Dell announces strategies involving data center infrastructure

Infotech Lead America: While bringing together hardware, software and services, Dell announced its converged infrastructure offerings. The company claims that Dell Active Systems provide intuitive, flexible and power efficient foundation for application, virtual desktop infrastructure and private cloud deployments.

Dell booth (source: wantchinatimes)

The enterprise technology major plans to assist global enterprises to adopt modern, standards-based data center technologies. Dell utilizes a standards-based architecture that optimizes the use of IT resources, anticipates growth, and supports future expansion.

“Dell’s intuitive and efficient approach to data center infrastructure builds on our leadership position,” said Marius Haas, president of Enterprise Solutions Group, Dell. “Our design focus and offerings from the Dell Software and Services groups uniquely position us to capture this market.”

Dell said Active System 800, the associated Active System Architectures, and Active System Manager will be available in the US in late November 2012 and worldwide early next year.

The Active System 800 will be available worldwide from Dell and its global PartnerDirect channel partners.

Iland says Dell Active System enables them to scale to customer needs by deploying infrastructure 5X faster, reduce operational costs by 37 percent through automation across the environment, and reduce provisioning errors by 25 percent through consistent deployment templates.

“As a rapidly expanding cloud service provider, iland has seen dramatically higher demands and more complex use cases from our customers,” said Dante Orsini, senior vice president of Business Development at iland.

Dell Financial Services is making available financing to growing companies to help them reap the benefits of a converged infrastructure and Dell’s next generation solutions.

According to a news report in, Dell has opened its solution center in Silicon Valley. The solution center is expected to assist customers to explore, test and deploy solutions.

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