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Enterprise Systems Management Resource Library

 
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    Simplify IT Operations with Dell Active System Manager

    Active System Manager (ASM) is Dell’s unified management and open automation solution that enables any IT administrator to provision new infrastructure and workload services in minutes. Watch this video to see how Dell Active System Manager simplifies and accelerates the deployment, provisioning, and lifecycle management of IT services for private cloud and converged infrastructure.

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    Video: Accelerate business results with Dell Enterprise Systems Management

    Break free from management mayhem with Dell OpenManage and Active System Manager systems management solutions.

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    Cardlytics speeds time-to-market with a hyper-converged solution from Dell

    7/1/2016

    Financial and marketing technology provider supports its rapidly growing business, and finds new outlets for its offerings, by taking advantage of the scale, performance, reliability, security and speed-to-market of a Dell hyper-converged solution.

  2. Monash eResearch Centre at Monash University creates an efficient cloud

    Monash eResearch Centre at Monash University creates an efficient cloud

    3/1/2016

    A leading research center in Australia helps researchers run projects more effectively with on-demand software-defined storage based on a Dell and OpenStack platform featuring Dell servers and storage.

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    Ascenty maintains a proactive high availability for its cloud structure

    3/1/2016

    Brazilian IT company improves visibility into the performance and capacity of its data center environment with the help of Dell monitoring solutions.

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    Cardiff and Vale College builds a campus for the next generation of students

    2/1/2016

    College in the Welsh capital launches £45 million state-of-the-art campus with end-to-end solution from Dell, delivering the best of e-learning and helping develop a local community that’s ready for the opportunities in an evolving world.

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    Net Group maintains and protects its network for its growing customer base

    2/1/2016

    Colombian cloud-services provider fuels growth, improves customer service and boosts security by revamping IT so staff can quickly deploy and manage applications and infrastructure with Dell networking, firewalls, servers and management tools.

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    United Nations Foundation expands its services around the world thanks to its private cloud

    1/1/2016

    Global organization implements Dell mobile, IT management and data center technologies and improves overall collaboration, innovation and data security.

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    Owens & Minor partners with Dell Services to transform its business model

    1/1/2016

    Global medical supplier offers advanced healthcare logistics and same-day medical product delivery, while realigning its business model to gain new data insights, thanks to Dell Services management of its infrastructure and security needs.

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    Miroglio Group chooses Dell for its application re-hosting solution

    1/1/2016

    Italian fashion and textiles group cuts cost by migrating existing mainframe services to a Dell-hosted environment.

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    Service King expands its business with an end-to-end Dell environment

    10/1/2015

    Collision repair service uses an end-to-end Dell technology solution and boosts application performance by 300 percent. As a result, customer waiting time shortens as help service advisors save 20 minutes per customer, and the business grows overall.

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    Major university drives transformation with unified management and automation

    8/1/2015

    A large university’s IT department is using Dell Active System Manager and Dell server, storage and networking technologies to quickly provide reliable technology services to thousands of users across campus.

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    Automated Infrastructure Powers Future-Ready Clouds

    As more IT organizations take advantage of the benefits private and hybrid cloud, there are essential capabilities that are critical to building a strong foundation for any cloud environment. Read this IDC paper on the importance of automated infrastructure management and how Dell Active System Manager increases the quality and reliability of cloud deployments.

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    Advanced Power Management with Dell OpenManage Power Center

    When it comes to your data center, two things make a difference: strong and continual server performance to handle the needs of your employees and customers, and advanced management technologies to keep operational expenses down. High among these operational expenses are the power costs related to running and cooling your servers.

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    What to look for in unified management solutions to support convergence and IT modernization

    8/12/2015

    By unifying and integrating the management of IT resources to eliminate these silos, your data center can begin the transformation to a more service-centric model that can deliver faster, cloud-like service your users expect.

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    OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter Overview

    6/1/2015

    This Dell Technical White Paper gives an overview of using OpenManage Integration to streamline the time, tools and tasks to deploy, manage and update Dell servers in a virtual environment.

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    Competitive Paper: Dell OpenManage Essentials vs HP OneView

    5/1/2015

    Dell OpenManage Essentials and PowerEdge servers can be excellent investments for your data center if you are interested in ease of use, cost and time savings, accuracy, and infrastructure availablity.

  6. Dell ASM Faster and More Efficient than Cisco Solution

    Dell ASM Faster and More Efficient than Cisco Solution

    4/21/2015

    A new test report from the technology assessment firm Principled Technologies shows that Dell Active System Manager was easier to use than a Cisco UCS management solution consisting of UCS Manager and UCS Director, and required less time and effort to deploy enterprise solutions.

