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The Petabyte Age and the Connected Era – More Storage Please

Wired has a fascinating series of articles on its site describing what it calls the Petabyte Age. According to Wired, “Infinite storage. Clouds of processors. Our ability to capture, warehouse, and understand massive amounts of data is changing science, medicine, business, and technology. As our collection of facts and figures … READ MORE

David Graves June 25th, 2008

The Rest of the Shorty Story…

There's a lot of talk about blades out there – especially by Dell and HP. I’ll write more soon about the affordability of Dell’s M-Series vs. the HP Shorty. In the meantime, I think you’ll enjoy this quick :40 second video which takes a look at how the two systems … READ MORE

Dell CIO – IT change, SaaS and cloud computing solutions

Very interesting video discussion between Steven Schuckenbrock, our CIO and President/SVP Global Services and CNET’s Dan Farber. From a CIO perspective he talks about how we’re transforming our own IT practices and implementing “green.” As SVP Global Services he’s asked about ITaaS, SaaS, and cloud computing.

David Graves June 20th, 2008

Servers – Dell’s Comeback Weapon

So says industry pundit Roger Kay in BusinessWeek. Roger discusses the dynamics of the x86 server market and the emergence of cloud computing. His take – "In the $28.7 billion global market for servers, Dell trailed HP in the first quarter, according to IDC figures. But it was the only … READ MORE

David Graves June 19th, 2008

Big Things, Little Packages – 2.5-inch drives

  Yesterday, we announced the PowerVault MD1120 – our first storage expansion enclosure designed with small form factor (2.5-inch) disk drives. The thought here is to provide customers the higher performance they want through faster access to stored data, improved power efficiency through reduced power consumption and higher data center … READ MORE

David Graves June 17th, 2008

Innovation Doesn’t Just Happen

We kicked off our annual Dell Technology Leadership Summit last night. At this three-day event, we invite CTOs from existing and potential partners to share technology visions and strategies with the clear aim of encouraging joint development efforts.   Presentations will focus on direct partner engagement and sharing long-term product plans, … READ MORE

David Graves June 17th, 2008
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