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    New economies of storage with the Compellent Flash-optimized solutions - White Paper

    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.

  2. 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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    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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    SanDisk DAS Cache OLTP Performance Whitepaper

    10/7/2014

    Read this whitepaper about performance gains of an OLTP Microsoft SQL Server workload using a Dell PowerEdge 730xd Server plus SanDisk DAS Cache; a server-level caching solution for Direct-Attached Storage (DAS), brought to you by Dell. Based on a TPC-C benchmark test, learn about the remarkable performance SanDisk DAS Cache achieved.

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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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    GEMS Education upgrades its storage solution with Dell AppAssure

    3/1/2015

    To safeguard its educational mission and reduce IT workload, a worldwide, education preparation organization replaces unreliable and time-consuming backup and recovery solutions with Dell AppAssure, thereby increasing storage efficiency.

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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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    Lojas Rabelo creates a highly available and scalable enterprise environment

    3/1/2015

    Brazilian retail chain deploys Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage, and Dell Networking switches, building a new IT environment and gaining better performance and high availability.

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    Klinikum Schloß Winnenden partners with Dell and consistently improves its data efficiency

    3/1/2015

    A major hospital in Germany delivers enhanced support for clinical centres after deploying Dell AppAssure 5 as part of a Dell end-to-end solution featuring Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell storage, Dell OptiPlex, Dell Latitude and Dell Wyse clients.

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    Viasat maintains high availability with its refreshed, virtualized environment

    3/1/2015

    Satellite tracking firm needed a robust infrastructure to track around 5 million vehicles 24x7. It refreshed its data-centre environment with a virtualized Dell solution to guarantee better business continuity and a fivefold performance improvement.

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    FFR Merchandising improves storage and system management efficiency

    3/1/2015

    Manufacturer’s six-person IT staff reclaims hundreds of hours of time for other priorities by automating its data backup and recovery processes as well as its PC systems management using Dell Software solutions.

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    Klinikum Schloß Winnenden (ZFP) - Infographic

    3/1/2015

    Prominent German clinic delivers enhanced support for hospital centres after deploying Dell AppAssure 5 as part of a Dell end-to-end solution featuring Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell storage, Dell OptiPlex, Dell Latitude and Dell Wyse clients.

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    Quimatec Produtos Químicos builds a stable, efficient IT environment

    3/1/2015

    Chemical supplier upgrades its IT environment with Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage arrays, and Dell laptops and desktops to support company growth and a new ERP system.

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    PT Sentra Inovasi Solusindo virtualizes its ERP platform and reduces its footprint

    3/1/2015

    Indonesian IT company drives expansion by refreshing ERP system on a Dell virtualized platform featuring PowerEdge servers, Networking switches and a Compellent storage array, thereby improving productivity while reducing management time.

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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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    Distributech cuts energy costs and boosts availability with an end-to-end Dell solution

    2/1/2015

    To support availability and growth of its SaaS offerings, a major communications firm deployed a Dell end-to-end infrastructure that cut its IT footprint by 75 percent, energy use by 50 percent and annual IT staff demands by 1,000 hours.

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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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    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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    University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) builds a business school lab with new technology

    1/1/2015

    Private university builds a new finance lab with end-to-end Dell technology, providing its students a more interactive learning environment, utilizing the newest technology, and preparing them for their careers.

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    San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools - Video

    1/1/2015

    SBCSS enhances security and furthers performance with holistic solution from Dell.

  1. Dell XC Series Tech Note

    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

  2. Solution Brief: Microsoft Cloud

    Solution Brief: Microsoft Cloud

    Accelerate your journey to the Cloud with Dell Web-scale Solutions for Microsoft Environments

  3. Dell EqualLogic 2.5K ESRP-Resiliency Storage v4 Solution

    Dell Storage PS4210E Series 2,500-User Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

    This document provides information on the Dell storage solution for Microsoft Exchange Server, based on the Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP) – Storage program1. For any questions or comments regarding the contents of this document, contact Dell.

  4. Rack and Stack

    Rack Integration

    Dell Rack Integration Services can reduce or eliminate implementation challenges when we engineer and install your Dell storage, server or networking solution.

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    Dell Compellent Storage Center Technical Specfications

    The Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN is built on a flexible, persistent platform that supports the continual adoption of new technologies as you grow. You can easily intermix drive technologies and build a unified storage solution without worrying about a forklift upgrade. Integrated software applications allow you to move beyond simply storing data to actively, intelligently managing data to cut the time, cost and risk of enterprise storage.

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    Dell Compellent for Oracle deployments Solution Brief

    Dell Compellent Storage Center — Virtualized, optimized storage for Oracle deployments