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Networking Resource Library

Improve your knowledge of networking. Check out our resources – from white papers, brochures and data sheets, to videos, case studies and technical blogs – on a wide array of topics from business assessments to solution migration.
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    Brocade Fibre Channel SAN Family Product Guide

    28/05/2015

    Product Guide featuring Brocade adapters and Storage Area Networks (SAN) Switches.

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    Spec Sheet: M4001 InfiniBand Blade Switch

    01/12/2016

    The SwitchX® M4001Q QDR and M4001F FDR InfiniBand blade switches for Dell PowerEdge M-series chassis delivers superior performance for applications that demand the highest bandwidth and lowest latency.

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    White paper: The Economic Advantages of Open Networking and Customer Choice

    01/06/2016

    Dell’s disaggregation, SDN, and open networking architectures have the potential to change the networking landscape forever. Dell, along with its ecosystem of partners, is assisting enterprise organizations to seamlessly migrate to a far simpler, open and innovative model of business already embraced in the private sector.

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    Reference guide: Open Management Infrastructure in Dell Networking

    30/03/2016

    This document provides details of how to use Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) to manage Dell Networking switches.

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    Reference guide: Puppet In Dell Networking

    17/02/2016

    This document provides details of how to use Puppet to manage Dell Networking switches.

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    Reference guide: Dell Networking Open Networking Partner OS Guide

    This document provides details of 3rd party operating systems that can run on Dell Networking open networking switches.

  7. Dell Networking OS10 Open Networking Software Spec Sheet

    Dell Networking OS10 Open Networking Software Spec Sheet

    23/03/2017

    This document provides detailed specifications of the Dell Networking OS10 software product.

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    White paper: Network Automation with Dell Open Automation

    This whitepaper provides details of the challenges with a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) and how Dell's portfolio of network automation tools can help alleviate these challenges.

  9. Dell Keeps up the Open Networking Momentum

    Customer presentation: Dell Keeps up the Open Networking Momentum

    01/12/2015

    Building scalable cloud networks with Dell and Nuage Networks

  10. Dell Networking Product Portfolio Guide

    Dell Networking Product Portfolio Guide

    13/09/2016

    In today’s data center, rapid increases in virtualization, cloud deployments and big data analysis have created new challenges as organizations look to build IT infrastructures that meet today’s and tomorrow’s business demands.

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    Dell Networking Data Center Quick Reference Guide

    A complete overview of Dell Networking data center products and solutions.

  2. Dell Networking Campus Quick Reference Guide

    Dell Networking Campus Quick Reference Guide

    The Dell EMC Networking portfolio of enterprise-class wired and wireless, next-generation management and industry-leading support combines into “One Network” designed to meet the needs of your business.

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    White Paper: Dell's One Network Strategy is Transforming the Campus

    “In a market full of products that have been designed around maintaining the status quo, there are some vendors who are challenging the norm and bringing products to market that reduce lock-in and provide more flexibility — Dell Networking is one of these.” – Moor Insights & Strategy

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    Realize the full promise of network virtualization

    01/11/2016

    Paper describing how two of the most innovative paradigms in networking today - Dell EMC Open Networking and VMware NSX provide the optimal network for security, automation, and TCO.

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    Article: Is Dell Driving the Open Future of Networking?

    Moor Insights: "Learn how Dell’s focus on driving openness into their products makes them a compelling alternative as IT customers look for change."

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    Article: Open Networking Takes Hold

    The shift toward software-defined networking has created a growing ecosystem poised to deliver exceptional network agility, scalability and manageability.

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    The Economic Advantages of Open Networking and Customer Choice

    30/01/2017

    Choice of industry-leading network operating systems on Dell Open Networking switches

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    Agile. Scalable. Manageable.

    30/01/2017

    Implement a flexible data center with open networking technologies

  1. Accelerate electronic learning with Dell and Silver Peak

    Solution brief: Accelerate electronic learning with Dell and Silver Peak

    19/09/2016

    In order to provide K-12 customers with the most robust and cost-effective networks, Dell has partnered with Silver Peak, the leading provider of Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN).

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    Solution brief: Innovative hyper-converged data center solutions from Dell, Pluribus Networks and Nutanix

    24/06/2016

    Together Dell, Pluribus Networks and Nutanix are helping customers deploy an end-to-end data center solution that will optimize the performance, scalability, efficiency and management of their hyper-converged environments.

  3. Building scalable Cloud networks with Dell open networking and Nuage Networks Virtual Services Platform

    Solution brief: Building scalable Cloud networks with Dell open networking and Nuage Networks Virtual Services Platform

    01/09/2015

    Dell and Nuage Networks deliver an integrated network virtualization solution with Dell open networking switches, Nuage Networks Virtualized Services Platform (VSP) software, and worldwide support.

