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Blog and Dell Community Forum Changes Coming Soon

Just a few minutes ago, I published a blog post on Direct2Dell explaining some changes that will be occurring later this week. To centralize the comments on this topic, I have disabled comments on this post. Please go to my Direct2Dell post to share your questions or concerns.

Lionel Menchaca October 29th, 2008

Thoughts on Azure

At their annual PDC conference on Monday, Microsoft announced the CTP of their new cloud services platform, called Azure , code named “Red Dog”. When I first heard about the offering, I immediately thought if they play their cards right, this could start a massive push of cloud … READ MORE

Eric K October 29th, 2008

Be more energy efficient with the new OptiPlex

One of the key attributes of the new Optiplex line is its energy efficiency. For example, when compared to older systems in a customers’ environment – say the Optiplex 170L from about 4 years ago – the energy savings can be up to 84 percent (actual performance will … READ MORE

J. J. Davis October 28th, 2008

Dell Powers Microsoft Azure

Today marks the start of an important chapter in the unfolding story of cloud computing. Microsoft has entered the ranks of cloud platform service providers with the launch of Windows® Azure™ and the Azure Services Platform.  Microsoft selected cloud-optimized Dell servers to power the Azure platform.   Forrest Norrod, … READ MORE

Todd B October 27th, 2008

What’s the Protocol Here?

Based on today’s story on SearchStorage’ Storage Soup blog, wanted to take a quick minute and clarify a few points. Dell’s position on FCoE is that it will be a useful bridge for Fibre Channel (FC) customers hoping to consolidate LANs and SANs. This is especially valuable for … READ MORE

Travis Vigil October 24th, 2008
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