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Data Center Virtualization Products and Services

Manage and secure your data center with solutions that can meet your needs at every stage of your journey.

Stage 1: 0% - 20% virtualized

Use the following list of the products and services as a frame of reference. Before we recommend a solution, we work with you to:

  • Thoroughly understand your specific needs
  • Create the right solution for your business based on your requirements

To continue transforming your data center into a dynamic IT environment, work with our virtualization experts.

Servers:

  • Simplify server virtualization. Deploy, scale and manage virtualized Dell PowerEdge Servers with greater ease. And support more virtual machines on each server.
  • Move from limited physical convergence to full convergence with Dell Converged Blade Data Center. The blade servers, storage and switches are integrated into a single blade chassis. You can use just one interface to configure and manage all of them.

Storage:

  • Maximize efficiency, flexibility and reliability across your entire virtual infrastructure with Dell Storage Virtualization. Modular architecture, built-in intelligence and tight integration with management tools enable you to boost performance and increase scalability.  
  • Speed deployment, protect your virtualized data, enable future scaling and get the information you need fast with Dell EqualLogic Storage. EqualLogic PS Series arrays are interoperable. You can mix and match them to build tiered storage within a single storage pool or across multiple pools.

Network:

Accelerate you transition to open, virtualized, private-cloud enabled IT environments with SDN-ready Dell Networking Solutions.

Stage 2: 20% - 50% virtualized

Use the following list of the products and services as a frame of reference. Before we
recommend a solution, we work with you to:

  • Thoroughly understand your specific needs
  • Create the right solution for your business based on your requirements

To continue transforming your data center into a dynamic IT environment, work with our virtualization experts.

Security, Management: 

  • Securely manage and protect your applications, systems, devices and data with Dell Software. Virtualize your entire data center to deliver your core value faster with powerful, easy-to-use software solutions.
  • Buy a pre-converged data center in a box with Active Infrastructure Systems. You can automate provisioning and workload management with systems that come pre-integrated with blade servers, hypervisors, storage, switches, networking and software.
  • Streamline virtual server management with VMware and/or Microsoft Management plug-ins and connectors. Wizards can help you update both your physical and virtual server environments ― without disturbing workload productivity.

Storage:

  • Automate management and scale virtualized pools of block and file storage with the Dell Compellent Storage Center. Intelligent management software ensures that the data you need is at your fingertips when you need it.
  • Speed deployment, protect your virtualized data, enable future scaling and get the information you need fast with Dell EqualLogic storage. EqualLogic PS Series arrays are interoperable. You can mix and match them to build tiered storage within a single storage pool or across multiple pools.

Network:


Accelerate you transition to open, virtualized, private-cloud enabled IT environments with SDN-ready Dell Networking Solutions

Services:
  • Define a virtualization/cloud strategy that includes the right technology, operational considerations, actionable plan and financial models for your data center environment with Virtualization Consulting Services.
  • Gain the skills and technology you need to implement processes that can safeguard your organization against unexpected power outages, routine system upgrades and other damaging events with Dell Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
  • Maximize efficiency, flexibility and reliability across your entire virtual infrastructure with Dell Storage Virtualization. Modular architecture, built-in intelligence and tight integration with management tools enable you to boost performance and increase scalability.

Stage 3: ~ 50% virtualized

Use the following list of the products and services as a frame of reference. Before we
recommend a solution, we work with you to:

  • Thoroughly understand your specific needs
  • Create the right solution for your business based on your requirements

To continue transforming your data center into a dynamic IT environment, work with our virtualization experts.


Security, Management:
  • Securely manage and protect your applications, systems, devices and data with Dell Software. Virtualize your entire data center to deliver your core value faster with powerful, easy-to-use software solutions. Buy a pre-converged data center in a box with Active Infrastructure Systems. You can automate provisioning and workload management with systems that come pre-integrated with blade servers, hypervisors, storage, switches, networking and software.
  • Streamline virtual server management with VMware and/or Microsoft Management plug-ins and connectors. Wizards can help you update both your physical and virtual server environments ― without disturbing workload productivity.

Storage: 

  • Maximize efficiency, flexibility and reliability across your entire virtual infrastructure with Dell Storage Virtualization. Modular architecture, built-in intelligence and tight integration with management tools enable you to boost performance and increase scalability.
  • Speed deployment, protect your virtualized data, enable future scaling and get the information you need fast with Dell EqualLogic storage. EqualLogic PS Series arrays are interoperable. You can mix and match them to build tiered storage within a single storage pool or across multiple pools.

Network:

Accelerate you transition to open, virtualized, private-cloud enabled IT environments with SDN-ready Dell Networking Solutions.

Services:    
  • Depend on standard, modular Dell IT Transformation Services. You can tailor Dell services to meet your virtualization and cloud needs. Realize your vision with a trusted partner.
  • Keep your virtualized applications up-to-date, and get them ready to migrate to the cloud with Application Modernization Services. We can help you modernize and migrate enterprise applications, such as SAP®, Oracle® and Microsoft® Dynamics.
  • Maximize efficiency, flexibility and reliability across your entire virtual infrastructure with Dell Storage Virtualization. Modular architecture, built-in intelligence and tight integration with management tools enable you to boost performance and increase scalability.   

Stage 4: > 50%

Use the following list of the products and services as a frame of reference. Before we
recommend a solution, we work with you to:

  • Thoroughly understand your specific needs
  • Create the right solution for your business based on your requirements

To continue transforming your data center into a dynamic IT environment, work with our virtualization experts

Security, Management:

Buy a pre-converged data center in a box with Active Infrastructure Systems. You can automate provisioning and workload management with systems that come pre-integrated with blade servers, hypervisors, storage, switches, networking and software. 

Servers/Platform: 

  • Simplify server virtualization. Deploy, scale and manage virtualized Dell PowerEdge Servers with greater ease. And support more virtual machines on each server.
  • Move from limited physical convergence to full convergence with Dell Converged Blade Data Center. The blade servers, storage and switches are integrated into a single blade chassis. You can use just one interface to configure and manage all of them.

Storage:
  • Protect, store and archive vital enterprise data with Dell Cloud Storage Solutions. You can rely on Dell to deliver the features you need to keep your information secure in the cloud, such as data destruction and eliminate the features you don’t need in a cloud environment, such as redundant components .
  • Speed deployment, protect your virtualized data, enable future scaling and get the information you need fast with Dell EqualLogic Storage. EqualLogic PS Series arrays are interoperable. You can mix and match them to build tiered storage within a single storage pool or across multiple pools.


Network:

Accelerate you transition to open, virtualized, private-cloud enabled IT environments with SDN-ready Dell Networking Solutions.

Services:   
  • Transform your virtualized data center into a cloud computing environment with Dell Cloud Services. Work with Dell consultants to assess your IT infrastructure and then work with you to design, implement and support your cloud solution.
  • Extend the capacity of your virtualized data center with Dell Cloud On Demand. Keep you cloud IT on site, but leave the provisioning to us. With On Demand cloud, you pay only for the secure enterprise-class IaaS cloud capacity you use from month-to-month.
  
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