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Overview: Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) is a leading global systems and services company and No. 34 on the Fortune 500. For more information, visit www.dell.com.

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20 Fast Facts About Microsoft Windows Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. February 21, 2013 - This exclusive resource provides 20 facts about the Windows Server 2012 and thus allows readers to analyze whether or not the OS can provide the scalability and flexibility necessary for the service delivery that today's end users demand.

  View 20 Fast Facts About Microsoft Windows Server 2012 research abstract

6 Strategies for Gaining Cost-Effective Efficiency with Private Clouds by Dell and Microsoft. November 01, 2011 - Uncover strategies for effectively and successfully implementing a private cloud, and get insights into challenges, approaches and results from real-world use cases.

  View 6 Strategies for Gaining Cost-Effective Efficiency with Private Clouds research abstract

A Guide to Utilizing Virtualization in a Disaster Recovery Strategy by Dell and Microsoft. April 20, 2009 - In this expert E-Guide, brought to you by SearchServerVirtualization.com and Dell, you will discover the steps essential for effectively integrating server virtualization into your disaster recovery strategy.

  View A Guide to Utilizing Virtualization in a Disaster Recovery Strategy research abstract

A Sunny Migration for Met Office by Dell and Microsoft. March 05, 2013 - Access this informative paper to learn about an application compatibility testing tool that was utilized by a national weather service to help speed up and simplify their migration to Windows 7.

  View A Sunny Migration for Met Office research abstract

Accelerating the Benefits of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers by Dell and Microsoft. April 09, 2013 - This crucial paper takes an in-depth look at how a Dell server solution can accelerate the benefits of Windows Server 2012. Discover how you can increase performance whether your servers are stand-alone, virtualized or used in a cloud environment.

  View Accelerating the Benefits of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers research abstract

Accelerating the Benefits of Windows Server 2012 - Video by Dell and Microsoft. November 16, 2012 - Access this video to learn about the over 300 new features of Windows Server 2012 and how you can simplify the implementation of this operating system.

  View Accelerating the Benefits of Windows Server 2012 - Video research abstract

Achieve on-going application readiness by Dell and Microsoft. March 20, 2014 - In this brief video, learn how you can automate the testing, remediation, packaging and virtualization of applications as a part of an overall application lifecycle management (ALM) strategy in order to ensure constant application readiness.

  View Achieve on-going application readiness research abstract

Achieving a High Performance OLTP Database Using SQL Server and Dell PE R720 w/Internal PCIC SSD Storage by Dell and Microsoft. September 30, 2013 - Learn how a high-performance OLTP database can catapult your data center's operational efficiency.

  View Achieving a High Performance OLTP Database Using SQL Server and Dell PE R720 w/Internal PCIC SSD Storage research abstract

Advancing Integration of Microsoft Hyper-V and Dell EqualLogic Virtualized SANs by Dell and Microsoft. June 09, 2009 - This paper will discuss the importance of an enterprise-class storage infrastructure as you migrate to a virtualized data center. Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS Series Internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage area network (SAN) arrays enable advanced integration with the robust server virtualization.

  View Advancing Integration of Microsoft Hyper-V and Dell EqualLogic Virtualized SANs research abstract

Application virtualization: Powerful delivery or problematic distraction? by Dell and Microsoft. June 26, 2013 - Using virtual-application delivery platforms is easy – but have you considered the challenges of application virtualization? What's the best way to solve them? In this new white paper, discover the road bumps when creating and installing virtual applications – and how to easily get past them.

  View Application virtualization: Powerful delivery or problematic distraction? research abstract

Best Practices for Leveraging Automation in Your Windows 7 and Virtual Desktop Migrations by Dell and Microsoft. February 29, 2012 - This video examines the trends surrounding migration to new Windows platforms, the major challenges surround desktop virtualization and creating application compatibility and the technologies that are making it easier for It departments to tackle these testing and remediation challenges.

  View Best Practices for Leveraging Automation in Your Windows 7 and Virtual Desktop Migrations research abstract

Bring Distributed Environments Under Control with Desktop Virtualization by Dell and Microsoft. November 18, 2013 - This resource highlights the fact that IT departments are no longer dealing with one set of PCs all using the same operating system. It also shows how desktop virtualization can be implemented to improve efficiency and security.

  View Bring Distributed Environments Under Control with Desktop Virtualization research abstract

Building Robust Private Cloud Infrastructures by Dell and Microsoft. September 27, 2012 - Learn how a private cloud can simplify infrastructure management, automate tasks and more.

  View Building Robust Private Cloud Infrastructures research abstract

Case Study - Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust by Dell and Microsoft. March 27, 2014 - This video will help you learn how the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust was able to revamp their IT infrastructure in order to deliver a secure, mobile workspace to their clinicians and, ultimately, improve access to critical systems and patient care.

  View Case Study - Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust research abstract

Case Study: Cruise Line Slashes Server Footprint with Dell Hardware and VMware by Dell and Microsoft. September 15, 2010 - Learn how Carnival Cruise Lines virtualised its data center to meet its needs for an efficient, self-sufficient environment.

  View Case Study: Cruise Line Slashes Server Footprint with Dell Hardware and VMware research abstract

ChangeBASE Datasheet by Dell and Microsoft. March 21, 2013 - This whitepaper covers a solution that will help ensure the performance of your applications.

  View ChangeBASE Datasheet research abstract

CIO Strategies for Storage: Modernise data protection practices by Dell and Microsoft. November 19, 2013 - This exclusive resource discusses how you can combine the best of traditional backup and recovery with continuity and modern resiliency solutions to help reduce complexity, slash costs and minimise the risk for data loss, all while accelerating your organization's time to value.

  View CIO Strategies for Storage: Modernise data protection practices research abstract

Cloud Client Computing - Enabling Modern Work Styles with Desktop Virtualization by Dell and Microsoft. April 29, 2014 - In this webcast, industry insiders discuss how Windows and Dell have teamed up in order to deliver a great value with key VDI platform capabilities.

  View Cloud Client Computing - Enabling Modern Work Styles with Desktop Virtualization research abstract

Configuring Windows Server 2012 for iSCSI SAN Boot with EqualLogic Storage by Dell and Microsoft. July 31, 2013 - Thispaper demonstratesDell best practicesforimplementingiSCSI boot from SAN with Dell EqualLogic storage arrays and the 12th generation (12G) PowerEdge servers running Windows Server 2012.

  View Configuring Windows Server 2012 for iSCSI SAN Boot with EqualLogic Storage research abstract

Consolidating Servers with the Dell PowerEdge R720 Running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. February 21, 2013 - This informative paper details a server consolidation strategy that utilizes Windows Server 2012 and a powerful virtualization platform to consolidate 8 legacy servers to a single VM, increasing performance by an average of 412.2% while cutting overall costs.

  View Consolidating Servers with the Dell PowerEdge R720 Running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 research abstract

Converging Your Systems for a Less Chaotic Business Environment by Dell and Microsoft. November 13, 2013 - This white paper details a solution that will cut down on your data center clutter and ease management of remote sites.

  View Converging Your Systems for a Less Chaotic Business Environment research abstract

Cost-Planning for a Windows 7 Migration by Dell and Microsoft. October 13, 2010 - When you're planning an upgrade to Windows 7, one major factor is budget planning. This tech brief will discuss the three main - and sometimes overlooked - budget considerations every company should keep in mind: Hardware costs, application compatibility assurance, and deployment costs.

  View Cost-Planning for a Windows 7 Migration research abstract

Dell & Microsoft Deliver a Unique Platform for Converged Data Centers by Dell and Microsoft. April 11, 2013 - Access this resource to learn about a solution that integrates a modular blade infrastructure, unified management, and advanced Microsoft virtualization software to deliver an efficient, agile enterprise-class data center in just 10u of rack space.

  View Dell & Microsoft Deliver a Unique Platform for Converged Data Centers research abstract

Dell 2-2-1 Solutions: High-Availability Virtualization with Dell PowerEdge R410 Servers by Dell and Microsoft. September 19, 2012 - This configuration guide walks you through the critical activities that take place during a virtualization deployment and describes a recommended reference architecture that can help you achieve your desired results. Learn more about the key features of this technology and how to properly enable them in this essential resource.

  View Dell 2-2-1 Solutions: High-Availability Virtualization with Dell PowerEdge R410 Servers research abstract

Dell and Microsoft solutions help ServiceU deliver reliable system performance and create a virtualized environment that reduces power consumption by 50 percent by Dell and Microsoft. February 01, 2009 - ServiceU Corporation was challenged to deploy reliable hardware to support its Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 environment and virtualize other applications to enhance business flexibility. Read this case study to learn about the benefits that ServiceU achieved through by implementing Dell hardware and Microsoft Hyper-V technology.