  4. Dell Open Networking and VMware NSX Solution Brief

    Solution Brief: Dell Open Networking and VMware NSX

    18/08/2016

    With the rise of data center virtualization and cloud deployments, companies are experiencing growth pains where a traditional network architecture is no longer acceptable.

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    Solution brief: Redefining Your WAN with Broadband

    This document provides details of the Dell and SilverPeak joint solution to build a sofware-defined WAN.

  6. Introducing a robust SDN overlay solution based on Dell infrastructure and Midokura software

    Solution brief: Introducing a robust SDN overlay solution based on Dell infrastructure and Midokura software

    Customers of today’s enterprise and service/web provider organizations around the globe are pushing data centers to their limits for real time services that can keep up with demanding workloads and applications.

  7. Introducing a cost-effective MPLS virtualization solution from Dell and IP Infusion for enterprises

    Solution brief: Introducing a cost-effective MPLS virtualization solution from Dell and IP Infusion for enterprises

    Today’s enterprise networks are being challenged by demanding applications and users looking for anywhere and anytime connectivity real-time.

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    Dell EMC and Silver Peak PowerEdge VRTX Solution Brief

    02/02/2017

    This solution brief provides an overview of how Dell EMC PowerEdge VRTX and Silver Peak together can reduce the cost and complexity of building a WAN by leveraging broadband to connect users to applications.

  9. Dell EMC Networking and SmartOptics solution brief

    Dell EMC Networking and SmartOptics solution brief

    23/02/2017

    This document provides details of how SmartOptics DWDM solutions help to extend 100GbE distances up to 60-80km.

  10. Dell EMC Networking and SmartOptics solution offering

    Dell EMC Networking and SmartOptics solution offering

    23/02/2017

    This document provides details of how SmartOptics DWDM solutions help to extend 100GbE distances up to 60-80km.

  1. Digital transformation in the learning environment

    Digital transformation in the learning environment.

    McAllen Independent School District equips students with 21st-century skills and saves $1 million in rebuilding its network with Dell EMC networking solutions.

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    Monrif consolidates its data center and acheives energy-efficiency

    01/02/2016

    Italian publishing group reduces risk of revenue loss and saves time and money on management by consolidating its data centres into one Dell end-to-end infrastructure.

  3. Case Study: Dell and Aerohive Make great connections in China

    Case Study: Dell and Aerohive Make great connections in China

    Attendees at the Dell Enterprise Forum in Shanghai gained fast and reliable connectivity thanks to an easy-to-manage network.

  4. Education and IT help community thrive: Cardiff and Vale College

    Education and IT help community thrive: Cardiff and Vale College

    01/02/2016

    Cardiff and Vale College teams with Dell to empower a new generation of students. Welsh higher learning center launches its state-of-the-art £45 million campus powered by Dell switches and wireless access points.

  5. Case Study: Dell and Aerohive Power the Classroom

    Case Study: Dell and Aerohive Power the Classroom

    Canadian school district supports web-based instruction with modern wired and wireless networking solutions

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    TelecityGroup offers flexible cloud solutions with its end-to-end Dell infrastructure

    01/10/2015

    U.K. data centre provider takes business into new markets with dedicated private and shared cloud offerings based on Dell blade servers and Dell storage.

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    Service King expands its business with an end-to-end Dell environment

    01/10/2015

    Collision repair service uses an end-to-end Dell technology solution and boosts application performance by 300 percent. As a result, customer waiting time shortens as help service advisors save 20 minutes per customer, and the business grows overall.

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    Midokura Japan keeps pace with growth via open source private cloud

    01/10/2015

    A provider of virtual networks builds its global customer base by using a private cloud solution built on Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking open networking switches and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

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    Star Kay White keeps its supply chain agile with end-to-end Dell infrastructure

    01/10/2015

    Food and flavorings manufacturer drives growth and savings by increasing its agility and efficiency in filling commercial requests with a more reliable, future-proof infrastructure that includes Dell storage, networking, firewalls, desktops and services.

  10. Arizona State University creates next-generation high-performance computing

    Arizona State University creates next-generation high-performance computing

    01/04/2015

    Life science researchers get answers from genomic big data weeks faster, simplify collaboration and increase potential for scientific breakthroughs with a cluster that supports HPC, big data and massively parallel processing using Dell technologies.

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    Bonneville School District improves network with a Dell Active Fabric solution

    01/04/2015

    By deploying a Dell Networking Active Fabric solution, a K-12 school district is helping kids achieve more with instant access to online tools via various devices, boosting savings and safety, and reducing the time IT staff spend managing IT by 75 percent.

  12. AeroMéxico Delta TechOps turns to Dell for their enterprise environment

    AeroMéxico Delta TechOps turns to Dell for their enterprise environment

    01/04/2015

    Largest airline maintenance company in Latin America worked with Dell to design and deploy a complete IT infrastructure in four months.

