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Virtualize your data center with confidence with Dell and VMware

Dell virtualization with VMware vSphere

Dell and VMware deliver virtualization solutions that reduce complexity and cost, and increase efficiency, control and choice. We provide innovation that delivers reliably; efficient technology that simply works; scalable and flexible architectures that are imperative for building today’s IT environments.

End-to-end services and solutions – Dell and VMware’s decade long partnership has resulted in unique, integrated, industry leading solutions from the desktop to the data center to the cloud. Dell offers a one-stop-shop for infrastructure, support and service that enable your organization to deliver on the promise of efficient, agile, high performance, and reliable IT.

Mix-and-match components based on open standards – Dell offers a complete line of data center infrastructure components that are tightly integrated with VMware® vSphere™ and manageable through vCenter to reduce the complexity of day-to-day operations, yet they can interoperate smoothly with heterogeneous hardware from other vendors. We give you the choice.

  • Dell PowerEdge servers deliver up to 168 percent faster performance than previous generation servers, and their expanded memory and I/O help to overcome performance bottlenecks and provide leading VM density and consolidation rates in VMware virtualized environments.

  •  Dell™ EqualLogic™, Compellent, and Dell PowerVault™ storage solutions deliver simple, expandable, and affordable storage for your virtualized workloads. Over the years Dell has partnered with VMware to develop and deploy deep integration with VMware storage-related projects like SRM, VAAI, and VASA. These storage integrations help drive efficiency, agility and continuity for your virtualization projects.

  • Dell has partnered with VMware to provide highly efficient and flexible networking solutions for your virtual data center. This includes integration with NSX for simplified management and enhanced workload mobility. Dell’s distributed-core network switches provide centralized, programmatic control of network service provisioning to achieve 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.

The Dell and VMware Global Alliance has worldwide scope and relevance and focuses on a single goal: to help customers change their world with IT that’s optimized for agility, dynamic response and value.

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