Dell Windows 7 resource library

Improve your knowledge of Windows 7. Dell has provided white papers, videos and case studies 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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    Analyzing internal vs. external deployment strategies


    Review and compare the differences between internal and third-party deployment strategies, including the associated costs when migrating to Microsoft Windows 7 from old systems.

Case Studies

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    Agmatel partners with Dell OEM Solutions to develop and maintain government kiosks


    Indian IT solutions provider aims to become leading vendor of e-government kiosks for the local public sector, while achieving cost savings and increase in efficiency by partnering with Dell OEM Solutions to customize Dell OptiPlex desktops.

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    Innodep partners with Dell OEM Solutions for its energy efficient CCTV project


    South Korean security company sets targets for growth through a partnership with Dell OEM Solutions featuring Dell PowerEdge, Dell PowerVault, Dell Networking, Dell OptiPlex Dell ProSupport for OEM.

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    IRCEM transforms their workspace and improves data protection with its Dell VDI solution


    French insurance agency virtualizes its desktop infrastructure by using Dell Wyse thin and zero clients. As a result, staff boosts productivity and levels of job satisfaction while improving data security and cutting costs 20 per cent.

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    Coal Services refreshes and consolidates its virtual reality platform saving money and resources


    Australian rescue and safety trainers refreshes its VR system and cuts development costs with an end-to-end Dell infrastructure featuring Precision workstations, PowerEdge servers, PowerVault storage, Wyse thin clients, KACE systems and ProSupport.

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    Fulton County provides highly available secure remote access for government workers


    County government connects 2,000 workers to key resources during blizzard using a Dell SonicWALL E-Class Secure Remote Access (SRA) EX7000 solution.

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    Amulet Hotkey uses Dell servers and OEM Solutions to create customized training and simulation models for the defense industry


    U.K. technology provider builds customised, high-performance solutions for defence simulations using a Dell PowerEdge R720 rack server with Intel® Xeon® processors from Dell OEM Solutions and Amulet Hotkey zero clients.

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    Chengdu University of Information Technology (CUIT) collaborates with Dell to devise energy efficient VDI


    Chinese IT university standardizes learning environments and promotes innovation while achieving costs savings through a virtual desktop infrastructure powered by Dell Wyse thin clients, PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic storage and Networking switches.

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    Pearland ISD uses virtual desktop infrastructure to refresh classroom IT and implement BYOD


    Independent school district avoids $4 million in costs to replace and update nearly 10,000 desktop PCs across 24 K–12 campuses with Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 and a range of learning applications by using a Dell cloud client-computing solution.

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    MBS Logistics drives company growth with scalable IT


    Logistics business deploys Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell switches as part of an IT refresh project. Staff have boosted their performance and the business is driving global expansion with flexible IT.

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    Seracell Pharma AG improves IT with automated systems management and upgraded desktops


    A pharmaceutical company boosts staff performance and reduces costs by upgrading to Dell OptiPlex desktops running Windows® 7. Automating systems management with Dell KACE helps cut IT administration by 60 per cent.

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    Blue Zoo


    Award-winning animation studio deploys Dell PowerEdge C6220 servers for a render farm, Dell Networking 7048 switches to boost data access and Dell Precision T1650 workstations to maximise staff productivity while working on a high-profile TV show.

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    Roanoke County Public Schools


    Public high school students in Virginia enjoy more personalized learning with their own take-home Dell Latitude laptops that are preloaded with all the applications and resources they need to succeed.

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    University of Maryland University College (UMUC)


    Innovative university with an active online structure migrates to the latest desktop computers and software quickly, efficiently and with minimal risk using Dell products and services, enhancing the IT experience for faculty, staff, and students.

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    Emergency Operations Center (EOC), State of Oklahoma


    Having just replaced old PC workstations with a Dell™ Desktop Virtualization Solution, Oklahoma’s Emergency Operations Center was ready to respond when a tragic tornado struck. The solution includes Dell Wyse thin clients and PowerEdge servers.

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    John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School


    Australian community school enhances all round learning and integrates technology into teaching plans to improve delivery of curriculum by overhauling aging laptop fleet with efficient and robust Dell Latitude Ultrabooks.

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    To provide improved customer service and to increase business efficiency, a major supermarket chain works with Dell to enhance IT capabilities while upgrading its organization-wide operating systems without business disruption.

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    Noel-Baker School


    School deploys Dell PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic storage, PowerConnect switches and the KACE Systems Management Appliances – along with Dell OptiPlex and Latitude machines. Students gain engaging learning environments for better results.

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    OBI in the Czech Republic maintains its leading market position with greater employee productivity thanks to 100 percent improvement in key applications.

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    WMS Gaming


    WMS Gaming equips new facility with 40GbE Active Fabric and next-generation storage, improving application performance and reliability while saving six figures.

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    Indianapolis Public Schools


    Indianapolis Public Schools optimizes storage performance for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) with solid-state drives (SSDs) and perpetual licensing, saving $2 million every desktop refresh cycle.

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    Blue Quills First Nations College


    Blue Quills First Nations College eliminates downtime while offering more educational opportunities to students.

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    Ward Hadaway


    Ward Hadaway helps employees maximise customer service by rapidly updating PCs and completing inventory checks 87 percent faster thanks to efficient systems management.

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    USKH automates imaging processes, gaining better visibility into machines and saving 65 percent in inventory management costs.

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