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    Royal Opera House installs new technology end-to-end

    01/04/2015

    Over the course of a year, the Royal Opera House in London transformed its IT from desktop to data centre and forged a strategic relationship with Dell on the way, allowing it to remain a leader in the arts.

  14. Elmcroft Senior Living prepares for the future with end-to-end solutions

    Elmcroft Senior Living prepares for the future with end-to-end solutions

    01/11/2014

    Senior living facility upgrades and consolidates a once-fragmented IT infrastructure across 102 locations in 19 states with an end-to-end Dell solution, improving patient care and staff efficiency while simplifying IT administration and reducing costs.

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    Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co. KG refreshes its data center

    01/06/2015

    Energy company in Germany creates highly available, virtualized IT infrastructure with Dell partner abtis and end-to-end solution from Dell, featuring Dell servers, storage, networking, software, client devices and a Dell wireless network.

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    How Dell Does IT: Public WiFi Network Solutions

    01/06/2015

    Dell deploys a temporary network for Dell World 2014 to give 4,800 attendees a firsthand experience with its fast and reliable end-to-end wired and WiFi networking solutions including next-generation management and security tools.

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    How Dell Does IT: Campus Networking

    01/07/2015

    Dell IT switched the infrastructure at its Slovakia site from Cisco to Dell Networking technologies to support modern applications, deliver seamless WiFi capabilities, cut costs and develop a model for future LAN deployments.

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    ICM Netsystems keeps pace with innovation by creating a data superhighway

    01/11/2015

    An IT services provider in Spain makes its data centre future-ready with an open networking solution from Dell that increases innovation by 20 percent, drives business growth by an additional 35 percent, and boosts IT efficiency by 20 percent.

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    Itconic expands its business with a scalable, public IaaS cloud

    01/03/2016

    A leading provider of IT services to companies across the Iberian Peninsula drives expansion through a range of cloud services delivered via Dell’s end-to-end platform, featuring blade servers, storage and networking.

  20. eBook: The Path is Open to Software-Defined Networking

    eBook: The Path is Open to Software-Defined Networking

    01/04/2016

    Summary of customer success stories using Dell Open Networking switches. This solution includes highly reliable, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) to run your choice of software. However, you can save time and money by selecting options that are prequalified to run on a Dell Open Networking solution.

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    Strengthening connections across campus

    John A. Logan College needed to increase wireless coverage and upgrade its IT infrastructure to support new web-based services. They deployed Dell wired and wireless technologies, servers with Intel® technology, storage arrays and firewalls to add data center capacity, boost campus network performance and wireless coverage, and ensure a secure experience for users.

  22. Service King teams with Dell EMC and Silver Peak to expand their network

    Service King teams with Dell EMC and Silver Peak to expand their network

    01/09/2016

    Service King accelerates expansion and boosts network performance with Silver Peak SD-WAN and Dell Networking solutions.

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    Sasser Companies Busy Employees Have More Time for Fun

    Learn how Sasser Companies deployed the Dell Networking X1052P to support their expanding network requirements and dramatically decrease trouble ticket calls.

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    FFA Architecture and Interiors

    Learn how FFA Architects and Interiors deployed the Dell Networking X1026P ethernet switch to support their entire network of wireless devices, desktops, and advanced app

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    Modernize and Transform Your Network

    Today's modern applications call for new thinking about network architecture. Based on open standards, Dell Networking solutions free you from outdated approaches.

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    Dell Networking N-Series Overview

    The Dell Networking N-Series includes a wealth of energy-efficient, cost-effective 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet solutions.

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    Tulane University Helps Speed Discovery with Dell Networking

    ​In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Tulane University sought to advance their institution’s research programs in a partnership with Dell and Intel.

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    Medallia - Video

    01/10/2015

    Software development firm supports its big data analytics platform with Dell open networking switches, providing high throughput and efficient data processing.

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    Whatcom Educational Credit Union and Dell Networking

    Learn how WECU can easily scale to meet growth, enable business insights more than twice as fast as before with Dell EMC Networking solutions.

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    Service King Boosts Network Performance with Dell Networking

    Service King accelerates expansion and boosts network performance with Silver Peak SD-WAN and Dell Networking solutions.

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    Movement Mortgage Enhances Security and Network Performance

    Mortgage company protects critical data, boosts network performance, centralizes management, and supports growth with Dell Technologies.

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    Dell Networking N1500 Switches

    The N1500 is a 1 Gigabit Ethernet switch for connecting users and devices to the network.

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    Dell Networking N2000 Switches

    The N2000 is a 1 Gigabit Ethernet switch providing end users and devices access to the network.

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    Dell Networking N3000 Switches

    The N3000 is a 1 Gigabit Ethernet switch for connecting users, servers and storage to the network.

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    Dell Networking N4000 Switches

    The N4000 is a 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch that provides high-speed server and storage connectivity.