Virtualisation: Dell’s Expertise in the Service of Cost Control

A few days ago, I had the opportunity to participate in a round table discussion about simplifying IT and the benefits it can bring to organisations worldwide. Together with members of the specialised press and Nicolas Laarman, vice president of Atari’s worldwide management information systems, we exchanged views … READ MORE

Thierry P May 13th, 2009

The Case For Greener IT Procurement

You can't read an issue of BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal or other major business publications without reading about "green IT." The same goes for IT-oriented outlets like Cnet, InformationWeek and eWeek. The industry has come to realize that not only is consuming less energy good for the … READ MORE

Bruce Eric May 12th, 2009

A Security Engineering Training Framework

If there is one topic on which most security practitioners agree, it is the fact that employee training must be part of your organization’s security strategy. For IT users, the field of security training is pretty mature. Many of us go through yearly mandatory training reminding us to … READ MORE

Eric Baize May 12th, 2009

Cambridge University Simplifies HPC

The super computing market has undergone huge changes over the past four years and is now a technology open to a broad base of researchers. This is relevant to all of us because it has enabled complicated research involving modeling or analysis to be completed in a fraction … READ MORE

Josh C May 11th, 2009

Dell and Microsoft Simplify Systems Management

The increasing sophistication and the ever-growing amounts of industry-standard information technology devices (servers, storage, clients) has created an imbalance in the cost structure for IT. Companies spend an inordinate amount of time on the management of IT assets and money for other people just to run the infrastructure. … READ MORE

Anthony D May 5th, 2009

Dell TechCenter Live Chat Today

If you haven’t noticed by now, my colleagues over at the Dell TechCenter host each week a Tech Tuesday Chat, this week focusing on how to install and configure Dell’s new Dell Management Console. Please join us at 3pm central time today to chat with DMC experts from … READ MORE

Bruce Eric April 28th, 2009

Thinking Differently About SSD

When I talk to customers about storage challenges and technologies, it is always interesting to get their thoughts on one of the areas that has gotten a lot of attention over the last couple of years: flash or solid state drives (SSD). Invariably, this discussion’s first stop is … READ MORE

Greg White April 24th, 2009

Can Your Brain Be Replaced By a Supercomputer?

Dr. Reza Rooholamini, director of enterprise solutions engineering group for Dell, recently wrote an article with that headline appearing in The Financial Times. To me the headline sounds like an extension of the movie The Matrix, but maybe that's just me. (Personal note: Perhaps I'm one of the … READ MORE

Bruce Eric April 23rd, 2009

How Green is Your Data?

Earth Day is the time of year when everywhere you turn it’s green. The newspaper, radio, and of course TV: several broadcasting networks are featuring special green-themed logos and programming. So it shouldn’t have been a surprise to see thousands of “green” consumers at this year’s Go Green … READ MORE

VP, Power & Infrastructure April 22nd, 2009
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