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  1. Delivering virtual desktops in mixed environments

    Delivering virtual desktops in mixed environments

    Cohesive end-to-end management helps simplify large virtual desktop deployments, optimizing scalability and performance on diverse endpoints and platforms.

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    FluidFS in a Multi-protocol (SMB/NFS) Environment

    This paper describes the network components that interface with FluidFS to provide a manageable, secure solution for sharing files in both SMB and NFS domains, and discusses best practices for deploying systems where both protocols need to access files simultaneously.

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    Dell Compellent FS8600 Network-Attached Storage Networking Best Practices Guide

    The purpose of this document is to cover specific implementation concepts or specifics related to the Dell Compellent FS8600 networking environment. It is not intended to be a primer or Dell Compellent FS8600 introductory resource for any of the subject matters involved, and it assumes at least introductory knowledge of many of the subjects covered in this document.

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    Dell Compellent Flash-Optimized Data Progression

    For several years, Dell Compellent Storage Center arrays have leveraged a unique application of RAID and tiering methods — Dell Compellent Data Progression — to optimize storage performance and capacity. With the emergence of higher performing controllers, as well as the rapid adoption of SSDs, Dell has a new level of Data Progression optimized for flash drives.

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    iSCSI vs. Fibre Channel SANs: Three reasons not to choose sides

    This white paper will explore three reasons why you need to simplify networking fabrics in a way that keeps your options open for new requirements and technologies. Customer examples will illustrate how these three reasons play out in the real world.

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    New economies of storage with Dell Compellent Flash-optimized solutions

    With the introduction of the Dell Compellent flash-optimized solutions, Dell changed the economics of flash storage and broke the current pricing boundaries. By offering solutions that can provide performance at the capacity and price of a rotating disk, Dell is making flash storage affordable and accessible to a broader segment of the market.

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    Shelby American increases IT horsepower with Dell end-to-end solutions - Video

    4/1/2014

    Shelby American, celebrated for its high-performance automobiles, runs its IT on Dell servers, storage, networks and workstations to support Shelby’s “Build One” CRM website. Build One attracts 1.3 million hits per week and generates 50% of overall sales.

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    Vail Resorts: Peak performance

    To heighten the slope-side experience for visitors in a fiercely competitive market, Vail Resorts offers an innovative, storage-intensive social networking app using Dell Compellent storage with automated data tiering and simplified storage management.

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    Europcar South Africa: Accelerating performance through a private cloud

    Europcar South Africa drives IT agility by building a private cloud that delivers services on the fly and boosts staff productivity, helping the car rental company increase customer loyalty and attract new clients.

  4. Shelby American

    Shelby American

    1/1/2014

    High-performance carmaker refreshes its entire IT infrastructure using Dell solutions, including server virtualization that helps cut the server footprint of its data center by half and reduce power consumption by 75 percent.

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    The University of Alabama at Birmingham

    11/1/2013

    World-renowned research institution speeds global research with a Dell™ private cloud based on the Dell OpenStack-Powered Cloud reference architecture, Inktank® Ceph® and Dell Crowbar.

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    UST Global - Video

    10/1/2013

    UST Global partners with Dell to design a virtualized data centre solution powered by Dell Compellent storage and PowerEdge servers to expand their infrastructure capacity & performance to achieve improved client responsiveness and business continuity.

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    Indianapolis Airport Authority - Video

    10/1/2013

    The Indianapolis Airport Authority partnered with Dell to implement a Dell Active Infrastructure that accelerated service deployment, maximized data center efficiency, and strengthened IT service quality.

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    How Dell Does IT: Networking

    12/1/2012

    Dell Networking infrastructure at Austin City Limits Music Festival delivers 100 percent wired and wireless uptime, powering live video streaming and interactive computing.

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    Menzies Aviation - Video

    11/1/2012

    Leading provider of passenger, ramp and cargo-handling services Menzies Aviation successfully deploys Windows Server 2012 and significantly reduces software costs

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    Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

    11/1/2012

    Texas Tech improves storage utilization by 40 percent while reducing RTO by 75 percent

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    Speedscan

    11/1/2012

    Australian document process outsourcing firm realizes benefits of virtualization

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    Keek Inc.

    11/1/2012

    Keek supports triple-digit growth with no unplanned downtime using end-to-end IT solution.

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    Menzies Aviation

    11/1/2012

    Leading provider of passenger, ramp and cargo-handling services, Menzies Aviation successfully deploys Windows Server 2012 and significantly reduces software costs.

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    Vialink

    11/1/2012

    Digital services firm cuts storage management time by up to four hours a month with object-based storage platform.

  1. Delivering virtual desktops in mixed environments

    Delivering virtual desktops in mixed environments

    Cohesive end-to-end management helps simplify large virtual desktop deployments, optimizing scalability and performance on diverse endpoints and platforms.

  2. Click here to read PDF

    Dell innovators

    Innovators exist everywhere, in every industry. These businesses not only rely on Dell technology, they take advantage of its many benefits to become more productive, efficient and profitable.

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    Private cloud infrastructure: Blueprint for change

    Developing capabilities in five essential areas helps IT organizations accelerate the transition to successful internal or hybrid cloud deployments.

  4. Private cloud infrastructure: Blueprint for change

    Developing capabilities in five essential areas helps IT organizations accelerate the transition to successful internal or hybrid cloud deployments.

  5. Capitalizing on cloud

    Organizations of all sizes are realizing heightened business agility and convincing cost-benefits by adopting cloud technology and services.

  6. High-performance, cost-effective storage for mixed workloads

    Flash-based storage delivers the speed that performance-hungry applications need. The latest generation of Dell EqualLogic arrays unlocks the power of flash to provide cost-effective, high-performance storage for data-intensive virtual environments.