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Networking Resource Library

Improve your knowledge of networking. Check out our resources – from white papers, brochures and data sheets, to videos, case studies and technical blogs – on a wide array of topics from business assessments to solution migration.
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    Open Management Infrastructure in Dell Networking

    3/30/2016

    This document provides details of how to use Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) to manage Dell Networking switches.

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    Puppet In Dell Networking

    2/17/2016

    This document provides details of how to use Puppet to manage Dell Networking switches.

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    Dell Networking Open Networking Partner OS Guide

    This document provides details of 3rd party operating systems that can run on Dell Networking open networking switches.

  4. Dell Networking OS10 Open Networking Software Spec Sheet

    Dell Networking OS10 Open Networking Software Spec Sheet

    1/1/2016

    This document provides detailed specifications of the Dell Networking OS10 software product.

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    Network Automation with Dell Open Automation

    This whitepaper provides details of the challenges with a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) and how Dell's portfolio of network automation tools can help alleviate these challenges.

  6. Building scalable Cloud networks with Dell open networking and Nuage Networks Virtual Services Platform

    Building scalable Cloud networks with Dell open networking and Nuage Networks Virtual Services Platform

    9/1/2015

    Dell and Nuage Networks deliver an integrated network virtualization solution with Dell open networking switches, Nuage Networks Virtualized Services Platform (VSP) software, and worldwide support.

  7. Dell Keeps up the Open Networking Momentum

    Dell Keeps up the Open Networking Momentum

    12/1/2015

    Building scalable cloud networks with Dell and Nuage Networks

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    Customer Presentation Dell and Pluribus Networks

    10/1/2015

    This customer presentation provides a good overview of a joint open networking solution with Dell and Pluribus Networks.

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    Accelerating SDN Monitoring Networks in Enterprise Data Centers

    8/1/2015

    Dell and Big Switch Networks introduce an SDN enabled monitoring network solution that empowers tapping traffic everywhere and delivering it to security and monitoring appliances.

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    Dell Networking Brochure

    Learn how Dell can help you address your current networking challenges while also reducing costs, streamlining cumbersome processes and improving performance across the enterprise.

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    Dell Networking Product Portfolio Guide

    The Dell Networking product portfolio guide offers a complete overview of Dell Networking products and solutions.

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    Dell Networking Data Center Quick Reference Guide

    A complete overview of Dell Networking data center products and solutions.

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    Dell Networking Campus Quick Reference Guide

    A complete overview of Dell Networking campus products and solutions.

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    Dell and Cumulus Networks Solution Brief

    12/1/2014

    Learn how Dell offers Linux savvy customers greater choice in networking with Cumulus’ full-featured Linux OS to help build, manage and automate massive-capacity, next-generation data center networks.

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    Dell and Big Switch Networks Big Cloud Fabric Solution Brief

    8/1/2015

    Learn how Dell and Big Switch Networks deliver modern data center network fabrics with Dell Open Networking switches, Big Switch Networks Big Cloud Fabric™ (BCF) and Dell’s worldwide support.

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    Dell and Midokura Network Virtualization Solution Brief

    12/1/2014

    Learn how Dell and Midokura deliver end-to-end convergence with Dell open networking solutions and MidoNet network virtualization software.

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    Dell and IP Infusion Solution Brief

    8/1/2015

    Learn how Dell and IP Infusion deliver affordable MPLS virtualization with Dell open networking switches, IP Infusion OcNOS software and worldwide support.

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    Dell and Pluribus Networks Solution Brief

    8/1/2015

    Learn how Dell and Pluribus Networks help bring more intelligence and programmability with Dell open networking switches, Pluribus Networks NetVisor OS and worldwide support.

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    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.

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    Is Dell Driving the Open Future of Networking?

    Moor Insights: "Learn how Dell’s focus on driving openness into their products makes them a compelling alternative as IT customers look for change."

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    Open Networking Takes Hold

    The shift toward software-defined networking has created a growing ecosystem poised to deliver exceptional network agility, scalability and manageability.

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    Dell Networking Optics Spec Sheet

    Dell provides a robust set of optic and cable options for each of the Ethernet speed ratings. Long- and short-range connectivity options, including simple, cost-effective direct attach cable (DAC) solutions, are suited to a wide range of data center and campus applications.

