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Cloud Computing Resources

Improve your knowledge of cloud and know your choices. Dell has provided white papers, best practices and expert tips to make you successful. Check out our resources on topics ranging from assessment of business needs to migration.

White papers, brochures and data sheets

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    Dell Solutions for Virtualization

    6/23/2015

    Dell is the only global vendor that can help you plan, build and optimize virtualization solutions end-to-end, from desktop to the cloud.

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    Dell IT Consulting Services

    6/23/2015

    Dell consultants can provide best-practice experience for planning and adopting the most powerful and popular tools available across on-premise, online and hybrid scenarios

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    Dell Consulting Cloud Readiness Assessment

    6/23/2015

    Dell will help your organization unlock its full potential with cloud technology. Our consultants offer expertise and proven best practices to accelerate your roadmap and ease your transition to cloud.

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    Dell PowerEdge R630 Configuration for Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Deployment Guide

    6/12/2015

    Detailed guide for deploying a scalable Microsoft Private Cloud on Dell PowerEdge servers. The Dell configuration for Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track v4 is a guide for customers and partners who want to deploy a proven solution for MS private or hybrid cloud.

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    Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions Reference Architecture Guide

    5/13/2015

    This reference architecture focuses on helping organizations begin evaluating OpenStack® software and/or create proofs of concept with the Dell Red Hat Openstack cloud solution.

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    Simplify with Dell Cloud Services - Data Sheet

    Choose the right cloud computing solution to suit your time and budget. Dell Cloud Services provides assistance at every stage of your cloud journey — from concept, to design, to implementation.

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    Build a cloud services data sheet

    Is your organization weighing the advantages of the many choices in cloud migration? Dell’s Build A Cloud (BAC) Consulting Service offers clear choices based on our proven experience with VMware vCloud technology.

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    Solution Brief Dell Microsoft Cloud Fast Track

    Dell has validated a scalable, software based solution for small to mid-size cloud environments, that allows you to scale from simple, self-contained deployments to larger sized deployments, depending on your needs.

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    Cloud adoption reaches a tipping point

    Has cloud passed a critical maturity level for IT? By all indications, IT is now fully committed to cloud adoption. The real question in IT today is no longer whether to adopt or if cloud is “real,” but how to ensure cloud investments bring rapid results without new liabilities and vulnerabilities.

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    Get your head into cloud

    How can you pursue immediate cloud opportunities without hindering long-term IT goals? Check out this simple guide to leveraging the power of cloud now.

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    VMware Private cloud accelerator data sheet

    Is your organization looking for enterprise validated cloud solutions that improve infrastructure management and reduce costs? Dell consultants can help you develop a personalized solution through modular private cloud accelerators based on vSphere, vCenter & vCloud and additional powerful automation tools that help realize the cloud in shorter term durations than previously possible.

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    DRaaS with Dell and Six Degrees Group Data Sheet

    1/5/2015

    Ensure you meet your disaster recovery objectives with DRaaS solutions powered by Dell technology with 6DG.

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    Coffee break hyper convered infrastructure for cloud

    The market for private cloud hardware and software is exploding as more IT departments make the transition from infrastructure-centric to service-centric application delivery. A key enabler for this next wave of growth will be the hyper converged infrastructure appliance. This paper summarizes how these appliances are a new approach to the market.

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    Building the business case for private cloud

    Drive down costs, improve application delivery, increase agility and help your organization meet customer and worker expectations with private and hybrid cloud.

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    Three tough business challenges private cloud

    10/20/2014

    Dell has experience working with many customers to implement private cloud solutions. This paper discusses three tough business challenges that can be addressed by private cloud solutions.

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    BaaS with Dell and Six Degrees Group Data Sheet

    10/15/2014

    Ensure your business can operate during accidents or outages, using managed backup and recovery solutions powered by Dell technology with 6DG.

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    Dell Cloud On Demand with Joyent

    9/12/2014

    Get high performance cloud infrastructure designed for today’s demanding big data, web, and mobile applications.

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    Dell Private Cloud E-book

    6/9/2014

    This document compendium highlights several examples of how Dell private cloud solutions have benefited customers

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    Microsoft private cloud TCO study

    6/9/2014

    This detailed whitepaper documents a TCO study by Principled Technologies. This study compares the total cost over 5 years of hosting a common application profile at a public cloud to the cost of running that workload on purchased hardware.

