Dell End-to-End Solutions Speed IT Efficiency, Advance Fluid Data Architecture to Drive Data Centre Convergence
· First Dell storage blades – Dell EqualLogic Blade Arrays – provide customers the simplicity and scalability of EqualLogic storage within a compact Dell blade chassis
· Dell Converged Blade Data Centre solution combines Dell EqualLogic Blade Arrays, 12th Generation Dell PowerEdge blade servers, and Dell Force10 MXL blade switching, providing customers an entire data centre within a single blade enclosure to help streamline IT management and operations
· Dell EqualLogic software releases introduce real-time data protection and automatic diagnostic data collection, plus enhanced reliability and availability for Microsoft SharePoint environments
· Dell vStart 1000 provides an additional data centre convergence solution, delivering the first inclusion of Dell Compellent storage and Force10 networking for customers seeking a mission critical infrastructure platform for applications and private cloud services
There are exciting developments going on at Dell right now, they’ve been making some interesting acquisitions and continuing to invest in their product lines and services to better meet their customers needs. This latest announcement strengthens their portfolio in the blade space furthering their value proposition and customer choice in the right configuration for their deployment for their business which has to be good for blades as a platform and in end user choice.
I’m off to read up more about the new blades and to read more about their converged solution based on Dell Compellent storage and Force10 networking, it does sound interesting.