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Dell World Solutions Expo – SMB Hybrid Arrays and Dell-Nutanix

At Dell World 2014 we spent quite a bit of time on the solutions expo floor interviewing Dell product specialists and getting up close with the hardware. In this video we discuss the new PS4210 which provides affordable high performance

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Dell World 2014 Solutions Expo Fluid Cache and Entry Level All-Flash Array $25k

At Dell World 2014 we spent quite a bit of time on the solutions expo floor interviewing Dell product specialists and getting up close with the hardware. In this video we discuss Dell Fluid Cache and Dell’s new entry All-Flash

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Backing Up the Non-Virtualized Data Center

There is no question that there’s a lot of innovation when it comes to backing up the virtualized environment; but how do you protect the non-virtualized environment? A question we constantly ask IT professionals is “How virtualized are you?” —

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Video: Data Protection for the Facebook Generation

The FaceBook generation was on our minds at Dell World 2014. These are working professionals, typically under the age of 40, that expect/demand their IT services to be always on. The challenge the IT professional may be facing is, they don’t

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The hidden cost of Storage Software Licensing

When calculating the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a storage system one often overlooked component is the software licensing. Even if the software is “free” it has to be repurchased every time the storage hardware is upgraded. At Dell

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Dell World 2014 – Michael Dell’s opening Press Conference

It’s been a year since Dell became a private company. At his opening press conference at Dell World 2014 Michael Dell sounded like a CEO who likes coming to work every day, no longer subjected to Wall Street’s fixation over

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Dell World 2014 Announcements: Low-cost all-flash array, Nutanix converged solution, EqualLogic hardware refresh

Dell is announcing the “most attractively priced, entry-level all-flash array in the industry”, according to Executive Director of Product Management for Storage, Travis Vigil. The SC4020, at $25,000 for a 6 x 480GB SSD configuration, brings high-performance storage to the

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Dell: “We can’t just deliver components”

Big Data, the Internet of Things and a host of other challenges are facing companies today. But according to Mike Davis, Director of Marketing for Storage Solutions, when Dell and their partners meet with these companies they can’t just sell

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