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    Dell Data Protection | Encryption Whitepaper

    With Dell Data Protection, you can quickly and easily protect critical business data on desktops, laptops, USB thumb drives, external storage devices and optical media.

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    Cloud research with CIO/IDG: Study of rogue workloads, vendor lock-in and shadow IT

    Navigating your path to cloud success: A study of rogue workloads, vendor lock-in and cloud conflicts

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    Dell Cloud Clinical Archive Brochure

    For hospitals and medical facilities that need an advanced medical archive but don’t want to manage it themselves, the Dell Cloud Clinical Archive offers a flexible solution.

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    Developing a collaborative endpoint security solution

    Learn about endpoint security, its framework and best practices to help you implement security measures and protect your network. Discover how you can develop a collaborative endpoint security solution with Dell KACE Appliances.

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    Use Dell Cloud as a Service - Data Sheet

    Use a public cloud to drive business agility with the Dell Cloud, which can help you enhance scalability, drive cost reduction and reduce time spent maintaining IT infrastructure.

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    Operate, Manage and Monitor Cloud Computing - Data Sheet

    Learn how you can operate, manage and monitor your cloud computing infrastructure to increase efficiency. Dell offers an end-to-end perspective on operating cloud platforms with software and tools that lead to greater flexibility and scalability.

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    Build Your Cloud Infrastructure - Data Sheet

    Learn how you can build a private cloud that helps automate and consolidate applications and data in your data center. Dell can help you build a secure cloud infrastructure that simplifies deployment and management, leveraging existing IT resources.

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    Product Spotlight Boomi AtomSphere

    Use Dell Boomi AtomSphere as your default integration platform and discover how the solution can help you manage and execute integrations within a hybrid environment and behind the firewall or in the cloud.

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    Dell Cloud On Demand with ScaleMatrix

    8/1/2013

    Access enterprise-level performance and a top rated cloud infrastructure including hosting, DRaaS, vCloud and more.

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    Dell iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller

    11/30/2012

    Enable agent-free monitoring, managing, maintaining, updating and deploying of Dell severs from any location, regardless of OS status, using Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 7 (iDRAC7) with Lifecycle Controller.

Videos

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    Private cloud video

    This video promotes Dell's end-to-end VMware vCloud, Microsoft CloudOS Hyper-V and Red Hat OpenStack private and hybrid cloud solutions, including specific examples.

Case Studies

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    Renon Rural Bank deploys and maintains its cloud computing infrastructure quickly and with ease

    6/1/2015

    Local bank in northern Italy improves security and data protection with a “cloud in-a-box” solution based on the Dell PowerEdge VRTX converged platform, which helps the bank comply with European Central Bank regulations.

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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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    Fasthosts delivers enterprise cloud technology to its small and medium business customers

    5/1/2015

    The UK’s leading hosting company offers its SMB customers an enterprise-class cloud solution – the first of its kind in the country - developed in close partnership with Dell and Microsoft.

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    IPServerOne creates a cloud platform with 13th generation PowerEdge servers

    4/1/2015

    Web hosting company in Malaysia supports increased traffic on its customers’ websites during major national online sale events like MYCyberSALE by enhancing its cloud platform using Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers.

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    Kelly-Moore Paints eases the maintenance of operations with Dell Boomi

    4/1/2015

    One of the most recognized names in the paint industry selects Dell Boomi as the tool of choice for integrations between applications.

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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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    Customer Success Stories: Dell Service Provider Program

    3/1/2015

    Is it time to ramp up revenue? There’s an ideal operating model for service providers in Europe looking to expand their business: IT as a service (ITaaS). Find out how others have grown their business with the Dell Service Provider Program.

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    Adapt creates a public cloud with Dell servers, storage, and support

    2/1/2015

    Managed services provider in the UK needed a flexible, scalable, and repeatable solution for its new offering. It found the solutions in Dell servers and storage, which together are helping the company grow its business.

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    Adapt - Video

    2/1/2015

    A managed services provider needed a flexible, scalable, repeatable solution for its new offering. It found the solutions in Dell servers and storage, which together are helping Adapt grow its business.

