Performance and Efficiency for Data Center and Campus Networks

2012 was an exciting year for Dell Networking. We announced several new products for Data Center, Campus and Branch environments and helped several new customers use Networking to efficiently and intelligently grow their businesses. Take a look at just a few of our customer’s success stories from this past year.

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) achieves 12-fold performance improvement in processing of genomic data with Dell and an HPC cluster utilizing Dell C300 and S4810 10 GbE switches along with PowerEdge Servers and Compellent Storage Arrays. “The Dell Force10 switches provide a port density that allows massive interconnectivity between our HPC systems without taking valuable rack real estate.”(Please visit the site to view this video)

Austin City Limits Music Festival partnered with Dell Networking to deploy an experiential product showcase at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, powered by Dell Dell Networking wired and wireless networking switches.  The tent gave thousands of music fans seamless connectivity and hands-on access to Dell consumer products. (Please visit the site to view this video)

Caterham F1 Team works with Dell to deliver success on and off of the track. Their teamwork has delivered high performance computing clusters as well as a trackside infrastructure for race days. Dell is also supporting the team’s new UK headquarters.(Please visit the site to view this video)

Flix Brewhouse is the world’s first combination cinema/micro-brewery and uses Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell wired and wireless networking to provide faster service.(Please visit the site to view this video)

ReadySpace Network delivers highly available, high-performance cloud and hosting services to a large number of enterprise customers with a scalable and reliable Gigabit Ethernet network infrastructure designed by Dell Networking.  They were able to reduce issue troubleshooting by 55% and empower more efficient data movement.

Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (KIT/IMK-IFU) deployed the Dell S4810 S60 Ethernet switches at its data centre in Bavaria, Germany. Today, researchers drive new projects with faster data speeds and the IT team saves up to 20 percent on management time.

Keek Inc. runs its video-sharing service on Dell servers, storage and switches. The end-to-end Dell solution is supporting the company’s triple-digit growth with no unplanned downtime and 20-fold faster storage throughput.

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