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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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    Shibaura Institute of Technology achieves efficiency through its end-to-end VDI solution

    8/1/2014

    Japanese school staff and students gain better academic results, increase teaching efficiency and reduce cost through VDI solution comprising Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking switches and Dell OptiPlex desktops.

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

    8/1/2014

    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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    NQ Mobile optimizes and maintains its large scale database for cloud customers

    8/1/2014

    Chinese mobile services company maximizes performance and enhances customer growth for its cloud security service by implementing Dell Compellent flash-optimized storage and Dell PowerEdge servers, with dedicated service by Dell ProSupport.

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    Advanced Health & Care drives growth and eases maintenance with end-to-end Dell technology

    8/1/2014

    A leading provider of clinical applications for healthcare providers in the U.K. drives success with Dell end-to-end solutions supporting data-centre and on-premise solutions.

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    Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation refreshes data center with a pre-assembled, virtualized solution

    8/1/2014

    Malaysian technological university eliminates downtime and enhances infrastructure responsiveness by deploying a ready-to-run virtualization solution powered by Dell PowerEdge servers, EqualLogic and PowerVault storage with Dell Networking switches.

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    The University of Alabama at Birmingham - Video

    8/1/2014

    World-renowned research institute implemented an on-demand storage solution to meet the needs of researchers using OpenStack™, PowerEdge and Dell Deployment services.

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    Movement for the Intellectually Disabled in Singapore (MINDS) refreshes client and security solutions

    8/1/2014

    Non-profit organization in Singapore empowers students by enhancing learning environments with a high-performance IT comprising Dell PowerEdge servers, PowerVault storage, Wyse thin clients, SonicWALL firewalls, OptiPlex desktops and Latitude devices.

  8. The P&V Group prepares for Solvency II regulations with Dell Compellent flash storage arrays - Video

    8/1/2014

    Leading insurance firm runs SAS® Risk Management for Insurance software on Dell Compellent flash-optimised storage arrays. As a result, it has boosted the speed of reporting by 70 per cent to ensure compliance with Solvency II legislation.

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    Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) builds an efficient, high density HPC cluster

    8/1/2014

    Weather data gathering institute deploys an HPC cluster based on Dell PowerEdge blade enclosures and Dell Networking technologies for its in-depth storm surge models and maps.

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    For Needs improves productivity and data security while simplfying maintenance with its end-to-end VDI solution

    8/1/2014

    Japanese logistics company boosts employee productivity through an integrated end-to-end virtualization solution comprising Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Compellent storage, Dell SonicWALL, Dell Wyse thin clients and Dell Networking switches.

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    IIHT Cloud Solutions delivers Learning-as-a-Service model with Dell - Video

    7/1/2014

    IIHT Cloud Solutions simplifies network complexity, supports a large user base, reduces total cost of ownership and meets global demand for its services by establishing a Dell powered Learning-as-a-Service IT model.

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    TGE Gas Engineering 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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    La Cité creates a flexible desktop virtualization solution for staff and students

    7/1/2014

    College of applied arts and technology in Ottawa deploys Dell Wyse P25 zero clients, PowerEdge servers, Dell Compellent storage arrays and Dell Networking switches to ease image deployment, increase teaching time and give students and staff more flexibility.

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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.

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    Dell and Brocade: Storage Networking

    Provide secure and reliable access to mission-critical data with innovative enterprise-class storage platforms.

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    Shibaura Institute of Technology achieves efficiency through its end-to-end VDI solution

    8/1/2014

    Japanese school staff and students gain better academic results, increase teaching efficiency and reduce cost through VDI solution comprising Dell EqualLogic storage, Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Networking switches and Dell OptiPlex desktops.

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

    8/1/2014

    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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    NQ Mobile optimizes and maintains its large scale database for cloud customers

    8/1/2014

    Chinese mobile services company maximizes performance and enhances customer growth for its cloud security service by implementing Dell Compellent flash-optimized storage and Dell PowerEdge servers, with dedicated service by Dell ProSupport.

  6. Click here to read PDF

    Advanced Health & Care drives growth and eases maintenance with end-to-end Dell technology

    8/1/2014

    A leading provider of clinical applications for healthcare providers in the U.K. drives success with Dell end-to-end solutions supporting data-centre and on-premise solutions.