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    The Business Value of Dell EqualLogic and Compellent Primary Storage Solutions - White Paper

    Dell has stepped up to the challenge with primary storage platforms based on its Fluid Data architecture, so that data is automatically moved to the most cost-effective location, thereby optimizing data throughout the infrastructure.

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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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    TGE Gas Engneering upgrades its network and improves its Microsoft investments

    7/1/2014

    Worldwide gas engineering firm worked with Dell partner Unique Projects to upgrade to Dell Networking S4810 switches, giving staff better performance and faster data access, while saving 30 per cent on switching technology.

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    Luoyang Institute of Electro-Optical Devices (LIEOE) creates an end-to-end virtualized solution

    7/1/2014

    Chinese R&D institute meets changing IT needs with a scalable Dell based end-to-end virtualized data center and desktop infrastructure with Dell PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic and PowerVault storage, Networking switches and Wyse thin clients.

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    BesTV New Media grows its business with scalable storage and a flexible, virtualized environment

    7/1/2014

    Chinese media company launches new TV service, boosts labor efficiency and enjoys growing profits without compromising quality with a Dell powered solution featuring Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell PowerVault tape library and Dell PowerEdge servers.

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    Caterham F1 Team accelerates car development by partnering with Dell and Intel - Video

    7/1/2014

    Formula 1® racing team drives development through better critical decision-making using Dell and Intel-powered high-performance computing, Dell PowerEdge VRTX shared infrastructure, Dell Precision rack-mounted workstations and Dell Wyse.

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    Casino New Brunswick improves backup and recovery with Dell AppAssure

    6/1/2014

    A four-diamond resort and casino complex replaces its manual, tape-based approach to backup & recovery with AppAssure for reliable, secure data protection. Efficient, automated backups reduce IT workload by five hours a week and guest services improve by a reduction of network traffic. Moreover, a failed server can be restored in 15 minutes, not days.

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    DIRAK upgrades enterprise and warehouse IT achieving high availablity and energy efficiency

    6/1/2014

    German manufacturer deploys Dell solution featuring Dell PowerEdge VRTX shared infrastructure, which includes blade servers, storage and networking. Staff can now work smarter with faster access to data and IT administrators have cut admin time.

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    LeGuide.com develops a hybrid cloud structure, easing maintenance while increasing agility

    6/1/2014

    A leading shopping comparison website successfully merges and builds hybrid on-premise and cloud infrastructure using Dell Cloud Services as well as virtualized infrastructure using Dell PowerEdge and Dell EqualLogic.

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    Sana Klinikum Offenbach partners with Dell to maximize its healthcare services

    6/1/2014

    Germany-based hospital deploys a solution that includes the Dell Compellent Storage Center storage array to support powerful applications and ensure data availability. With fast, continuous access to information, doctors offer better patient care.

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    City of Round Rock improves maintenance and services with an efficient, virtualized IT platform

    6/1/2014

    Fast growing city in Texas implements Dell PowerEdge R720 servers, Dell Wyse Cloud Desktops, and Dell Compellent SANs to give its residents and employees cost-effective technologies that boost flexibility and simplify management.

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    Tasmania Fire Service replaces its tape libraries with a replicated disk-based backup solution

    6/1/2014

    Australian fire service enhances its data recovery strategy and improves data recovery administration time by 90 percent with a Dell powered infrastructure featuring Dell disk backup appliances, Dell PowerVault storage and Dell PowerEdge servers.

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    ROC Nijmegen increases disk utilization and simultanously cuts storage costs

    6/1/2014

    A key provider of secondary education in the Netherlands meets its growing storage needs with Dell Compellent, cutting storage management by around 73 per cent, lowering costs by 46 per cent and increasing storage utilisation by 83 per cent.

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    Resort Collection reduces storage cost and maintenance with Dell AppAssure

    6/1/2014

    Resort management company saves $80,000 in fees, reduces storage costs by 75 percent, and enjoys far faster recovery of far more recent data with Dell AppAssure.

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    SuperShuttle deploys an iSCSI based virtualized storage solution

    6/1/2014

    Nationwide shuttle service adds capacity, lowers costs by 80 percent, increases agility, cuts backup times by 50 percent, and improves system visibility with Dell EqualLogic iSCSI storage arrays.

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    American School of Milan creates a connected classroom environment - Infographic

    6/1/2014

    Students at international school in Milan demonstrate power of connected classrooms, while school cuts costs with 80 per cent consolidation through end-to-end solution from Dell.

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    Queenwood School for Girls improves efficiency for critical backup and disaster recovery

    6/1/2014

    Australian school implements a disaster recovery solution and drastically reduces information recovery times, and minimizes data storage requirements with a setup comprising Dell AppAssure 5 software and Dell PowerEdge servers.

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    Dell Compellent Automated Tiered Storage for Oracle OLAP Workloads

    3/6/3013

    This technical paper discusses performance and cost benefits achieved with Dell Compellent Automated Tiering technology for Oracle OLAP workloads.

  2. 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.

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    TGE Gas Engneering upgrades its network and improves its Microsoft investments

    7/1/2014

    Worldwide gas engineering firm worked with Dell partner Unique Projects to upgrade to Dell Networking S4810 switches, giving staff better performance and faster data access, while saving 30 per cent on switching technology.

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    Luoyang Institute of Electro-Optical Devices (LIEOE) creates an end-to-end virtualized solution

    7/1/2014

    Chinese R&D institute meets changing IT needs with a scalable Dell based end-to-end virtualized data center and desktop infrastructure with Dell PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic and PowerVault storage, Networking switches and Wyse thin clients.

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    Caterham F1 Team accelerates car development by partnering with Dell and Intel - Video

    7/1/2014

    Formula 1® racing team drives development through better critical decision-making using Dell and Intel-powered high-performance computing, Dell PowerEdge VRTX shared infrastructure, Dell Precision rack-mounted workstations and Dell Wyse.

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    BesTV New Media grows its business with scalable storage and a flexible, virtualized environment

    7/1/2014

    Chinese media company launches new TV service, boosts labor efficiency and enjoys growing profits without compromising quality with a Dell powered solution featuring Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell PowerVault tape library and Dell PowerEdge servers.