Dell has unveiled a new range of innovations across its enterprise portfolio, which is designed to optimize and simplify management and productivity within customer’s VMware virtualization environments.
The solutions address the requirements from industry segments such as cloud computing, big data, Internet of Things, mobility and software-defined IT.
The new Dell Storage and VMware integrations help customers simplify traditional IT solutions including management and access of data and applications for traditional VMware environments, the company said.
The new Dell Engineered Solutions for VMware EVO: RAIL is designed specifically for VMware environments, to help customers reduce common challenges associated with infrastructure and workload delivery.
Dell Engineered Solution for VMware EVO: RAIL, Virtual Infrastructure Edition is designed for general purpose workloads which enables customer rapidly deploy and scale VMware based virtual infrastructure.
Dell Engineered Solution for VMware EVO: RAIL, VMware Horizon 6 is a VDI specific solution that allows customers to quickly roll and scale infrastructure for virtual desktops to end users based on business demand.
Dell Engineered Solution for VMware EVO: RAIL, Virtual Infrastructure Edition will be available in September 2014, and Dell Engineered Solution for VMware EVO: RAIL, VMware Horizon 6, will be available later this year.
In addition to the above, Dell announced a series of new Dell Storage and VMware integrations to help customers simplify management and access of data and applications for traditional VMware environments.
The new Dell storage solutions now offer support for VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vC Ops), for greater visibility into the performance, capacity and health of their virtualized IT infrastructure.
Dell FS8600 NAS appliances will offer VMware vSphere Storage APIs – Array Integration (VAAI), in Q1 2015, to speed up VMware operations with Dell’s file system solutions.
In another significant move, Dell also announced new PCoIP capabilities for the Dell Wyse 5000 series all-in-one thin client. Since its debut as the most secure all-in-one on the market, this end point offers optimal reliability and performance in a sleek and elegant form factor.
Additionally, Dell Cloud Client-Computing introduced updates to its quad core D class 5000 and Z class 7000 thin clients, now featuring support for Dell Wyse-enhanced SUSE Linux. According to Dell, this update enhances powerful processing and rich graphics capabilities, security against malware and viruses, and deployment and management simplicity.
Samuel Greenblatt, vice president of Engineered Solutions and Technology, Enterprise Solutions Group, at Dell, said, “With the introduction of the Dell Engineered Solution for VMware EVO: RAIL and other new solutions announced today, we are making it easier for customers to deploy and manage their IT environments including virtual infrastructure, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and private clouds.”