  View Dell and Microsoft solutions help ServiceU deliver reliable system performance and create a virtualized environment that reduces power consumption by 50 percent research abstract

Dell Architecture Solution Guidance to Design Remote Office Infrastructure by Dell and Microsoft. November 13, 2013 - This white paper details a product that combines servers, storage and networking into one device to help ease the management of remote, branch or small office data centers.

  View Dell Architecture Solution Guidance to Design Remote Office Infrastructure research abstract

Dell cloud client-computing solutions for Microsoft VDI and Dell vWorkspace by Dell and Microsoft. March 27, 2014 - This whitepaper examines a solution that combines the best of Dell and Microsoft solutions in order to implement flexible delivery mechanisms, deploy highly cost-effective virtual desktops, fix problems before they arise to minimize downtime and reduce the time it takes to deploy virtual machines.

  View Dell cloud client-computing solutions for Microsoft VDI and Dell vWorkspace research abstract

Dell Compellent Storage Center: Windows Server 2012 - Best Practices Guide by Dell and Microsoft. July 31, 2013 - This document provides an overview of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and introduces best practice guidelines when integrating Windows Server 2012 with the Dell Compellent Storage Center.

  View Dell Compellent Storage Center: Windows Server 2012 - Best Practices Guide research abstract

Dell Data Protection Point of View: Recover everything. Every time. On time. by Dell and Microsoft. May 01, 2013 - This white paper looks at modern companies' need for improved data protection, and discusses tools that can protect different kinds of data.

  View Dell Data Protection Point of View: Recover everything. Every time. On time. research abstract

Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions Enterprise for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. December 23, 2013 - This whitepaper explores an approach to desktop virtualization for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 that provides flexible access to data and applications while reducing the time, complexity, risks and costs associated with implementation.

  View Dell Desktop Virtualization Solutions Enterprise for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 research abstract

Dell EqualLogic and Microsoft WS 2008 Hyper-V Product Demonstration by Dell and Microsoft. June 16, 2009 - Join Dell for a one-hour live presentation and product demonstration of a virtualized server and storage infrastructure based on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and the PS Series family of intelligent, iSCSI-based storage solutions.

  View Dell EqualLogic and Microsoft WS 2008 Hyper-V Product Demonstration research abstract

Dell EqualLogic PS Series and Microsoft WS2008 Hyper-V: Enabling the Next Generation Virtualized Data Center by Dell and Microsoft. September 20, 2012 - This resource outlines a virtualization technology to optimize storage on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V environments offering capacity and efficiency benefits for your VM workloads.

  View Dell EqualLogic PS Series and Microsoft WS2008 Hyper-V: Enabling the Next Generation Virtualized Data Center research abstract

Dell EqualLogic PS Series SAN Offer Robust, High Availability Infrastructure for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. March 02, 2010 - Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS Series storage area network (SAN) arrays offer a solid shared storage foundation for a virtualized data center that can enable organizations to take full advantage of the high-availability features included with Windows® Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V™.

  View Dell EqualLogic PS Series SAN Offer Robust, High Availability Infrastructure for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V research abstract

Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. December 11, 2008 - This Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V introduces different options to implement HA for Hyper-V environments.

  View Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V research abstract

Dell Integrated IT Solution to Drive New Levels of Efficiency and Productivity by Dell and Microsoft. November 12, 2013 - This white paper details a solution that will turn remote sites and branches from an IT burden to and IT opportunity for innovation.

  View Dell Integrated IT Solution to Drive New Levels of Efficiency and Productivity research abstract

Dell Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Reference Architecture by Dell and Microsoft. June 21, 2011 - This paper proposes several sample virtualisation architectures based on Dell's server and storage products. Architectures are divided into three main categories: Small, Medium, and Large. These categories are based on the features and capacity of each product, as well as the complexity of the overall architecture.

  View Dell Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Reference Architecture research abstract

Dell Networking Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. December 11, 2008 - This solutions guide details the four available networking configurations, and the advantages and disadvantages of each with an emphasis on typical Dell system configuration and the hardware offerings.

  View Dell Networking Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V research abstract

Dell PowerEdge R515 servers delivered high-availability performance for 500+ users with plenty of room for growth by Dell and Microsoft. September 25, 2012 - This test report details the need for high availability data center infrastructure to support applications running on virtual machines. Learn more about a sample configuration and access instructions on implementing it.

  View Dell PowerEdge R515 servers delivered high-availability performance for 500+ users with plenty of room for growth research abstract

Dell PowerEdge VRTX Stands Alone Addressing IT Demands of Remote and Small Offices by Dell and Microsoft. August 29, 2013 - This exclusive paper discusses a network hardware solution that can help your organization significantly reduce complexity, confidently adopt new applications, improve collaboration and gain a competitive advantage.

  View Dell PowerEdge VRTX Stands Alone Addressing IT Demands of Remote and Small Offices research abstract

Dell PowerEdge VRTX Stands Alone in Addressing IT Demands of Remote and Small Offices by Dell and Microsoft. September 27, 2013 - Learn how Dell's PowerEdge VRTX can help alter the way IT consumes and deploys infrastructure.

  View Dell PowerEdge VRTX Stands Alone in Addressing IT Demands of Remote and Small Offices research abstract

Dell PowerEdge VRTX: Reducing Complexity, Downtime and Performance Issues by Dell and Microsoft. June 03, 2013 - This in-depth whitepaper looks at optimum configurations for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.

  View Dell PowerEdge VRTX: Reducing Complexity, Downtime and Performance Issues research abstract

Dell PowerVault MD3000i high-availability testing on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. October 01, 2009 - Dell Inc. (Dell) commissioned Principled Technologies (PT) to determine whether the Dell™ PowerVault™ MD3000i iSCSI storage array in a high-availability configuration can support small (200-user) and medium (500-user) organizations simultaneously running a variety of virtualized workloads in both an optimized and degraded system state.

  View Dell PowerVault MD3000i high-availability testing on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V research abstract

Dell Storage Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. December 11, 2008 - This guide primarily focused on storage arrays based on their support for key virtualization features, such as high availability and virtual machine migration.

  View Dell Storage Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V research abstract

Dell Virtualization Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using PowerEdge R820 by Dell and Microsoft. July 31, 2012 - This white paper describes the advantages of consolidating Microsoft SQL Server database application workloads to a virtualization environment, and introduces a server platform that can help you drive success.

  View Dell Virtualization Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using PowerEdge R820 research abstract

Dell VTRX Ready for IT Business Challenges by Dell and Microsoft. November 12, 2013 - This white paper details a solution to help ease data center management and daily operations for IT professionals.

  View Dell VTRX Ready for IT Business Challenges research abstract

Dell vWorkspace Datasheet by Dell and Microsoft. November 06, 2013 - This case study talks about how one organization was able to implement cost-effective desktop virtualization that enables mobility and BYOD with access to applications from anywhere on any device.

  View Dell vWorkspace Datasheet research abstract

Dell vWorkspace Supports Higher Education’s Desktop Virtualization Needs by Dell and Microsoft. June 17, 2014 - Read this whitepaper to discover an overview of this solution’s major features and how it is helping schools overcome the challenges of adopting desktop virtualization.

  View Dell vWorkspace Supports Higher Education’s Desktop Virtualization Needs research abstract

Dell Windows 7 Readiness Assessment by Dell and Microsoft. October 01, 2010 - To capitalize on the benefits of Windows 7, you must make sure your computing environment is ready for the upgrade. Dell's Windows 7 Readiness Assessment is designed to identify application compatibility, hardware compatibility and migration readiness and to provide the recommendations needed to help make your transition to Windows 7 smooth.

  View Dell Windows 7 Readiness Assessment research abstract

Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and vWorkspace by Dell and Microsoft. February 04, 2014 - Explore this technical whitepaper to learn about a converged datacenter solution that can help you meet your virtual desktop infrastructure objectives with a number of deployment options. Included in this document is the overall reference architecture for Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and vWorkspace. Click on the link to learn more.

  View Dell Wyse Datacenter for Microsoft VDI and vWorkspace research abstract

Dell™ ProConsult Virtualization Services by Dell and Microsoft. October 28, 2009 - Simplify, consolidate, and aggressively accelerate virtualization with a portfolio of services that help decrease TCO and speed time to value. Dell ProConsult Virtualization Services simplify virtualization by helping you assess, plan, design and implement virtualization projects. Read this data sheet to learn more.

