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  1. Fluid Data Reduction for FluidFS

    Fluid Data Reduction for FluidFS

    Fluid Data Reduction for FluidFS

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    Top 5 ways to Empower the Future-Ready Enterprise


    The Future-Ready Enterprise (FRE) operates on the premise that business change will not only continue, it will likely accelerate due to a variety of external factors—many of which have not yet been uncovered. This has significant implications throughout the enterprise, especially for the IT organization. When IT is future-ready, it can help the organization survive new and evolving business pressures. Whatever the catalysts, executives in an FRE environment are under pressure to deliver improved business results, increase customer satisfaction, control costs, improve competitive standing and enhance employee productivity.

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    Future Ready Enterprise White Paper

    Essential IT capabilities for a changing world: white paper describing enterprise trends, Future Ready Enterprise strategy benefits, solutions portfolio and tips for evolving enterprise IT.

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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.

  5. 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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    Nissan Motor Company creates a reliable and highly available backup solution


    One of the world’s largest automobile makers keeps production at a key factory in Japan at maximum efficiency with a data storage and backup solution built end-to-end on Dell, including Dell servers, storage, networking and software.

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    Nordgetreide creates greater efficiency with its software-defined data center


    Leading cereal maker transforms its IT and reduces operating costs with a cloud solution featuring software-defined storage based on Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking and Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces.

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    United Nations Foundation expands its services around the world thanks to its private cloud


    Global organization implements Dell mobile, IT management and data center technologies and improves overall collaboration, innovation and data security.

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    Aubert gains agility with software-defined storage and converged infrastructure


    A major retailer of items for children drives growth, giving staff 83 per cent faster access to business data for better decision-making, with Dell hyper-converged technology based on the Dell XC Series appliances with Intel® Xeon® processors.

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    SINTREX Integration Services maintains high availability with Dell partnership


    IT provider in South Africa overcomes IT challenges and rapidly improves backup, availability and customer service levels with a Dell server and storage infrastructure supported by Dell ProSupport Plus.

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    Intage Technosphere drives growth with future-ready storage


    IT services business in Japan drives success despite the data deluge from customers with an efficient, easy-to-control Dell Storage SC series solution, laying the foundation for big data cloud storage services.

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    U2 Cloud expands services efficiently with its software-defined data center


    Cloud services company speeds provisioning by up to one week, cuts desktop storage costs and drives threefold performance increases by boosting agility and scalability with an end-to-end Dell solution that facilitates software-defined everything.

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    NxtGen Datacenter & Cloud Technologies partners with Dell OEM


    An India-based cloud services provider drives growth at home and abroad while cutting order lead times in half and saving millions of dollars on office expansion with the help of Dell OEM Solutions.

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    Medien-Service Untermain (MSU) improves its services and storage abilities


    An IT services provider in Germany restores customer virtual machinery 90 percent faster, and its entire data center 80 percent quicker, while otherwise boosting services with an end-to-end Dell BURA solution.

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    The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs builds a private cloud


    A multi-state addiction treatment program helps caretakers treat patients faster and simplifies IT management thereby enabling business growth with a new end-to-end Dell private cloud financed through Dell Financial Services.

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    Cardiff and Vale College - Video


    A college in the Welsh capital launches its £45million state-of-the-art campus with an end-to-end solution from Dell that delivers the best of e-learning to help develop a local community that is ready for the opportunities in an evolving world of work and education.

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    IndigoVision teams with Dell OEM Solutions for global distribution and support


    U.K.-based provider of IP video surveillance systems works with Dell OEM to provide a range of storage for its customers, take products into new markets and ensure global support.

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    PRIME aerostructures GmbH adds AppAssure to its end-to-end Dell environment


    Aeronautics technology firm CEO gets his weekends back and can grow his company with ISO and EASA compliance through Dell AppAssure backup software.

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    FAW Foundry increases efficiency and reduces cost with its VDI solution


    A leading auto casting manufacturer in China reduces desktop downtime by 68 percent to improve productivity and cuts the total cost of ownership on the environment by almost 50 percent with Dell end-to-end virtual desktop infrastructure.

