboration … READ MORE

Rafael Colorado April 9th, 2014

The new Amazon WorkSpaces offer reinforces Dell DaaS direction

Shortly after VMware acquired Desktone, Amazon announced plans to leverage its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure to offer Desktop as a Service (DaaS) solutions. With two of the most prominent cloud computing leaders now backing DaaS, the decision Dell Cloud Client Computing made in 2011 to launch of our … READ MORE

Rafael Colorado December 18th, 2013

Dell PowerEdge VRTX for desktop virtualization: The time is now

The adoption of the Dell PowerEdge VRTX has been impressive, especially among small and mid-size organizations looking for an all-in-one solution, from a single vendor – just look at how customers Emerson and Carestream have been talking about us. The concept of enabling remote offices, small business or branch offices to … READ MORE

Rafael Colorado September 30th, 2013

Enabling desktop virtualization with Dell PowerEdge VRTX

At the recent Dell Enterprise Forum in San Jose, CA I witnessed the enormous interest in Dell PowerEdge VRTX, a new converged infrastructure for remote offices, small business or branch offices.  eWeek described its many innovations in the article Dell May Have Hit a Home Run With New VRTX Server … READ MORE

Rafael Colorado July 11th, 2013

Dell’s Perspective on VMware’s Horizon Suite Announcement

VMware recently announced its Horizon Suite, which includes updates to VMware Horizon View and VMware Horizon Mirage, as well as a new product, VMware Horizon Workspace and integrates them into a platform to improve management, security and control of virtual desktops. We at Dell are thrilled with this announcement and … READ MORE

Rafael Colorado February 26th, 2013

What the new release of VDI-in-a-Box 5.2 means to you

At Dell, we are very excited about the upcoming release of Citrix VDI-in-a-Box version 5.2. This innovative new version offers even greater functionality and benefit for our customers, including:  Ability to export virtual desktop golden images, offering incremental flexibility to the image management  Support for MS Lync, an increasingly important … READ MORE

Rafael Colorado October 18th, 2012

Executing BYOD programs

There are as many opinions about how to effectively launch a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program as there are devices in the pockets of today’s increasingly mobile workers. Still, there is one thing everyone agrees on, the drivers of adoption: increasing productivity, employee retention, device selection, and enhancing security. … READ MORE

Rafael Colorado October 10th, 2012
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