  View Dell™ ProConsult Virtualization Services research abstract

Demo - Installing Hyper-V Server on Dell PowerEdge R805 by Dell and Microsoft. December 11, 2008 - This video shows the installation of Hyper-V Server on a Dell PowerEdge R805 server through a Dell Remote Access Card (DRAC) using the Virtual CD-ROM and remote console features to facilitate installation remotely.

  View Demo - Installing Hyper-V Server on Dell PowerEdge R805 research abstract

Deployment Guide: Configuring a highly available Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013 environment on a Dell™ PowerEdge™ VRTX by Dell and Microsoft. August 13, 2103 - This white paper outlines the best practices for configuring Microsoft Exchange 2013 environment on Dell PowerEdge VRTX architecture.

  View Deployment Guide: Configuring a highly available Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013 environment on a Dell™ PowerEdge™ VRTX research abstract

Deployment Guide: Configuring a highly available Microsoft® Lync Server® 2013 environment on Dell™ architecture by Dell and Microsoft. August 09, 2013 - Setting up Microsoft Lync Server 2013 on Dell architecture? Find best practices in this resource.

  View Deployment Guide: Configuring a highly available Microsoft® Lync Server® 2013 environment on Dell™ architecture research abstract

Desktop Virtualization Solutions Introduction to the Dell DVS Enterprise Solution by Dell and Microsoft. December 20, 2013 - This whitepaper examines a tested methodology that can be used to enable a “capable” architecture that maximizes IT control while optimizing the end-user experience.

  View Desktop Virtualization Solutions Introduction to the Dell DVS Enterprise Solution research abstract

E-Book: Capitalizing on the VDI and Windows 7 Link by Dell and Microsoft. November 18, 2010 - Access this chapter download for a detailed look at Windows 7 and its ability to be deployed and operate in a virtual environment. Learn more about the structure of Windows 7, keys to a painless migration, optimizing the user experience and more.

  View E-Book: Capitalizing on the VDI and Windows 7 Link research abstract

E-Book: Capitalizing on the VDI and Windows 7 Link by Dell and Microsoft. August 25, 2010 - Access this chapter download for a detailed look at Windows 7 and its ability to be deployed and operate in a virtual environment. Learn more about the structure of Windows 7, keys to a painless migration, optimizing the user experience and more.

  View E-Book: Capitalizing on the VDI and Windows 7 Link research abstract

E-Book: Getting the Most Out of Windows Server 2008 by Dell and Microsoft. December 14, 2010 - This e-book features strategies for hot issues ranging from virtualization to Windows 7 migrations.

  View E-Book: Getting the Most Out of Windows Server 2008 research abstract

E-book: Windows Servers and Storage - Choosing Your Server by Dell and Microsoft. June 01, 2009 - This eBook provides comprehensive information about servers and server implementation to help IT managers choose the best option for their storage needs.

  View E-book: Windows Servers and Storage - Choosing Your Server research abstract

E-Guide: BI Management Best Practices by Dell and Microsoft. June 27, 2012 - Today’s business users demand faster access to real-time business intelligence (BI) data. Access this expert e-guide for advice on how to make BI systems faster, more responsive, and more effective, and discover how your peers have derived maximum value from growing data volumes and the challenges they experienced along the way.

  View E-Guide: BI Management Best Practices research abstract

E-Guide: BI Technologies in SQL Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. June 15, 2012 - Are the new big data analytics and business intelligence (BI) features in SQL Server 2012 worth the cost of an upgrade for your organization? Is SQL Server's native backup compression or a third-party product best suited to your data warehousing needs? Read this e-guide to find expert advice on both of these questions.

  View E-Guide: BI Technologies in SQL Server 2012 research abstract

E-Guide: Building an Effective BI Strategy by Dell and Microsoft. June 28, 2012 - This e-guide discusses how to effectively take advantage of business intelligence (BI) technologies in your organization by utilizing essential tactics. Discover the benefits of data warehousing appliance technologies and how to select the best one for your needs.

  View E-Guide: Building an Effective BI Strategy research abstract

E-Guide: Data Warehousing for Growing Data Volumes by Dell and Microsoft. June 27, 2012 - With an influx of big data flooding businesses everywhere, the data warehousing landscape is changing rapidly. To learn more about the latest trends and advances in the big data management and data warehousing market, as well as steps you should take before investing in new technologies, review this expert e-guide now.

  View E-Guide: Data Warehousing for Growing Data Volumes research abstract

E-Guide: Data Warehousing in SQL Server Environments by Dell and Microsoft. June 15, 2012 - What's different about Microsoft's latest release, SQL Server 2012, that has midsize companies considering it for their big data analytics and data warehousing needs? Read this expert e-guide to find out. Also, find tips on choosing between SQL Server's native backup compression and third-party tools.

  View E-Guide: Data Warehousing in SQL Server Environments research abstract

e-Guide: How to plan for a migration to Windows 7 by Dell and Microsoft. April 18, 2012 - This expert e-guide offers essential tips for conducting a safe and easy migration to Windows 7, including how to pick the right edition, address architectural concerns and plan out key migration steps.

  View e-Guide: How to plan for a migration to Windows 7 research abstract

E-Guide: NAS Systems Buying Decisions by Dell and Microsoft. March 20, 2012 - Check out this E-Guide to learn about a viable and now cost-effective storage solution – NAS and what you should consider when evaluating this product for purchase. Also discover what Dell’s VP has to say about scale-out NAS and more.

  View E-Guide: NAS Systems Buying Decisions research abstract

E-Guide: Top Improvements in Windows Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. August 15, 2012 - This expert e-guide examines the notable new features of both Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. Find out which capabilities simplify virtualization and enable cloud computing and determine whether it makes sense to incorporate these technologies into your IT environment.

  View E-Guide: Top Improvements in Windows Server 2012 research abstract

E-Guide: Understanding Data Integration Technology Options by Dell and Microsoft. June 28, 2012 - Read this e-guide to learn how to develop an effective data integration strategy in your organization so you can avoid business intelligence (BI) process issues. Also, gain insights on how to select the right data integration platform for your company.

  View E-Guide: Understanding Data Integration Technology Options research abstract

E-Guide: What the Cloud Brings to Windows Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. August 15, 2012 - This expert e-guide explains how Windows Server 2012 makes it possible to run Active Directory in the cloud. Explore the new capabilities this new operating system brings with it and find out how closely it resembles Windows Azure public cloud.

  View E-Guide: What the Cloud Brings to Windows Server 2012 research abstract

E-Guide: Will Windows Server 2012 Increase Costs for Your IT Shop? by Dell and Microsoft. August 15, 2012 - This expert e-guide breaks down the costs associated with upgrading to Windows Server 2012. Find out how its pricing structure differs from its predecessors and discover key factors to consider if you decide to implement this new operating system.

  View E-Guide: Will Windows Server 2012 Increase Costs for Your IT Shop? research abstract

E-Guide: Windows Server 8: Achieve Efficient Storage Through Data Deduplication by Dell and Microsoft. June 18, 2012 - Deduplication technology has existed for some time, but only now is it being incorporated into a Windows operating system. This expert e-guide examines Windows Server 8's new deduplication functionality and discusses how it enables significant space savings and protection against data loss.

  View E-Guide: Windows Server 8: Achieve Efficient Storage Through Data Deduplication research abstract

E-Guide: Windows Storage Server 2008 R2: Attain Shared Storage in Virtual Data Centers by Dell and Microsoft. June 18, 2012 - Although Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 is widely touted as a NAS appliance, it can also function as an iSCSI target. This expert e-guide provides an in-depth overview of this platform, its' new features, and lesser known uses.

  View E-Guide: Windows Storage Server 2008 R2: Attain Shared Storage in Virtual Data Centers research abstract

e-Zine: Purchasing Considerations for Exchange 2010 by Dell and Microsoft. April 18, 2012 - Find out why now is the best time to migrate to Exchange 2010 in this expert e-zine. Plus, discover how to cost-effectively meet the hardware and performance demands of this latest upgrade.

  View e-Zine: Purchasing Considerations for Exchange 2010 research abstract

eGuide: Hyper-V - Microsoft's Approach to Server Virtualization by Dell and Microsoft. December 2008 - In this informative E-Guide learn specifically how Hyper-V is designed to meet high availability requirements, how this technology is being used at the hardware level, role of a 64-bit operating system with virtualization and more.