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    Dell OpenManage simplifies system management

    9/9/2014

    Discover how Dell's OpenManage suite on the new 13th generation of Dell PowerEdge servers can help streamline your management tasks and reduce management costs.

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    iDRAC7 Networking and Improved Remote Access Performance

    3/19/2012

    Discover how you can optimize the performance of your network environment using iDRAC7 servers. Learn how iDRAC7 servers help improve connectivity, flexibility and performance, and help reduce cabling and switch port management.

  9. Using Dell USC to Deploy a Customized Microsoft Windows Server OS

    Using Dell USC to Deploy a Customized Microsoft Windows Server OS

    6/1/2010

    See how the Dell Unified Server Configurator (USC) simplifies the task of Microsoft Windows Server deployment when you are using a configuration set or customized Windows media.

  10. Dell Remote Access Configuration Tool

    Dell Remote Access Configuration Tool

    4/30/2010

    Alleviate system administrator’s challenges by automating common repetitive tasks and ensuring uninterrupted access to your remote access controllers (RACs) during disaster recovery with the Dell Remote Access Configuration Tool.

  11. Remote Windows Server OS Kernel using Dell Windows Debugger Utility

    Remote Windows Server OS Kernel using Dell Windows Debugger Utility

    4/5/2010

    Dell Windows Debugger Utility provides you a mechanism to remotely connect to your server through the Dell Remote Access Controller (DRAC) infrastructure. It enables you to perform Windows debugging in a secure lab where physical server access is difficult.

  12. Compare System Administration: Dell Unified Server Versus HP SmartStart

    Compare System Administration: Dell Unified Server Versus HP SmartStart

    3/12/2010

    The Dell Unified Server Configurator version 1.3 outperformed the system management operations of the HP SmartStart version 8.30 x64 by completing all tasks in a single interface and reducing external media needed to complete the operations.

  13. Dell Lifecycle Controller Overview

    Dell Lifecycle Controller Overview

    12/9/2009

    Educate yourself on how to leverage the embedded OS drivers and the iDRAC service processor of the Dell Lifecycle Controller firmware versions 1.2 and 1.3 to address common pain points associated with platform provisioning and deployment.

  14. Dell Lifecycle Controller Overview Remote Services Capabilities

    Dell Lifecycle Controller Overview: Remote Services Capabilities

    12/1/2009

    Use the unprecedented capabilities of Dell Lifecycle Controller to remotely deploy and manage your Dell PowerEdge server platform.

  15. Deploy Dell Client Systems using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

    Deploy Dell Client Systems Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

    6/1/2009

    Use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 to provide unified processes and tools for deploying desktop and operating systems.

  16. Unified Server Configurator: IT and Systems Management Overview

    Unified Server Configurator: IT and Systems Management Overview

    7/1/2008

    With the 11th generation PowerEdge servers, Dell offers embedded management, which dramatically reduces the time it takes to perform common management tasks.

  17. Dell Catalog to Support Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

    Dell Catalog to Support Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

    5/1/2008

    Manage hardware updates for BIOS, firmware, drivers and hardware-related applications by using Dell Catalog along with Microsoft System Center products.

  18. Dell Remote Access Card 5 Security

    Dell Remote Access Controller 5 Security

    7/1/2006

    Dell Remote Access Controller 5 (DRAC 5) security enables you to remotely monitor, troubleshoot and repair distributed servers, even when the server is down, while mitigating security risks.

  1. Dell Active System Manager Spec Sheet

    Dell Active System Manager Spec Sheet

    Active System Manager (ASM) is Dell’s unified management and open automation solution that enables any IT administrator to provision new infrastructure and workload services in minutes. Centralized management and a highly intuitive user interface radically simplify and streamline processes and allow organizations to deliver the services that their users need, when they need them.

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    A Foundation for your Private Cloud

    4/27/2016

    Active System Manager, Dell’s unified management and automation solution, provides a strong foundation for private cloud. ASM speeds time-to-value with rapid infrastructure deployment, streamlines operations with end-to-end lifecycle management, and accelerates and automates on-demand IT service delivery.

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    OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter Solutions Brief

    12/17/2015

    OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter is a native VMware vCenter plug-in that bridges the gap between your physical and virtual infrastructure by streamlining the tools and tasks associated with the management and deployment of Dell PowerEdge servers in your VMware environment.

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    Advanced Power Management with Dell OpenManage Power Center

    When it comes to your data center, two things make a difference: strong and continual server performance to handle the needs of your employees and customers, and advanced management technologies to keep operational expenses down. High among these operational expenses are the power costs related to running and cooling your servers.