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    Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC) - Infographic


    Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC) includes 25 universities and children’s hospitals, including the Helen Devos Children’s Hospital, as well as the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), who are, with support from Dell and Intel, creating a new model for treating children with cancer.

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    Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC) utilizes big data IT


    Oncologists and geneticists give hope to pediatric cancer patients deemed incurable by using precision medicine and Dell IT to develop custom treatments. Some patients are now in remission, and the tumors in 60 percent of others are no longer growing.

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    University of Cambridge offers HPC services for small and medium businesses


    Globally revered university in the U.K. develops a high-performance computing cloud platform for small and medium businesses to utilize with the hopes of increasing research, development, and the knowledge economy.

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    TelecityGroup offers flexible cloud solutions with its end-to-end Dell infrastructure


    U.K. data centre provider takes business into new markets with dedicated private and shared cloud offerings based on Dell blade servers and Dell storage.

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    Wilson Sons standardizes its data center and ensures remote access across Brazil


    One of the largest sea and port operators in Brazil engaged Dell to help it consolidate and standardize its data center architecture and ensure that all its units throughout the country had remote access to applications.

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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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    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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    AW Engineering saves energy and increases efficiency with its VDI environment


    A global automotive parts manufacturer in Japan increases the efficiency of its virtual manufacturing processes while lowering maintenance costs by 50 percent and power usage by 67 percent with a Dell end-to-end virtual desktop infrastructure.

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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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    Celtic Manor Resort deploys a secure and virtualized environment


    A leading five-star resort makes combined IT savings of £67,000 a year while supporting major events like NATO meetings with a Dell end-to-end platform featuring servers, storage, networking and firewalls.

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    GMO Internet upgrades its public cloud enivronment for a global customer base


    A leading internet services company in Japan successfully launches its public cloud services in Japan, Singapore and the U.S through a single-vendor solution based on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell Nexenta software-defined storage.

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    New Belgium Brewing - Video


    With the plans to broaden production and distribution with the addition of a new brewery, a growing independent beer company expands on its partnership with Dell.

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    Dell Flash Storage Montage - Video


    Chinese customers in technology and government adopt Dell flash storage for a boost in I/O capabilities to improve the quality of customer satisfaction and operations.

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    Star Kay White keeps its supply chain agile with end-to-end Dell infrastructure


    Food and flavorings manufacturer drives growth and savings by increasing its agility and efficiency in filling commercial requests with a more reliable, future-proof infrastructure that includes Dell storage, networking, firewalls, desktops and 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.

  1. Dell PS6210 Series SpecSheet

    Dell PS6210 Series SpecSheet

    The Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS6210 arrays bring a new level of performance for your most demanding applications, while delivering the simplicity of the PS Series management experience.

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    Dell Fluid Cache for SAN Product Specification Sheet

    Read more about the Dell hardare that is required to deploy a Dell Fluid Cache for SAN solution. Find out how this solution can provide the stability of a highly available write-back caching solution within a scalable, low-latency SAN environment; as well as extraordinary I/O performance for OLTP and VDI workloads.

  3. PowerVault Tape Automation Spec Sheet

    PowerVault Tape Automation Spec Sheet

    Reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. You can count on Dell for end-to-end solutions to maximize your performance and uptime.

  4. PowerVault Tape and Removable Disk Drives Spec Sheet

    PowerVault Tape and Removable Disk Drives Spec Sheet

    PowerVault Tape and Removable Disk Drives Spec Sheet

  5. Dell Compellent FS8600 Spec Sheet

    Dell Compellent FS8600 Spec Sheet

    The Dell Compellent FS8600 NAS appliance offers a flexible solution for capacity- and performance-intensive file workloads.

  6. Dell FluidFS v3 Migration Guide

    Dell FluidFS Migration Guide

    For customers who would like personalized service, Dell Migration Services has a full range of service offerings for migrating file and block data. Dell Migration Services will walk through every detail of planning a migration, including providing estimates on the amount of downtime that will be needed. After the planning phase, Dell Migration Services will come on site to set up the migration software and begin the migrations.