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Dell Software Foglight for Virtualization 8.0 Preview @ VMworld 2014
19 August 2014, 03:38 PMThis upcoming VMworld in San Francisco will be my 5th VMworld with Quest/Dell and never have I been this excited. For those of you who have been to VMworld, it is one of the best technology conferences run by any vendor and VMware has done an exemplary job of keeping the conference meaningful and technical in nature.
This year, Dell will have a major presence at the conference as a Global Diamond sponsor and Foglight for Virtualization will have five demo stations in the Dell Software section of the booth. Why five demo stations just for Foglight? Well, we are previewing the most significan...
Is 2014 the Year to Refresh Your Monitor?
18 August 2014, 10:09 AMThis is the first in a four-part blog series, highlighting Ultra HD monitor trends and the viability of 4K displays in the workplace.
Screen time. We hear a lot about it these days, primarily in the context of how much of it our children are getting. But, there is no denying we all spend more and more time looking at screens in the workplace. Shouldn’t it be quality time?
Before I dive into this blog series on how it can be, here’s a quick video that explains some terms like Ultra HD and the basics of 4k displays:
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Displays technology has evolved im...
Build an IT Disaster Recovery Plan that Saves Time and Money
19 August 2014, 01:15 PM
Let’s be honest… we’re all pretty demanding when it comes to subscription-based services. The inconvenience and frustration of downtime only compounds when it affects our productivity and livelihood. Heck, I may or may not be guilty of throwing one or two gaming controllers in my lifetime when that online service crashed. But aside from my past anger issues and a lame comparison to datacenter outages, I’d like to share some thoughts on the value of having a solid disaster recovery plan.
For IT pros, the expectations being placed on them by the business are growing exponentially alongside t...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Dell Services Partner Together to Improve Efficiency and Revitalize IT Operations
18 August 2014, 10:03 AMAs the world’s leading U.S. public health agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works around-the-clock to promote health and quality of life as well as protect people from fast-spreading disease outbreaks.
The recent Ebola outbreak is a good example. When CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center to its highest level, the agency deployed dozens of disease control experts to four nations, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria, to save lives in Western Africa and protect ourselves at home by stopping Ebola at its source. Information technology plays a key role...
Matching Your Backup to Your Business - Dell Backup & Disaster Recovery Suite
12 August 2014, 04:45 PMOne size does not fit all.
I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to talk to a lot of our customers about their data protection needs and challenges as part of my daily work. I definitely hear some commonalities.
Like how protecting their environments has become more and more complex and challenging. How simplicity is important as well as being able to tailor data protection strategies to the value of the information in terms of RTO/RPO. The importance of cost effective solutions as customers protect the data that drives their business. And the desire to avoid either over-paying for more co...