  View eGuide: Hyper-V - Microsoft's Approach to Server Virtualization research abstract

eGuide: Hyper-V - What You Need to Know before Getting Started by Dell and Microsoft. June 21, 2011 - In this E-Guide learn how Microsoft Hyper-V fits into the server virtualization landscape, with insight on exactly what Hyper-V has to offer, and analysis of how the Microsoft technology stacks up against the competition.

  View eGuide: Hyper-V - What You Need to Know before Getting Started research abstract

eGuide: Hyper-V - What You Need to Know before Getting Started by Dell and Microsoft. December 2008 - In this E-Guide learn how Microsoft Hyper-V fits into the server virtualization landscape, with insight on exactly what Hyper-V has to offer, and analysis of how the Microsoft technology stacks up against the competition.

  View eGuide: Hyper-V - What You Need to Know before Getting Started research abstract

eGuide: Meshing Virtual Machine and Physical Systems Management by Dell and Microsoft. December 2008 - This paper explains how to provide adequate network redundancy and isolation, how to implement adaptive automation practices for high availability, and how to take advantage of the best tools to eliminate separate virtual and physical management structures.

  View eGuide: Meshing Virtual Machine and Physical Systems Management research abstract

eGuide: Microsoft Hyper-V: Improving Availability, Management, and Performance by Dell and Microsoft. August 07, 2009 - Despite the obvious advantages associated with Microsoft Hyper-V, this virtualization platform does not come without its availability and resiliency challenges. In this expert E-Guide, brought to you by SearchWindowsServer.com, Dell and Microsoft, you will gain insight into the improvements made to Hyper-V by Windows Server 2008 R2.

  View eGuide: Microsoft Hyper-V: Improving Availability, Management, and Performance research abstract

Eight Ways Better Software Deployment and Management Can Save You Money by Dell and Microsoft. December 31, 2013 - Software management and deployment are notoriously difficult for IT teams, and operating systems often don't provide tools to make it easier. However, the right tools and processes throughout the software management lifecycle can help you drastically improve productivity and end-user satisfaction.

  View Eight Ways Better Software Deployment and Management Can Save You Money research abstract

Enabling the Virtual Data Center: Simple, Affordable Virtualized ISCSI Storage for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Environments by Dell and Microsoft. November 03, 2008 - In this solution brief learn how the Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series can provide a fully virtualized storage infrastructure that delivers high availability, resiliency, flexibility, and scalability that is simple and cost-effective to deploy, manage and grow.

  View Enabling the Virtual Data Center: Simple, Affordable Virtualized ISCSI Storage for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Environments research abstract

Ensuring Hyper-V security: What virtualization means for network protection by Dell and Microsoft. March 12, 2012 - This presentation transcript examines the topic of virtualization security, with a specific focus on using Hyper-V. Obtain detailed information on hardening the host, managing virtual machines, and implementing various endpoint protection strategies throughout your infrastructure.

  View Ensuring Hyper-V security: What virtualization means for network protection research abstract

Evaluating blade server power consumption by Dell and Microsoft. September 30, 2010 - Explore the results of a study in which Dell compared analyses of power efficiency for its own enterprise-class blade server platform and solutions offered by HP and IBM.

  View Evaluating blade server power consumption research abstract

Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging by Dell and Microsoft. March 21, 2014 - This whitepaper takes you through 5 steps for developing a smarter approach to systems imaging that layers a unique set of drivers, updates, applications, configurations and user personality on top of the core configuration images.

  View Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging research abstract

Five Steps for Easier—and More Effective—IT Inventorying by Dell and Microsoft. March 25, 2014 - This white paper provides 5 key steps that make inventorying both hardware and software assets easier, more effective and more accurate.

  View Five Steps for Easier—and More Effective—IT Inventorying research abstract

General Introduction to Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 Sizing by Dell and Microsoft. April 11, 2013 - Review this white paper to explore the latest architectural improvements in Exchange Server 2010 along with the sizing and server role considerations for this upgrade. In addition, learn more about deployment models and example hardware options.

  View General Introduction to Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 Sizing research abstract

Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers by Dell and Microsoft. December 11, 2008 - This article provides an introduction to Hyper-V virtualization, discusses the overall architecture and underlying technologies, and offers guidance on best practices for deployment on Dell PowerEdge servers.

  View Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers research abstract

Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers by Dell and Microsoft. November 19, 2010 - This article provides an introduction to Hyper-V virtualization, discusses the overall architecture and underlying technologies, and offers guidance on best practices for deployment on Dell PowerEdge servers.

  View Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers research abstract

How Dell Services Help Simplify the Migration Path to Microsoft Windows 7 by Dell and Microsoft. October 08, 2010 - Hardware and application compatibility, peripheral compatibility, staff training, and the planning and deployment timeline are all key issues to consider before beginning a Windows 7 migration. This paper details Dell’s ability to help organizations simplify this transition.

  View How Dell Services Help Simplify the Migration Path to Microsoft Windows 7 research abstract

How to Fix Windows 7 Application Readiness Issues with ChangeBASE by Dell and Microsoft. June 15, 2012 - This exclusive video details how to make sure your applications are ready to move to Windows 7.

  View How to Fix Windows 7 Application Readiness Issues with ChangeBASE research abstract

How to get maximum benefit from Windows Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. November 15, 2013 - Get further insights into the importance of having the right technical foundation to handle a complex and dynamic environment.

  View How to get maximum benefit from Windows Server 2012 research abstract

How to Get Maximum Benefit from Windows Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. December 13, 2012 - Get insights into the key features of Windows Server 2012 and tips for streamlining your migration.

  View How to Get Maximum Benefit from Windows Server 2012 research abstract

Hyper-V Windows Server 2012 Video by Dell and Microsoft. February 05, 2013 - Data and workloads are rising. Learn how Dell PowerEdge Servers with Windows Server 2012 can help.

  View Hyper-V Windows Server 2012 Video research abstract

Insurance Firm Drives Efficiency with IT by Dell and Microsoft. February 12, 2013 - This case study covers how a top European insurance company went about consolidating their data centers into one location to improve performance and efficiency.

  View Insurance Firm Drives Efficiency with IT research abstract

Integrated Management for Virtualized Dell Servers Using the Dell PRO Pack and Microsoft System Center by Dell and Microsoft. March 30, 2010 - In environments based on Dell™ servers and Microsoft® Hyper-V™ virtualization, the Dell Server Performance and Resource Optimization Management Pack (Dell PRO Pack) provides robust, integrated monitoring and proactive management through Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, System Center Essentials, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager.

  View Integrated Management for Virtualized Dell Servers Using the Dell PRO Pack and Microsoft System Center research abstract

Introducing the PowerEdge M805 and PowerEdge M905 Blade Servers by Dell and Microsoft. December 2008 - Dell PowerEdge M805 and PowerEdge M905 fullheight blade servers are designed to deliver outstanding performance in virtualized and database-intensive environments.

  View Introducing the PowerEdge M805 and PowerEdge M905 Blade Servers research abstract

Introduction to Virtualization E-Book, Chapter 2: Optimizing Server Virtualization by Dell and Microsoft. February 19, 2009 - Server sprawl and underutilization problems plague many data centers, with applications being assigned to a server that rarely uses any more than 5% to 10% of its computing capacity. This e-book explains optimizing server virtualization and server management and can help optimize a virtual server deployment.

  View Introduction to Virtualization E-Book, Chapter 2: Optimizing Server Virtualization research abstract

Introduction to Virtualization E-book, Chapter 3: Virtualizing A Test And Development Lab by Dell and Microsoft. March 19, 2009 - Now is the time to realize all of the benefits of virtualizing your test and development lab. This chapter highlights some of the benefits of consolidating your test and development environments through virtualization, including costs savings, accelerated time to deployment and system consistency throughout your environment.

  View Introduction to Virtualization E-book, Chapter 3: Virtualizing A Test And Development Lab research abstract

IT Handbook: Windows Server 2012 migration by Dell and Microsoft. November 18, 2013 - This expert resource explains what Windows Server 2012 is capable of, as well as if and when a migration might make sense for your organisation.

  View IT Handbook: Windows Server 2012 migration research abstract

Licensing Windows desktop operating system for use with virtual machines by Dell and Microsoft. November 30, 2013 - This licensing brief is an overview of the Microsoft Volume Licensing use rights for the Windows 8.1operating system when running within virtual machines.

