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Cloud Computing Resources

Improve your knowledge of cloud and know your choices. Dell has provided white papers, best practices and expert tips to make you successful. Check out our resources on topics ranging from assessment of business needs to migration.

White papers, brochures and data sheets

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    Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions Reference Architecture Guide

    13/05/2015

    This reference architecture focuses on helping organizations begin evaluating OpenStack® software and/or create proofs of concept with the Dell Red Hat Openstack cloud solution.

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    Windows Embedded 8 Standard

    Windows Embedded 8 Standard

  3. Management Software

    Management Software

    Management Software

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    Build a cloud services data sheet

    Is your organization weighing the advantages of the many choices in cloud migration? Dell’s Build A Cloud (BAC) Consulting Service offers clear choices based on our proven experience with VMware vCloud technology.

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    Cloud Client Manager

    Cloud Client Manager

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    Solution Brief Dell Microsoft Cloud Fast Track

    Dell has validated a scalable, software based solution for small to mid-size cloud environments, that allows you to scale from simple, self-contained deployments to larger sized deployments, depending on your needs.

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    Cloud adoption reaches a tipping point

    Has cloud passed a critical maturity level for IT? By all indications, IT is now fully committed to cloud adoption. The real question in IT today is no longer whether to adopt or if cloud is “real,” but how to ensure cloud investments bring rapid results without new liabilities and vulnerabilities.

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    Get your head into cloud

    How can you pursue immediate cloud opportunities without hindering long-term IT goals? Check out this simple guide to leveraging the power of cloud now.

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    VMware Private cloud accelerator data sheet

    Is your organization looking for enterprise validated cloud solutions that improve infrastructure management and reduce costs? Dell consultants can help you develop a personalized solution through modular private cloud accelerators based on vSphere, vCenter & vCloud and additional powerful automation tools that help realize the cloud in shorter term durations than previously possible.

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    DRaaS with Dell and Six Degrees Group Data Sheet

    05/01/2015

    Ensure you meet your disaster recovery objectives with DRaaS solutions powered by Dell technology with 6DG.

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    Coffee break hyper convered infrastructure for cloud

    The market for private cloud hardware and software is exploding as more IT departments make the transition from infrastructure-centric to service-centric application delivery. A key enabler for this next wave of growth will be the hyper converged infrastructure appliance. This paper summarizes how these appliances are a new approach to the market.

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    Building the business case for private cloud

    Drive down costs, improve application delivery, increase agility and help your organization meet customer and worker expectations with private and hybrid cloud.

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    Three tough business challenges private cloud

    20/10/2014

    Dell has experience working with many customers to implement private cloud solutions. This paper discusses three tough business challenges that can be addressed by private cloud solutions.

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    Coffee Break Infrastructure for private cloud

    Creating an agile, manageable private cloud environment that enables efficiency and solves business problems isn’t easy. This paper examines the core IT capabilities required from your infrastructure components as you start on the journey of building a private cloud.

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    BaaS with Dell and Six Degrees Group Data Sheet

    15/10/2014

    Ensure your business can operate during accidents or outages, using managed backup and recovery solutions powered by Dell technology with 6DG.

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    Dell Cloud On Demand with Joyent

    12/09/2014

    Get high performance cloud infrastructure designed for today’s demanding big data, web, and mobile applications.

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    Cloud builders what is your blueprint

    09/06/2014

    This detailed whitepaper lays out the core capabilities of IT infrastructure that enable the transition to private cloud. It is based on Dell's extensive experience in helping our customers and partners build out private clouds.

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    Dell Private Cloud E-book

    09/06/2014

    This document compendium highlights several examples of how Dell private cloud solutions have benefited customers

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    Microsoft private cloud TCO study

    09/06/2014

    This detailed whitepaper documents a TCO study by Principled Technologies. This study compares the total cost over 5 years of hosting a common application profile at a public cloud to the cost of running that workload on purchased hardware.

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    What Makes Private Cloud a Cloud UBM Whitepaper

    09/06/2014

    Creating an agile, manageable private cloud environment that enables efficiency and solves business problems isn’t easy. We take a look at the steps required

  21. Dell Enterprise Systems Private Cloud Infrastructure- Solution Brief

    Dell Enterprise Systems Private Cloud Infrastructure- Solution Brief

    21/04/2014

    Help your organization enable service-centric IT that accelerates business responsiveness. Use this solution brief to build a private cloud with servers, storage, network and management software from Dell. Choices include Red Hat OpenStack, VMware vCloud and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-v cloudOS.

