|

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

  1. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  2. Click here to read PDF

    Dell Cloud Clinical Archive Brochure

    For hospitals and medical facilities that need an advanced medical archive but don’t want to manage it themselves, the Dell Cloud Clinical Archive offers a flexible solution.

  3. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  4. why email fails

    Why Email Fails — Survey Results

    This research report analyzes leading causes of email system failures and provides guidance on lowering the probability of unplanned email outages.

  5. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  6. Click here to read PDF

    Use Dell Cloud as a Service - Data Sheet

    Use a public cloud to drive business agility with the Dell Cloud, which can help you enhance scalability, drive cost reduction and reduce time spent maintaining IT infrastructure.

  7. solving email management challenges on demand

    Solving Email Management Challenges With On-Demand Services

    Learn how Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-enabled email management solutions overcome the challenges with on-premise solutions and how they provide a better answer to email management, storage, searches and archiving problems.

  8. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  9. Click here to read PDF

    Solution Brief Dell Cloud Connect Screenscape Digital Signage

    Solution Brief Dell Cloud Connect Screenscape Digital Signage

  10. Click here to read PDF

    Solution Brief Dell Cloud Connect Nanonation Digital Signage

    Solution Brief Dell Cloud Connect Nanonation Digital Signage

  11. Click here to read PDF

    Simplify with Dell Cloud Services - Data Sheet

    Choose the right cloud computing solution to suit your time and budget. Dell Cloud Services provides assistance at every stage of your cloud journey — from concept, to design, to implementation.

  12. Click here to read PDF

    Operate, Manage and Monitor Cloud Computing - Data Sheet

    Learn how you can operate, manage and monitor your cloud computing infrastructure to increase efficiency. Dell offers an end-to-end perspective on operating cloud platforms with software and tools that lead to greater flexibility and scalability.

  13. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  14. EMS overview data sheet global

    Email Management Services Overview

    Learn how three Dell services can help you eliminate the downtime, compliance and financial risks of managing emails.

  15. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  16. Click here to read PDF

    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

  17. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  18. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  19. Click here to read PDF

    Build Your Cloud Infrastructure - Data Sheet

    Learn how you can build a private cloud that helps automate and consolidate applications and data in your data center. Dell can help you build a secure cloud infrastructure that simplifies deployment and management, leveraging existing IT resources.

  20. Click here to read PDF

    Dell Data Protection | Encryption Whitepaper

    With Dell Data Protection, you can quickly and easily protect critical business data on desktops, laptops, USB thumb drives, external storage devices and optical media.

  21. Click here to read PDF

    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.

  22. Dell Wyse D10DP DataSheet

    Dell Wyse D10DP DataSheet

    At a glance: Robust and secure No attack surface for complete immunity to viruses and malware. High performance AMD G Series Dual core 1.4GHz processor delivers high speed and power, with support for PCoIP to deliver rich graphics for VMware Horizon View users. Brilliant graphics High Definition multimedia experience leveraging hardware acceleration engine for various multimedia formats; supports dual high-resolution ‘L shaped’ screen rotation. Well-connected Gigabit Ethernet, integrated dual band Wi-Fi option and 4 USB 2.0 ports. Easy-to-manage Dell Wyse Device Manager – scalable administration for just a few to tens of thousands of thin clients; Dell Wyse Cloud Client Manager, a simple, secure, unified cloud-based management of company and employee owned smartphones, tablets, and cloud clients. Green Consumes less than 9 watts of power, reducing cost and carbon emissions.

  23. Click here to read PDF

    Dell Solutions for Virtualization

    6/23/2015

    Dell is the only global vendor that can help you plan, build and optimize virtualization solutions end-to-end, from desktop to the cloud.

  24. Click here to read PDF

    Dell IT Consulting Services

    6/23/2015

    Dell consultants can provide best-practice experience for planning and adopting the most powerful and popular tools available across on-premise, online and hybrid scenarios

  25. Click here to read PDF

    Dell Consulting Cloud Readiness Assessment

    6/23/2015

    Dell will help your organization unlock its full potential with cloud technology. Our consultants offer expertise and proven best practices to accelerate your roadmap and ease your transition to cloud.

  26. Click here to read PDF

    The Total Economic Impact™ Of Private Cloud A Forrester Study

    6/19/2015

    Explore this study commissioned by Dell highlighting the benefits of private cloud and ROI. Improve efficiency and lower costs for your enterprise by saving time on IT management and asset virtualization.

  27. Click here to read PDF

    Dell PowerEdge R630 Configuration for Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Deployment Guide

    6/12/2015

    Detailed guide for deploying a scalable Microsoft Private Cloud on Dell PowerEdge servers. The Dell configuration for Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track v4 is a guide for customers and partners who want to deploy a proven solution for MS private or hybrid cloud.