  View Licensing Windows desktop operating system for use with virtual machines research abstract

Maximizing the Benefits of Virtualization: Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ and the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series by Dell and Microsoft. March 01, 2009 - Together, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and servers based on the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series provide a highly efficient foundation for virtualization with improved performance and energy efficiency, increased flexibility, higher reliability and lower TCO. Read this paper to learn about the features and business benefits of these solutions.

  View Maximizing the Benefits of Virtualization: Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ and the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series research abstract

Menzies Aviation customer story by Dell and Microsoft. November 01, 2012 - Learn how Menzies Aviation addressed its need for a more effective and efficient data center and reduced software costs with Windows Server 2012.

  View Menzies Aviation customer story research abstract

Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Dell Systems Simple Distributed Configurations by Dell and Microsoft. April 12, 2013 - This architectural reference guide provides nine sample hardware configurations for Exchange 2010 specifically designed for enterprises who want to leverage the native high-availability and disaster recovery features of this latest Exchange upgrade while simplifying operations and management.

  View Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Dell Systems Simple Distributed Configurations research abstract

Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Dell Systems: Small and Branch Office Configurations by Dell and Microsoft. January 01, 2013 - This whitepaper demonstrates the Dell Systems configuration models that are available for small and branch office configurations with Microsoft Exchange 2010. These solutions are especially designed for businesses of up to 1,000 mailboxes.

  View Microsoft Exchange 2010 on Dell Systems: Small and Branch Office Configurations research abstract

Microsoft Licensing Made Simple for Mobile Users, Desktop Virtualization and BYOD by Dell and Microsoft. April 30, 2014 - Watch this video to learn more about user-centric licensing, and how Microsoft and Dell are working together to make licensing simpler than ever before.

  View Microsoft Licensing Made Simple for Mobile Users, Desktop Virtualization and BYOD research abstract

Microsoft Roadmap Chapter 5: Windows Server 2012 and Its Hardware Requirements by Dell and Microsoft. April 22, 2013 - Upgrading to Windows Server 2012? Learn what hardware you'll need to ensure compatibility.

  View Microsoft Roadmap Chapter 5: Windows Server 2012 and Its Hardware Requirements research abstract

Microsoft Roadmap: Chapter 2: Office 365 – Messaging and collaboration by Dell and Microsoft. October 02, 2012 - Read this IT guidebook to better understand and evaluate your Microsoft Exchange migration options.

  View Microsoft Roadmap: Chapter 2: Office 365 – Messaging and collaboration research abstract

Microsoft Roadmap: Chapter 2: Office 365 – Messaging and collaboration by Dell and Microsoft. June 11, 2013 - This expert IT guidebook offers a snapshot of the latest Exchange offerings including Office 365 and Exchange 2013 helping you to evaluate and understand the latest Exchange options. Review the pros and cons of on-premise, off-premise and hybrid Exchange strategies.

  View Microsoft Roadmap: Chapter 2: Office 365 – Messaging and collaboration research abstract

Microsoft Roadmap: Server Based Platforms Ch3 by Dell and Microsoft. February 27, 2013 - Access this expert resource to get an in-depth and independent look at Windows Server 2012 and learn how it can boost IT capabilities, from running data centers to accessing the cloud.

  View Microsoft Roadmap: Server Based Platforms Ch3 research abstract

Microsoft VDA Licensing by Dell and Microsoft. June 16, 2014 - In this video, experts explain when Microsoft VDA (Virtual Desktop Access) licensing is required and when it is not.

  View Microsoft VDA Licensing research abstract

Microsoft VDI and Windows VDA Frequently Asked Questions by Dell and Microsoft. June 17, 2014 - This whitepaper answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Windows licensing for VDI environments.

  View Microsoft VDI and Windows VDA Frequently Asked Questions research abstract

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Early Adopter Guide by Dell and Microsoft. April 01, 2012 - This white paper takes a closer look at Windows Server 2012. Find out how this new operating system differs from its predecessor and explore its technical requirements and implementation methods.

  View Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Early Adopter Guide research abstract

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 For Dell PowerEdge Systems: Installation Instructions And Important Information by Dell and Microsoft. July 31, 2012 - This technical guide discusses the pre-installation requirements of Windows Server 2012 and outlines methods for installing this server 0S. Gain access to the key steps in deploying Window Server 2012 and simplify your installation process today.

  View Microsoft Windows Server 2012 For Dell PowerEdge Systems: Installation Instructions And Important Information research abstract

Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 on Dell™ Systems Agile Consolidated Configurations by Dell and Microsoft. April 12, 2013 - This informative paper provides configuration guides for consolidating and standardizing your Exchange Server 2010 environment to increase efficiency and productivity while reducing costs.

  View Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 on Dell™ Systems Agile Consolidated Configurations research abstract

Microsoft® Hyper-V™ R2 Reference Architecture for Dell® PowerEdge™ Rack Servers and Dell PowerVault™ Storage by Dell and Microsoft. February 05, 2010 - This white paper includes information useful both before and after the purchase of a business ready configuration that includes Dell PowerEdge R710 servers, Dell MD3000i iSCSI storage, and Microsoft Hyper-V technologies.

  View Microsoft® Hyper-V™ R2 Reference Architecture for Dell® PowerEdge™ Rack Servers and Dell PowerVault™ Storage research abstract

Microsoft® Lync® Server 2010 on DellTM Systems by Dell and Microsoft. April 12, 2013 - This critical resource provides configurations that can be used to architect Lync 2010 infrastructures ranging from 500 to 25,000 users so that you organization's communications are efficient and effective.

  View Microsoft® Lync® Server 2010 on DellTM Systems research abstract

Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2010 by Dell and Microsoft. April 15, 2013 - This informative white paper contains a comprehensive load testing study of a small virtualized SharePoint Server farm and provides various architecture suggestions based on how many users you wish to support.

  View Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2010 research abstract

Migrating Away From Windows XP: A Survey Of IT Professionals by Dell and Microsoft. March 25, 2014 - This whitepaper examines a survey of over 450 IT professionals dealing with XP end-of-support, providing a good overview of migration statuses and the challenges of migration.

  View Migrating Away From Windows XP: A Survey Of IT Professionals research abstract

Migrating from Windows XP: Understanding the Challenges and How to Mitigate Them by Dell and Microsoft. October 01, 2013 - This paper describes how effective Windows migration projects can be broken down into four manageable phases, and how industry best practices and products can reduce the time and disruptions caused by a migration from XP to Windows 7 or 8, as well as provide IT more time and resources to focus on more strategic initiatives.

  View Migrating from Windows XP: Understanding the Challenges and How to Mitigate Them research abstract

Migration Considerations for Windows Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. October 10, 2013 - This whitepaper will describe the support available for Server 2012 and explain other important considerations to keep in mind while upgrading your server from previous iterations of Microsoft Operating System to the 2012 version.

  View Migration Considerations for Windows Server 2012 research abstract

Migration Considerations for Windows Server 2012 by Dell and Microsoft. November 16, 2012 - Access this white paper to learn more about Dell's support for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and other essential things to consider when upgrading your servers from a previous Microsoft operating system. Also discover the advanced networking, storage and security features offered.

  View Migration Considerations for Windows Server 2012 research abstract

Nine Simple (but Critical) Tips for Effective Patch Management by Dell and Microsoft. October 28, 2013 - This guide explores 9 simple tips for effective patch management and how these steps can greatly enhance security.

  View Nine Simple (but Critical) Tips for Effective Patch Management research abstract

Optimize Your Network with Dell and Silver Peak and Reap the Benefits by Dell and Microsoft. July 31, 2013 - This informative paper explores a partnership that addresses today's consolidation, backup, replication and unified communications. Discover how this cost effectively increase network capacity, optimize network quality, and help ensure maximum performance over distance—all while helping to reduce ongoing IT operating costs. Read on to learn more.

  View Optimize Your Network with Dell and Silver Peak and Reap the Benefits research abstract

Optimizing Microsoft® SharePoint with Dell by Dell and Microsoft. April 15, 2013 - The workplace is quickly becoming a highly mobilized environment where employees can work remotely. As executives work from home or during travel, important company data is housed in remote buildings far from the protection of the office walls. View this resource to learn more about protecting your business with governance and compliance.

  View Optimizing Microsoft® SharePoint with Dell research abstract

Performance Advantage of Dell PowerEdge R900 over HP DL585 Running Microsoft Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. December 11, 2008 - The combination of high performance and efficiency make the PowerEdge R900 an excellent Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization server.