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    Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft System Center

    9/1/2015

    Benefits of Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft System Center

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    Dell OpenManage Essentials vs HP OneView Infographic

    6/1/2015

    Includes four top claims resulting from June 2015 testing of OpenManage Essentials vs HP OneView.

  7. Infographic Dell ASM Faster and More Efficient than Cisco Solution

    Infographic Dell ASM Faster and More Efficient than Cisco Solution

    5/20/2015

    Infographic showing highights from a new test report from the technology assessment firm Principled Technologies shows that Dell Active System Manager was easier to use than a Cisco UCS management solution consisting of UCS Manager and UCS Director, and required less time and effort to deploy enterprise solutions.

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    Dell OpenManage simplifies system management

    9/9/2014

    Discover how Dell's OpenManage suite on the new 13th generation of Dell PowerEdge servers can help streamline your management tasks and reduce management costs.

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    Finding a safe harbor within the IT storm

    9/14/2012

    Maximize your resources and manage the delivery of your IT with Dell and BMC Software IT Service Management (ITSM) solution portfolio. Discover how ITSM can help you optimize IT costs, control risks and ensure quality of service.

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    Licensing FAQ for iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller

    9/11/2012

    Learn about the Dell Licensing Portal and know the answers to frequently asked questions about licensing or purchasing your iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller — an interface solution that comes with your PowerEdge 12th-generation servers.

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    Cloud Automation with Dell ASM Part 1 – Introduction

    Watch Part 1 of this 4-part video series to learn how Dell Active System Manager (ASM) helps you build a fast, efficient and flexible foundation for your cloud environment. You’ll learn how ASM increases the efficiency and reliability of cloud deployments by automating and streamlining common tasks that are essential for any successful private or hybrid cloud.

    Go to www.dell.com/asm to view the other 3 short videos in this series.

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    Cloud Automation with Dell ASM Part 2 – Shared Resource Pools

    This is the second video in a 4-part series on the powerful cloud automation capabilities of Dell Active System Manager (ASM). Dynamic, on-demand provisioning of infrastructure from shared resource pools is essential for all private or hybrid clouds. Learn how you can easily create and manage physical and virtual resource pools and rapidly provision those resources to meet user demands.

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    Cloud Automation with Dell ASM Part 3 – Reusable Automation Templates

    Watch Part 3 of this 4-part video series on the powerful cloud automation capabilities of Dell Active System Manager (ASM). Simplify complex cloud infrastructure and workload deployments with ASM’s template-based automation. ASM’s template builder brings together everything needed to run a workload, saves it in a template, and lets you deploy it - whenever needed - in just a few clicks.

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    Cloud Automation with Dell ASM Part 4 – Cloud Management Platforms

    In this last video of our 4-part series on ASM cloud automation, learn how ASM’s open and extensible architecture enhances the capabilities of virtualization and cloud implementations. ASM integrates easily with popular virtualization and cloud management platforms to deliver powerful, complementary capabilities to automate the onboarding and dynamic provisioning of end-to-end cloud infrastructure.

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    Video: Unprecedented IT uptime and availability

    OpenManage Essentials is a comprehensive 1:Many systems management console that efficiently monitors and manages enterprise hardware.

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    OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft System Center

    The OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft System Center helps you further streamline, automate and simplify your most essential IT management tasks.

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    Dell ASM Faster and More Efficient than Cisco Solution, Video

    Watch this video to see highlights from a test report from the technology assessment firm Principled Technologies. Shows that Dell Active System Manager was easier to use than a Cisco UCS solution consisting of UCS Manager and UCS Director, and required less time and effort to deploy infrastucture and services.

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    Simplify IT Operations with Dell Active System Manager

    Active System Manager (ASM) is Dell’s unified management and open automation solution that enables any IT administrator to provision new infrastructure and workload services in minutes. Watch this video to see how Dell Active System Manager simplifies and accelerates the deployment, provisioning, and lifecycle management of IT services for private cloud and converged infrastructure.

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    Automate Systems Management with Dell Active System Manager

    Active System Manager, Dell’s unified management and automation solution speeds time-to-value with rapid infrastructure deployment, streamlines operations with end-to-end lifecycle management, and accelerates and automates on-demand IT service delivery. ASM enables any IT administrator to provision workloads and services in minutes.

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    Intro to Dell PowerEdge iDRAC Quick Sync NFC Bezel

    With the 13th Generation of Dell PowerEdge servers comes an innovative and simple way to manage your servers. Using the Open Manage Mobile app with an iDRAC Quick Sync bezel users can employ Near Field Communications (NFC) technology for instant and simplified local management.