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  1. Fluid Data Reduction for FluidFS

    Fluid Data Reduction for FluidFS

    Fluid Data Reduction for FluidFS

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    SC4020 product review: Taneja Group

    In this lab validation, industry analyst firm Taneja Group provides a technical deep dive of the new Dell Storage SC4000 and highlights specific customer use cases.

  3. Taneja Group: Overview of Dell XC Solutions

    Taneja Group: Overview of Dell XC Solutions

    Traditionally, converged infrastructure systems have been built using a three-tier architecture where compute, networking and storage, while integrated together in same rack, still consisted of best-in-breed standalone devices. These systems work well in stable, predictable environments, however, when a virtualization environment is dynamic with unpredictable growth, traditional three-tier architectures often times lack the simplicity, scalability and flexibility. Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliances powered by Nutanix software are HyperConverged models that are extremely flexible and scalable. This solution brief examines what constitutes a dynamic virtualized environment and how the Dell XC Web-scale Appliance series fits into such an environment.

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    Dell EqualLogic TCO Analysis

    This ESG Lab report examines the economic excellence of highly scalable Dell EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI virtualized storage solutions compared with those of other leading storage vendors.

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    The Business Value of Dell EqualLogic and Compellent Primary Storage Solutions - White Paper

    Dell has stepped up to the challenge with primary storage platforms based on its Fluid Data architecture, so that data is automatically moved to the most cost-effective location, thereby optimizing data throughout the infrastructure.

  6. Delivering virtual desktops in mixed environments

    Delivering virtual desktops in mixed environments

    Cohesive end-to-end management helps simplify large virtual desktop deployments, optimizing scalability and performance on diverse endpoints and platforms.

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    The Center for Space Simulator Development and Personnel Training (CSD&PT) refreshes desktops with VDI


    Astronaut training facility in Russia keeps its competitive edge while saving energy when it turns to a Dell end-to-end virtualized desktop infrastructure, built on Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell PowerVault storage, Dell Networking and Dell Wyse endpoints.

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    The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs - Video


    Addiction treatment facility increases the quality of patient care by utilizing a Dell-based private cloud solution and Dell Financial Services to deploy a secure, manageable and high performing virtual environment.

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


    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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    Georgian College creates an affordable and scalable backup and recovery environment


    Large college improves its ability to offer new courses and teaching models quicker with a faster, more flexible storage and backup solution that includes Dell hardware, built-in management tools and professional services.

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    University Health System - Video


    With a demand to deploy a new Epic EHR, University Health System partnered with Dell to help provide patients with quick service and to allow the organization to invest in innovative patient-focused services.

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    Unimat Life increases both power and work efficiency


    Staff at leading Japanese coffee supplier get a dose of virtual desktops using Wyse thin clients supported by a Dell solution featuring PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic storage and Networking switches, and enhanced with SonicWALL and Foglight software.

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    Mairie de Vincennes creates an efficient environment with cloud client-computing


    A local authority in France enhances services to residents when they visit the city hall and prepares for smart city operations with a virtualized Dell end-to-end platform featuring servers, storage, networking and thin clients.

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    Fujian University of Technology creates a high-performance cloud for researchers


    A technology university in China addresses transportation congestion caused by rising vehicle ownership by analyzing real-time data on local road usage and delivering it to the public with the help of an end-to-end Dell cloud platform.

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    LifeChurch.tv creates a flexible, dependable and cost-effective data center


    Nonprofit ministry saves 144TB of storage and $150,000 while providing reliable, high-quality video seven days a week to tens of thousands of people with Dell Compellent storage, FluidFS NAS, and Dell PowerEdge servers.

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    Cofely Germany increases efficiency and flexibility in the data centre


    A leading provider of professional services in Germany enhances application performance by 20 per cent and lowers storage costs by up to 30 per cent through deploying Dell Compellent storage in existing Dell server environment.

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    Major university drives transformation with unified management and automation


    A large university’s IT department is using Dell Active System Manager and Dell server, storage and networking technologies to quickly provide reliable technology services to thousands of users across campus.

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    Business Technology Consulting (BTC) creates a flexible demo environment


    To allow easier collaboration and drive innovation, an IT consulting firm set up a demo SAP environment for customers and partners based on end-to-end Dell data centre technology running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V.

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    Finder prepares for growth and improves efficiency through virtualization


    Italian manufacturing company accommodates rapid business growth and protects its business-critical data with an expandable solution based on Dell servers and storage delivered by Dell partner VAR Group.

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    University Health System migrates to Epic EHR system with Dell services and hardware


    Louisiana public health system partners with Dell to quickly deploy new Epic system infrastructure, helping clinicians serve patients faster and enabling the organization to invest in innovative patient-focused services.

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    Austin Community College (ACC) builds the nation's largest learning lab


    A community college helps students achieve more by implementing adaptive-learning platforms and more personalized instruction via innovative class models, online tools, a Dell VDI and the nation’s largest computerized learning environment.

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    Case Study: Vialink

    Vialink, in France worked with the Dell Consulting team to install a Dell DX Object Storage Platform. It now offers customers more value-added services and the IT team saves one hour a week in administration, giving it time to focus on strategic projects.

  2. Cloud Computing Solutions Framework for Government

    Cloud Computing Solutions Framework for Government

    Dell Cloud Client Manager helps organizations have flexibility to provide fully managed services including - secure devices, deploy apps, reporting and compliance

  3. All Flash iSCSI SSD Systems 2014 Brand Leader Report

    All Flash iSCSI SSD Systems 2014 Brand Leader Report

    During the last five years, enterprise-class storage arrays have evolved from all-HDD, to Hybrid HDD/SSD, to all-flash media inside. Leading storage vendors also offer NAS, SAN and unified versions of each. Until this year, the array portfolio of leading storage vendors included only all-HDD arrays with an option to add some flash. The breakthrough year for the industry came in 2014, highlighted by the introduction of all-flash storage arrays from leading vendors including Dell.

  4. Dell EqualLogic SAN

    Best Practices for Securing a Dell EqualLogic SAN

    Data security is a primary concern in almost any IT environment. Business critical or confidential information must be protected from unauthorized access and properly disposed of when required. Many organizations are compelled to implement data protection technologies due to regulatory compliance. This paper explains deploying a secure EqualLogic SAN to prevent unauthorized access to the PS Series administrative interfaces and to protect data at rest using self-encrypting drives and data in flight using IPsec network layer security.

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    FS7500 in a Linux Environment v1_2

    The Dell EqualLogic FS7500 NAS storage system delivers highly available, scalable enterprise-class file services to Microsoft Windows and Linux clients utilizing the CIFS and NFS protocols.

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    Fluid Data Archival with Dell Compellent and Dell PowerVault Tape Libraries

    Fluid Data Archival with Dell Compellent and Dell PowerVault Tape Libraries