"Dell and Open Source" by Serban Zirnovan @ eLiberatica 2008

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This is a presentation held at eLiberatica 2008.

http://www.eliberatica.ro/2008/

One of the biggest events of its kind in Eastern Europe, eLiberatica brings community leaders from around the world to discuss about the hottest topics in FLOSS movement, demonstrating the advantages of adopting, using and developing Open Source and Free Software solutions.

The eLiberatica organizational committee together with our speakers and guests, have graciously allowed media representatives and all attendees to photograph, videotape and otherwise record their sessions, on the condition that the photos, videos and recordings are licensed under the Creative Commons Share-Alike 3.0 License.

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"Dell and Open Source" by Serban Zirnovan @ eLiberatica 2008

  1. 1. DATA CONSOLIDATION AND MANAGEMENT SERBAN ZIRNOVAN ENTERPRISE BUSINESS MANAGER 31 MAY 2008
  2. 2. A BRIEF HISTORY OF DELL People 90,000 employees Financials $61,1B revenue* # 34 on Fortune 500 Market Entry 1984 - Desktops 1991 - Notebooks 1996 - Servers 1998 - Storage 2002 - IT Services 2003 - Printers 2006 - IT Solutions * Revenue for the last four quarters
  3. 3. WHAT IF…YOU COULD CONSOLIDATE AND TIER YOUR DATA USING WHAT YOU ALREADY HAVE?
  4. 4. Business data usedto be everywherebut was difficult tolocate and protect. 4
  5. 5. Mainframes put data in one place, butthey were expensive and inefficient.Only the elite could afford them. 5
  6. 6. Now, more peoplehave access to and are sharing data. Again … it is everywhere. 6
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  8. 8. INFORMATION OVERLOAD 3 MILLION TIMESthe information in all the books ever written. 8
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  10. 10. People spend 9.6 HOURSper week looking for their data. 10
  11. 11. Changing the Economics of Storage simplifying technology at anaccelerated pace to make advanced storage more accessible and affordable 11
  12. 12. PRESCRIPTIVE APPROACHCONSOLIDATE WITH CONFIDENCETIER YOUR DATA ACCORDINGLYPROTECT DATA AUTOMATICALLY 12
  13. 13. WHICH WAY TO GO?– TRUSTED ARCHITECTURE – LOWER COST INFRASTRUCTURE– FAST, REGARDLESS OF FILE SIZE – NO SPECIAL TRAINING REQUIRED– BEST-IN-CLASS DATA – COMPARABLE PERFORMANCE TO MANAGEMENT FEATURES FIBRE CHANNEL FOR MANY APPLICATIONS DELL|EMC CX/AX DELL EQUALLOGIC / POWERVAULT 13
  14. 14. EMERGENCE OF iSCSI iSCSI is fastest growing segment of industry Why the Growth? – Leverages IT’s ubiquitous IP Networking Knowledge – Superior capabilities for virtualization – 10GbE*Gartner 2007 ForecastiSCSI: 40% CAGRFC: 4% CAGR
  15. 15. iSCSI AND VIRTUALIZATION 69% of iSCSI early adopters WHY? are currently using server virtualization software in a production environment • Limited hypervisor configuration required 69% • Minimal network Yes management required 31% No • Direct relationship between VMs and storage Dell/EMC CX3-20 and VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3:Optimizing Virtual Data Centers with iSCSI Storage -ESG 2007
  16. 16. SIMPLIFY YOUR STORAGE WITHDELL EQUALLOGIC Operations / / Operations Management $$$ $$ Management • Cost of operations and management Operations / Performance / decrease as capacity increases Management $$ CapacityPerformance / • Fastest and most scalable iSCSI productCapacity Learning Curve / • Highest Exchange performance midrange SAN PerformanceLearning Curve Capacity • All-inclusive price with no hidden costs 2 TB — 16+ TB … 2TB – 16TB… STORAGE CAPACITY Storage Capacity Learning Curve TM Changing the way people experience storage! 16
  17. 17. Dell is the fastest growing storage vendor in the world!Dell is in the leaders quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Dell is the iSCSI market leader Dell owns the product named iSCSI SAN of the Year! 17
  18. 18. INTRODUCING DELLSUPPORT SERVICES  Dell and its local partners combine to deliver service  Bringing worldwide experience to Romania  Global consistency in services  Rapid resolution of incidents to reduce downtime and improve Total Cost of Ownership  Aimed at Consumers and Businesses
  19. 19. ROMANIA INVESTMENT $3m Initial Investment Local Distribution Centre (LDC) – Bucharest 5 Field Stock Location (FSL) 11 Pick Up Drop Off Points (PUDO) Logistics Provider – UPS Independent Service Provider - IIRUC
  20. 20. Romania Network LDC PUDO FSL
  21. 21. THANK YOU

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