December 2008 - (Free Research) There are many ways that blade enclosures can be attached to a Dell EqualLogic SAN. This paper reviews three ways, but depending on the blade enclosure design features there may be other options. Each of the three architecture strategies presented here provides different trade-offs in cost, complexity and scalability.
January 2008 - (Free Research) In this white paper, examine the requirements for servers, storage, and blade systems in the mid-market and how to apply blades your data center in a cost effective manner.
April 2007 - (Free Research) The combination of blade servers and virtualization offer a compelling solution to IT departments looking to regain control of server resources. This white paper provides tips to determine if blade and server virtualization can meet your company needs.
April 2009 - (Free Research) This whitepaper provides an overview of the networking architecture for VMware Infrastructure 3 on Dell PowerEdge blade servers. It provides best practices for deploying and configuring your network in the VMware environment.
September 2009 - (Free Research) The Dell PowerEdge M-Series blade servers help cut operating expenses through energy efficiency, product flexibility, and efficient use of data center space. When combined with Dell's world-class storage, management, and support offerings, the result is a total enterprise solution that can help you simplify and save on IT expenses.
October 2012 - (Free Research) Despite the benefits blade servers and virtualization offer, there are still some pressing issues in the data center. This resource reviews several of these pain points and recommends a unified computing system designed to address them.
May 2012 - (Free Research) Despite the benefits blade servers and virtualization offer, there are still some pressing issues in the data center. This resource reviews several of these pain points and recommends a unified computing system designed to address them.
August 2012 - (Free Research) Discover how IBM Flex System has improved every aspect of blade computing including servers, chassis, networking, storage and more. Read on for a technical overview of this system as well as the IBM PureFlex System.
March 2009 - (Free Research) In this technical brief, IDC examines HP Thermal Logic, a holistic approach to improving power and cooling efficiency in the IT infrastructure, designed to help companies reduce energy consumption, reclaim unused datacenter capacity, and extend the life of their datacenter.
September 2012 - (Free Research) SearchStorage.com editors interviewed industry experts Howard Marks, Terri McClure and Andrew Reichman to get their reactions to Dell Inc. launching the Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110 Blade Arrays at Dell Storage Forum 2012.
October 2011 - (Free Research) The integration of Oracle's x86 blade systems, Oracle VM, and Oracle Unified Storage appliances, connected with either Ethernet or InfiniBand fabric services, forms a dynamic and elastic infrastructure-as-a-service solution for private cloud deployments. Read this white paper to learn more.
March 2009 - (Free Research) One approach being used to reduce complexity and TCO in the data center is the implementation of new management software for blade servers, increasing business value and trimming expenses that vex IT budgets and divert important resources for transformational projects.
July 2009 - (Free Research) Business Ready Configurations for Virtualization are pre-configured, easy to order, bundled solutions that include Dell PowerEdge™ blade servers, Dell EqualLogic™ SAN, and VMware vSphere™. This white paper provides a detailed reference architecture for the Business Ready Configurations.
June 2010 - (Free Research) Access this case study now to learn more about the implementation of HP’s solutions at Opus Interactive, and discover exactly what benefits and improvements resulted from the transition.
November 2010 - (Free Research) Today, IT resources can be provisioned quickly and cheaply—some would say too quickly and cheaply. But those IT resources rely on brick and mortar as well as megawatts, which are abstracted from the IT department. This Webcast will identify pitfalls data center teams should avoid.
April 2009 - (Free Research) This eBook will walk you through some of the key steps to setting up a dedicated server room. Whether your server project is large or small, having a dedicated server room will allow you to store backup disks, blades, equipment, and also allow you to have an onsite console for administrators.
July 2010 - (Free Research) The combination of iSCSI and 10 Gigabit Ethernet is uniquely attractive - find out how by checking out this presentation transcript. Also learn how 10 GbE can simplify connectivity for physical, blade, virtual servers and network storage.
November 2011 - (Free Research) This white paper offers the results of a study done that evaluated the scalability of VMware® View 4.5™ on FlexPod™, a bundling of Cisco® Unified Computing System™ B-series blade servers connected to the NetApp® FAS Storage array. In addition, this resource reveals best practices for designing and sizing large-scale customer deployments.
September 2010 - (Free Research) Southwestern/Great American chose to swap its dual environment (SAP ERP ran off of a legacy IBM AS/400) for a leaner infrastructure based on VMware ESX and IBM blade servers with Intel Xeon processors that could run both SAP ERP and its Windows applications. Read this case study to learn about the combined VMware and Intel solution.
August 2008 - (Free Research) Read how IBM® BladeCenter® S provides greater capabilities--including 9TB of flexible storage, low noise, a specialized rack with air filtration and available layer 2-7 secure switching.