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    Dell Transceiver and Cable Introduction Brochure

    Today’s networking architects are faced with the challenge of determining the optimal means of connecting switches to the broader IT infrastructure. Some of the key considerations in solving connectivity problems are reach, power, CAPEX, and OPEX.

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    Monrif consolidates its data center and acheives energy-efficiency

    2/1/2016

    Italian publishing group reduces risk of revenue loss and saves time and money on management by consolidating its data centres into one Dell end-to-end infrastructure.

  2. Case Study: Dell and Aerohive Make great connections in China

    Case Study: Dell and Aerohive Make great connections in China

    Attendees at the Dell Enterprise Forum in Shanghai gained fast and reliable connectivity thanks to an easy-to-manage network.

  3. Education and IT help community thrive: Cardiff and Vale College

    Education and IT help community thrive: Cardiff and Vale College

    2/1/2016

    Cardiff and Vale College teams with Dell to empower a new generation of students. Welsh higher learning center launches its state-of-the-art £45 million campus powered by Dell switches and wireless access points.

  4. Case Study: Dell and Aerohive Power the Classroom

    Case Study: Dell and Aerohive Power the Classroom

    Canadian school district supports web-based instruction with modern wired and wireless networking solutions

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

    10/1/2015

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

    10/1/2015

    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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    Midokura Japan keeps pace with growth via open source private cloud

    10/1/2015

    A provider of virtual networks builds its global customer base by using a private cloud solution built on Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking open networking switches and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

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

    10/1/2015

    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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    Bronto Software standardizes its data center on Dell technology

    4/1/2015

    Marketing software firm provides more than 1,300 top retailers with sophisticated online shopping tools and marketing services via a highly scalable platform that uses mostly open-source software and is powered by Dell hardware.

  10. Arizona State University creates next-generation high-performance computing

    Arizona State University creates next-generation high-performance computing

    4/1/2015

    Life science researchers get answers from genomic big data weeks faster, simplify collaboration and increase potential for scientific breakthroughs with a cluster that supports HPC, big data and massively parallel processing using Dell technologies.

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    Bonneville School District improves network with a Dell Active Fabric solution

    4/1/2015

    By deploying a Dell Networking Active Fabric solution, a K-12 school district is helping kids achieve more with instant access to online tools via various devices, boosting savings and safety, and reducing the time IT staff spend managing IT by 75 percent.

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    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.

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    Distributech cuts costs and boosts availability with an end-to-end Dell solution

    2/1/2015

    To support availability and growth of its SaaS offerings, a major communications firm deployed a Dell end-to-end infrastructure that cut its IT footprint by 75 percent, energy use by 50 percent and annual IT staff demands by 1,000 hours.

  14. AeroMéxico Delta TechOps turns to Dell for their enterprise environment

    AeroMéxico Delta TechOps turns to Dell for their enterprise environment

    4/1/2015

    Largest airline maintenance company in Latin America worked with Dell to design and deploy a complete IT infrastructure in four months.

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    Royal Opera House installs new technology end-to-end

    4/1/2015

    Over the course of a year, the Royal Opera House in London transformed its IT from desktop to data centre and forged a strategic relationship with Dell on the way, allowing it to remain a leader in the arts.

  16. Elmcroft Senior Living prepares for the future with end-to-end solutions

    Elmcroft Senior Living prepares for the future with end-to-end solutions

    11/1/2014

    Senior living facility upgrades and consolidates a once-fragmented IT infrastructure across 102 locations in 19 states with an end-to-end Dell solution, improving patient care and staff efficiency while simplifying IT administration and reducing costs.

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    Norwich University of the Arts adds Wi-Fi to its end-to-end Dell environment

    3/1/2015

    A leading university for the arts in the U.K. clears the way for continued expansion with a fast, reliable and scalable wireless network built on Dell W-Series technology and backed by a Dell end-to-end infrastructure.

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    Stadtwerke Pforzheim GmbH & Co. KG refreshes its data center

    6/1/2015

    Energy company in Germany creates highly available, virtualized IT infrastructure with Dell partner abtis and end-to-end solution from Dell, featuring Dell servers, storage, networking, software, client devices and a Dell wireless network.

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    How Dell Does IT: Public WiFi Network Solutions

    6/1/2015

    Dell deploys a temporary network for Dell World 2014 to give 4,800 attendees a firsthand experience with its fast and reliable end-to-end wired and WiFi networking solutions including next-generation management and security tools.

