Making Sense of Your Multiple Clouds: 5 Takeaways From VMworld

At VMworld 2019, we held an expert round table designed to explore some of the salient topics. Half of the round table participants were Tech Field Day community members, and the remaining half were from Dell Technologies, VMware VeloCloud, and Intel. With ten panelists in total, the discussion was lively — and ranged from highly technical to practical. Here are my top five takeaways from the talk. 1. Ask your cloud providers the hard questions There’s no magic blueprint for picking the right vendor or vendors, and no solution is one-size-fits all. The consensus was clear: … READ MORE

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Travel lightly with PowerEdge and Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

It is that time of year to use those precious vacation days to seek out secluded beaches and scenic mountains before the sunny weather is gone. But how long are you willing to travel to reach your destination? Proximity does affect your overall travel time and how many days you are vacationing. And then, what to do with all your luggage-can it all fit on the plane, so you get to the beach as soon as you land? The same theory applies when you consider memory options for your server. The closer you store data next … READ MORE

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5 Questions to ask Pure while at Pure//Accelerate 2019

Well it’s that time of year again. When fall arrives, so do many of the storage vendors annual conferences. As some of you may be aware, Pure Storage will soon be holding their annual ‘Pure//Accelerate 2019’ conference in Austin, Texas, very close to where Dell Technologies started ~35 years ago. This fact got me thinking about the different paths Dell Technologies and Pure Storage have taken in the recent years and the decisions we’ve both made to better serve our customers. If I was a customer trying to decide which company would be a better technology … READ MORE

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Attend a Local Dell Technologies Forum to Accelerate Your Digital Transformation

In today’s digital world, data is playing a pivotal role in driving business break-throughs and identifying new business opportunities.  Businesses must rethink how they manage, protect, and secure their data, and they must do it at a pace and scale that meets business demands, while also staying ahead of industry trends. Now more than ever, customers are looking for one solution provider to partner with on their digital transformation journey. Dell Technologies is uniquely positioned to be that partner because we are the only solution provider with solutions from the edge, to the core, to the … READ MORE

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Bringing Desktop Virtualization to the Enterprise in a Big Way!

As business users become more comfortable and even dependent on mobile computing, virtual desktops have seen a resurgence as a way to serve users the resources they need, where they need them and in a secure managed environment. These objectives are only further complicated by larger trends in end-user computing such as the continued migration to Windows 10, further adoption of GPU-accelerated applications, and a growing, just-in-time and remote workforce. With the launch of Ready Solutions for VDI on VxBlock, you can easily deploy virtual desktops on one of the leading converged infrastructure platforms available. At … READ MORE

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Enhancing Public Safety and Security with AI

Artificial intelligence enables public sector organizations to approach public safety and security concerns with innovative solutions. From strengthening airport security and fighting crime to predicting natural disasters and tracking dangerous viruses, artificial intelligence is now one of the keys to enhancing public safety and security. Moreover, the public sector’s adoption of AI is accelerating as all the pieces of the technology puzzle are falling into place — from an abundance of data to more affordable high-performance computing systems. “The Journey to AI in the Public Sector” report highlights some of the innovative ways that public sector … READ MORE

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Dell EMC and NVIDIA Announce General Availability of Isilon with NVIDIA DGX-1 Reference Architecture Solution Through EMEA Partners

Today, Dell EMC Isilon and NVIDIA’s joint reference architecture is now commercially available in EMEA as an integrated turnkey AI solution sold through our joint strategic channel partners. Pairing Dell EMC’s scale-out All-Flash Isilon F800 with the NVIDIA DGX-1 system, this solution simplifies and accelerates AI deployments with a jointly validated reference architecture. This architecture complements the Dell EMC Ready Solutions that leverage the powerful NVIDIA V100 Tensor Core GPUs inside the Dell EMC PowerEdge C4140, DSS8440 and PowerEdge R940 servers to offer customers unparalleled design flexibility to meet their AI computing needs. Artificial intelligence (AI) represents … READ MORE

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Living on the Disruptive Edge

‘Get Disruptive’ is the theme of Entrepreneurs Organization’s event, EO Alchemy this year – and what a great topic for those creating new businesses! After all, new companies are usually built on the premise of disrupting an existing industry – and of course more and more of today’s disruption is enabled by advances in technology. A window to innovation Just think of some of the famous disruptors of recent times – Tesla in auto, Netflix in media and Uber for taxicabs. All three companies have become differentiated, based on a brave, bold vision, brought to life … READ MORE

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AI Scaling and Other Musings

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Deep Learning (DL) are more than just flare for an expo booth. Companies are transforming their business practices, driving productivity, and creating new opportunities with the power of data and AI. Faced with limited resources, organizations must decide whether to scale their AI processes up or out. This key decision will better leverage the talent of an organization’s data scientists, capturing operational efficiencies, transforming decision making, and delivering stronger business results. So, what are AI, ML, and DL, and how are they related? DL is a subset of ML, … READ MORE

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Realize the Potential – with SAP

Find out why the SAP market is the best to be in right now – and how it can benefit your customers, too. In business, it’s always worth doing your research. Figures show[1] high-value workloads including business applications such as SAP are the only on-premise market that’s showing significant growth – which makes it a great opportunity for you not only to grow, but to support your customers at the same time. Furthermore, a significant industry shift to S/4HANA is required of SAP customers by 2025. With Dell EMC, you’re selling infrastructure that’s optimized for and … READ MORE

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