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Advisors and Tools

Get advice and assistance in constructing your IT solutions with automated online advisors that capture Dell's deep IT expertise.

Advisors

Cloud Client Computing Advisor

Cloud client-computing Advisors
Configure a customized, end-to-end desktop virtualization solution for 50 to 50,000 users, with the right servers, storage, software, networking, graphics, unified communications, cables, thin clients and services for your business. 
High-Performance Computing Advisor

High-Performance Computing Advisor
Use the HPC Advisor to help define the cluster architecture, server and processor requirements of your high-performance computing solution — including capacity, interconnect and throughput.
Oracle Database Advisor

Oracle Database Advisor
Choose server, storage and performance preferences, and usage and environment characteristics, and let the Oracle® 11g Advisor generate configuration recommendations for your solution.
Precision Workstation Advisor

Precision Workstation Advisor
Choose a Dell Precision™ PC that meets your computing needs and application specifications using our Dell Precision Workstation Advisor — an interactive tool that helps define your unique system configuration.
Small and Medium Business (SMB) Operating System Advisor

Small and Medium Business (SMB) Operating System Advisor
Let the interactive Small Business OS Advisor tool help you identify the hardware and software that best meet your business needs and generate a recommended configuration based on your specifications.
SQL Server Advisor
SQL Server Advisor
Perform capacity planning and sizing for Microsoft® SQL Server® database deployments based on your hardware, software and operations requirements using the SQL Server Advisor.
Get advice and assistance in constructing your IT solutions with automated online advisors and tools that capture Dell's deep IT expertise.

Calculators

  • Mainframe Re-hosting Quick ROI Calculator

    Mainframe Re-hosting Quick ROI Calculator

    The Quick ROI Calculator can assist you in determining the potential multi-year cost benefit of a re-hosted solution from Dell versus your current mainframe environment.

  • PowerEdge ROI Calculator

    PowerEdge ROI Calculator

    Use the Dell PowerEdge ROI Calculator to discover the financial advantages and compare various financial metrics associated with migrating from your current server platform to Dell racks or blades.

  • VIS Business Value Calculator

    VIS Business Value Calculator

    Learn the costs and benefits of deploying virtualization management tools — such as Dell VIS AIM and VIS Creator — by using the VIS (Virtual Integrated System) Business Value Calculator.

  • VIS Improves Data Center Efficiency Tool

    VIS Improves Data Center Efficiency Tool

    Learn which Virtual Integrated System (VIS) components are best suited for your specific data center environment and get a free copy of the IDC report "Dell VIS Management Extensions Improve Data center Operational Productivity".

Training

  • Technology Solutions Training Portal

    Technology Solutions Training Portal

    Our 20-minute modules deliver a lot of IT solution training in a small amount of time. Subject areas include Cloud computing, Virtualization, Mobility, Software, Security and many more.

  • PowerEdge Blade Server Demo

    PowerEdge Blade Server Demo

    Interactive demonstration of Dell PowerEdge Blade Server Infrastructure, including next-generation PowerEdge Servers, Networking, Power and Cooling and Management.

  • PowerEdge Rack Mount Server Demo

    PowerEdge Rack Mount Server Demo

    Interactive demonstration of Dell PowerEdge Rack Mount Server Infrastructure, including next-generation PowerEdge Servers, Networking, Power and Cooling, Power Management and Systems Management.

Tools

  • DPACK

    DPACK

    Take the guesswork out of understanding your system performance.The Dell™ Performance Analysis Collection Kit (DPACK) helps you optimize spending and analyze opportunities for virtualization or data center expansion.

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