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    Public Utility Commission of Texas updates call center with new Dell technology

    2/1/2015

    Texas utility commission implements new Dell Networking technology, Dell SonicWALL firewalls and the Dell KACE 1000 Systems Management Appliance to ensure stability and streamline processes.

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    Middlesbrough College adds flexibility with a wireless, any-device environment

    2/1/2015

    To provide staff and students with fast, secure wireless access, a large collegein the UK upgraded its network with Dell Networking access points, a ClearPass controller and a SonicWALL SuperMassive Firewall. Now, users can bring in any device.

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    Mission Consolidated ISD improves wireless infrastructure in the classroom

    10/1/2014

    Independent school district in Texas enhances learning for thousands of students and eases mobile-device management by deploying a new Dell wireless infrastructure.

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    How Dell Does IT: Campus Networking

    7/1/2015

    Dell IT switched the infrastructure at its Slovakia site from Cisco to Dell Networking technologies to support modern applications, deliver seamless WiFi capabilities, cut costs and develop a model for future LAN deployments.

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    Innodep partners with Dell OEM Solutions for its energy efficient CCTV project

    11/1/2014

    South Korean security company sets targets for growth through a partnership with Dell OEM Solutions featuring Dell PowerEdge, Dell PowerVault, Dell Networking, Dell OptiPlex Dell ProSupport for OEM.

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    ICM Netsystems keeps pace with innovation by creating a data superhighway

    11/1/2015

    An IT services provider in Spain makes its data centre future-ready with an open networking solution from Dell that increases innovation by 20 percent, drives business growth by an additional 35 percent, and boosts IT efficiency by 20 percent.

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    Itconic expands its business with a scalable, public IaaS cloud

    3/1/2016

    A leading provider of IT services to companies across the Iberian Peninsula drives expansion through a range of cloud services delivered via Dell’s end-to-end platform, featuring blade servers, storage and networking.

  27. Case Study: Path to Open Networking

    Case Study: Path to Open Networking

    4/1/2016

    Summary of customer success stories using Dell Open Networking switches. This solution includes highly reliable, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) to run your choice of software. However, you can save time and money by selecting options that are prequalified to run on a Dell Open Networking solution.

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    Sasser Companies Busy Employees Have More Time for Fun

    Learn how Sasser Companies deployed the Dell Networking X1052P to support their expanding network requirements and dramatically decrease trouble ticket calls.

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    FFA Architecture and Interiors

    Learn how FFA Architects and Interiors deployed the Dell Networking X1026P ethernet switch to support their entire network of wireless devices, desktops, and advanced app

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    Modernize and Transform Your Network

    Today's modern applications call for new thinking about network architecture. Based on open standards, Dell Networking solutions free you from outdated approaches.

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    Dell Open Networking

    Dell open networking switches maximize agility and choice with open-standards solutions featuring 10/40GbE switches and third-party OS and software options.

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    Open Networking and the Software Defined Data Center

    Tom Burns, vice president and general manager of Dell Networking, discusses the recently announced partnership with VMware and Cumulus Networks®.

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    Dell Networking N-Series

    Learn more about the Dell Networking series of 1/10GbE Layer 3 switches.

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    Dell Networking X-Series

    Learn more about the Dell Networking series of 1/10GbE smart managed switches.

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    Dell Networking Z9500 Switch

    Learn moreabout the Dell Networking Z9500 high density core switch.

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    Bronto Software

    12/1/2014

    Bronto Software delivers customer analytics with an easy to manage, high-performance and resilient Dell Networking platform.

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    Tulane University Helps Speed Discovery with Dell Networking

    ​In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Tulane University sought to advance their institution’s research programs in a partnership with Dell and Intel.

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    IIHT Cloud Solutions - Video

    7/1/2014

    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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    Cornell University, Gates Hall - Video

    6/1/2015

    Cornell University university partnered with Dell and Intel to deploy a Software Defined Network running over OpenFlow using Dell s4810 switches, improving the performance, reliability and security of network applications while preserving traditional network connections on the same hardware.

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    Medallia - Video

    10/1/2015

    Software development firm supports its big data analytics platform with Dell open networking switches, providing high throughput and efficient data processing.