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    TOSYS Corporation designs and deploys its new Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud

    2/1/2015

    Japanese hosting services provider boosts flexibility, performance and efficiency of its new IaaS offering with a scalable storage infrastructure featuring Dell EqualLogic storage arrays, networking switches and PowerEdge servers.

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    Noritz America devises a cloud based disaster recovery and data protection system

    2/1/2015

    A North American distributor of tankless water heaters gains off-site, fully automated capabilities for data backup, replication and recovery, saving 250 IT staff hours a year, by using Dell AppAssure software with Dell’s Cloud-On-Demand service.

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    Dell and AGFA teaming up to offer a secure cloud-enabled archival solution for medical Imaging

    Agfa and Dell executives talk about the relationship between the two organizations for medical image management on Dell Cloud Services. This relationship allows AGFA’s customers to focus on their patients and let Dell handle the technology and security.

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    Dell and AGFA teaming up to offer a secure cloud-enabled archival solution for medical Imaging

    Agfa and Dell executives talk about the relationship between the two organizations for medical image management on Dell Cloud Services. This relationship allows AGFA’s customers to focus on their patients and let Dell handle the technology and security.

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    CorpFlex improves its storage capabilities for private cloud customers with Dell Compellent

    12/1/2014

    Brazilian IT services provider upgrades its storage infrastructure with Dell Compellent storage arrays to improve the quality of services provided to its growing list of clients, expand its capacity, and boost performance and scalability.

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    Zenovia Exchange saves money and gains efficiency with its private cloud

    11/1/2014

    Digital advertiser migrates its real-time bidding platform for online ad auctions from a top-tier public-cloud provider to its own cloud boosting processing throughput 10 times and revenue 1000 percent.

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    NQ Mobile - Video

    11/1/2014

    Chinese mobile services company diversifies its business by implementing Dell Compellent storage and Dell PowerEdge servers to cope with increased data storage demands.

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    Anvato creates a hybrid-cloud platform allowing its services to grow to scale

    10/1/2014

    Media company significantly cuts customers’ costs as it scales to support millions of concurrent users while pushing the limits of digital broadcasting by moving from a cloud-only service to a hybrid-cloud architecture based on Dell PowerEdge servers.

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    Bitcoin ASIC Hosting increases reliability while saving energy costs by colocating with Dell

    10/1/2014

    Bitfund gains greater reliability and resiliency by colocating its customers’ power-hungry bitcoin-mining equipment at Dell’s cloud-computing, fully redundant Tier III data center, located near low-cost power sources.

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    Mindjet supports transaction flows with Dell Boomi

    10/1/2014

    Software developer expands its use of Dell Boomi AtomSphere to streamline integrations, billing and order management after merging with Spigit.

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    BAW provides high quality, on-demand cloud services for customers

    9/1/2014

    An enterprise resource planning services provider in France drives growth worldwide with Dell Cloud on Demand, enabling the business to offer customers greater value and cost reductions of up to 50 per cent.

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    The University of Alabama at Birmingham - Video

    8/1/2014

    World-renowned research institute implemented an on-demand storage solution to meet the needs of researchers using OpenStack™, PowerEdge and Dell Deployment services.

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    eviivo turns to Dell Cloud Services for its reliable cloud platform

    8/1/2014

    A hotel industry technology firm needed a reliable cloud platform. With the help of Dell it migrated to the Dell Cloud on Demand with Six Degrees Group platform. Now, the firm can ensure better service and staff have time to concentrate on strategic goals.

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    Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA) scales its business with Dell Boomi AtomSphere

    8/1/2014

    Global auctioneer deploys Dell Boomi AtomSphere as its enterprise integration platform to support all 30 of its transformation projects, and increases productivity, scalability and system efficiency and reliability in the process.

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    National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) creates an open-sourced, high-performance science cloud

    7/1/2014

    Australian research organization launches new open-source science cloud platform and supports nationwide research efforts with an infrastructure powered by Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking switches built on an OpenStack platform.

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    IIHT Cloud Solutions - Video

    7/1/2014

    IIHT Cloud Solutions simplifies network complexity, supports a large user base, reduces total cost of ownership and meets global demand for its services by establishing a Dell powered Learning-as-a-Service IT model.