  View Performance Advantage of Dell PowerEdge R900 over HP DL585 Running Microsoft Hyper-V research abstract

Plas Plastic Case Study: Virtualization Delivers Greater Flexibility by Dell and Microsoft. April 30, 2013 - In this case study, see how one organization is benefiting from virtualizing its networks for a more scalable, efficient, and reliable IT infrastructure that is prepared for continuous growth and productivity.

  View Plas Plastic Case Study: Virtualization Delivers Greater Flexibility research abstract

Podcast: Cloud Client Computing - Enabling Modern Work Styles with Desktop Virtualization by Dell and Microsoft. May 06, 2014 - In this webcast, industry insiders discuss how Windows and Dell have teamed up in order to deliver a great value with key VDI platform capabilities.

  View Podcast: Cloud Client Computing - Enabling Modern Work Styles with Desktop Virtualization research abstract

Podcast: Microsoft Licensing made simple for Mobile Users, Desktop Virtualization and BYOD by Dell and Microsoft. May 06, 2014 - Listen to this audio presentation to learn more about user-centric licensing, and how Microsoft and Dell are working together to make licensing simpler than ever before.

  View Podcast: Microsoft Licensing made simple for Mobile Users, Desktop Virtualization and BYOD research abstract

Power Efficiency and Management in Windows Server 2008 R2 by Dell and Microsoft. April 01, 2009 - Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, like its predecessor Windows Server 2008, has been designed with energy efficiency in mind. Recent tests found that Windows Server 2008 R2 improved power efficiency by up to 18 percent over Windows Server 2003, out of the box.

  View Power Efficiency and Management in Windows Server 2008 R2 research abstract

Power Management in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and 11th-Generation Dell PowerEdge Servers by Dell and Microsoft. June 15, 2010 - The Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 OS incorporates enhanced power management tools that can complement 11th-generation Dell™ PowerEdge™ server capabilities such as the Dell Active Power Controller feature to help control power consumption and increase energy efficiency in enterprise data centers.

  View Power Management in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and 11th-Generation Dell PowerEdge Servers research abstract

Power Management in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and 11th-Generation Dell PowerEdge Servers by Dell and Microsoft. November 22, 2010 - The Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 OS incorporates enhanced power management tools that can complement 11th-generation Dell™ PowerEdge™ server capabilities such as the Dell Active Power Controller feature to help control power consumption and increase energy efficiency in enterprise data centers.

  View Power Management in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and 11th-Generation Dell PowerEdge Servers research abstract

PowerEdge R720 with Samsung SSDs and Windows Server 2012 (500 users) by Dell and Microsoft. February 25, 2013 - In this crucial paper, get an in-depth look at a server solution that, when used with Windows Server 2012, can easily support 500 users with great performance, all while still leaving room for your organization to grow.

  View PowerEdge R720 with Samsung SSDs and Windows Server 2012 (500 users) research abstract

PowerEdge R720 with Samsung SSDs and Windows Server 2012 (60 users) by Dell and Microsoft. February 25, 2013 - This crucial white paper discusses a virtual desktop server solution that can enable your organization to host up to 60 users on a single server with great performance. Discover how you can extend your virtual desktop infrastructure while still giving your organization room to grow.

  View PowerEdge R720 with Samsung SSDs and Windows Server 2012 (60 users) research abstract

PowerEdge VRTX Stands Alone Addressing IT Demands of Remote and Small Offices by Dell and Microsoft. November 12, 2013 - Learn more about Dell PowerEdge VRTX, and how it can help ease data centre management and daily operations for IT professionals.

  View PowerEdge VRTX Stands Alone Addressing IT Demands of Remote and Small Offices research abstract

Presentation Transcript: A First Look at Storage in Windows Server 8 by Dell and Microsoft. April 02, 2012 - In this presentation transcript, storage expert Brien Posey explores some of the storage features and changes in Windows Server 8. Read now to learn more.

  View Presentation Transcript: A First Look at Storage in Windows Server 8 research abstract

Presentation Transcript: A Strategy for Evaluating the ROI of R2 Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. March 18, 2010 - This presentation transcript explores effective products and strategies for implementing virtualization. Learn how to choose the right tools and approaches and calculate your organization’s virtualization investment.

  View Presentation Transcript: A Strategy for Evaluating the ROI of R2 Hyper-V research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Best of Breed Virtualization Scenarios and Hyper-V Features by Dell and Microsoft. March 20, 2009 - In this transcript, senior enterprise IT architect Nelson Ruest breaks down the seven different layers of the server virtualization architecture, and explains the role the hypervisor plays in the success of that infrastructure.

  View Presentation Transcript: Best of Breed Virtualization Scenarios and Hyper-V Features research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Best of Breed Virtualization Scenarios and Hyper-V Features by Dell and Microsoft. November 22, 2010 - In this transcript, senior enterprise IT architect Nelson Ruest breaks down the seven different layers of the server virtualization architecture, and explains the role the hypervisor plays in the success of that infrastructure.

  View Presentation Transcript: Best of Breed Virtualization Scenarios and Hyper-V Features research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Using R2 Hyper-V for Virtualization Projects by Dell and Microsoft. March 18, 2010 - This presentation transcript explores the role that planning plays in the success or failure of virtualization adoption. Gain insight into each phase of the project life cycle and how the associated processes can be improved for effective implementation.

  View Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Using R2 Hyper-V for Virtualization Projects research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Cloud Client Computing - Enabling Modern Work Styles with Desktop Virtualization by Dell and Microsoft. May 13, 2014 - In this presentation transcript, industry insiders discuss how Windows and Dell have teamed up in order to deliver a great value with key VDI platform capabilities.

  View Presentation Transcript: Cloud Client Computing - Enabling Modern Work Styles with Desktop Virtualization research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Command Line Storage Provisioning in Windows Server 2008 by Dell and Microsoft. April 02, 2012 - This presentation transcript demonstrates step-by-step how to manage Windows from the command line, and particularly how to provision storage. Read now to learn more.

  View Presentation Transcript: Command Line Storage Provisioning in Windows Server 2008 research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Considerations for moving to Windows Server 2008 R2 by Dell and Microsoft. August 31, 2010 - This presentation transcript explores the key features of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. Find out how this technology compares to its predecessor and gain insight into the benefits you can expect to achieve from using Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows 7.

  View Presentation Transcript: Considerations for moving to Windows Server 2008 R2 research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Considerations for moving to Windows Server 2008 R2 by Dell and Microsoft. June 21, 2011 - This presentation transcript explores the key features of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. Find out how this technology compares to its predecessor and gain insight into the benefits you can expect to achieve from using Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows 7.

  View Presentation Transcript: Considerations for moving to Windows Server 2008 R2 research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Considerations for moving to Windows Server 2008 R2 by Dell and Microsoft. November 19, 2010 - This presentation transcript explores the key features of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. Find out how this technology compares to its predecessor and gain insight into the benefits you can expect to achieve from using Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows 7.

  View Presentation Transcript: Considerations for moving to Windows Server 2008 R2 research abstract

Presentation Transcript: How Windows Server 2008 R2 Can Lower Your TCO by Dell and Microsoft. July 12, 2011 - This presentation transcript explores the business benefits of Windows Server 2008 R2, with a specific focus on Service pack 1. Read about the risks of delaying upgrades and learn about new opportunities for cost savings.

  View Presentation Transcript: How Windows Server 2008 R2 Can Lower Your TCO research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Hyper-V vs. Market Leaders by Dell and Microsoft. March 20, 2009 - In this transcript, senior enterprise IT architect Nelson Ruest breaks down VMware ESX Server, Citrix XenServer and Hyper-V, providing details on what each product has to offer.

  View Presentation Transcript: Hyper-V vs. Market Leaders research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Hyper-V vs. Market Leaders by Dell and Microsoft. November 19, 2010 - In this transcript, senior enterprise IT architect Nelson Ruest breaks down VMware ESX Server, Citrix XenServer and Hyper-V, providing details on what each product has to offer.

  View Presentation Transcript: Hyper-V vs. Market Leaders research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Microsoft Licensing made simple for Mobile Users, Desktop Virtualization and BYOD by Dell and Microsoft. May 14, 2014 - Read this presentation transcript to learn more about user-centric licensing, and how Microsoft and Dell are working together to make licensing simpler than ever before.

  View Presentation Transcript: Microsoft Licensing made simple for Mobile Users, Desktop Virtualization and BYOD research abstract

Presentation Transcript: The Real Deal about Windows Server 2008 R2, Part 1 - Latest Security Enhancements by Dell and Microsoft. November 19, 2010 - This presentation transcript compares the first and second releases of Windows Server 2008. Discover security improvements to this enhanced operating system and learn how they impact your small or mid-sized business.

