A smart start to virtualization.
Your first step toward virtual infrastructureRapidly deploy a preconfigured virtualization infrastructure for your small- or mid-sized business without assembly, testing and other tasks requiring specialized IT skills.
- Everything you need is delivered in one package, including a standard Dell rack with PowerEdge™ servers, PowerConnect™ switches and EqualLogic™ storage.
- Deployment services help ensure deployment is done right the first time.
- Designed to support smaller workloads, making it the ideal solution for busy small- to mid-sized businesses or enterprise branch offices.
- Delivered ready to run, vStart 50 is preracked, precabled, pretested and preconfigured for quick deployment without extensive design and configuration cycles.
- Integrated virtualization management helps to ensure seamless deep device-level data and automated actions.
- Easy to scale, vStart 50 helps you grow your infrastructure by adding more capacity to an existing vStart rack or by simply adding additional racks as needed.
Microsoft and VMware versions availableChoose a version of vStart 50 preloaded with the OS (operating system) and hypervisor you prefer. Each is ideal for core-flexible infrastructure and application hosting for small- to mid-sized companies as well as full virtualization infrastructure for enterprise branch offices.
Dell vStart 50m includes:
- Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 RX2 Data Center Edition with Hyper-V™
- Dell OpenManage™
- Dell EqualLogic™ Host Integration Tools
The customer can optionally buy Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010 to achieve management capabilities for physical and virtual infrastructure.
System Center Essentials with Windows Server 2008 is IT management designed for mid-sized businesses. It enables you to run, review, save, print or email information about the status of your IT environment. Key benefits include:
- Single console management to help you monitor physical and virtual servers, hardware, clients and more from a single console.
- Integrated troubleshooting and resolution for servers, clients and IT services.
- Automated system updates give you the choice to automatically or manually apply updates to Microsoft OS and Microsoft or non-Microsoft applications
Dell vStart 50v includes:
- VMware ESXi and VMware® vCenter™ 60 day trial licenses
- Dell OpenManage
- Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools
- Dell Management Plug-in for VMware vCenter
Dell Management Plug-in for VMware vCenter provides seamless element management and monitoring for Dell servers. Key benefits include:
- Accomplishes zero-touch bare-metal hypervisor deployment without PXE
- Leverages VMware vCenter roles and permissions
- Automates remediation with Phone Home capabilities
- Updates firmware directly from vCenter
- Provides integration of online limited hardware warranty* information into management console
- SMB Remote Virtualization Readiness Assessment
- IT Consulting for Server Virtualization Assessment
Quickly lay the foundation for a virtualized data center with a single Dell purchase. vStart 50 enables you to focus on your business and start building for the future.
Please contact your Local Partner for further information.