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How to Evolve to a Software-Defined Data Center

Intel Inside®. Powerful Data Center Outside.

You need to modernize your infrastructure as soon as possible. But first you need to find out how to get to the data center of the future without having to completely rip apart your current infrastructure.

Dell PowerEdge architecture powered by an Intel® Xeon® processor offers IT organizations the opportunity to continue down the path of virtualization to envision—and deploy—infrastructures in which all resources are unified, abstracted, pooled and centrally orchestrated ...

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  • Delivering Business Intelligence and Data Analytics on Converged Systems

    Business intelligence and big data analytics workloads place high demands on the underlying infrastructure in terms of performance, capacity, reliability and security. In addition, the enormous growth of unstructured data and the Internet of Things (IoT) forces IT departments to embrace infrastructure solutions that are both cost efficient and simple to deploy. Continue Reading

  • Leveraging the New Economics of Converged Systems

    As business and IT leaders embrace digital transformation and Third Platform technologies such as cloud computing, mobility and big data analytics, they are facing a new reality in how IT infrastructure should be deployed and managed to serve the needs of the organization. Continue Reading

  • Where Digitization Meets Data Center Modernization

    Business and IT leaders recognize they must embrace digital transformation or put their organizations at severe risk. The advance of digitization has altered entire industries – think Amazon in retail, Netflix in home entertainment and Uber in transportation. This type of disruption will continue in the years ahead as organizations implement technology solutions that allow them to overhaul their business processes. Continue Reading

  • How Does the Dell/EMC Merger Affect the Market for Converged Systems?

    Now that the Dell and EMC merger is officially complete, it is time to look at how the deal will affect the market for converged systems. Prior to the merger, there has been a consistent rise in demand for convergence. Continue Reading

  • Simpler IT: From Building Blocks to Converged Systems

    Reducing IT complexity has become a mandate for companies in all industries. IT departments must eliminate the information and application silos common to legacy data centers if they hope to deliver on the cost savings and business agility required to compete in today’s business environment. Continue Reading

  • Improving and Accelerating DevOps Through Convergence

    In today’s business environment, software has become a critical differentiator in determining business success. A recent article in Harvard Business Review postulates that every business is a competitor on a software playing field, no matter what sector it is in. Continue Reading

  • Managing Opex by Cutting Power, Cooling and Physical Space Costs Through Convergence

    Remote office/branch office (ROBO) sites need just as much performance, security and availability from their infrastructures as headquarters-based data centers deliver. But those smaller entities are typically squeezed to keep down Opex while still delivering enterprise-class performance and service, despite having far fewer resources than IT teams in large data centers. Continue Reading

  • Leveraging Automation in a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)

    As IT moves to a more software-centric model with the transition to software-defined data centers (SDDCs), there remains an age-old pressure that must be addressed: The reliance on IT personnel for manual tasks such as performance tuning, security and information event management (SIEM), systems monitoring and service delivery. Continue Reading

  • Preparing for Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)

    In an exclusive survey of more than 3,000 IT decision makers by TechTarget for the 2016 IT Priorities Report, SDDCs were identified as one of the top 10 IT initiatives for 2016, rated as even more important than application modernization and software as a service (SaaS). Continue Reading

  • The Future of Converged Infrastructure

    Bimodal IT is a new paradigm in development. Find out how it improves outcomes, and learn the first steps to making your organization a bimodal operation. Continue Reading

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