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    Cloud research with CIO/IDG: Study of rogue workloads, vendor lock-in and shadow IT

    Navigating your path to cloud success: A study of rogue workloads, vendor lock-in and cloud conflicts

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    Developing a collaborative endpoint security solution

    Learn about endpoint security, its framework and best practices to help you implement security measures and protect your network. Discover how you can develop a collaborative endpoint security solution with Dell KACE Appliances.

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    Dell Cloud Onsite Service Data Sheet

    30/09/2013

    Free up your operational staff with onsite private cloud solutions managed and monitored by Dell.

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    Product Spotlight Boomi AtomSphere

    Use Dell Boomi AtomSphere as your default integration platform and discover how the solution can help you manage and execute integrations within a hybrid environment and behind the firewall or in the cloud.

  26. ScaleMatrix

    Dell Cloud On Demand with ScaleMatrix

    01/08/2013

    Access enterprise-level performance and a top rated cloud infrastructure including hosting, DRaaS, vCloud and more.

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    Dell iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller

    30/11/2012

    Enable agent-free monitoring, managing, maintaining, updating and deploying of Dell severs from any location, regardless of OS status, using Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 7 (iDRAC7) with Lifecycle Controller.

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    Dell and Microsoft: Virtualization and Private Cloud Solutions

    01/11/2012

    Discover how the private cloud solutions from Dell and Microsoft — including virtualization, system management, infrastructure capabilities and services engagement — can help you lower total cost of ownership and deliver strong workload performance.

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    Wanted: A Trusted Provider for Public Cloud Services

    31/05/2012

    Become familiar with key factors driving cloud implementation and discover various concerns facing businesses adopting cloud technology. Learn why many enterprises opt for Dell cloud with VMware vCloud Datacenter Services powered by SecureWorks.

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    Dell Cloud for SAP Applications

    07/05/2012

    Dell Cloud for SAP Applications can help your business work better in a virtual environment.

Videos

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    Private cloud video

    This video promotes Dell's end-to-end VMware vCloud, Microsoft CloudOS Hyper-V and Red Hat OpenStack private and hybrid cloud solutions, including specific examples.

Case Studies

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    Renon Rural Bank deploys and maintains its cloud computing infrastructure quickly and with ease

    01/06/2015

    Local bank in northern Italy improves security and data protection with a “cloud in-a-box” solution based on the Dell PowerEdge VRTX converged platform, which helps the bank comply with European Central Bank regulations.

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    IIHT Cloud Solutions - Infographic

    01/05/2015

    Learning-as-a-Service provider adopts a cost-effective IT training model for enterprise customers by leveraging software-defined networking running on Dell Networking switches, Dell PowerEdge servers, and Dell PowerVault storage.

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    Fasthosts delivers enterprise cloud technology to its small and medium business customers

    01/05/2015

    The UK’s leading hosting company offers its SMB customers an enterprise-class cloud solution – the first of its kind in the country - developed in close partnership with Dell and Microsoft.

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    IPServerOne creates a cloud platform with 13th generation PowerEdge servers

    01/04/2015

    Web hosting company in Malaysia supports increased traffic on its customers’ websites during major national online sale events like MYCyberSALE by enhancing its cloud platform using Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers.

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    Kelly-Moore Paints eases the maintenance of operations with Dell Boomi

    01/04/2015

    One of the most recognized names in the paint industry selects Dell Boomi as the tool of choice for integrations between applications.

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    CloudRunner partners with Dell to bring its ITaaS solution to market

    01/03/2015

    When a major provider of IT as a service to managed service providers for resale designed and built its cloud infrastructure, it eliminated upfront capital costs and cut time-to-market by months using Dell as its one source of equipment and expertise.

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    Customer Success Stories: Dell Service Provider Program

    01/03/2015

    Is it time to ramp up revenue? There’s an ideal operating model for service providers in Europe looking to expand their business: IT as a service (ITaaS). Find out how others have grown their business with the Dell Service Provider Program.

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    Adapt creates a public cloud with Dell servers, storage, and support

    01/02/2015

    Managed services provider in the UK needed a flexible, scalable, and repeatable solution for its new offering. It found the solutions in Dell servers and storage, which together are helping the company grow its business.

