Citrix – Direct Integration for EqualLogic PS storage

(editor's note – The virtualization news from VMworld continues to abound…this post comes to us from Achmad Chadran in our EqualLogic solutions group) Citrix just released an integration module that sets a new high-water mark for virtualization. We’ve already begun work documenting the experiences of customers who’ve deployed … READ MORE

David Graves September 15th, 2008

VMworld’s Around the Corner – What’s Dell Got?

(editor's note – this post comes to us courtesy of Tim Sherbak, one of our virtualization gurus) The VMworld show is next week in Las Vegas and we'll be there in a big way.  We'll be there to show solutions highlighting data protection, disaster recovery, consolidation, virtual desktops, … READ MORE

David Graves September 12th, 2008

Virtualizing Servers? Look At Consolidating Your Storage

Lot’s of virtualization news today. My guess is that most of our readers aren’t asking “if” they should virtualize – the benefits from server virtualization and server consolidation are well-touted. One by-product of moving to a virtual server environment is the near-mandate for shared storage.  That gives a … READ MORE

David Graves September 10th, 2008

Dell Ups the Ante in Virtualization

What do you think of this time of year? Kids returning to school? Football season? True, but September is now all about virtualization, literally. With Microsoft’s launch earlier this week of its embedded Hyper-V and VMworld just around the corner in Las Vegas, the timing is just right … READ MORE

bruce_eric_anderson September 10th, 2008

Dell FlexAddress PowerEdge M1000e – The Facts

Recently, one of our competitors misstated a couple of key points about Dell’s FlexAddress and I’d like to take a moment to clarify how easy it is to implement and integrate the virtualization system into existing environments. (To tell you the truth, we're a bit flattered as they … READ MORE

Armando Acosta September 8th, 2008

More on Dell’s New Server Blades

While you won’t hear us say “blade everything,” you will hear us talk about the virtues of blades and where they make sense for customers. Tom Cloyd and Chad Fenner, who both focus on blade technologies for Dell, chat in this vlog about Dell’s new PowerEdge M805 and … READ MORE

David Graves August 26th, 2008

Simplify IT – A Customer Perspective

At Dell, we talk a lot about how to simplify IT. But the most powerful voices come from customers. Merlin Glynn, CTO of MedNetwoRx in Dallas, Texas, was kind enough to write this email and allow us to publish it here. Thank you for writing Merlin. _______ I … READ MORE

David Graves August 25th, 2008

Dell and AMD On New Blade Servers

Last week I met with AMD’s Pat Patla and several of his closest analyst buddies at a dinner AMD was hosting.  Pat heads up AMD’s server and workstation business division and we thought it would be fun to get together and talk about some of our efforts.  We’ve … READ MORE

Glenn Keels August 22nd, 2008

Solaris Now Available Through Dell

Starting today, we will be OEMing Solaris for customers looking for this option on Dell PowerEdge servers. We've worked closely with Sun to certify a select set of Dell PowerEdge servers for Solaris. The idea here is to give customers one place to purchase an entire solution – … READ MORE

David Graves August 20th, 2008

Is Greening Your Storage a Key Consideration Yet?

– (editor note – this post comes to us from Greg White in storage marketing. Thanks Greg) Many organizations have been looking to desktops, notebooks and servers for power and cooling savings and the associated environmental benefits of green IT solutions. What about storage? Up to this point, storage … READ MORE

David Graves August 14th, 2008
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