  28. Click here to read PDF

    Choosing a Road to Hybrid Cloud

    6/9/2015

    A core part of the Microsoft cloud strategy is to enable customers to easily move workloads among on-premise, public and private cloud environments. This paper explores the flexibility, control, security, compliance and dozens of more positives of the hybrid cloud model, and how Microsoft Azure is meeting growing business needs.

  29. Click here to read PDF

    Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions Reference Architecture Guide

    5/13/2015

    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.

  30. Click here to read PDF

    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.

Videos

  1. private-cloud-video-en.jpg

    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

  1. Dell and AGFA teaming up to offer a secure cloud-enabled archival solution for medical Imaging.jpg

    Dell and AGFA teaming up to offer a secure cloud-enabled archival solution for medical Imaging

    Agfa and Dell executives talk about the relationship between the two organizations for medical image management on Dell Cloud Services. This relationship allows AGFA’s customers to focus on their patients and let Dell handle the technology and security.

  2. 2015-cambridge-10022490-hpc-big-data-cloud-service.jpg

    University of Cambridge - Video

    7/1/2015

    University of Cambridge helps SMEs compete on the world stage by making HPC more accessible.

  3. Click here to read PDF

    eLongNet Information Technology maintains its competitiveness with a refreshed cloud

    7/1/2015

    Chinese online travel agency innovates online services and enhances user experience with high-performing cloud platform featuring PowerEdge racks, EqualLogic storage arrays, and support from Dell Deployment Services and Dell Support Services.

  4. Click here to read PDF

    PIRONET NDH provides their customers business-critical applications via cloud

    7/1/2015

    A leading hosting service in Germany supports companies with highly secure and reliable end-to-end business cloud solutions using Dell PowerEdge VRTX chassis, PowerEdge servers and EqualLogic storage.

  5. Click here to read PDF

    AgreeYa Solutions creates and manages its public VDI solution

    7/1/2015

    A global IT solutions provider built its Desktop as a Service and cloud-hosted virtual desktop offerings on top of Dell’s premier cloud client-computing software and servers.

  6. Click here to read PDF

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

    6/1/2015

    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.

  7. 2015-cornell-10022287-sdn-software-defined-network.jpg

    Cornell University, Gates Hall - Video

    6/1/2015

    To meet the needs of its research and production communities, Cornell University’s College of Engineering deployed an SDN on OpenFlow solution with Dell S series switches, vastly improving the performance, management and security of their network.

  8. Click here to read PDF

    IIHT Cloud Solutions - Infographic

    5/1/2015

    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.

  9. Click here to read PDF

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

    5/1/2015

    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.

  10. Click here to read PDF

    IPServerOne creates a cloud platform with 13th generation PowerEdge servers

    4/1/2015

    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.

  11. Click here to read PDF

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

    4/1/2015

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

  12. Click here to read PDF

    CloudRunner partners with Dell to bring its ITaaS solution to market

    3/1/2015

    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.

  13. Click here to read PDF

    Customer Success Stories: Dell Service Provider Program

    3/1/2015

    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.

  14. Click here to read PDF

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

    2/1/2015

    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.

  15. 2015-adapt-10022242-cloud-simplified-partnership.jpg

    Adapt - Video

    2/1/2015

    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.

  16. Click here to read PDF

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

    2/1/2015

    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.

  17. Click here to read PDF

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

    2/1/2015

    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.

  18. Dell-and-AGFA-teaming-up-to-offer-a-secure-cloud-enabled-archival-solution-for-medical-Imaging.jpg

    Dell and AGFA teaming up to offer a secure cloud-enabled archival solution for medical Imaging

    Agfa and Dell executives talk about the relationship between the two organizations for medical image management on Dell Cloud Services. This relationship allows AGFA’s customers to focus on their patients and let Dell handle the technology and security.

  19. Click here to read PDF

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

    12/1/2014

    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.

  20. Click here to read PDF

    Zenovia Exchange saves money and gains efficiency with its private cloud

    11/1/2014

    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.

  21. 2014-nq-mobile-10021049-flash-optimized-storage-servers.jpg

    NQ Mobile - Video

    11/1/2014

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

  22. Click here to read PDF

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

    10/1/2014

    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.

  23. Click here to read PDF

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

    10/1/2014

    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.

  24. Click here to read PDF

    Mindjet supports transaction flows with Dell Boomi

    10/1/2014

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

  25. Click here to read PDF

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

    9/1/2014

    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.

  1. Contact a Dell representative

    Let us help you take the next step. You can trust Dell experts to help you with anything from evaluating your current state to transforming your IT into a service-oriented environment.