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    Adapt - Video

    01/02/2015

    A managed services provider needed a flexible, scalable, repeatable solution for its new offering. It found the solutions in Dell servers and storage, which together are helping Adapt grow its business.

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    TOSYS Corporation designs and deploys its new Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud

    01/02/2015

    Japanese hosting services provider boosts flexibility, performance and efficiency of its new IaaS offering with a scalable storage infrastructure featuring Dell EqualLogic storage arrays, networking switches and PowerEdge servers.

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    Noritz America devises a cloud based disaster recovery and data protection system

    01/02/2015

    A North American distributor of tankless water heaters gains off-site, fully automated capabilities for data backup, replication and recovery, saving 250 IT staff hours a year, by using Dell AppAssure software with Dell’s Cloud-On-Demand service.

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    CorpFlex improves its storage capabilities for private cloud customers with Dell Compellent

    01/12/2014

    Brazilian IT services provider upgrades its storage infrastructure with Dell Compellent storage arrays to improve the quality of services provided to its growing list of clients, expand its capacity, and boost performance and scalability.

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    Zenovia Exchange saves money and gains efficiency with its private cloud

    01/11/2014

    Digital advertiser migrates its real-time bidding platform for online ad auctions from a top-tier public-cloud provider to its own cloud boosting processing throughput 10 times and revenue 1000 percent.

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    NQ Mobile - Video

    01/11/2014

    Chinese mobile services company diversifies its business by implementing Dell Compellent storage and Dell PowerEdge servers to cope with increased data storage demands.

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    Anvato creates a hybrid-cloud platform allowing its services to grow to scale

    01/10/2014

    Media company significantly cuts customers’ costs as it scales to support millions of concurrent users while pushing the limits of digital broadcasting by moving from a cloud-only service to a hybrid-cloud architecture based on Dell PowerEdge servers.

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    Bitcoin ASIC Hosting increases reliability while saving energy costs by colocating with Dell

    01/10/2014

    Bitfund gains greater reliability and resiliency by colocating its customers’ power-hungry bitcoin-mining equipment at Dell’s cloud-computing, fully redundant Tier III data center, located near low-cost power sources.

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    Mindjet supports transaction flows with Dell Boomi

    01/10/2014

    Software developer expands its use of Dell Boomi AtomSphere to streamline integrations, billing and order management after merging with Spigit.

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    BAW provides high quality, on-demand cloud services for customers

    01/09/2014

    An enterprise resource planning services provider in France drives growth worldwide with Dell Cloud on Demand, enabling the business to offer customers greater value and cost reductions of up to 50 per cent.

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    The University of Alabama at Birmingham - Video

    01/08/2014

    World-renowned research institute implemented an on-demand storage solution to meet the needs of researchers using OpenStack™, PowerEdge and Dell Deployment services.

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    eviivo turns to Dell Cloud Services for its reliable cloud platform

    01/08/2014

    A hotel industry technology firm needed a reliable cloud platform. With the help of Dell it migrated to the Dell Cloud on Demand with Six Degrees Group platform. Now, the firm can ensure better service and staff have time to concentrate on strategic goals.

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    Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA) scales its business with Dell Boomi AtomSphere

    01/08/2014

    Global auctioneer deploys Dell Boomi AtomSphere as its enterprise integration platform to support all 30 of its transformation projects, and increases productivity, scalability and system efficiency and reliability in the process.

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    National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) creates an open-sourced, high-performance science cloud

    01/07/2014

    Australian research organization launches new open-source science cloud platform and supports nationwide research efforts with an infrastructure powered by Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking switches built on an OpenStack platform.

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    IIHT Cloud Solutions - Video

    01/07/2014

    IIHT Cloud Solutions simplifies network complexity, supports a large user base, reduces total cost of ownership and meets global demand for its services by establishing a Dell powered Learning-as-a-Service IT model.

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    Pie Mapping grows to global scale with Dell Cloud Services - Video

    01/07/2014

    Mapping experts in the U.K. drive growth and product development through Dell Cloud Services. By moving from an on-premise solution, it has increased capacity, enhanced scalability and raised the speed of route calculations.

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    net.DE cuts energy use by a third and reduces costs for customers with Dell - Infographic

    01/07/2014

    Hosting firm deploys Dell PowerEdge C class servers with Intel® processors to provide its managed-services customers with cost-effective 24x7 access to services. It has cut energy consumption by a third thanks to the energy-efficient cloud servers.

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