  View Presentation Transcript: The Real Deal about Windows Server 2008 R2, Part 1 - Latest Security Enhancements research abstract

Presentation Transcript: The Real Deal about Windows Server 2008 R2, Part 1 - Latest Security Enhancements by Dell and Microsoft. May 21, 2010 - This presentation transcript compares the first and second releases of Windows Server 2008. Discover security improvements to this enhanced operating system and learn how they impact your small or mid-sized business.

  View Presentation Transcript: The Real Deal about Windows Server 2008 R2, Part 1 - Latest Security Enhancements research abstract

Presentation Transcript: The Real Deal About Windows Server 2008 R2, Part 2 - Best New Features for SMBs by Dell and Microsoft. May 14, 2010 - With the release of Windows Server 2008 R2, came a number of new features. Some of them offer more benefit to SMBs than others. In this presentation transcript, learn about the best new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 that will have the most impact on SMBs, including BranchCache, File Classification Infrastructure and more.

  View Presentation Transcript: The Real Deal About Windows Server 2008 R2, Part 2 - Best New Features for SMBs research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Top Hyper-V Deployment Scenarios by Dell and Microsoft. March 20, 2009 - In this transcript, senior enterprise IT architect Nelson Ruest breaks down some of these scenarios, with details on how Hyper-V can provide benefits in test and development situations and business continuity.

  View Presentation Transcript: Top Hyper-V Deployment Scenarios research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Understanding the Benefits of Application Virtualization by Dell and Microsoft. June 28, 2012 - Explore how application virtualization can help your business prepare for the consumerization of IT. Access this expert resource to gain insights on its many use cases, how it differs from desktop virtualization, and the substantial benefits it can offer both your IT department and end-users.

  View Presentation Transcript: Understanding the Benefits of Application Virtualization research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Virtualization Best Practices - Beyond Virtualization Basics by Dell and Microsoft. April 23, 2010 - In part 1 of this three part presentation, Greg Schulz takes an advanced look at virtualization, use case scenarios, and identifies the costs and technology impacts.

  View Presentation Transcript: Virtualization Best Practices - Beyond Virtualization Basics research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Virtualization Best Practices 2010 - Technology in Action Demonstration by Dell and Microsoft. April 23, 2010 - This presentation transcript features a demonstration from Dell and Microsoft that highlights the use cases and technology that represent best practices for using virtualization today. Learn how to move workloads onto virtual servers and gain insight into how to prepare your staff for the transition.

  View Presentation Transcript: Virtualization Best Practices 2010 - Technology in Action Demonstration research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Virtualization Best Practices 2010 - Virtualization Project Planning by Dell and Microsoft. April 23, 2010 - This presentation transcript examines how effective server room deployment and management can maximize efficiency and minimize costs in virtual environments. Gain insight into key steps for evaluating your current infrastructure and realizing the benefits of virtualization.

  View Presentation Transcript: Virtualization Best Practices 2010 - Virtualization Project Planning research abstract

Presentation Transcript: What you need to know about System Center Virtual Machine Manager by Dell and Microsoft. April 28, 2011 - This presentation transcript contrasts two options for managing Hyper-V hosts. Determine whether the Hyper-V remote management plug-in or a Windows 7 alternative is more suitable and learn about the key characteristics of System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).

  View Presentation Transcript: What you need to know about System Center Virtual Machine Manager research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Why Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Why Now? by Dell and Microsoft. March 24, 2010 - This presentation transcript explores monitoring challenges that IT pros face. Gain insight into how to streamline your processes and improve monitoring efficiency. Learn how server enhancements and other improvements could factor into your organization's virtualization decisions.

  View Presentation Transcript: Why Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Why Now? research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Why Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Why Now? by Dell and Microsoft. June 21, 2011 - This presentation transcript explores monitoring challenges that IT pros face. Gain insight into how to streamline your processes and improve monitoring efficiency. Learn how server enhancements and other improvements could factor into your organization's virtualization decisions.

  View Presentation Transcript: Why Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Why Now? research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Why Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Why Now? by Dell and Microsoft. November 19, 2010 - This presentation transcript explores monitoring challenges that IT pros face. Gain insight into how to streamline your processes and improve monitoring efficiency. Learn how server enhancements and other improvements could factor into your organization's virtualization decisions.

  View Presentation Transcript: Why Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Why Now? research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Windows Server 2008 R2 - Top 10 Changes You'll Actually Care About by Dell and Microsoft. June 21, 2011 - This presentation transcript will discuss the top ten most useful advantages of Windows Server 2008 R2. Gain insight into improvements made to Terminal Services and Hyper-V that can provide your organization with increased flexibility.

  View Presentation Transcript: Windows Server 2008 R2 - Top 10 Changes You'll Actually Care About research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Windows Server 2008 R2 - Top 10 Changes You'll Actually Care About by Dell and Microsoft. November 22, 2010 - This presentation transcript will discuss the top ten most useful advantages of Windows Server 2008 R2. Gain insight into improvements made to Terminal Services and Hyper-V that can provide your organization with increased flexibility.

  View Presentation Transcript: Windows Server 2008 R2 - Top 10 Changes You'll Actually Care About research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Windows Server 2008 R2 - Top 10 Changes You'll Actually Care About by Dell and Microsoft. December 01, 2009 - This presentation transcript will discuss the top ten most useful advantages of Windows Server 2008 R2. Gain insight into improvements made to Terminal Services and Hyper-V that can provide your organization with increased flexibility.

  View Presentation Transcript: Windows Server 2008 R2 - Top 10 Changes You'll Actually Care About research abstract

Presentation Transcript: Backup and Storage Considerations for Server Virtualization with Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. December 22, 2010 - Virtualization has unique requirements when it comes to backup and storage. Explore various disaster recovery strategies for virtualized Windows environments and discover the latest tools and utilities that have emerged in the market.

  View Presentation Transcript: Backup and Storage Considerations for Server Virtualization with Hyper-V research abstract

Reap the benefits of Microsoft® Exchange sooner with Dell solutions by Dell and Microsoft. April 15, 2013 - This resource discusses the system requirements for running Exchange 2010 and offers advice to help you evaluate your existing infrastructure. Learn more about advanced system solutions that can maximize the advantages of this latest Exchange upgrade.

  View Reap the benefits of Microsoft® Exchange sooner with Dell solutions research abstract

Reduce the Effects of Latent Connections for Remote Users by Dell and Microsoft. June 16, 2014 - In this video, experts explain how Quest EOP Xtream (a component of Quest vWorkspace and a sub-feature of vWorkspace EOP) eliminates barriers that latency induces on RDP sessions for VDI or Terminal Server/Session Host and eliminates the perceived lag that exists when latency goes higher than 30ms (the threshold where RDP becomes less responsive).

  View Reduce the Effects of Latent Connections for Remote Users research abstract

Scale Your Data Center—Right into the Cloud by Dell and Microsoft. November 08, 2013 - Discover how to easily take your data center to the cloud without causing a disruptive change in your organisation.

  View Scale Your Data Center—Right into the Cloud research abstract

Simplify Your Infrastructure with VRTX by Dell and Microsoft. June 04, 2013 - This video details a product that can consolidate your data center and make it run more efficiently while easing IT management.

  View Simplify Your Infrastructure with VRTX research abstract

Software designer creates environment for growth by Dell and Microsoft. February 28, 2014 - Learn how a software design group improved productivity and client services by replacing its backup and restore solution with Dell AppAssure.

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Solutions for Migration to Windows 7 and 8 by Dell and Microsoft. March 26, 2014 - This whitepaper examines a four-part process that helps automate all aspects of Windows migration, including inventory readiness, application compatibility and more.

  View Solutions for Migration to Windows 7 and 8 research abstract

SQL Server 2012: New capabilities and benefits by Dell and Microsoft. May 24, 2012 - If SQL Server 2008 R2's self-service business intelligence (BI) features made the release appealing to business users, then the data quality, analysis, and master data management capabilities that give IT more control over self-service BI in SQL Server 2012 will make this latest release attractive to DBAs. Read this expert e-guide to learn more.

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SQL Server Insider: Tips for the SQL Server Pro Vol. 8 by Dell and Microsoft. May 01, 2012 - New products and trends in the technology industry change and evolve almost as quickly as the technology itself. In particular, SQL Server is a rapidly evolving market. This editorial e-zine features industry insight from leading companies and experts on the latest SQL Server trends.

