Dell virtualization with VMware vSphere
Reduce IT complexity and cost, and increase reliability and flexibility with Dell and VMware virtualization solutions.
End-to-end services and solutions. Get the benefit of integrated solutions that extend from the desktop to the data center to the cloud. You can depend on the Dell as your one-stop-shop for infrastructure, support and service for VMware virtualization solutions.
Mix-and-match components based on open standards. Reduce daily operations complexity with data center components that are tightly integrated with VMware vSphere and are manageable through vCenter. Dell offers a complete line of infrastructure components that are based on open standards and interoperate in a heterogeneous hardware environment so you can preserve existing investments.
- Increase performance compared to previous versions by up to 168 percent with the newest generation of Dell PowerEdge servers. Expanded memory and I/O help overcome performance bottlenecks and enable leading VM density and consolidation rates in VMware virtualized environments.
- Deliver simple, expandable, and affordable storage for your virtualized workloads with Dell™ EqualLogic™, Compellent, and Dell PowerVault™ storage solutions. Over the years Dell and VMware have worked together to develop and deploy deep integration with VMware storage-related projects, such as SRM, VAAI, and VASA. These storage integrations help to drive efficiency, agility and continuity for your virtualization projects.
- Provide highly efficient and flexible networking with Dell- VMware innovative networking solutions. This includes integration with NSX for simplified management and enhanced workload mobility. And Dell’s distributed-core network switches provide centralized, programmatic control of network service provisioning to help you realize the full potential of the software defined data center.
Value-added software - Dell provides a range of software that complements your VMware virtualization initiative.
- Dell OpenManage provides integration between Dell hardware management and VMware vCenter. Dell Active System Manager provides end-to-end management and automation of infrastructure and workloads in a heterogeneous physical environment.
- Dell Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise helps you visualize, analyze and optimize the performance and capacity of your entire heterogeneous virtualized infrastructure.
- Dell has a complete suite of data protection offerings that can protect your entire virtual environment.