Dell and VMware strategic alliance is built on a long history of working together to build unique, integrated, industry-leading product and service solutions involving VMware® technology and Dell servers and storage that help customers to simplify their IT environments — all while effectively building a virtualized foundation for meeting the IT demands of today and tomorrow.

Virtualization adoption for active server workloads continues to grow at a rate of 40 percent. From the desktop to the data center to the cloud, Dell and VMware are delivering end-to-end virtualized infrastructure solutions that help customers achieve a simplified, more efficient, flexible, cost-effective, service-oriented IT environment.

Dell and VMware’s partnership enables IT decision makers to leverage their existing investments in VMware virtualization, to access, or build, deploy and manage cloud in their environment. VMware-based cloud infrastructure solutions from Dell include Business-Ready Configurations, reference architectures, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) bundles.

Dell vStart pre-configured and preracked virtualization solutions and VMware vCenter™ plug-ins that deliver a single-pane-of-glass management interface for both your virtual machines, as well as your physical Dell infrastructure.

Dell and VMware Virtualization Solutions
Server and Storage Virtualization
Slow (or reverse) server sprawl, reduce costs, improve utilization and help regain control of your IT by consolidating servers with virtualization. Simplify cumbersome tasks, such as allocating storage, load balancing, configuring RAID, and backing up and restoring data.

Tier 1 Application Virtualization
Accelerate application deployment, simplify application migration and provide users anywhere access to applications without application installs.

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Reduce the time it takes to protect and recover data from hours to seconds.

End-User Computing
Simplify the process of maintaining, distributing, simplifying application migration and providing users anywhere access to applications without application installs.