Award-winning storage portfolio

Seize control of your information so you can gain greater insight into your enterprise. Dell and Microsoft have partnered to deliver an open, capable and affordable set of solutions to help you improve database environments with minimal IT support.

Dell has a complete line of storage solutions that can enhance SQL Server scalability, improve cost-efficiency and maximize IT agility through data center virtualization and consolidation.

We can help you:

  • Scale storage for throughput, transactions and capacity — You can fine-tune your storage systems to meet precise application requirements.
  • Simplify database and storage management — Dell offers platforms that have been integrated and tested with SQL Server.
  • Improve database performance and reliability — You can optimize your IT architecture for SQL Server with Dell hardware, software and consulting services.
  • Accelerate database performance of Microsoft® SQL Servers® running on virtualized Microsoft Windows, with a VMware® hypervisor with the Dell Fluid Cache for SAN solution. It creates a cache pool that expedites performance on multiple servers (even on non-Dell systems) and significantly reduces latency between storage and heavy workload environments. Dell Fluid Cache for SAN also has the potential to dramatically reduce the cost per user.
  1. EqualLogic PS6510 and PS6500 Series Spec Sheet

    Density, capacity and performance in one array

  2. Technical Brief: System Scalability

    Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliance powered by Nutanix software

  3. Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Dell XC Series Appliances

    Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Dell XC Series Web-scale Converged Appliances Powered by Nutanix Software

  4. Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliance Spec Sheet

    The Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliance integrates Dell’s proven x86 server platform and Nutanix web-scale software to provide an enterprise-class converged appliance for virtualized environments. Backed by Dell’s Global Service and Support organization, the XC appliance consolidates compute and storage into a single platform enabling application and virtualization teams to quickly and simply deploy new workloads.

  5. vSphere Virtual Volumes on Dell Storage

    VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes is a new management and integration framework designed to deliver a more efficient operational model for external storage. Virtual Volumes addresses virtualization challenges by closely matching requirements for a virtual machine to the external storage functionality in a granular fashion. Virtual Volumes benefits VM environments even more when combined with Dell Storage PS Series arrays.

  6. Dell EqualLogic PS6000 Series

    Dell EqualLogic PS6000 Series iSCSI array products are for moderate to high I/O SQL Server database applications. These enterprise-class SANs are cost-efficient and deliver simplified administration, rapid deployment and seamless scalability.

  7. Enhancing SQL Server Protection: Dell EqualLogic Smart Copy Snapshots

    15 Jul 2011

    Learn how to improve your business’s backup and recovery operations using the Dell EqualLogic Auto-Snapshot Manager/Microsoft Edition and Microsoft SQL Server full database backup.

  8. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2: Solution Brief

    17 May 2010

    With operational costs spiraling, IT departments need to be leaner, meaner and greener. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 software and Dell database platform solutions enable you to consolidate and virtualize existing servers and reduce everyday costs.

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