Simplify SOHO IT with the Dell EMC PowerEdge T30

As your IT partner, we understand the many challenges with running a small office/home office (SOHO). At Dell EMC we want to ensure as our SOHO customers you are able to focus on outpacing competition rather than worry about managing IT. We also understand that you may not have the time or IT resources to efficiently manage business data or maintain a complicated IT solution. This often leads to multiple copies of files on various laptops and mobile devices, making it difficult for your employees to access the right data at the right time.

Securing company data while keeping files accessible is an important step in SOHO growth but it is a challenge to find a scalable and easy-to-use technology solution.

Moving company data and files to the public cloud can be one option that seems to have a lower initial investment. However, if you look at the fine print of cloud providers’ subscription pricing and contract terms, it can dramatically increase the overall cost of using the public cloud over time. At the onset the cloud seems infinite but overall performance can be limited by your available WAN — and increasing bandwidth can add to the overall cost of managing your IT through the public cloud. 

What if on-premises technology can offer greater data control, predictable performance, and a lower TCO than the public cloud?  In fact, a typical public cloud service can exceed the cost of a new Dell EMC PowerEdge T30 server in just 4-7 months*. The Dell EMC PowerEdge T30 is the newest 1-socket mini tower platform tailor-made to be your ideal first server for small offices/home offices (SOHO), and so simple to use and manage that you won’t need any dedicated IT staff.

The PowerEdge T30 enables you to cost effectively:

  • Increase employee productivity by securely consolidating your business-critical information, eliminating the concern about misplaced or lost files with automatic data backup
  • Enable faster business transaction response times with quick and easy access to files, data and applications
  • Scale your business as it grows leveraging all the expansion capability for adding memory, internal storage and external devices

With its compact, quiet mini-tower design, the PowerEdge T30 operates non-disruptively and can be installed nearly anywhere. Also, with the PowerEdge T30 in your own office, you have peace of mind that your data is safe onsite and won’t be exposed to any vulnerabilities or security breaches in the public cloud. And if you need help, Dell EMC Services can provide strategic guidance, technology and deployment expertise to help SOHOs like you to realize a quicker time to value.

From our ongoing conversations with SOHO customers like you, the PowerEdge T30 is engineered to provide you with an ideal platform to address your unique business challenges with the right technology. The PowerEdge T30 will be generally available globally this month so there is no need to wait for improved efficiency.  As always, we are very interested in staying in touch with you, so please follow us on Twitter or leave a comment below.

 *Based on Dell internal analysis in December 2016 comparing the publicly available price of a similarly configured cloud service provider to the average street price of a Dell PowerEdge T30 server. Actual results may vary depending on configuration. Contact a Dell sales representative for additional information.

About the Author: Brian Payne

Brian Payne leads a team responsible for defining the portfolio strategy as well as the detailed definitions for each offer in the portfolio. In his role, Brian collaborates across the Dell Technologies portfolio inclusive of the full line of Dell EMC infrastructure products as well as the software products such as the VMware Virtual Cloud Foundation portfolio.  Brian and members of his organization regularly engage with customers around the world to better understand their challenges and help them better understand how Dell can help them achieve their goals.  The insights gathered from our customers through these engagements coupled with primary research fuel the innovation engine for new offer development. Brian has over twenty years of product development experience at Dell.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.