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Published: Tue,22 August 2006 17:00:00 CST

Last Build Date: Tue,22 August 2006 17:00:00 CST

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Flexible Virtualization with EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI Storage Arrays

Tues, 5 Feb 2008 05:00:00 CST

The advent of Internet SCSI (iSCSI) technology, combined with the latest in server virtualization software, can offer enhanced capabilities and benefits to enterprises of all sizes. This article provides guidance on building a virtualized infrastructure with EqualLogic® PS Series iSCSI storage arrays and VMware® virtualization software.

Inside the EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI Storage Arrays

Tues, 5 Feb 2008 05:00:00 CST

Built on a patented peer storage architecture, the EqualLogic® PS Series of Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage arrays offers high performance, reliability, intelligent automation, and seamless virtualization of a single pool of storage to enable simplified enterprise storage deployment, ease of management, and comprehensive data protection.

Breaking the Energy Barrier

Tues, 5 Feb 2008 05:00:00 CST

When MarketLive found that limited power and rack space in its data centers had become a barrier to growth, Dell™ PowerEdge™ Energy Smart servers helped the company cut power consumption by an estimated 50 percent while providing twice the processing power in the same amount of space.

Excellent Online Service 24/7

Tues, 5 Feb 2008 05:00:00 CST

Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers, Dell/EMC storage, and Dell OptiPlex™ desktops help online retailer support a 30 percent annual customer expansion rate.

Advancing Medical Treatment Efficiency

Tues, 5 Feb 2008 05:00:00 CST

By deploying an IT environment built on Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers and VMware® virtualization software, Taiwan Adventist Hospital created a highly available IT environment that enables medical staff to focus on patients.

Real-World Education

Tues, 5 Feb 2008 05:00:00 CST

By consolidating 90 percent of its physical servers onto Dell™ PowerEdge™ blade servers using the VMware® virtualization platform, the Ryerson University IT group is poised to react quickly to university needs.

How Dell Streamlined Authentication and Identity Management Using Quest’s Vintela Authentication Services

Fri, 04 May 2007 05:00:00 CST

When security, management, and compliance demands required Dell authentication and identity management systems to be consolidated into a single common directory, the Dell IT group turned to Quest Software’s Vintela® Authentication Services, which enabled the integration of Microsoft® Windows®, UNIX®, and Linux® platforms with the Microsoft Active Directory® directory service.

Implementation Study: Dell IT Scales Supply Chain Management with Oracle RAC 10g

Fri, 04 May 2007 05:00:00 CST

When the expensive proprietary servers running the Dell supply chain management systems had reached their limits, the Dell IT group migrated to cost-effective, standards-based Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers running Oracle® Real Application Clusters 10g. This architecture helped enhance database performance while providing scalability for future growth.

How Dell Accelerates Product Development Worldwide Using PTC Pro/ENGINEER and Windchill Software

Thu, 01 February 2007 05:00:00 CST

For more than a decade, Dell has designed and developed industry-leading hardware platforms using PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire™ computer-aided design (CAD) software running on Dell Precision™ workstations. To advance its worldwide data management and collaboration, Dell recently deployed PTC Windchill® content and process management software on Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers, Dell/EMC storage area networks, and Dell PowerVault™ storage systems. This approach streamlines the global product development process—helping to improve business agility and accelerate time to market.

Dell OpenManage Newsletter: Simplifying Client Management

Thu, 01 February 2007 05:00:00 CST

Join us in a one-on-one dialogue with the people who are architecting Dell's management strategy for the scalable enterprise. This issue focuses on Dell and Altiris tools that offer a comprehensive approach to client management throughout the enterprise.

Dell IT Designs an Enterprise Monitoring Infrastructure Using Microsoft Operations Manager 2005

Thu, 01 February 2007 05:00:00 CST

Microsoft® Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 provides scalability, failover, integration with Dell OpenManage™ Server Administrator, and other features enabling it to serve as the foundation of a global Microsoft Windows Server® OS–based enterprise monitoring infrastructure. Using MOM 2005 along with Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers, Dell PowerVault™ storage, Dell OpenManage Server Administrator, and BMC software, the Dell IT group developed a robust infrastructure to support more than 24,000 servers worldwide.

Giving Schools Room to Grow

Thu, 8 May 2008 05:00:00 CST

Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers and Dell PowerVault™ storage arrays helped the Shanghai Community International Schools enhance high-capacity data storage and backup, reducing data recovery time by an estimated 98 percent and server administration time by approximately 60 percent.

The Art of Storage

Thu, 8 May 2008 05:00:00 CST

For online retailer, the Dell™ PowerVault™ MD3000i Internet SCSI (iSCSI)–based storage array simplifies storage management and provides high performance in support of 80 percent annual business growth.

Higher Performance for Less Power

Thu, 8 May 2008 05:00:00 CST

The efficient power usage and heat output of Dell™ PowerEdge™ Energy Smart 1950 servers helped Deutsche Rentenversicherung reduce energy bills and avoid a potentially costly upgrade to its existing infrastructure.

Automotive Giant Boosts Efficiency

Thu, 8 May 2008 05:00:00 CST

The Dell Premier Pages service combined with VMware® virtualization on Dell PowerEdge servers enabled automotive supplier Magna International to take control of its IT procurement processes and streamline its server infrastructure—helping increase efficiency and reduce costs company-wide.