  View SQL Server Insider: Tips for the SQL Server Pro Vol. 8 research abstract

Startup Guide to Configure Your Dell PowerEdge VRTX System by Dell and Microsoft. November 12, 2013 - Access this step-by-step, visually aided information guide for configuring a chassis solution with Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 in a supported failover cluster environment.

  View Startup Guide to Configure Your Dell PowerEdge VRTX System research abstract

Tackling the Application Migration Challenge by Dell and Microsoft. March 24, 2014 - The end is nigh for Windows XP, but a large percentage of PCs worldwide are still running the OS. Companies will have to make the migration to Windows 7 or 8, but for many, application compatibility is causing a huge roadblock. Watch this brief video to find out how to overcome compatibility challenges.

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Taking a New Approach to Application Compatibility in Windows 7 Migrations by Dell and Microsoft. March 31, 2014 - Fortunately, new tools are emerging that help efficiently test for and fix application compatibility issues in order to smooth the migration to Windows 7.

  View Taking a New Approach to Application Compatibility in Windows 7 Migrations research abstract

Taking flight with converged infrastructure by Dell and Microsoft. January 27, 2014 - Learn how a converged infrastructure strategy helped the IT team at Indianapolis Airport Authority drive new efficiencies and enable new growth.

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TechFocus: Windows 7 Migration - Why a Windows 7 Upgrade Is Worth It by Dell and Microsoft. December 02, 2010 - Microsoft Windows 7 addresses user frustrations, but satisfied users are just one benefit of migrating to the new operating system. This expert guide will discuss key features that can make a Windows 7 migration worth the investment.

  View TechFocus: Windows 7 Migration - Why a Windows 7 Upgrade Is Worth It research abstract

Test Report: Dell Blade, Storage and Network Solutions by Dell and Microsoft. November 07, 2013 - This white paper reveals the results of a test of three blade server solutions over three scenarios.

  View Test Report: Dell Blade, Storage and Network Solutions research abstract

The Application Compatibility Challenges of Windows Migration by Dell and Microsoft. May 14, 2013 - In the two years that Windows 7 has been available to the enterprise, many organizations have made the move, and common challenges have been identified. This white paper discusses those challenges, so you know what to expect when planning your migration.

  View The Application Compatibility Challenges of Windows Migration research abstract

The Backbone for Enterprise Cloud-Ready Database Platform by Dell and Microsoft. June 30, 2013 - This resource introduces a shared infrastructure designed for remote and small office environments, and discusses its usage as a Microsoft SQL Server database platform.

  View The Backbone for Enterprise Cloud-Ready Database Platform research abstract

The Hidden Costs of Failed Deployments: Best Practices for Migrating Applications to a New Platform by Dell and Microsoft. March 20, 2014 - This whitepaper examines 6 hidden costs of a failed deployment from an application-management point of view.

  View The Hidden Costs of Failed Deployments: Best Practices for Migrating Applications to a New Platform research abstract

The New Windows Security: Achieving PC Lockdown without User Backlash in Five Easy Steps by Dell and Microsoft. September 16, 2013 - Read this informative white paper and discover 5 easy steps for achieving PC security without affecting your end user experience.

  View The New Windows Security: Achieving PC Lockdown without User Backlash in Five Easy Steps research abstract

Top 10 Reasons for Choosing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Dell by Dell and Microsoft. October 09, 2012 - This blog post covers the top 10 reasons you should pick one company's server hardware.

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Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2 by Dell and Microsoft. June 21, 2011 - Windows Server® 2008 R2 is the newest Windows Server operating system from Microsoft. Designed to help organizations reduce operating costs and increase efficiencies, Windows Server 2008 R2 provides enhanced management control over resources across the enterprise. Read the top 10 reasons why you should upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2.

  View Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2 research abstract

Top Ten Considerations For A Successful Windows 8 Deployment by Dell and Microsoft. October 05, 2012 - Windows 8 boasts a number of upgrades and enhancements, and for the users of legacy Windows versions, time is running out to migrate.

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Top Ten Reasons for Choosing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Dell by Dell and Microsoft. October 09, 2012 - This technical blog discusses the top ten reasons for combining server refresh and migration to Windows Server 2012. Learn more about the key benefits a combined software and hardware upgrade can provide to your storage, networking, systems management and virtualization.

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Understanding Microsoft Offloaded Data Transfer on Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays by Dell and Microsoft. April 15, 2013 - This crucial paper examines a storage solution that delegates the heavy lifting of large data transfers to the intelligence of the storage array, reducing the utilization of resources and improving user productivity and efficiency.

  View Understanding Microsoft Offloaded Data Transfer on Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays research abstract

VDI for SMBs and Remote Offices by Dell and Microsoft. January 09, 2014 - Review the specific challenges SMBs and remote offices face when it comes to VDI, the advantages they can garner from new desktop virtualization technologies, and the compact solutions that can make VDI a reality for these organizations.

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Virtual Gains: The Benefits of Dell Hardware with Hyper-V by Dell and Microsoft. June 21, 2011 - Read on to learn what SMBs should consider before implementing virtualisation as well as the specific benefits of using Dell hardware with Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualisation solution.

  View Virtual Gains: The Benefits of Dell Hardware with Hyper-V research abstract

Virtualizing Exchange: Platform Options by Dell and Microsoft. November 26, 2013 - This expert e-book covers will guide you through the daunting task of virtualizing your exchange server.

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Virtualizing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 on Dell™ Systems Running Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ by Dell and Microsoft. April 01, 2009 - In this paper, various configurations of Exchange Server 2007 are tested in physical and virtual environments to evaluate the performance scalability and to understand the sizing requirements for Exchange Server 2007 in a virtualized environment.

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What's New in Windows Server 2008 R2? by Dell and Microsoft. October 13, 2009 - The new Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system provides a productive and cost-effective server platform with low-cost virtualization, power-saving capabilities, and a superior experience for end users. Read this data sheet to learn more!

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What's New in Windows Server 2012: Moving Beyond the Data Center by Dell and Microsoft. February 22, 2013 - This exclusive resource takes an in-depth look at the new features of Windows 2012, discussing how the server operating system can enhance your overall cloud strategy by both helping to consolidate your servers and providing an effective cloud platform.

  View What's New in Windows Server 2012: Moving Beyond the Data Center research abstract

What’s New in Windows Server 2008 R2: Active Directory, Group Policy and Terminal Services by Dell and Microsoft. December 17, 2009 - In this presentation transcript, IT author Jonathan Hassell walks you through some of the key changes made to R2 in three key areas: Active Directory, Group Policy and Terminal Services.

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What’s New in Windows Server 2008 R2: Active Directory, Group Policy and Terminal Services by Dell and Microsoft. June 21, 2011 - In this presentation transcript, IT author Jonathan Hassell walks you through some of the key changes made to R2 in three key areas: Active Directory, Group Policy and Terminal Services.

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Windows Licensing for VDI: Quick reference guide by Dell and Microsoft. March 26, 2014 - This whitepaper walks you through 7 unique licensing scenarios that provides an overview of what to expect when preparing to deploy Windows-based desktops in the datacenter.

  View Windows Licensing for VDI: Quick reference guide research abstract

Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V Technology Introduction by Dell and Microsoft. October 28, 2009 - Dell's Hyper-V Technology Introduction for Windows Server® 2008 is a rapid approach to the deployment and configuration of a Hyper-V and SystemCenter Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM) based Proof of Concept (POC) into your pre-production test lab.

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Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V Technology Introduction with Advanced Management by Dell and Microsoft. October 28, 2009 - The Hyper-V Technology Introduction with Advanced Management for Windows Server 2008 is an approximate 10 day service and consists of either a single-node implementation or dual-node highly available (HA) host-based cluster configuration and up to two servers for the System Center elements. Read this paper to learn more.

  View Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V Technology Introduction with Advanced Management research abstract

Windows XP Migration Best practices by Dell and Microsoft. March 26, 2014 - This whitepaper explains the steps you can take to reduce deployment costs and IT technician time associated with a migration to Windows 7 or 8.1.

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Windows XP Migration Methods and Challenges by Dell and Microsoft. June 20, 2014 - Through a series of informational graphics and statistics, this brief resource examines the top challenges associated with migrating from XP – and the top methods used to make the transition with ease.

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Windows XP Migration: Where are you in comparison to your peers? by Dell and Microsoft. March 26, 2014 - This whitepaper breaks down the numbers when it comes to how many companies are currently making a migration, how many have finished the migration and how many are still stuck with XP.

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